February sales dip on lean new comics slate, but per-title sales improve; Marvel sees growth

For decades in the comics industry, the winter has often earned the monicker “Dead Quarter” — not so much for sales, which have often been strong, but because publishers, anticipating bad weather,  simply don’t release much into the market. That dynamic, combined with DC’s stated plans to reduce its new comics offerings by 10-15% over the past … Read more

Spider-Verse continues to dominate reorders

Comics shop reorders were led last week by the Spider-Verse TPB, while Uncanny X-Men 3D #1 was the top reordered January-shipping comic book.  Check out all the January-so-far charts (the final rankings and estimates will get posted in a few days). We also now have the first advance reorders by retailers for March-shipping comics. The … Read more