Venom, X of Swords lead September Diamond comics sales; market shares resume; full charts already online

In the second month since the return of sales charts for August 2020, the distributor carrying most of the comics released in North America, Diamond Comic Distributors, has announced its September 2020 top-sellers — and while comparative month-to-month and year-to-year sales statistics did not return, we did get market shares again — our first official … Read more

Batman: Three Jokers leads DC orders in August by wide margin

With Diamond resuming its monthly Top 10 reports yesterday, we’re now proceeding with the next step in our August sales report: orders from DC’s distributors. The process behind the DC reports was discussed here. Not surprisingly, we project that Batman: Three Jokers #1 was the top comic book ordered by retailers buying from DC’s distributors, … Read more

The “Shutdown Split” Era: Comichron adds comics sales projections for April through July 2020

New comics sales charts are back on Comichron, after a fashion. They’re not Diamond Comic Distributors‘ charts, but they do report on retailer purchases from Diamond — as well as of retail purchases from DC‘s new distribution channel, which includes Lunar Distribution and UCS Comic Distributors. The new charts are also old at the same … Read more