October 2020 combined charts online, with unit estimates; Marvel, DC split top five

We resumed unit sales estimates with our September 2020 report, introducing several new workflows to the process; for the following month’s report, we’ve added even more as we seek to unlock the limited information released by comics distributors in the months following the Shutdown Split. Our Combined Comics Sales for October 2020 page is  now … 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