How Action #1000’s reported 500k copies, DC Nation #0’s million might rank among century’s top comics

ComicsBeat‘s Heidi MacDonald reports from the Diamond Comic Distributors Retail Summit at C2E2 this afternoon that DC has announced that more than 500,000 copies of Action Comics #1000 have been ordered.  The issue, with ten variant covers, celebrates the second title in North American comics to make the 1,000th copy mark, surpassed only by Dell‘s Four … Read more

Comichron’s Top 300 Bestselling Comics of the 21st Century: Star Wars #1 is #1, huge 44 titles from 2015 make list

With all sales from the year included, Marvel’s relaunched Star Wars #1 from January rocketed to the top spot in Comichron’s chart of the top-selling comic books of the 21st Century (thus far). The chart incorporates Comichron’s estimates of 2015 sales based on information released this week by Diamond Comic Distributors, as well as our … Read more

April 2014 comics sales: Amazing Spider-Man #1 best-selling issue of 21st Century

As expected, Marvel‘s second reboot of the Amazing Spider-Man title was a record-setter in April: Diamond Comic Distributors reported today that the issue “was the best-selling comic book in both units and dollars in over a decade.” More importantly, the market turned positive for the year, mostly erasing a slow start. Diamond sold nearly $48.2 … Read more