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DC Comics Performs Strong in Sales for July

DC Comics has struck gold with the launching Rebirth, as the new series of comics has been doing amazing with comic book sales since its launch. Starting off with DC Universe: Rebirth #1 coming in as the #1 selling comic for the month of May, selling over 200,000 issues. This continue on in pre-order and re-order sales for the comics as well in the month of June, by having seven titles in the top ten.

Now for the month of July, eight of the top ten best-selling comics are DC Comics, seeing a Direct Market shares rose to 35.36% in dollar shares, and 40.96% unit shares, topping Marvel Comics.

PUBLISHER DOLLAR SHARE UNIT SHARE
DC ENTERTAINMENT 35.36% 40.96%
MARVEL COMICS 34.20% 35.69%
IMAGE COMICS 8.15% 7.56%
IDW PUBLISHING 4.49% 3.00%
DARK HORSE COMICS 2.83% 1.98%
BOOM! STUDIOS 2.05% 1.68%
ARCHIE COMICS 1.36% 1.26%
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC 1.06% 1.03%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT 1.19% 0.95%
ONI PRESS INC. 1.14% 0.84%
OTHER NON-TOP 10 8.18% 5.06%

COMPARATIVE SALES STATISTICS

DOLLARS UNITS

JULY 2016 VS. JUNE 2016

COMICS -8.15% -3.24%
GRAPHIC NOVELS -26.54% -35.83%
TOTAL COMICS/GN -13.77% -6.16%

JULY 2016 VS. JULY 2015

COMICS 4.32% 12.01%
GRAPHIC NOVELS -19.12% -28.26%
TOTAL COMICS/GN -3.01% 8.28%

YEAR-TO-DATE 2016 VS. YEAR-TO-DATE 2015

COMICS -2.59% -5.39%
GRAPHIC NOVELS 2.42% 0.26%
TOTAL COMICS/GN -1.08% -4.94%

NEW TITLES SHIPPED

PUBLISHER COMICS SHIPPED GRAPHIC NOVELS SHIPPED MAGAZINES SHIPPED TOTAL SHIPPED
MARVEL COMICS 97 33 0 130
DC ENTERTAINMENT 63 31 0 94
IMAGE COMICS 61 11 1 73
IDW PUBLISHING 37 13 0 50
DARK HORSE COMICS 21 18 0 39
BOOM ENTERTAINMENT 21 10 0 31
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT 19 7 0 26
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC 11 5 0 16
ONI PRESS INC. 13 2 0 15
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS 10 1 0 11
OTHER NON-TOP 10 102 144 23 269

TOP 10 COMIC BOOKS

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 [*] $2.99 DC
2 JUSTICE LEAGUE REBIRTH #1 [*] $2.99 DC
3 BATMAN #2 [*] $2.99 DC
4 CIVIL WAR II #3 $4.99 MAR
5 BATMAN #3 [*] $2.99 DC
6 NIGHTWING REBIRTH #1 [*] $2.99 DC
7 CIVIL WAR II #4 $4.99 MAR
8 NEW SUPER MAN #1 [*] $2.99 DC
9 NIGHTWING #1 [*] $2.99 DC
10 HAL JORDAN & THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS REBIRTH #1 [*] $2.99 DC

TOP 10 GRAPHIC NOVELS & TRADE PAPERBACKS

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 MONSTRESS VOLUME 1 TP (MR) $9.99 IMA
2 HARLEY QUINN’S GREATEST HITS TP $9.99 DC
3 BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE SPECIAL EDITION HC $17.99 DC
4 STAR WARS: OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN TP $16.99 MAR
5 HUCK TP $14.99 IMA
6 SOUTHERN BASTARDS VOLUME 3: HOMECOMING TP (MR) $14.99 IMA
7 SAGA VOLUME 6 TP (MR) $14.99 IMA
8 BONE CODA 25TH ANNIVERSARY TP $14.95 CAR
9 WOLVERINE: OLD MAN LOGAN VOLUME 1: BERZERKER TP $16.99 MAR
10 AGENTS OF SHIELD VOLUME 1: COULSON PROTOCOLS TP $17.99 MAR

Source: ComicbookResources.com

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  • Barbarella Galaxina

    thanks for the 411