Graphic novels had a great month in the comic store channel in November, with sales up 23% from the same period a year ago. The robust growth from graphic novels dragged up a relatively anemic periodical segment (up 3%) to an over-all 13% growth for the comics and graphic novels category.
Periodicals Near Flat
Posted by ICv2 on December 19, 2005 @ 12:00 am CT
For the top 300 comics in November, see 'Top 300 Comics Actual--November 2005.'
For the top 100 graphics novels in November, see 'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual--November 2005.'
For an overview and analysis of the best-selling comics and graphic novels in November, see 'Infinite Crisis #2 Sells Over 200K.'
For the top 300 comics in October, see 'Top 300 Comics Actual--October 2005.'
For the top 100 graphics novels in October, see 'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual--October 2005.'
For an over-view and analysis of the best-selling comics and graphic novels in October, see 'Infinite Crisis--A Million Dollar Book.' For an analysis of the dollar trends in October, see 'Comic Sales Rise in October.'
For our index to our reports on the top comic and graphic novel preorders for January 2000 through November 2005, see 'ICv2's Top 300 Comics and Top 100 GNs Index.'
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