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Collectible Games 'Crazy' Through Summer
November 23, 2020

Collectible games had a strong Summer season, with sales growth accelerating from the beginning to the end of the period.

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Video from the ICv2 Insider Talks 2020 Livestream
November 20, 2020
In this presentation recorded at the ICv2 Insider Talks 2020 Livestream, NPD executive Kristen McLean used NPD's POS, streaming, and wider consumer data to help us understand the 2020 trends in graphic novels.
Video from the ICv2 Insider Talks 2020 Livestream
November 19, 2020
In this presentation recorded at the ICv2 Insider Talks 2020 Livestream, ICv2 CEO Milton Griepp presents a special ICv2 White Paper, helping to understand how trends were affected by the disruptions of 2020.
Retailers Adapt in Dynamic Environment
November 18, 2020
Weak sales in May were largely due to restrictions on retail activity, but that had turned around by August, when some were reporting record sales for the month.
Video from the ICv2 Insider Talks 2020 Livestream
November 16, 2020
In this presentation recorded at the ICv2 Insider Talks 2020 Livestream, ICv2 CEO Milton Griepp presents a special ICv2 White Paper, examining the state of the hobby games business leading into and during the COVID pandemic.
Sales Rankings (Units and Dollars) Based on Comic Store POS Data
November 12, 2020
These are unit and dollar sales rankings based on sales tracked at point-of-sale by the ComicHub system at stores selling American comics around the world.
Sales Rankings (Units and Dollars) Based on Comic Store POS Data
November 12, 2020
These are unit and dollar sales rankings based on sales tracked at point-of-sale by the ComicHub system at stores selling American comics around the world.
Big Shifts in the Individual Categories
November 9, 2020
Superhero numbers were down, Manga numbers were up, and Author titles are all over the place.
Dog Man to the Rescue
November 6, 2020
There's a bit of a downward trend on the list of the top 20 kids' graphic novels in the book channel, but it may just be due to Dog Man fluctuations.
Heroes, Demons, and 'Chainsaw Man'
November 6, 2020
People are buying a lot of manga.
Good News, Bad News
October 12, 2020
Sales are up in two categories but down in another on the charts of the top 20 superhero, manga, and author graphic novels in the book channel.
The First-Month Number for the New 'Dog Man'
October 12, 2020
There's one piece of big news on the list of the top 20 kids graphic novels in the book channel, and that’s the new Dog Man book.
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