PRO ARTICLES
A Season in Two Parts
August 12, 2020
The hobby games business started strong in the first two months of 2020, but was then brought low and transformed; we analyze the COVID impacts on each level of the business.
July 24, 2020
August 11, 2020
We visited the large Barnes & Noble store at 7433 Mineral Point Road in Madison, Wisconsin on a Friday evening, July 24.
The Bad News and the Good News
August 10, 2020
The numbers give us a clue to the major upheaval on the list of the top 20 kids graphic novels in the book channel.
Sales Rankings (Units and Dollars) Based on Comic Store POS Data
August 10, 2020
These are unit and dollar sales rankings based on sales tracked at point-of-sale at stores selling American comics around the world.
The 'Adventure Zone' Paradox
August 7, 2020
There's a bit of a twist to the list of the top 20 adult graphic novels in the book channel.
Sales Rankings (Units and Dollars) Based on Comic Store POS Data
August 7, 2020
These are unit and dollar sales rankings based on sales tracked at point-of-sale at stores selling American comics around the world.
July 24, 2020
July 30, 2020
As was the case for over half of the chain’s stores, the COVID shutdown time was used to move fixtures and re-arrange the store.
Collectible Games, Miniatures, RPGs Drive Growth
July 27, 2020
The increase was powered by big jumps in sales of collectible games, miniatures, and roleplaying games.
As Everything Else Grows Across Channels
July 24, 2020
Superheroes are now the third largest content category for graphic novels, behind manga and kids titles.
Party On, Dudes!
July 17, 2020
There's good news to be had on the list of the top 20 Author, Manga, and Superhero graphic novels in the book channel.
Kids Graphic Novels Continue Up Year
July 13, 2020
Sales are up on the list of the top 20 kids graphic novels in the book channel.
Sales of the Top 20 Adult Graphic Novels Up Over June 2019
July 13, 2020
Sales of the Top 20 Adult Graphic Novels were up over the list from June 2019, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
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