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 in March and April.

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From 'ICv2's Internal Correspondence' #98
August 12, 2020
These charts of the Top 10 Hobby Channel Collectible Games, Top 3 Mass Market Channel Collectible Games and ‚ÄčTop 5 Collectible Games Over-all reflect sales in Spring 2020.
From 'ICv2's Internal Correspondence' #98
August 12, 2020
This chart of the Top 10 Board Games (hobby channel) reflects sales in Spring 2020.
From 'ICv2's Internal Correspondence' #98
August 12, 2020
This chart of the Top 10 Card/Dice Games (hobby channel) reflects sales in Spring 2020.
From ICv2's 'Internal Correspondence' #98
August 12, 2020
This chart of the Top 5 Non-Collectible Miniature Lines (hobby channel) reflects sales in Spring 2020.
From ICv2's 'Internal Correspondence' #98
August 12, 2020
This chart of the Top 5 Roleplaying Games (hobby channel) reflects sales in Spring 2020.
DC Takes Top Spot in COVID Quarter
August 11, 2020
DC was the top publisher for comic retailers during Q2 2020, leading Marvel Comics by over 11 share points.
'Little Sister' Takes Over
August 10, 2020
There's a huge change to the list of the top 20 kids' graphic novels in the book channel, based on NPD BookScan data for July.
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.
Seeing Double with 'Adventure Zone'
August 7, 2020
You're not seeing double; the new Adventure Zone graphic novel takes the top two slots on 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.
Graphic Novels Down 18%
August 4, 2020
The output of comics and graphic novel publishers dropped sharply in the first four months of the COVID era, with big differences between the two formats.
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