According to New Estimate by ICv2 and Comichron
July 13, 2018

The comics and graphic novel market slipped 6.5% in 2017, with sharper declines in comic store and newsstand sales mitigated by stronger sales in the book channel and digital, according to a new joint estimate by ICv2’s Milton Griepp and Comichron’s John Jackson Miller.

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Sales Estimates for June Based on Diamond Indexes and Publisher Title Data
July 9, 2018
These are estimate of the sales on comic books by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during June 2018.
Sales Estimates for June Based on Diamond Indexes and Publisher Title Data
July 9, 2018
These are estimates of the sales on graphic novels by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during June 2018.
Up in Q2, Down for Year
July 6, 2018
Comics and graphic novel sales to comic stores dropped 8.62% in June, returning to the negative sales patterns of the past year-and-a-half after two up months in April and May.
Sales Estimates for May Based on Diamond Indexes and Publisher Title Data
June 18, 2018
These are estimate of the sales on comic books by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during May 2018.
Sales Estimates for May Based on Diamond Indexes and Publisher Title Data
June 18, 2018
These are estimates of the sales on graphic novels by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during May 2018.
Miscategorized GN Tops the List
June 15, 2018
There's a new title atop the May kids' graphic novel chart, based on NPD BookScan data.
Behind Dominant Month for Marvel
June 15, 2018
Two things that haven’t been happening with much regularity came together in comic stores in May, as comics and graphic novel sales rose for a second straight month, and Marvel had a dominant month.
From Superhero Films to Anime to Instagram, Media Tie-ins Push Sales
June 14, 2018
May was a big month for Marvel Comics and VIZ Media in their respective categories, and in the more diverse realm of Author graphic novels, Image Comics holds sway.
'Infinity' Trades, Instagram Star's Book, 'My Hero Academia' Dominate
June 13, 2018
Two superhero properties, Infinity Gauntlet and Infinity War, take the first and third spots on the May graphic novel chart.
Superman Leads the Pack
May 8, 2018
New titles dominate the Superhero chart, but the Manga and Author lists are all over the map.
On Both Comics and Graphic Novel Charts
May 7, 2018
It's nice to see bigger numbers at the tops of the charts after the long sales drought we’ve seen recently in comic store sales.
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