Year-End Game Market Reports; Diamond, BOOM! Interviews
Posted by ICv2 on March 9, 2017 @ 10:44 pm CT
For more on the contents of this issue, see "An Eighth Year of Growth in Hobby Games."
Internal Correspondence #91 covers the hobby game and comics and graphic novel (including manga) markets, with Top Franchise charts for the Fall/Holiday Season 2016 and Pick Hits to Click for Summer 2017.
Here’s a list of ICv2's charts of the top graphic novel franchises across trade channels (including comic stores, book stores, online) in four categories for Fall 2016 (September-December 2016), which appeared in Internal Correspondence #91:
- Top 10 Superhero/Genre GN Franchises--Fall 2016
- Top 10 Author GN Franchises--Fall 2016
- Top 10 Manga Franchises--Fall 2016
- Top 10 Kids/Tweens GN Franchises--Fall 2016
Here’s a list of ICv2’s charts of the hobby game bestsellers for the Fall season from the new issue, covering all five categories:
Top Collectible Games--Fall 2016
Top 10 Hobby Channel Board Games--Fall 2016
Top 10 Hobby Channel Card and Dice Games--Fall 2016
Top 5 Non-Collectible Miniature Games--Fall 2016
Top 5 Roleplaying Games--Fall 2016
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