Comics and Game Market Sizes, More
Posted by Milton Griepp on July 30, 2018 @ 8:06 pm CT
For more on the contents of this issue, which includes 2017 market size estimates for both the comics and graphic novel and game markets, see "Hobby Games Top $1.5 Billion" and "Comic and Graphic Novel Sales Down 6.5% in 2017." Internal Correspondence #94 covers the hobby game and comics and graphic novel (including manga) markets, with Top Franchise charts for Spring 2018 and Pick Hits to Click for Fall 2018.
ICv2 also published its hobby game bestseller charts for the Spring season in the new issue, covering all five categories:
For the lists of the bestselling Collectible Games in the hobby channel, mass channel, and overall, click here.
For the bestselling Board Games in the hobby channel, click here.
For the bestselling Card/Dice Games in the hobby channel, click here.
For the bestselling hobby channel Non-Collectible Miniature lines, click here.
For the bestselling hobby channel RPGs, click here.
For the graphic novels bestseller charts, see:
Top 10 Superhero Graphic Novel Franchises – Spring 2018
Top 10 Author Graphic Novel Franchises – Spring 2018
Top 10 Manga Franchises – Spring 2018
Top 10 Kids/Tweens Graphic Novel Franchises – Spring 2018
Top 10 Young Adult Graphic Novel Franchises - Spring 2018
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