A Near Sweep for Manga
April 8, 2021
Manga's domination of book channel adult graphic novel sales continued in March, with a near sweep of the top 20.
High March Sales Play Out Differently in Different Categories
April 13, 2021
The question for our deeper dive is whether categories other than manga saw robust sales as well.
Make Mine Manga!
May 7, 2021
Literally every book in the top 20 was a volume of manga.
Down from Last Month, but Way Up from Previous Years
June 4, 2021
Units of the Top 20 are lower than in April 2021, but sales are still way up from May 2020, May 2019, and May 2018.
Readers Snap Up New Superhero and Author Books
August 12, 2021
Manga readers are still doing deep dives into older series, but new Superhero and Author titles popped up in July.
The Manga Train Keeps On Rollin'
September 2, 2021
Sales were high on the chart of the top 20 Adult graphic novels in the book channel, based on NPD BookScan data for August 2021.
Column by Steve Bennett
January 18, 2018
This week, Steve Bennett looks at a civilian account of faux weapons at a comic convention, then surveys the geek offerings on Amazon Prime.
ICv2 Interview: VIZ Media Vice President Publishing Sales Kevin Hamric
August 7, 2020
We caught up with VIZ Media Vice President Publishing Sales Kevin Hamric to find out how manga’s been doing in the COVID era, and learned about binge reading, box sets, volume 1s, and other recent trends.