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Diamond Lists Top Sales For January 2014

Diamond Lists Top Sales For January 2014

Product and sales stats courtesy of Diamond Comics Distributors



Source: Diamond News

 

Diamond Comics Distributors  has released the sales stats and top-selling products for January 2014.


Briefly:

- Marvel Comics was the top Publisher, splitting the Top 10 Best Selling Comics with DC Comics
- Batman #27  was the Top Selling Comic Book.
- Compared to one year ago, comic book sales were nearly the same (down only 0.42%) while sales for graphic novels were not as good. They fell 14.28%.



Below are quick recaps of overall sales.  For the full sales and product rankings, please visit Diamond's News page.

 

TOP COMIC BOOK PUBLISHERS

RETAIL MARKET SHARE
PUBLISHER SHARE
MARVEL COMICS 34.09%
DC COMICS 28.06%
IMAGE COMICS 8.78%
IDW PUBLISHING 5.71%
DARK HORSE COMICS 4.74%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT 2.81%
BOOM! STUDIOS 2.25%
EAGLEMOSS PUBLICATIONS LTD 2.14%
VIZ LLC 1.26%
AVATAR PRESS INC 1.05%
OTHER NON-TOP 10 9.11%
 
UNIT MARKET SHARE
PUBLISHER SHARE
MARVEL COMICS 37.39%
DC COMICS 30.77%
IMAGE COMICS 10.10%
IDW PUBLISHING 5.08%
DARK HORSE COMICS 4.22%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT 2.69%
BOOM! STUDIOS 1.99%
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS 1.00%
ZENESCOPE ENTERTAINMENT INC 0.99%
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC 0.95%
OTHER NON-TOP 10 4.82%

 

TOP 10 COMIC BOOKS

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 BATMAN #27 $3.99 NOV130172-M DC
2 DETECTIVE COMICS #27 $7.99 NOV130175-M DC
3 AVENGERS WORLD #1 $3.99 NOV130569-M MAR
4 JUSTICE LEAGUE #27 $3.99 NOV130123-M DC
5 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #25 $4.99 NOV130660-M MAR
6 ALL NEW X-MEN #22.NOW $3.99 NOV130557-M MAR
7 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #26 $3.99 NOV130662 MAR
8 HARLEY QUINN #2 $2.99 NOV130171 DC
9 AVENGERS #25 $3.99 NOV130579-M MAR
10 JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #11 $3.99 NOV130126-M DC

 

TOP 10 GRAPHIC NOVELS & TRADE PAPERBACKS

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 SAGA VOLUME 1 TP (MR) $9.99 AUG120491 IMA
2 THE WALKING DEAD VOL. 1: DAYS GONE BYE TP $14.99 NOV128157 IMA
3 ALL-NEW X-MEN VOLUME 1: YESTERDAY'S X-MEN TP $19.99 OCT130757 MAR
4 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN VOL. 4: NECESSARY EVIL TP $17.99 OCT130759 MAR
5 BATMAN '66: THE TV STORIES TP $14.99 OCT130248 DC
6 SAGA VOLUME 2 TP (MR) $14.99 APR130443 IMA
7 X-MEN: BATTLE OF THE ATOM HC $49.99 OCT130747 MAR
8 THE UNWRITTEN VOLUME 8: ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLDS TP (MR) $16.99 OCT130295 DC
9 BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT VOLUME 2: CYCLE OF VIOLENCE TP (N52) $14.99 OCT130236 DC
10 THOR: GOD OF THUNDER VOL. 1: GOD BUTCHER TP $19.99 OCT130763 MAR

 

 







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