DC Comics Grabs The Three Top Spots In June 2013

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Marvel Comics maintained their marketshare in the direct market in June, slipping on dollars spent down from 33.36% to 32.77%, but putting on share of comics sold, from 37.44% to 38.29%.

DC’s dollar share rose from 28.27% to 29.57% share while their share of comics sold is also rose from 30.84% to 32.03%.

The launch of the $4.99 Superman Unchained and Batman/Superman seems to have made a bit of a difference. with Batman #21’s Zero Hour coming third, all beating Age Of Ultron‘s final issues.

Image Comics’ marketshare has risen slightly, with dollar share rising from 7.48% to 8.77%, with comics sold rising from 8.11% to 8.31%.

DC still have four of the top ten titles, though they are slightly higher up this month…

Sales in the four-week June as slightly lower than in the five-week May, but overall comic book sales are still up.

Walking Dead takes the top graphic novel spot, with Saga and Adventure Time close behind.

TOP COMIC BOOK PUBLISHERS

RETAIL MARKET SHARE
PUBLISHER SHARE
MARVEL COMICS 32.77%
DC ENTERTAINMENT 29.57%
IMAGE COMICS 8.77%
IDW PUBLISHING 6.55%
DARK HORSE COMICS 5.51%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT 2.40%
BOOM! STUDIOS 1.93%
EAGLEMOSS PUBLICATIONS 1.76%
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT 1.04%
AVATAR PRESS INC 0.91%
OTHER NON-TOP 10 8.80%
UNIT MARKET SHARE
PUBLISHER SHARE
MARVEL COMICS 38.29%
DC ENTERTAINMENT 32.03%
IMAGE COMICS 8.31%
IDW PUBLISHING 5.01%
DARK HORSE COMICS 4.64%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT 2.30%
BOOM! STUDIOS 1.82%
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT 1.03%
AVATAR PRESS INC 0.84%
ASPEN MLT INC 0.80%
OTHER NON-TOP 10 4.94%

COMPARATIVE SALES STATISTICS

  DOLLARS UNITS
JUNE 2013 VS. JUNE 2012
COMICS -2.27% -2.86%
GRAPHIC NOVELS -19.07% -20.90%
TOTAL COMICS/GN -7.92% -4.40%
JUNE 2013 VS. JUNE 2012
COMICS 5.28% 1.17%
GRAPHIC NOVELS -3.35% -4.31%
TOTAL COMICS/GN 2.57% 0.76%
SECOND QUARTER 2013 VS. FIRST QUARTER 2013
COMICS 2.27% -0.31%
GRAPHIC NOVELS 10.39% 11.83%
TOTAL COMICS/GN 4.72% 0.57%
SECOND QUARTER 2013 VS. SECOND QUARTER 2012
COMICS 6.30% 2.95%
GRAPHIC NOVELS 3.62% 5.63%
TOTAL COMICS/GN 5.43% 3.16%
FIRST HALF 2013 VS. FIRST HALF 2012
COMICS 13.26% 10.25%
GRAPHIC NOVELS 9.25% 8.72%
TOTAL COMICS/GN 11.98% 10.13%

TOP 10 COMIC BOOKS

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #1 $4.99 DC
2 BATMAN/SUPERMAN #1 $3.99 DC
3 BATMAN #21 $3.99 DC
4 AGE OF ULTRON #10 $3.99 MAR
5 AGE OF ULTRON #9 $3.99 MAR
6 JUSTICE LEAGUE #21 $3.99 DC
7 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #11 $3.99 MAR
8 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #12 $3.99 MAR
9 ALL-NEW X-MEN #12 $3.99 MAR
10 KICK-ASS 3 #1 (MR) $2.99 MAR

TOP 10 GRAPHIC NOVELS

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 THE WALKING DEAD VOL. 18: WHAT COMES AFTER $14.99 IMA
2 SAGA VOLUME 2 TP (MR) $14.99 IMA
3 ADVENTURE TIME VOLUME 3 TP $14.99 BOO
4 STAR-LORD: THE HOLLOW CROWN TP $7.99 MAR
5 DEADPOOL KILLUSTRATED TP $14.99 MAR
6 THE WALKING DEAD VOL. 2: MILES BEHIND US $14.99 IMA
7 FATALE VOLUME 3 TP (MR) $14.99 IMA
8 BATMAN & ROBIN VOL. 1: BORN TO KILL TP $16.99 DC
9 HARLEY QUINN: NIGHT AND DAY TP $16.99 DC
10 BEFORE WATCHMEN: MINUTEMEN/SILK SPECTRE DELUXE HC (MR) $29.99 DC

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