DC Comics Grabs The Three Top Spots In June 2013

Posted by July 5, 2013 Comment

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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
PUBLISHERSHARE
MARVEL COMICS32.77%
DC ENTERTAINMENT29.57%
IMAGE COMICS8.77%
IDW PUBLISHING6.55%
DARK HORSE COMICS5.51%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT2.40%
BOOM! STUDIOS1.93%
EAGLEMOSS PUBLICATIONS1.76%
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT1.04%
AVATAR PRESS INC0.91%
OTHER NON-TOP 108.80%
UNIT MARKET SHARE
PUBLISHERSHARE
MARVEL COMICS38.29%
DC ENTERTAINMENT32.03%
IMAGE COMICS8.31%
IDW PUBLISHING5.01%
DARK HORSE COMICS4.64%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT2.30%
BOOM! STUDIOS1.82%
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT1.03%
AVATAR PRESS INC0.84%
ASPEN MLT INC0.80%
OTHER NON-TOP 104.94%

COMPARATIVE SALES STATISTICS

 DOLLARSUNITS
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
COMICS5.28%1.17%
GRAPHIC NOVELS-3.35%-4.31%
TOTAL COMICS/GN2.57%0.76%
SECOND QUARTER 2013 VS. FIRST QUARTER 2013
COMICS2.27%-0.31%
GRAPHIC NOVELS10.39%11.83%
TOTAL COMICS/GN4.72%0.57%
SECOND QUARTER 2013 VS. SECOND QUARTER 2012
COMICS6.30%2.95%
GRAPHIC NOVELS3.62%5.63%
TOTAL COMICS/GN5.43%3.16%
FIRST HALF 2013 VS. FIRST HALF 2012
COMICS13.26%10.25%
GRAPHIC NOVELS9.25%8.72%
TOTAL COMICS/GN11.98%10.13%

TOP 10 COMIC BOOKS

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

TOP 10 GRAPHIC NOVELS

RANKDESCRIPTIONPRICEVENDOR
1THE WALKING DEAD VOL. 18: WHAT COMES AFTER$14.99IMA
2SAGA VOLUME 2 TP (MR)$14.99IMA
3ADVENTURE TIME VOLUME 3 TP$14.99BOO
4STAR-LORD: THE HOLLOW CROWN TP$7.99MAR
5DEADPOOL KILLUSTRATED TP$14.99MAR
6THE WALKING DEAD VOL. 2: MILES BEHIND US$14.99IMA
7FATALE VOLUME 3 TP (MR)$14.99IMA
8BATMAN & ROBIN VOL. 1: BORN TO KILL TP$16.99DC
9HARLEY QUINN: NIGHT AND DAY TP$16.99DC
10BEFORE WATCHMEN: MINUTEMEN/SILK SPECTRE DELUXE HC (MR)$29.99DC
(Last Updated July 6, 2013 3:46 pm )

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