Marvel was the top publisher overall, but DC's Action Comics #1000 was the best selling comic of 2018.
Articles by John Mayo
Comic sales dropped in November, but Uncanny X-Men's relaunch helped to lessen the overall blow as we head into the new year.
Marvel's Uncanny X-Men launched to solid numbers, but the overall comics market saw a major sales dip in November 2018.
October's sales were up, thanks to DC and MArvel's one-shots, events, and a copious amount of variant covers.
Batman and Spider-Geddon performed well, if not spectacularly, but The Walking Dead's 15th Anniversary made Image Comics very happy.
Despite Return of Wolverine, Heroes in Crisis and Spider-Geddon debuting in September, sales for the month were flat.
Despite the launch of high profile titles like Heroes in Crisis and Return of Wolverine, September sales only rose a little over August.
Even though Fantastic Four #1 arrived in August, overall sales were down by several hundred thousand due to drops across the board.
Marvel's First Family is back, and the Fantastic Four's new series debuted in August with a massive sales bang.
Sales jumped up in a big way in July, but what does that mean in the grand scheme of things, and can Marvel and DC maintain their momentum?
Wedding bells may not have chimed in the end, but Batman and Catwoman's reception helped the series to the #1 sales position.
June was a down month for comic sales, and the real numbers are even less positive than they seem once you factor out first issues and variant covers.
DC's Justice League relaunch impresses, as does Netflix's first new Millarworld series, but Marvel still stands as the #1 publisher overall.
May was Marvel's month, as the publisher rode several high profile releases, relaunches and more to the top spot on the direct market sales charts.
Amazing Spider-Man celebrated its big issue in style, while Man of Steel stalled, barely making the Top Ten sellers for May 2018.
Despite Action Comics #1000's massive numbers, and Amazing Spider-Man's spike for Slott's final arc, April sales were flat overall. Here's why.
As expected, Superman celebrated at the top of the sales charts, with DC's Action Comics #1000 easily dominating April.
2018 isn't off to a great start comic book sales wise, but there are a number of bright spots in the Direct Market's March 2018 sales numbers.
DC's big event closed with a sales bang, and Doomsday Clock continues to impress, but Marvel was number one overall in March 2018.
With Dark Nights: Metal and Doomsday Clock skipping February, the Direct Market's sales were down significantly.