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Sales Estimates for October, 2009
Inside you'll find the sales estimates for comics and trade paperbacks in October, 2009. Sales are up from last month, with DC Comics in the top comic spot with "Blackest Night" and "Old Man Logan" leading the TPB charts.
MAYO REPORT: April 2009 Sales Analysis
CBR's John Mayo tracks the trend of April's sales, which saw impressive activity for "Buffy" and "Star Trek: Countdown," the benefits of a "Fables" crossover and a "Messiah War," plus analysis of the $3.99 price point.
MAYO REPORT: March 2009 Sales Analysis
CBR's John Mayo breaks down the particularly low sales numbers for March of 2009 -- books like "Marvel: Your Universe" and "The Mighty" seeing huge sales drops-- and shows you what a month of no event comics looks like.
MAYO REPORT: December 2008 Sales Analysis
Marvel once again dominated the sales figures in December 2008, with their highest dollar amount since 2003. Also, John discusses which titles are likely to be affected when Diamond's new cutoff levels kick in this year.
MAYO REPORT: November 2008 Sales Analysis
November 2008 was another month during which what comics didn't come out were just as important as what comics did. And what's going on with trade paperback sales of Brian Wood's "DMZ?"
MAYO REPORT: September 2008 Sales Analysis
The absence of new issues of "Final Crisis," "Batman," "Justice League of America," "Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds" hit DC hard in September, and Marvel came out on top with "Secret Invasion" #6.
MAYO REPORT: August 2008 Sales Analysis
August was an important month for DC Comics, with "Watchmen" outselling the seven new releases in the top trades combined. But the publisher also had a setback with "Family Dynamic."
Sales Estimates for August, 2008
John Mayo crunches the numbers for the Top 300 Comics & Top 100 Trades for August, 2008. Marvel took the top spot with "Secret Invasion" #5, while DC debuted at #2 with "Final Crisis" #3.
MAYO REPORT: July 2008 Sales Analysis
July was another strong month for Marvel, who took four of the top five comics and accounted for 48.47% of the total units sold for the top 300 comics. DC accounted for 34.52% of the units with only two items in the top ten.
Sales Estimates for July, 2008
John Mayo crunches the numbers for the Top 300 Comics & Top 100 Trades for July, 2008. Marvel took the top spot with "Secret Invasion" #4, selling an estimated 175k, while DC debuted at #5 with "Batman" #678.
MAYO REPORT: June 2008 Sales Analysis
John Mayo returns with an analysis of his estimated sales numbers for June, 2008, which saw "Secret Invasion" lead the pack once again, with Hellboy trades showing big bumps and Buffy still going strong.
Sales Estimates for June, 2008
CBR's John Mayo crunches the numbers for the Top 300 Comics & Top 100 Trades for June, 2008. "Secret Invasion" #3 took the top spot, selling an estimated 175k units, with "Final Crisis" #2 coming in third with 126k.
MAYO REPORT: April, 2008 Sales Analysis
John Mayo returns with an analysis of his estimated sales numbers for April, 2008, which saw "Secret Invasion" lead the pack. What's it all mean? John has the answers.