Comichron has released its compiled sales information for comic sales in September 2019 and sales are up, compared to the previous month. Retailers ordered just about $47 million in comic books and graphic novels, up about 4% year-over-year.
Month over month sales saw gains in both dollars and units with comics and graphic novels rising nearly 5% in dollar and over 9% in units.
As usual, Marvel took the top spot for publisher sales, but they saw a drop of about 8% in dollar shares, with Image gaining about 5% and DC gaining 3%.
A price tag of $7.99 didn’t stop fans from picking up Spawn #300, which took the top spot for comic books by units. Marvel took 6 of the top spots, with DC taking 3.
Spawn #300 took the top spot for comic books by dollar amount. Every title in the top ten list had a price tag of $4.99 or $7.99. Marvel took six spots and DC took three.
DC dominated the graphic novels by units category with 6 spots, including the top spot for Batman: Damned. Image took two, while Dark Horse and Marvel each took one.
DC took three spots in the top ten for graphic novels by dollar amount, including the top spot. Marvel also took three, with Image and Dark Horse each taking two. Marvel had three titles with price tags of either $125 or $150, while DC had one for $125.
Marvel led the pack for combined comic and graphic novels shipped.