GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

The Most Surprising Comic Book Industry Statistics in 2024

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"The European comic book market is valued at over $8 billion."

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"Approximately 10% of comic book writers and artists are people of color."

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"The Marvel Cinematic Universe has grossed over $22 billion worldwide, significantly boosting comic book sales."

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"Comic book conventions, such as San Diego Comic-Con, attract over 130,000 attendees annually."

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"The share of comic book sales through comic book stores in the US is around 60%."

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"Non-superhero comics make up about 25% of the market share in the US."

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"In 2020, digital comic book sales in the US reached approximately $160 million."

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"Sales of graphic novels increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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"Comic book adaptations accounted for 20% of the highest-grossing Hollywood films between 2010 and 2020."

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"Independent comic book publishers made up about 35% of the comic book market in the US in recent years."

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"The average comic book sold in the US is priced between $3.99 and $4.99."

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"Webcomics have an estimated 100 million regular readers worldwide."

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""Batman" consistently ranks as the top-selling comic book in the US."

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"Manga constitutes about 40% of the overall comic book industry."

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"Online comic book retail platforms report year-over-year growth rates of around 20%."

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"The number of comic book stores in North America is estimated to be around 2,000."

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"Comics aimed at children and young adults are the fastest-growing segment of the industry's sales."

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"The global comic book market was valued at over $9.21 billion in 2021."

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"Female readership in the comic book industry has grown to about 30% as of recent years."

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