GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

The Most Surprising Comic Book Sales Statistics And Trends in 2024

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"Independent publishers have grown their market share to 20% over the past five years."

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"The pandemic has boosted online comic book sales by nearly 50%."

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"Graphic novel sales in bookstores hit $1 billion for the first time in 2021."

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"DC Comics follows with a roughly 30% market share."

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"The 2020 comic book industry market size in the USA was estimated at $1.21 billion."

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"European comic book sales are experiencing a consistent growth of 5% annually."

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"Comic book conventions, like San Diego Comic-Con, significantly boost sales for vendors, sometimes by 30% or more."

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"Comic book sales in Canada saw a significant rise of 15% in 2020."

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"Batman, Spider-Man, and X-Men consistently rank among the top-selling comic book series."

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"Children's comic book sales increased by 25% in 2020."

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"The comic book direct market (specialty stores) declined by 19% in 2020."

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"Diamond Comic Distributors controlled approximately 90% of the comic book market in 2019."

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"Kickstarted comic book projects have raised over $100 million in crowdfunding."

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"Manga titles often dominate the New York Times' Best Sellers list for graphic books."

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"Manga sales in the United States surged by 44% in 2020."

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"Digital comic sales reached $100 million globally in 2020."

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"Marvel Comics constitutes about 40% of the comic book market share as of 2022."

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"The "Amazon Best Seller" list regularly features comics and graphic novels in the top 50."

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"The average price of a comic book in North America as of 2021 is around $3.99."

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"The North American comic book industry saw a 20% increase in sales from 2019 to 2020."

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