Marketshare Per Comic For September 2013 – DC Still Dominates, Depending How You Look At It
Last month I reported on Diamond's new policy to list how many titles each publisher has put out alongside their respective marketshare.
And how I was happy to do the necessary dividing to compare them. I also pointed out that Marvel and Dark Horse have pushed for this, as DC Comics have resisting. And this month we really see why.
NEW TITLES SHIPPED
|PUBLISHER||COMICS SHIPPED||GRAPHIC NOVELS SHIPPED||MAGAZINES SHIPPED||TOTAL SHIPPED|
|DARK HORSE COMICS||27||19||0||46|
While the standard marketshare stats give DC Comics a massive lead for September, because Diamond counted 3D and 2D covers separately, DC Comics doesn't do so well in the Marketshare Per Comic version… so I've also made a version that treats the 2D and the 3D as the same thing. And they do much better there.
|PUBLISHER (All figures %/1000)||DOLLAR SHARE PER COMIC||UNIT SHARE PER COMIC||DOLLAR SHARE PER ITEM||UNIT SHARE PER ITEM|
|DC With 2D 3D Merged||525||408||587||456|
Indeed, if you count a comic with multiple covers as the same comic, Marvel and DC basically put out the same amount of comics in September, if you just remove 52 from DC's figure.
And per book, Boom, Avatar and Valiant all do better than Dynamite…
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