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Dav Pilkey's Dog-Man Sells Ten Times The Top Manga In US Bookstores
Manga sales boomed in North American bookstores in 2021, especially as a manga drought from 2020 had prevented many retailers from restocking the more popular titles last year Adult graphic novels saw sales increase 178.5% in the first half of the 2021, totalling 16.2 million copies sold and making graphic novels the second-largest adult fiction[...]
Adult Graphic Novel Sales In Bookstores More Than Double In A Year
Publisher's Weekly notes that overall, that the sales of print books rose 19.5% in the last week of January 2021, compared to the last week of January in 2020, according to bookstores that report into the NPD BookScan figures And that marks three weeks in a row of sales being up 19% or more based[...]
Bookstores Will Sell More Comics Than Comic Stores in 2019
In bookstores, manga and kids material has jumped 30% in sales in bookstores and over 100% in comic stores. The second is the bookstores will overtake comic book stores for all comic book sales by the end of 2019 Now, there are more general bookstores than speciality comic book stores But comic stores have a far[...]
Boom! Studios Turns To Diamond For International Distribution
Boom! Studios has signed a deal with Diamond Comic Distributors that allows them to distribute the publishers products to international markets including bookstores, mass-market merchandisers, libraries and other outlets worldwide. Diamond already serves as the publishers distributors for products to comic book specialty shops. "We're incredibly pleased to have Diamond Book Distributors take on BOOM!'s international book[...]
Borders Delay Payments To Publishers – Is Bankruptcy Imminent?
The graphic novel/trade paperback has grown exponentially over the last decade into bookstores and Borders has been instrumental in that. As a result,  certain publishers will not survive a Borders-sized financial blow It could be a very bleak 2011 indeed… Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas. Borders, the national bookstore chain in the USA, have announced that they[...]