Diamond Announces the Top Products for April 2016

Diamond has released the top products for April 2016. Marvel and Dark Horse both regained market share during the month compared to March. DC Comics and Image Comics remained steady (though DC dipped a little). Everyone else dipped during the month as far as percentages.

A lot of Marvel’s gains can be contributed to their holding steady as far as titles shipped compared to last month. Everyone else shipped far fewer comics.

Check out the full stats below.

TOP COMIC BOOK PUBLISHERS

RETAIL MARKET SHARE
PUBLISHERSHARE
MARVEL COMICS42.98%
DC ENTERTAINMENT25.82%
IMAGE COMICS8.72%
IDW PUBLISHING4.41%
DARK HORSE COMICS3.07%
BOOM! STUDIOS2.39%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT1.53%
TITAN COMICS1.10%
VIZ MEDIA0.97%
ONI PRESS0.87%
OTHER NON-TOP 108.12%
UNIT MARKET SHARE
PUBLISHERSHARE
MARVEL COMICS47.87%
DC ENTERTAINMENT25.13%
IMAGE COMICS8.95%
IDW PUBLISHING3.67%
BOOM! STUDIOS2.45%
DARK HORSE COMICS2.42%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT1.45%
TITAN COMICS1.09%
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT1.03%
ONI PRESS0.63%
OTHER NON-TOP 105.30%

NEW TITLES SHIPPED

PUBLISHER COMICS SHIPPEDGRAPHIC NOVELS SHIPPEDMAGAZINES SHIPPEDTOTAL SHIPPED
MARVEL COMICS92351128
DC ENTERTAINMENT80311112
IMAGE COMICS5617173
IDW PUBLISHING4321064
DARK HORSE COMICS2719046
BOOM ENTERTAINMENT278035
TITAN COMICS223126
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT196025
VIZ MEDIA021021
ONI PRESS INC.84012
OTHER NON-TOP 104613926211

COMPARATIVE SALES STATISTICS

 DOLLARSUNITS
APRIL 2016 VS. MARCH 2016
COMICS8.18%8.19%
GRAPHIC NOVELS-8.81%-8.22%
TOTAL COMICS/GN2.06%6.50%
APRIL 2016 VS. APRIL 2015
COMICS-18.05%-22.28%
GRAPHIC NOVELS-11.99%-12.42%
TOTAL COMICS/GN-16.19%-21.49%
YEAR-TO-DATE 2016 VS. YEAR-TO-DATE 2015
COMICS-7.84%-13.05%
GRAPHIC NOVELS4.87%5.23%
TOTAL COMICS/GN-4.06%-11.69%