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
PUBLISHER SHARE
MARVEL COMICS 42.98%
DC ENTERTAINMENT 25.82%
IMAGE COMICS 8.72%
IDW PUBLISHING 4.41%
DARK HORSE COMICS 3.07%
BOOM! STUDIOS 2.39%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT 1.53%
TITAN COMICS 1.10%
VIZ MEDIA 0.97%
ONI PRESS 0.87%
OTHER NON-TOP 10 8.12%
UNIT MARKET SHARE
PUBLISHER SHARE
MARVEL COMICS 47.87%
DC ENTERTAINMENT 25.13%
IMAGE COMICS 8.95%
IDW PUBLISHING 3.67%
BOOM! STUDIOS 2.45%
DARK HORSE COMICS 2.42%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT 1.45%
TITAN COMICS 1.09%
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT 1.03%
ONI PRESS 0.63%
OTHER NON-TOP 10 5.30%

NEW TITLES SHIPPED

PUBLISHER COMICS SHIPPED GRAPHIC NOVELS SHIPPED MAGAZINES SHIPPED TOTAL SHIPPED
MARVEL COMICS 92 35 1 128
DC ENTERTAINMENT 80 31 1 112
IMAGE COMICS 56 17 1 73
IDW PUBLISHING 43 21 0 64
DARK HORSE COMICS 27 19 0 46
BOOM ENTERTAINMENT 27 8 0 35
TITAN COMICS 22 3 1 26
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT 19 6 0 25
VIZ MEDIA 0 21 0 21
ONI PRESS INC. 8 4 0 12
OTHER NON-TOP 10 46 139 26 211

COMPARATIVE SALES STATISTICS

  DOLLARS UNITS
APRIL 2016 VS. MARCH 2016
COMICS 8.18% 8.19%
GRAPHIC NOVELS -8.81% -8.22%
TOTAL COMICS/GN 2.06% 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 NOVELS 4.87% 5.23%
TOTAL COMICS/GN -4.06% -11.69%