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Thousands of comics shops ordered tens of millions of comic books a month, peaking in April with 48 million comic books moved to the Direct Market. But many of those books were for the speculator market, and many were never sold to consumers. The number of shops had swollen due to the easy credit terms offered by a dozen different distributors carrying all publishers' products; approximately 11, accounts were ordering comics, although the number of stores was smaller, somewhere above 6, Many of the comics ordered in the year were never paid for, as failing retailers began leaving the scene just as fast as they entered it.
The bubble had popped, but it would be before the downturn would become painfully obvious.
The crash of the s was underway. The two largest distributors, Diamond Comic Distributors and Capital City Distribution, split on what they said the top-selling comic book for the year was: But Diamond had split up the variants into separate listings, so really Adventures was the top book for it, too.
That issue began the storyline bringing Superman back from the dead, and the top four slots of the year were all issues from that storyline. Diamond's Top Sellers for the year can be found immediately below. Diamond and Capital's monthly top-sellers can be found at the bottom of the page.
Diamond did not publish aggregated unit shares for the year, only dollar shares; these appear in the column at left, along with Capital City's unit and dollar shares. Click to skip to the Top Graphic Novels for the year.
If you don't see a book, Diamond released no data for it. The links lead to listings for each issue on eBay. You can also find the books at your comics shop.Superman has super-everything—strength, speed, flight, invulnerability as well as his renowned X-ray and heat vision.
The most powerful being on the planet, his amazing abilities are also a melancholy reminder of how different he is from the people he’s dedicated to protect. Find great deals on eBay for superman comic books'.Fill Your Cart With Color · Under $10 · Top Brands · Make Money When You Sell.
An industry which began in reached its sales pinnacle in , with a record number of comic books selling for a record number of dollars. Thousands of comics shops ordered tens of millions of comic books a month, peaking in April with 48 million comic books moved to the Direct Market.
Superman is an ongoing American comic book series featuring the DC Comics superhero Superman as its main protagonist.
Superman began as one of several anthology features in the National Periodical Publications comic book Action Comics #1 in June The strip proved so popular that National launched Superman into his own self-titled comic . Lar Gand, known primarily as Mon-El (and alternatively as Valor and M'Onel), is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly in association with the Legion of Super-Heroes, Superboy, and Superman.
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