Graphic Novels Pick Up Pace
25% Increase in July
Published: 08/15/2006 12:00am
Graphic novel sales in comic stores picked up the pace in July, with 25% growth vs. the same month in 2005. Comic sales were up 18%, bringing over-all sales in the category to a 19% increase over the previous year.
This was the first month since last November in which graphic novels grew faster than periodical comics.
Marvel's Halo Graphic Novel hardcover, at $24.99 and with over 10,000 copies sold, was the biggest dollar graphic novel of the month.
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