Comic Dollars Up in April

Sales of comics were up 6% vs. the year ago period in April, the first up month in 2009. Price increases and a stronger shipping schedule appear to be the primary reasons for the increase.

Sales on the Top 100 graphic novels slipped a little vs. the previous year, but that’s not a super representation of the whole segment.

So over-all, we can concentrate on the positives for April, a substantial improvement over the first quarter.

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