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November 7, 2018

Cyberspace Comics Market Report #99 November 2018

Filed under: Cyberspace Comics Market Report — Doorman @ 10:13 pm

I started selling comics full-time in 2010 and wanted to track my progress against the online back issue markets. Here’s a look at the current comics aftermarket and my progress in achieving my goal of becoming a prominent back issue dealer.

one month change one year change five year change
Listings in eBay’s comics section 4,203,605 +3.11% +8.59% +80.95%
Cyberspace Comics listings 113,864 +0.84% +8.31% +687.11%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on eBay 2.71% -2.21% -0.41% +328.74%
Number of eBay comic listings that are auctions 176,748 +3.37% +13.88% +41.68%
Percentage of eBay comic listings up for auction 4.20% +0.11% +4.85% -20.96%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section (90 days) 1,089,318 -1.23% +19.54%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section divided by current listings 25.91% -4.20% +10.08%


Total number of listings in eBay’s “comics” section

My current eBay feedback (unique): 64,056
My current eBay feedback (total): 139,196
My postive eBay feedback score: 100%

one month change one year change five year change
Listings on Atomic Avenue 1,554,184 +0.39% +4.87% -6.68%
Listings in the Cyberspace Comics Store on Atomic Avenue 104,840 +0.65% +2.43% +70.16%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on AtomicAvenue 6.75% +0.38% -2.38 +82.34%
Cyberspace Comics estimated “market share” of AtomicAvenue orders 5.26% +11.21% -38.91% -25.07%
Number of unique issues on Atomic Avenue 211,104 -3.79% -16.10%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of unique issues on AtomicAvenue 49.66% +4.60% +22.08%


Total number of comics listed on Atomic Avenue
one month change one year change five year change
Number of members on ComicCollectorLive 166,838 +0.08% +10.46% +78.32%
Number of items for sale on ComicCollectorLive 1,476,460 -0.18% -3.48%
Number of items sold on ComicCollectorLive 2,355,275 +0.41% +4.23%
Number of stores open on ComicCollectorLive 65 -9.72% -12.16%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in HipComic’s Comic Books section 475,131 +0.18% +106.56%
Number of those listings that are in the Cyberspace Comics HipComic store: 111,134 +0.91% +6.85%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on HipComic 23.39% +0.73% -48.27%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in Bonanza’s Comics section 170,846 -7.89% +2.38%

 
 

eBay’s number of listings have bounced back from last month’s drop.

Atomic Avenue‘s number of available unique issues has dropped by more than 15% in the past year.

Comic Collector Live saw a huge loss in stores this month – down nearly 10%.

HipComic‘s marketplace is showing over 100% gains in listings in the past year.

Bonanza‘s number of listings took another hit this month – down 7% from last month.






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