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February 13, 2019

Cyberspace Comics Market Report #102 February 2019

Filed under: Cyberspace Comics Market Report — Doorman @ 12:23 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 4,287,993 +0.53% +11.28% +77.31%
Cyberspace Comics listings 111,850 -1.12% +5.37% +672.23%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on eBay 2.61% -1.57% -5.15% +335.52%
Number of eBay comic listings that are auctions 199,491 +1.98% +27.44% +15.12%
Percentage of eBay comic listings up for auction 4.65% +1.36% +14.59% -35.11%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section (90 days) 1,162,404 +3.52% +10.58%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section divided by current listings 27.11% +2.96% -0.63%


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

My current eBay feedback (unique): 65,887
My current eBay feedback (total): 143,953
My postive eBay feedback score: 100%

one month change one year change five year change
Listings on Atomic Avenue 1,548,849 -4.47% +3.05% -4.67%
Listings in the Cyberspace Comics Store on Atomic Avenue 106,327 +1.85% +3.15% +58.49%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on AtomicAvenue 6.86% +3.39% +0.07& +66.26%
Cyberspace Comics estimated “market share” of AtomicAvenue orders 6.30% -20.25% -4.40% -22.89%
Number of unique issues on Atomic Avenue 222,528 -0.01% -12.87%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of unique issues on AtomicAvenue 47.78% +1.86% +18.39%


Total number of comics listed on Atomic Avenue
one month change one year change five year change
Number of members on ComicCollectorLive 168,556 +0.51% +7.76% +78.02%
Number of items for sale on ComicCollectorLive 1,482,602 +0.17% +0.54%
Number of items sold on ComicCollectorLive 2,380,834 +0.34% +4.34%
Number of stores open on ComicCollectorLive 65 -1.52% -13.33%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in HipComic’s Comic Books section 461,092 -1.76% -4.48%
Number of those listings that are in the Cyberspace Comics HipComic store: 111,694 +1.25% +6.33%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on HipComic 24.22% +3.08% +11.32%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in Bonanza’s Comics section 177,254 +1.96% +2.94%

 
 

eBay‘s number of listings continue to hit new highs.

Atomic Avenue‘s number of available unique issues has dropped by more than 10% in the past year.

Comic Collector Live has lost more than 10% of their storefronts in the past year.

HipComic‘s marketplace is stating to trend down after a very quick rise.

Bonanza‘s number of listings is very stagnant.






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