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May 8, 2019

Cyberspace Comics Market Report #105 May 2019

Filed under: Cyberspace Comics Market Report — Doorman @ 11:48 am

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 4,374,952 +1.66% +10.30% +69.72%
Cyberspace Comics listings 119,742 +1.97% +7.69% +510.55%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on eBay 2.73% +0.00% -2.25% +259.74%
Number of eBay comic listings that are auctions 217,218 +4.35% +32.42% +25.45%
Percentage of eBay comic listings up for auction 4.97% +2.58% +19.93% -26.12%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section (90 days) 976,510 -16.37% -18.32%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section divided by current listings 22.32% -17.73% -25.94%


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

My current eBay feedback (unique): 67,602
My current eBay feedback (total): 148,775
My postive eBay feedback score: 100%

one month change one year change five year change
Listings on Atomic Avenue 1,559,073 -0.29% +5.82% -10.13%
Listings in the Cyberspace Comics Store on Atomic Avenue 110,813 +1.22% +8.35% +61.76%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on AtomicAvenue 7.11% +1.54% +2.41% +17.68%
Cyberspace Comics estimated “market share” of AtomicAvenue orders 7.11% +3.19% -12.76% +17.72%
Number of unique issues on Atomic Avenue 224,257 +0.28% -12.83%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of unique issues on AtomicAvenue 49.41% +0.95% +24.31%


Total number of comics listed on Atomic Avenue
one month change one year change five year change
Number of members on ComicCollectorLive 171,637 +0.91% +6.85% +79.22%
Number of items for sale on ComicCollectorLive 1,483,748 +0.01% +1.41%
Number of items sold on ComicCollectorLive 2,407,916 +0.39% +4.46%
Number of stores open on ComicCollectorLive 68 +1.49% -2.86%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in HipComic’s Comic Books section 461,780 -1.48% -5.35%
Number of those listings that are in the Cyberspace Comics HipComic store: 117,047 +2.00% +7.91%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on HipComic 25.35% +3.54% +14.02%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in Bonanza’s Comics section 177,928 +1.51% -16.84%

 
 

eBay‘s number of listings continues to reach all new heighs.

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

Comic Collector Live shows consistent growth in their userbase. The number of listings and number of stores remains mostly level.

HipComic‘s marketplace has leveled off.

Bonanza‘s number of listings has fallen by more than 15% over the past year.






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