Cyberspace Comics market report, reviews and more

July 10, 2019

Cyberspace Comics Market Report #107 July 2019

Filed under: Cyberspace Comics Market Report — cyberspace steve @ 10:00 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 4,367,945 -3.18% +6.30% +53.45%
Cyberspace Comics listings 123,833 +1.81% +12.81% +52.80%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on eBay 2.84% +5.00% +6.18% -0.42%
Number of eBay comic listings that are auctions 212,384 +1.42% +26.70% +46.40%
Percentage of eBay comic listings up for auction 4.86% +4.79% +19.17% -65.07%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section (90 days) 1,126,091 +15.34% -1.43%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section divided by current listings 25.78% +19.13% -7.26%


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

My current eBay feedback (unique): 68,933
My current eBay feedback (total): 152,882
My postive eBay feedback score: 99.9%

one month change one year change five year change
Listings on Atomic Avenue 1,577,362 +0.50% +2.62% -8.58%
Listings in the Cyberspace Comics Store on Atomic Avenue 115,131 +1.47% +13.24% +59.24%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on AtomicAvenue 7.30% +0.95% +10.42% +74.19%
Cyberspace Comics estimated “market share” of AtomicAvenue orders 5.68% -5.65% +41.65% +11.59%
Number of unique issues on Atomic Avenue 227,244 +0.78% -11.63%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of unique issues on AtomicAvenue 50.66% +0.68% +28.56%


Total number of comics listed on Atomic Avenue
one month change one year change five year change
Number of members on ComicCollectorLive 177,308 +1.45% +7.44% +83.92%
Number of items for sale on ComicCollectorLive 1,473,447 -0.44% +0.06%
Number of items sold on ComicCollectorLive 2,426,955 +0.43% +4.49%
Number of stores open on ComicCollectorLive 63 +0.00% -13.70%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in HipComic’s Comic Books section 456,715 -3.10% -7.35%
Number of those listings that are in the Cyberspace Comics HipComic store: 121,149 +1.86% +13.23%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on HipComic 26.53% +5.14% +22.18%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in Bonanza’s Comics section 175,953 -4.28% -7.63%

 
 

eBay‘s number of listings hit a snag this month. Down 3% from last month.

Atomic Avenue: The number of listings have plateaued.

Comic Collector Live lost a significant amount of storefronts. Down over 10% in the past year.

HipComic‘s number of listings continues a slow decline.

Bonanza‘s number of listings continues a slow decline.






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