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July 8, 2020

Cyberspace Comics Market Report #119 July 2020

Filed under: Cyberspace Comics Market Report — Tags: , , , , — cyberspace steve @ 10:28 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 5,427,168 +2.21% +24.25% +91.04%
Cyberspace Comics listings 129,455 -1.92% +4.54% +71.21%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on eBay 2.39% -4.20% -16.01% -10.33%
Number of eBay comic listings that are auctions 243,297 +2.45% +14.56% +145.77%
Percentage of eBay comic listings up for auction 4.48% +0.29% -7.76% +28.82%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section (90 days) 1,574,634 +5.76% +39.83%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section divided by current listings 29.01% +3.47% +12.54%


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

My current eBay feedback (unique): 77,236
My current eBay feedback (total): 175,153
My postive eBay feedback score: 100%

one month change one year change five year change
Listings on Atomic Avenue 1,583,948 -4.93% +0.42% +26.13%
Listings in the Cyberspace Comics Store on Atomic Avenue 118,317 -0.61% +2.77% +53.45%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on AtomicAvenue 7.47% +4.62% +2.33% +21.66%
Cyberspace Comics estimated “market share” of AtomicAvenue orders 6.31% +99.68% +11.09% -12.85%
Number of unique issues on Atomic Avenue 232,060 -0.22% +2.12%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of unique issues on AtomicAvenue 50.99% -0.38% +0.64%


Total number of comics listed on Atomic Avenue
one month change one year change five year change
Number of members on ComicCollectorLive 211,249 +0.55% +19.14% +110.30%
Number of items for sale on ComicCollectorLive 1,432,495 +0.25% -2.78%
Number of items sold on ComicCollectorLive 2,529,752 +0.58% +4.24%
Number of stores open on ComicCollectorLive 58 +0.00% -7.94%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in HipComic’s Comic Books section 510,555 +50.72% +11.79%
Number of those listings that are in the Cyberspace Comics HipComic store: 129,379 -0.01% +6.79%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on HipComic 25.34% -33.66% -4.48%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in Bonanza’s Comics section 277,881 -7.88% +57.93%
Number of listings in the Cyberspace Comics Bonanza storefront section 80,982 -3.47%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on Bonanza 29.14% +4.79%

 
 

eBay‘s number of listings continues to hit all-new highs.

Atomic Avenue: This marketplace is stagnant. Its number of listings grew by less than 0.50% in the past year.

Comic Collector Live: Membership is up nearly 20% in the past year.

HipComic‘s number of listings grew by 50% now that Newkadia reopened on there.

Bonanza‘s number of listings have increased greatly since we started listing on there this year. Up over 55% in one year!






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