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August 12, 2020

Cyberspace Comics Market Report #120 August 2020

Filed under: Cyberspace Comics Market Report — Tags: , , , , — 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 5,513,032 +1.58% +15.00% +96.98%
Cyberspace Comics listings 132,205 +2.12% +4.57% +88.96%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on eBay 2.40% +0.34% -9.16% -4.08%
Number of eBay comic listings that are auctions 233,693 -3.95% +1.64% +90.37%
Percentage of eBay comic listings up for auction 4.24% -5.38% -11.69% -3.44%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section (90 days) 1,548,042 -1.69% +37.65%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section divided by current listings 28.08% -3.21% +19.69%


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

My current eBay feedback (unique): 78,181
My current eBay feedback (total): 177,443
My postive eBay feedback score: 100%

one month change one year change five year change
Listings on Atomic Avenue 1,594,401 +0.66% +2.07% +39.43%
Listings in the Cyberspace Comics Store on Atomic Avenue 119,186 +0.73% +2.15% +51.24%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on AtomicAvenue 7.48% +0.07% +0.07% +8.49%
Cyberspace Comics estimated “market share” of AtomicAvenue orders 5.00% -20.76% -31.13% -22.24%
Number of unique issues on Atomic Avenue 232,934 +0.38% +1.96% +11.07%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of unique issues on AtomicAvenue 51.17% +0.35% +0.19% +36.16


Total number of comics listed on Atomic Avenue
one month change one year change five year change
Number of members on ComicCollectorLive 213,555 +1.10% +18.89% +109.81%
Number of items for sale on ComicCollectorLive 1,427,475 -0.35% -3.09%
Number of items sold on ComicCollectorLive 2,544,345 +0.58% +4.44%
Number of stores open on ComicCollectorLive 61 +5.17% -7.58%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in HipComic’s Comic Books section 508,494 -0.40% +14.10%
Number of those listings that are in the Cyberspace Comics HipComic store: 129,940 +0.43% +5.01%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on HipComic 25.56% +0.84% -7.98%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in Bonanza’s Comics section 277,968 +0.03% +60.50%
Number of listings in the Cyberspace Comics Bonanza storefront section 78,455 -3.12%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on Bonanza 28.22% -3.14%

 
 

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 0.75% in the past year.

Comic Collector Live: Membership is up over 18% in the past year.

HipComic‘s number of listings have flatlined again. No major growth from last month.

Bonanza‘s number of listings have increased greatly since we started listing on there this year. Up over 60% in one year!






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