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September 16, 2020

Cyberspace Comics Market Report #121 September 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 5,546,856 +0.61% +14.46% +87.03%
Cyberspace Comics listings 132,403 +0.15% +3.68% +53.18%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on eBay 2.39% -0.54% -9.58% -17.97%
Number of eBay comic listings that are auctions 240,501 +2.91% +5.93% +91.39%
Percentage of eBay comic listings up for auction 4.34% +2.26% -7.35% +2.26%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section (90 days) 1,554,193 +0.40% +36.04%
Number of listings sold in eBay’s comics section divided by current listings 28.02% -0.22% +18.88%


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

My current eBay feedback (unique): 78,973
My current eBay feedback (total): 179,516
My postive eBay feedback score: 100%

one month change one year change five year change
Listings on Atomic Avenue 1,641,262 +2.94% +14.69% +41.70%
Listings in the Cyberspace Comics Store on Atomic Avenue 119,099 -0.07% +2.10% +46.46%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on AtomicAvenue 7.26% -2.99% -10.96% +3.37%
Cyberspace Comics estimated “market share” of AtomicAvenue orders 5.19% +3.80% -25.96% -10.36%
Number of unique issues on Atomic Avenue 235,288 +1.01% +3.68% +12.00%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of unique issues on AtomicAvenue 50.62% -1.08% -1.52% +34.70


Total number of comics listed on Atomic Avenue
one month change one year change five year change
Number of members on ComicCollectorLive 216,427 +1.34% +18.06% +110.29%
Number of items for sale on ComicCollectorLive 1,418,623 -0.62% -2.75%
Number of items sold on ComicCollectorLive 2,555,660 +0.44% +4.71%
Number of stores open on ComicCollectorLive 61 +0.00% -3.17%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in HipComic’s Comic Books section 504,132 -0.86% +7.79%
Number of those listings that are in the Cyberspace Comics HipComic store: 130,330 +0.30% +4.02%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on HipComic 25.56% +1.14% -3.50%
one month change one year change five year change
Number of listings in Bonanza’s Comics section 272,355 -2.02% +45.95%
Number of listings in the Cyberspace Comics Bonanza storefront section 76,133 -2.96%
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on Bonanza 27.95% -0.94%

 
 

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

Atomic Avenue: This marketplace is still struggling to reclaim the number of listings it had over 5 years ago.

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 45% in one year!






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