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Industry Statistics
From the February 2004 Diamond Dialogue:

The following data is provided by Diamond in order to give its customers the most accurate information on industry vendors' market share based on Actual Sales for comics, magazines, and graphic novels invoiced in 2003.

(Please Note: This information can also be found in the Year 2003 section of Diamond Dialogue's online edition, which is located in the News & Info section of Diamond Online's Retailer Services Area.)

2003 MARKET SHARES
Based on Actual Sales for Comics, Magazines, and Graphic Novels Invoiced in 2003

Publisher
Comics, Magazines, & GNs Dollar Share
Comics, Magazines, & GNs Unit Share
Comics, Magazines, & GNs Total Reorders Dollar Share
MARVEL COMICS
33.24%
39.68%
23.26%
DC COMICS
29.89%
30.60%
34.82%
IMAGE COMICS
7.24%
7.77%
6.01%
DARK HORSE COMICS
5.53%
3.86%
9.28%
CROSSGEN ENTERTAINMENT
3.24%
3.73%
1.70%
DREAMWAVE PRODUCTIONS
2.49%
2.92%
1.14%
WIZARD ENTERTAINMENT
2.11%
1.45%
0.58%
TOKYOPOP
2.09%
0.76%
4.61%
VIZ LLC
1.58%
0.72%
3.60%
IDW PUBLISHING
0.75%
0.50%
1.16%
FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS/EROS COMIX
0.66%
0.27%
1.15%
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
0.48%
0.83%
0.30%
AVATAR PRESS
0.44%
0.50%
0.25%
ONI PRESS INC.
0.43%
0.36%
0.70%
SLG PUBLISHING
0.43%
0.32%
1.58%
ANTARCTIC PRESS
0.42%
0.26%
0.48%
GEMSTONE PUBLISHING
0.41%
0.24%
0.32%
BONGO COMICS
0.37%
0.42%
0.29%
COMICSONE
0.35%
0.10%
0.81%
A. D. VISION
0.31%
0.11%
0.37%
Other Non-Top 20
7.54%
4.60%
7.59%