Dog Man and Guts lead the pack at Flying Colors for 2019

Flying Colors Comics and Other Cool Stuff, of Concord, California recently released sales information for 2019. The majority of the top 10 selling graphic novels, first released in 2019, were non-superhero books aimed at kids. Dogman Vol 7 and Guts by Raina Telgemeier were the top 2 selling graphic novels (both published by Scholastic)

Marvel was the top comic publisher with 52 titles in the top 100 to DC’s 42. (Marvel also had 6 in the top 10 to DC’s 3 in the top 10). The top selling comic was DC’s Detective #1000. The top selling Independent comic was Spawn #300.

Flying Colors sold a lot of graphic novels aimed at younger readers. Popular Authors were Dav Pilkey (Dog Man), Raina Telgemeier (Guts, Smile, Sisters,  etc), Kaz Kibuishi (Amulet), and Jeff Smith (Bone).

For more details about Flying Colors sales results, click here for their blog post

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