On top of this I would like to see kindle, Nook, Android and other format sales – I fear we may never get a complete picture until publishers release better sales figures for digital!
Hereâ€™s some good news for digital comics industry watchers: Three of the five most popular iPad book apps of the last week were comics apps. Hereâ€™s some bad news for DC, though; their app was downloaded less than Marvelâ€™s, and that was the week when Justice League #1 debuted, and the publisherâ€™s digital push was given a lot of press.
According to the eBookNewser blog, ComiXologyâ€™s Comics app was the second most popular iPad book app of the week (behind Al Goreâ€™s Our Choice app), followed by the Marvel app and the DC app at #3 and #4 on the chart. The Bible app slips in at #5, which means that â€“ for one week, at least â€“ comics are bigger than Jesus, in the same way that John Lennon once claimed the Beatles were (Insert your own outrage here â€“ and comics publishers can always feel good about the idea that someone will have to buy their comics in order to burn them, if it came to a worse case scenario).
Now all we need is a digital sales chart, to see whoâ€™s buying what booksâ€¦