Are Comic Books Dying?

Are comic books a good investment?

The act of buying comic books as an investment is a relatively new thing to the comic book world.

Over time, some of those comic books, especially origin issues, can be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, such as Action Comics #1 worth about half a million dollars.

Are comic book sales down?

Comic sales are down as readers abandon print. Comic book and graphic novel sales fell 6.5% in 2017 from a 2016 high of $1.015 billion. In a pattern that is now familiar in publishing, kids comics and graphic novels helped buoy the market.

How often do comic book issues come out?

It depends. Right now popular comics get released every two weeks. But the regular schedule of almost every comic out there is a monthly issue unless stated otherwise, like Doomsday Clock which haves a bimonthly schedule.

Do comic book stores make money?

How does a comic book store make money? A comic book store makes money by purchasing comic books and and reselling them for a profit. You must know the fair market prices for rare comic books and you must buy them for less than the going prices in order to resell them for a profit.