Comic Book Market Statistics 2027

In 2020, the global comic book market size was $ 3,865.7 million and is expected to reach $ 4,840.8 million by the end of 2027, with a CAGR of 3.3% in 2021-2027. A comic book also referred to as a comic book magazine or simply a comic book, is a publication that consists of comic book art in the form of sequential side-by-side panels that depict individual scenes. The panels are often accompanied by descriptive prose and a written narrative, usually dialogues contained in word bubbles emblematic of the comic book art form.

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Key trends in the comic book market

Growing consumer demand for graphic novels is expected to drive the market growth. The increasing recreational reading of articles and periodicals by people is essentially driving the demand for comics. They come in a variety of genres including action, drama, science, history, spirituality, and others. In the construction of storytelling articles and reviews, behavioral sciences play an essential role. The use of attractive photos and art designs by content creators helps increase the focus of the client’s attention on the storytelling copy.

Additionally, video game companies frequently use comics to educate and engage users with their most recent versions of video games. As a result, the comic book market is fueled by the booming video game industry.

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Comics Market Share Analysis

Geographically, Asia-Pacific has the largest market, which was about 41.26% of the global market in 2019, while North America and Europe was about 28.36%, 22.73%.

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Comic Book Market Segmentation By Type
• Physical comic
• Digital comic

By types, major comics include physical comics and digital comics. Physical comics are the most used and accounted for around 89.90% of total sales in 2019.

Comic Book Market Segment by Application
• Retail store
• Library
• Sold online
By applications, comics are mainly sold in retail stores, bookstores and online sales. And the bookstore was the most used area, accounting for around 49.01% of the total in 2019.

By region
North America
• United States
• Canada
Asia Pacific
• China
• Japan
• South Korea
• India
• South East Asia
• Australia
• Rest of Asia-Pacific
• Germany
• France
• UK.
• Italy
• Russia
• The Nordic countries
• The rest of Europe
Latin America
• Mexico
• Brazil
• Rest of Latin America
Middle East and Africa
• Turkey
• Saudi Arabia
• United Arab Emirates
• Rest of the MEA

Some of the major companies in the comic book market are:
• Warner Bros – Warner Bros includes DC Comics, DC Comics, Inc. is an American comic book publisher and the flagship unit of DC Entertainment, which is part of Warner Bros. Global Brands and Experiences, which is a subsidiary of WarnerMedia Studios of AT&T & Networks.
• The Walt Disney Company – Disney Comics was a comic book publishing company owned by The Walt Disney Company from 1990 to 1993. It is now a label of Disney Publishing Worldwide. It was related to WD Publications, Inc., a Walt Disney Company company that published “Disney Comics” during this period. Disney Comics was founded in 1990 by WD Publications, Inc. so The Walt Disney Company did not have to depend on outside publishers like Gladstone Publishing. Prior to 1990, Disney in the United States only licensed Disney comics to other publishers.
• Hakusensha – Hakusensha, Inc. is a publishing house based in Japan. The company’s headquarters are in Chiyoda, Tokyo. The company primarily publishes manga magazines and is engaged in game development, original video animation, music, and animated television series.

Other major companies discussed in the Comic Book Market report include:
• Illustrated comics
• IDW Edition
• Boom! Studios
• Shueisha
• Shogakukan
• Kodansha
• Future editions of Kadokawa
• Akita Shoten
• Futabasha
• Casterman
• Cinebook.

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