Overview

IBISWorld’s Comic Book Publishing Industry Research Report offers insight into the market at the national level. Our analysis highlights macro trends in the overall sector and the micro trends faced by companies that do business in the Comic Book Publishing industry. Our five-year outlook forecasts explain how the market is set to change and the product segments that will drive growth.

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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Comic books are largely considered a form of discretionary entertainment; therefore, revenue for the industry suffered over the past five years as consumer incomes fell during the recession. Since 2012, however, publishers have benefited not only from rising disposable incomes, but also from the shift to digital book formats and demand from movie theaters. The industry will continue growing through the next five years, but competition from other forms of entertainment is forecast to intensify...

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What is the Comic Book Publishing industry?

This industry publishes comic books, graphic novels and related magazines. Industry operators include well-known companies like DC and Marvel, as well as independent comic and graphic novel publishers. The industry does not include revenue from online-only publishers or from licensing agreements for movies and merchandise...

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Industry Products

Major products in this industry
Superhero comic books
Science fiction comic books
Fantasy comic books
Other comic books
 

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Industry Globalization

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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  • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
  • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
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  • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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  • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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