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Comic Book Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Digital, Non-Digital), By Format (Hard Copy, E-Books, Audiobooks), By Genre (Science-Fiction, Manga, Superhero, Non-fiction), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2022 - 2030

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  • 84 Pages
  • November 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Grand View Research
  • ID: 5702166
The global comic book market is expected to reach USD 17.52 billion by 2030., expanding at a CAGR of 10.5% from 2022 to 2030. Comic book have persisted through decades of change in mediums of entertainment. Kids around the world have grown up reading comics like Tintin, Asterix, Spiderman, and Teen Titans, is accelerating the market growth. Moreover, considering the massive fan base of giants like Marvel Comics and DC Comics, it is safe to say that most people have grown up reading comics at one point or another.

The rising popularity of comic events across the globe is propelling the market growth. Over the years, the convention has hosted an incredible variety of comic book and book publishers. Comic-Con International has continuously introduced various artists and their work to a wider public for more than 45-year. The popularity of comic cons has accelerated the sales of comic book and graphic novels, and the trend is anticipated to continue in the coming years.

The digital segment is projected to expand at the fastest CAGR over the forecast period. This growth is expected to accelerate due to one of the interesting benefits of e-books is that they are environmentally friendly. These book are written and published without the power consumed by printing presses, and are delivered without fueled transport services. Moreover, these are created paper, adhesive, and ink-free is expected to propel the market growth over the forecast period.

The manga segment is projected to grow with fastest CAGR over the forecast period. The growing number of younger readers discovering manga through watching anime on streaming channels such as Netflix or Crunchyroll is accelerating the market growth. According to Viz Media, an American manga publisher, anime distributor, and entertainment company, manga sales grew by about 43% in 2020. When compared to the same period in 2020,

Asia Pacific held the largest market share in 2021. The growing acceptance of comics among people has been significantly influenced by the growth in popularity of comic events like Comic-Con. As more movies and animated series are produced, the popularity of superhero comic brands is steadily growing, which is expected to support the Comic Book market expansion in this region over the forecast period.

Companies in the market are focusing on strategies such as mergers and acquisitions in order to gain market share and increase their service footprint. In January 2021, Dark Horse Media, the parent company of Dark Horse Comics, was purchased by Swedish gaming company Embracer Group, which was completed in March 2022. This acquisition strengthens its transmedia capabilities by adding expertise in content development, comics publishing, and film & TV production.

Comic Book Market Report Highlights

  • Non-Digital was valued at USD 5.27 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 11.77 billion by 2030. printed book offered a more unique and fulfilling reading experience than e-books to the consumers, this is favoring the growth of the market
  • Audiobooks segment is expected to witness substantial growth over the forecast period with a CAGR of 13.1% from 2022 to 2030. The growing popularity of audiobooks coincides with the rise of podcasts and shows an increasing thirst for audio content, are the key factors driving the growth of audiobooks segment
  • North American region was valued a USD 1.19 billion in 2021 and is expected to register a CAGR of 9.8% over the forecast period. The growth in the region is majorly attributed to the rising popularity and acceptance of comic book by U.S. readers


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Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Comic Book Market

What is the estimated value of the Global Comic Book Market?

The Global Comic Book Market was estimated to be valued at $7.79 Billion in 2022.

What is the growth rate of the Global Comic Book Market?

The growth rate of the Global Comic Book Market is 10.5%, with an estimated value of $17.52 Billion by 2030.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Comic Book Market?

The Global Comic Book Market is estimated to be worth $17.52 Billion by 2030.

Who are the key companies in the Global Comic Book Market?

Key companies in the Global Comic Book Market include Marvel Comics, Dc Comics, Inc., Image Comics, Idw Publishing, Dark Horse Comics, Shogakukan, Hakusensha, Shueisha Inc. and Panini.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Methodology and Scope
1.1. Market Segmentation & Scope
1.2. Market Definition
1.3. Information Procurement
1.3.1. Purchased Database
1.3.2. Internal Database
1.3.3. Secondary Sources & Third-Party Perspectives
1.3.4. Primary Research
1.4. Information Analysis
1.4.1. Data Analysis Models
1.5. Market Formulation & Data Visualization
1.6. Data Validation & Publishing
Chapter 2. Executive Summary
2.1. Market Outlook
2.2. Type Outlook
2.3. Format Outlook
2.4. Genre Outlook
2.5. Regional Outlook
Chapter 3. Comic Book Market Variables, Trends & Scope
3.1. Market Introduction
3.2. Penetration & Growth Prospect Mapping
3.3. Impact of COVID-19 on Comic Book Market
3.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.4.1. Sales/Retail Channel Analysis
3.4.2. Profit Margin Analysis
3.5. Market Dynamics
3.5.1. Market Driver Analysis
3.5.2. Market Restraint Analysis
3.5.3. Industry Challenges
3.5.4. Industry Opportunities
3.6. Business Environment Analysis
3.6.1. Industry Analysis - Porter’s
3.6.1.1. Supplier Power
3.6.1.2. Buyer Power
3.6.1.3. Substitution Threat
3.6.1.4. Threat from New Entrant
3.6.1.5. Competitive Rivalry
3.7. Roadmap of Comic Book Market
3.8. Market Entry Strategies
Chapter 4. Consumer Behavior Analysis
4.1. Demographic Analysis
4.2. Consumer Trends and Preferences
4.3. Factors Affecting Buying Decision
4.4. Consumer Type Adoption
4.5. Observations & Recommendations
Chapter 5. Comic Book Market: Type Estimates & Trend Analysis
5.1. Type Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2021 & 2030
5.2. Digital
5.2.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
5.3. Non-Digital
5.3.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
Chapter 6. Comic Book Market: Format Estimates & Trend Analysis
6.1. Format Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2021 & 2030
6.2. Hard Copy
6.2.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
6.3. E-Book
6.3.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
6.4. Audiobooks
6.4.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
Chapter 7. Comic Book Market: Genre Estimates & Trend Analysis
7.1. Genre Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2021 & 2030
7.2. Science-Fiction
7.2.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
7.3. Manga
7.3.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
7.4. Superhero
7.4.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
7.5. Non-fiction
7.5.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
7.6. Others
7.6.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
Chapter 8. Comic Book Market: Regional Estimates & Trend Analysis
8.1. Regional Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2021 & 2030
8.2. North America
8.2.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.2.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.2.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.2.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.2.5. U.S.
8.2.5.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.2.5.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.2.5.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.2.5.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.2.6. Canada
8.2.6.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.2.6.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.2.6.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.2.6.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3. Europe
8.3.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.5. U.K.
8.3.5.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.5.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.5.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.5.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.6. Germany
8.3.6.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.6.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.6.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.6.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.7. France
8.3.7.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.7.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.7.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.3.7.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4. Asia Pacific
8.4.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.5. China
8.4.5.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.5.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.5.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.5.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.6. Japan
8.4.6.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.6.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.6.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.6.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.7. India
8.4.7.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.7.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.7.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.4.7.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.5. Central & South America
8.5.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.5.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.5.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.5.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.5.5. Brazil
8.5.5.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.5.5.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.5.5.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.5.5.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.6. Middles East & Africa
8.6.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.6.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.6.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.6.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.6.5. South Africa
8.6.5.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.6.5.2. Market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.6.5.3. Market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8.6.5.4. Market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
Chapter 9. Competitive Analysis
9.1. Key global players, recent developments & their impact on the industry
9.2. Key Company/Competition Categorization (Key innovators, Market leaders, Emerging players)
9.3. Vendor Landscape
9.3.1. Key company market share analysis, 2021
Chapter 10. Company Profiles
10.1. Marvel Comics
10.1.1. Company Overview
10.1.2. Financial Performance
10.1.3. Type Benchmarking
10.1.4. Strategic Initiatives
10.2. DC Comics, Inc.
10.2.1. Company Overview
10.2.2. Financial Performance
10.2.3. Type Benchmarking
10.2.4. Strategic Initiatives
10.3. Image Comics
10.3.1. Company Overview
10.3.2. Financial Performance
10.3.3. Type Benchmarking
10.3.4. Strategic Initiatives
10.4. IDW Publishing
10.4.1. Company Overview
10.4.2. Financial Performance
10.4.3. Type Benchmarking
10.4.4. Strategic Initiatives
10.5. Dark Horse Comics
10.5.1. Company Overview
10.5.2. Financial Performance
10.5.3. Type Benchmarking
10.5.4. Strategic Initiatives
10.6. Shogakukan
10.6.1. Company Overview
10.6.2. Financial Performance
10.6.3. Type Benchmarking
10.6.4. Strategic Initiatives
10.7. Hakusensha
10.7.1. Company Overview
10.7.2. Financial Performance
10.7.3. Type Benchmarking
10.7.4. Strategic Initiatives
10.8. Shueisha Inc.
10.8.1. Company Overview
10.8.2. Financial Performance
10.8.3. Type Benchmarking
10.8.4. Strategic Initiatives
10.9. Tokyopop
10.9.1. Company Overview
10.9.2. Financial Performance
10.9.3. Type Benchmarking
10.9.4. Strategic Initiatives
10.10. Panini
10.10.1. Company Overview
10.10.2. Financial Performance
10.10.3. Type Benchmarking
10.10.4. Strategic Initiatives
List of Tables
1. Comic Book market - Driving factor market analysis
2. Comic Book market - Restraint factor market analysis
3. Global comic book market estimates and forecast, for digital, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
4. Global comic book market estimates and forecast, for non-digital, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
5. Global comic book market estimates and forecast, through hard copy, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
6. Global comic book market estimates and forecast, through e-book, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
7. Global comic book market estimates and forecast, through audiobook, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
8. Global comic book market estimates and forecast, by science-fiction, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
9. Global comic book market estimates and forecast, by manga, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
10. Global comic book market estimates and forecast, by superhero, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
11. Global comic book market estimates and forecast, by non-fiction, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
12. Global comic book market estimates and forecast, by others, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
13. North America comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
14. North America comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
15. North America comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
16. North America comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
17. U.S. comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
18. U.S. comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
19. U.S. comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
20. U.S. comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
21. Canada comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
22. Canada comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
23. Canada comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
24. Canada comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
25. Europe comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
26. Europe comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
27. Europe comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
28. Europe comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
29. U.K. comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
30. U.K. comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
31. U.K. comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
32. U.K. comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
33. Germany comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
34. Germany comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
35. Germany comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
36. Germany comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
37. France comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
38. France comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
39. France comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
40. France comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
41. Asia Pacific comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
42. Asia Pacific comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
43. Asia Pacific comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
44. Asia Pacific comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
45. China comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
46. China comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
47. China comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
48. China comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
49. Japan comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
50. Japan comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
51. Japan comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
52. Japan comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
53. India comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
54. India comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
55. India comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
56. India comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
57. Central & South America comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
58. Central & South America comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
59. Central & South America comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
60. Central & South America comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
61. Brazil comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
62. Brazil comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
63. Brazil comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
64. Brazil comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
65. Middle East & Africa comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
66. Middle East & Africa comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
67. Middle East & Africa comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
68. Middle East & Africa comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
69. South Africa comic book market estimates and forecast, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
70. South Africa comic book market estimates and forecast, by type, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
71. South Africa comic book market estimates and forecast, by format, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
72. South Africa comic book market estimates and forecast, by genre, 2017 - 2030 (USD Million)
73. Company categorization
List of Figures
1. Comic Book market segmentation
2. Information procurement
3. Primary research pattern
4. Primary research approaches
5. Primary research process
6. Comic Book market - Penetration & growth prospect mapping, by type
7. Comic Book market - Value chain analysis
8. Comic Book market: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
9. Comic Book market: Roadmap
10. Comic Book market: Type revenue share (%) analysis, 2019 & 2027
11. Comic Book market: Format revenue share (%) analysis, 2019 & 2027
12. Comic Book market: Genre revenue share (%) analysis, 2019 & 2027
13. Comic Book market: Regional share (%) analysis, 2021 & 2030
14. Comic Book market: Estimated company market share (%) analysis, 2021

Companies Mentioned

  • Marvel Comics
  • Dc Comics, Inc.
  • Image Comics
  • Idw Publishing
  • Dark Horse Comics
  • Shogakukan
  • Hakusensha
  • Shueisha Inc.
  • Tokyopop
  • Panini

Methodology

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