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By 2014, that rate of growth was leveling off — but in January 2015 another shot of adrenaline hit, with Marvel getting Star Wars, which added more than million to the Direct Market that year on its own.
Retailers ordered 6.95 million comic books in July, two and a half million copies fewer than last July, when the Rebirth comics were returnable.
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The overall Direct Market stands at 2.21 million, which is around where it was in 2014 at this time, before Star Wars returned to Marvel.
It is also off 8.69% year to date, which (as you'll see in the graphic much further below) puts it at the lowest position it’s been at in the month of July relative to the previous year since we got the data necessary to calculate changes in overall comics and graphic novel sales in 20. More periodical comics have been ordered through July in 2017 than in the year to date for every year of this century up to and including 2014.