Archives for 05/13/2011
Led by the top-selling Batman: The Dark Knight and Batman, Inc., which were back on the racks after a two-month absence, and a double-shipping Green Lantern, DC Comics’ periodical sales continued a slow recovery in February.
Notably, the February numbers also show modest increases across the rest of DC’s line-up. Maybe the company’s decision to cancel around 25% of its current ongoing titles and stick to a $ 2.99 price point is encouraging retailers, after all.
It’s been a while since we took a look at The New York Times’ Graphic Novel best sellers lists. Let’s take a peak shall we?
BTW, a bit more about Powernap, the webcomics collective we mentioned in the previous post. While it’s still in its early stages, members include Koren Shadmi, Raymond Sohn (TRUE CHUBBO, above and VERY NSFW) and Domitille Collardey, who is working on a new webcomic expected to launch in a few months. The site will be […]
Award-winning illustrator/cartoonist Koren Shadmi’s graphic novel IN THE FLESH was published by Random House in 2009. Now he’s working on a webcomic called THE ABADDON, which he describes as “Jean Paul Sartre meets Three’s Company” with humor and drama meeting existential dilemmas.
In spite of the dramatic international intrigue Sparkplug Comic Books and its affiliates faced at the Canadian border on the way to TCAF last weekend, we managed to simultaneously invade a whole other continent at Stockholm Sweden’s 11th Annual SPX Festival. Sparkplug was honored to be invited to the festival for the 3rd year in a row along with many other hella distinguished international guests.
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN writer Dan Slott attended the premiere of the NEW, revised, less Arachne Spider-Man musical last night, and he tweeted his review!