Batman crushed it in December, but holiday sales were off by quite a bit.
Despite claims the comics industry is dying, sales were flat for the year.
Runs of several popular titles
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Amazing Spider-Man #800 practically shipped with 800 covers. How many is too many?
This is the third season of a column that judges a book by its cover. Catch up on the current season here, or view the complete archive. I forking love textless covers. Can’t get enough of them! So when Image Comics announced they were doing a series of textless variant covers as part of a […]
Diamond just released its February sales charts, and the year-to-year comparisons were awful – although perhaps not to be taken seriously, see below. But even from January, sales dipped about 6% for combined graphic novel and periodical sales. Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1 was the #1 periodical, while Saga Vol. 8 held up its […]
§ Nice art: Well actually Why Art?, a new book from the great Eleanor Davis coming out from Fantagraphics next year: What is “Art”? It’s widely accepted that art serves an important function in society. But the concept falls under such an absurdly large umbrella and can manifest in so many different ways. Art can […]