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Brett Schenker

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A video game playing, comic book reading, pop culture loving, political consultant, Brett runs the website Graphic Policy which mixes comics & politics and works day to day in the political realm. You can follow him on Twitter at @bhschenker or @graphicpolicy

Demo-Graphics: Perespolis, Fun Home and Blankets Popular With Women

How does gender break down for some of the more popular "indie" graphic novels versus mainstream graphic novels vs the average? And it's clear, there's a difference. Taking 17 various graphic novels (and if folks add suggestions in comments, I'll be happy to add upon this) I looked at men and women who were fans in the United States. I tried to stick to actual graphic novels, or books that have been long out of print and thus a complete graphic novel is how it's now consumed.

Market Research Says 46.67% of Comic Fans are Female

While we don’t have any market research, the eyes don’t lie. If you go to conventions and comic book stores, more and more female...

Demographics: Wonder Woman Around the World

With the announcement of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman by Warner Bros., I wondered just how popular is Wonder Woman around the world and...

Demographics: Comics Readers Almost 45% Women Now and How Publishers Stack...

At the beginning of each month I take a survey of all of the self-identifying comic fans on Facebook, looking at the changes from...

Facebook Demographics: Different Publishers, Different Fans

For all of these posts I've tried to instill the idea that there isn't a simple comic fan. While it might mostly be men,...

Facebook Demographics: Female Characters Beget Female Fans

Much has been made over this past week over Marvel's announcement about a new Ms. Marvel. The usual nutwings took to the internet to...

Facebook Demographics: The Walking Dead, Not All Media Are Created Equal

by Brett Schenker The Walking Dead is a cultural phenomenon. The property regularly breaks records, whether it's television ratings, print runs and sell-outs in comics,...

Facebook Demographics: Even More Data Now Available Means More Info On...

  Just as you get things rolling, Facebook goes and updates how I get all of the data when it comes to looking at demographics....

Facebook Demographics: What do digital comic readers look like?

During New York Comic Con, comiXology released an infographic with some of the funnier details from their recent user survey. While the exact numbers and results weren't released, some nuggets slipped out about who exactly their digital comic customer is.