David Harper explains what made him bring the website back, creating a subscription revenue model, and why Heidi was right.
More looks back, predictions…and a preiew of a new graphic biogrpahy of Stephen Hawking.
§ Nice art: For Election Day, let’s flash back to Transmetropolitan’s election, one of the best long running political stories of 90s comics – how innocent those days were. § Artist Sean Chen’s instagram of a squirrel putting on a Halloween mask went viral because…you don’t often see a squirrel putting on a mask. Seriously how […]
News books, old books, and an alligator at a comic con.
Comcis periodical sales are either stagnant or stable depending on how you like your glass.
It’s that time! We’re kicking off 2018 with our annual survey of creators, journalist, retailers and other comics industry insiders for their look back at 2017, their predictions for 2018 – and along the way a lot of previews and news about what’s coming in 2018. Our enormous thanks for all who participated this year; […]
More pundits and creators weigh in on where they see the comics industry going, what inspires them and maybe a hint of news or two.
If you’re ready to take a breather from the comic book culture wars, a couple of articles this week examined various vital aspects of comic book sales. CBNC pointed out what we’ve been saying here on and on for years, with the succinctly titled Comic books buck trend as print and digital sales flourish, and they […]
Being in comics is great, it’s a golden era, new readers, yadda yadda. But this golden era is mostly the product of people slaving away at drawing boards and computers for long hours and a meagre living. And now here are some numbers to prove it. David Harper, formerly of Multiversity, has just launched […]
Out with the old, in with the new? As we’ve been reporting, October comics sales were pretty damn massive. It’s the culmination of a year that started a little rocky but has blossomed as new trends blew into town behind a strong trade wind. Multiversity’s David Harper has the much needed big think piece on what’s happening complete with CHARTS. First he points out that The Big Two are still the big two: