Who are sales reps and what do they do?
Amazon.com currently many Fantastic Four digital collections priced at $FREE! This includes all of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby’s legendary run on title as well as John Byrne’s and Walt Simonson’s classic runs on the series. Here are all the titles you can get for FREE on Amazon right now: Fantastic Four Masterworks Volumes 1 […]
You’re so bloated with turkey that all you can do is fitfully scroll on your phone or computer and dream of what you’re gonna buy for Black Friday. With that in mind, here are some deals and sales you should check out. Comixology is having an ongoing series of Cyber Week deals, including a Viz […]
Amazon says those comics are on sale, but are they really?
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, The Boys and the Bojefferies Saga, among other things
Though the announcement to test-sell comics may come as a surprise to many, in some ways it does make sense as the company has had some past-experience when it comes to printed media. Up until 2004, bookseller Barnes & Noble had control of Gamestop, after which the latter became its own company.
“Five years ago, Marvel was in charge, and they ruled everything I did as a retailer. It was ‘Marvel first.’ Now, they are the bastard children of the industry. I’ve lost probably 25% of my comic readership because 25% of my Marvel fans got tired of my higher cover prices, the non-sequitur storylines, the almost incomprehensible X-Men this and that… Marvel has done nothing to drive the industry towards us.”
The second week of the sale and the numbers on new release TPBs jumped. Some titles may have sold 8 times as many downloads as there were print copies ordered into the Direct Market.
Get comfortable for a few different threads to come together. The fireworks are starting early this year. You know how it’s become a custom in recent years for retailers to link to their best sellers of the previous? It’s January and it’s started. The first one I’ve seen is from Challengers Comics + Conversation in […]
I’ve recently had a few conversations about what kind of comics sell at Image and more specifically WHO sells at Image. I think we’ve all heard the narrative of Image -> Marvel -> Image and then you start really making some money at Image after doing some work at Marvel. So I took the Comichron […]