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Brian K Vaughan And Marcos Martin's The Private Eye Hit Six Figures, In Sales And Dollars


With its eight issue published today, the digtal pay-what-you-want comic The Private Eye by Bryan K Vaughan, Marcos Martin and Muntsa Vicente has hit sales of "well into "six figures in total – and in revenue. Which means each issue, on average that's at least 15,000 downloads an issue – and more importantly $15,000 in revenue an issue. And likely to be considerably more. Given a lack of printing distribution – or indeed digital distribution through the likes of ComiXology – means it's making the creative team much more money than most comic books.

After the digital Cloud "bursts," all of our darkest secrets are revealed for the entire world to see, and America quickly renews its love affair with privacy. Set in an inevitable future where we'll ALL have secret identities, our mystery follows an unlicensed private investigator on the most important case of his life.

The Private Eye is not just a one off for the Panel Syndicate digital distribution, as they plan to announce their second series soon from "a very surprising creator"…


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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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