DC Comics Holding The Line At…$3.99 Newsstand?


Grayson is the new DC comic, relaunching Nightwing as an international spy working for Spyder, as well as Batman. It is a $2.99 comic book in comic stores and the readers are grateful for that.


But on the newsstand as these photos demonstrate, it is instead a $3.99 comic.

This appears to be the same trick Marvel played with their newsstand comics, making them all $3.99 even when they were $2.99 instore – before withdrawing them all together.

That's in the US of course. Here, just because I can, is how the American superhero comics appear in UK newsagents courtesy of Panini and Titan Comics…

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