Numbercrunching DC September 2011 Solicitations

Numbercrunching DC September 2011 Solicitations Numbercrunching DC's 2011 solicitations, looking at all original DCU-related titles, but excluding licensed, Vertigo and MAD publications.

The price per page is higher than usual, at 15.4 cents a pages but that's skewed by the Lee Bermejo Batman Noel hardcover. Without it, the price per page would by 14.8 cents.

Also worth noting that even with the DC Relaunch, the kids books are unaffected. There's relatively quite a bit of DC and Vertugo original graphic novel, hardover and paperback activity this month too. Christmas is on the way…

September 2011: 56 books – 51 titles at $2.99 (20 pages of story), 4 titles at $3.99 (30 pages of story), 1 at $22.99 (100 pages of story).

Complete cost: $191.44 for 1240 pages of story content (15.4 cents a page)

December 2010: 56 books – 33 titles at $2.99 (22 pages of   story),  12     titles at $3.99 (30 pages of story) 8 titles at $3.99 (22   pages of      story) 2 titles at $3.99 (44 pages of story), 1 title at  $5.99  (80      pages of story)

Complete cost: $192.44 for 1430 pages of story (13.5 cents a page)

January 2011: 56 books – 52 titles at 2.99 (20 pages of story), 4 titles at 3.99 (30 pages of story)

Complete cost: $171.44 for 1160 pages of story content. (14.8 cents a page)

February 2011: 62 books – 58 titles at 2.99 (20 pages of story), 3 titles     at 3.99 (30 pages of story), 1 title at $5.99 (70 pages of story)

Complete cost: $191.38 for 1320 pages of story content. (14.5 cents a page)

March 2011: 56  books – 51 titles at $2.99 (20 pages of story), 3 titles     at $3.99 (30 pages of story), 2 titles at $4.99 (40 pages of story)

Complete cost: $174.44 for 1190 pages of story content. (14.65 cents a page)

Numbercrunching DC September 2011 SolicitationsApril 2011: 58 books – 47 titles at $2.99 (20 pages of story), 4  titles    at $3.99 (30 pages of story), 2 titles at $4.99 (36 pages of  story),  2    titles at $4.99 (44 pages of story), 1 title at $5.99 (84 pages of    story), 1 title at $5.99 (68 pages of story)

Complete cost: $190.43 for 1372 pages of story content (13.9 cents a page)

May 2011: 58 books – 56 titles at $2.99 (20 pages of story),2  titles  at $3.99 (30 pages of story),

Complete cost: $175.42 for 1180 pages of story content (14.9 cents a page)

June 2011:  67 books – 64 titles at $2.99 (20 pages of story),2  titles  at $3.99 (30 pages of story), 1 at $5.99 (70 pages of story)

Complete cost: $205.33 for 1410 pages of story content (14.6 cents a page)

July 2011:  69 books – 59 titles at $2.99 (20 pages of story),2    titles  at $3.99 (30 pages of story), 7 at $4.99 (46 pages of story) and   1 at $24.99 (144 pages of story).

Complete cost: $244.31 for 1706 pages of story content (14.3 cents a page)

August 2011:  75 books – 57 titles at $2.99 (20 pages of story), 5   titles  at $3.99 (30 pages of story), 12 at $4.99 (22 pages of new story) and  1 at $5.99 (72 pages of story).

Complete cost: $256.25 for 1646 pages of story content (15.6 cents a page)

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