X-O Manowar #1 Actually Sold 90,000, More Than Any Other Indie Comic In 2017

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Both ICV2 and ComicChron estimated sales of X-O Manowar #1 at around 60,000, noting that the reported sale has 10% knocked off because it was made returnable and retailers could return unsold quantities.

The common complaint from publishers is that these estimates are constantly wrong. But publishers rarely actually release sales numbers.

At the Valiant Summit, happening right now, they announced that, actually, sales were north of 90,000.

Check out all of the announcements from the Valiant Summit here.

About 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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