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$4.99 &#8211 A Price Point Too Far The Daily LITG 30th July 2020

$4.99 – A Price Point Too Far? The Daily LITG, 30th July 2020

But how much are you willing to pay? The $4.99 comic book price point is causing ructions.. The Daily Lying In The Gutters, remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.[caption id="attachment_1243833" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Comic by me.[/caption] $4.99 - and the[...]

Marvel Comics And The $4.99 Twenty-Page Comic Book

Marvel Comics And The $4.99 Twenty-Page Comic Book

This is how Empyre #3, published today, was solicited, at $4.99. EMPYRE #3 (Of 6) AL EWING & DAN SLOTT (W) • VALERIO SCHITI (A) • Cover by JIM CHEUNG The tag-team action comes home! Wakanda is the battleground – as the Avengers and the FF unite to prevent a Vibranium-powered threat to all life as we know it! A[...]

Civil War II To Get Enhanced Covers For Your $5.99 And $4.99

Civil War II To Get Enhanced Covers For Your $5.99 And $4.99

Ah, it's like Silver Surfer #50 all over again. Or maybe Turok #1. or possible X-Men Prime. Civil War II has, it seemed, reached its stretch goal, and Marvel are adding metallic ink covers to the standard cover for each of the event comics' seven issues. Dubbed Power Metallic Gloss covers, each main cover to […]


$4.99 Vs. $3.99 Vs. $2.99 At Marvel In December

$4.99 Vs. $3.99 Vs. $2.99 At Marvel In December

In December there are ten titles from Marvel Comics priced at $4.99 Some are those are for overlong stories such as Secret Wars #9 and Totally Awesome Hulk #1 and an Annual of two.But some are the standard size comic with a back-up strip included, such as Guardians Of Infinity, and Howard The Duck.Everything else is[...]

Secret Wars #1 Gives You An Extra 16 Pages For Your 4.99

Secret Wars #1 Gives You An Extra 16 Pages For Your 4.99

Secret Wars #1 was solicited by Marvel Comics as a 40 page comic for $4.99 You can usually knock off 12 pages for covers, ads, backmatter and "previously seen on Buffy The Vampire Slayer" intros to find the full comic book page count So a 32 page Marvel comic gives you bout 20 pages and[...]

DC Comics Move To $4.99 On The Newsstand

DC Comics Move To $4.99 On The Newsstand

DC Comics newsstand issues of Detective Comics #39, Justice League United #9, Batman/Superman #19 and Batman #38.The comics are all $3.99 in comic stores, but $4.99 on the newsstand.It's not the first time that the newsstand price has been higher than the comic store price - but it has come before the comic[...]

In October 2014 The Average Price Of A Top Ten Comic Book Is $4.50

In October 2014, The Average Price Of A Top Ten Comic Book Is $4.50

And that's even with the bestseller, The Walking Dead selling $2.99.That's four at $4.99, one at $2.99, one at $5.99 and four at $3.99.In comparison, the average price of a top ten comic in October 2004 was $2.69, A 66% increase in price in ten years.In that time, the USA has experienced only 26% inflation[...]


Twelve Issues Of Batman For Less Than $16 A Year &#8211 $1.33 Each

Twelve Issues Of Batman For Less Than $16 A Year – $1.33 Each

Currently, Scott Snyder is in battle with DC Comics to get them to bring the price of Batman down from its newly announced price of $4.99 to its previous price of $3.99.But there are other options.Such as this subscription deal with twelve issues of Batman for $15.90, or $1.32 and a half cent each.That's whether[...]

DCs Batman Comic Jumps To Five Bucks An Issue

DC's Batman Comic Jumps To Five Bucks An Issue

To thirty pages of story each issue.And, as a result, the price of Batman by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, will be increasing from $3.99 to $4.99 (or $5.99 for the combo pack which includes a digital download code.)While superhero comics have jumped to that price point or beyond, for individual issues, this will be the[...]

Hawkeye #22 Jumps To $4.99 For Final Issue &#8211 Maybe Its Made Of Gold

Hawkeye #22 Jumps To $4.99 For Final Issue – Maybe It's Made Of Gold?

The word has come down that his final issue with David Aja is jumping from the original $2.99 price point of the series, past its current $3.99 to a whopping $4.99.Well, "El Dorado" does mean the golden one And it didn't do last week's Superior Spider-Man any harm, did it?But I'd expect quite a lot of[...]

The Death Of Wolverine #2 #3 And #4 Join The $4.99 Creep

The Death Of Wolverine #2, #3 And #4 Join The $4.99 Creep

These were the rather bare solicitations for September's The Death Of Wolverine from Marvel Comics.DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 CLASSIFIED Variant and sketch covers by Joe Quesada and Alex Ross, covers by Skottie Young, Deadpool variant 9/3/2014 $4.99DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2 CLASSIFIED 9/10/2014 $3.99DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3 CLASSIFIED 9/17/201 $3.99DEATH OF WOLVERINE #4 CLASSIFIED 9/24/2014 $3.99Well, we know the creators are Charles Soule and Steve McNiven[...]

Uncanny X-Men #25 Joins The $4.99 Club

Uncanny X-Men #25 Joins The $4.99 Club

VARIANT BY PHANTOM CITY CREATIVE ORIGINAL SIN tie-in! • Xavier’s greatest secret has been revealed! • Against such overwhelming power, will the X-Men succeed in holding the line? • Or will Xavier’s final “gift” to his children be their undoing. 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99 But just for those watching every penny, it's now been changed to a $4.99 comic..[...]

Jumps For Price Points On Nightcrawler And Original Sin

Jumps For Price Points On Nightcrawler And Original Sin

So it was a nice surprise for X-Men Legacy, renamed Nightcrawler, to return at a $2.99 price point.Which lasted all of a week.Now retailers have been told that it will actually be $3.99.Original Sin #0, originally solicited at $3.99 will be $4.99.And the final issue of Wolverine And The X-Men #42 will also rise from[...]

Will We See A $4.99 Price Point In 2014

Will We See A $4.99 Price Point In 2014?

And the best selling books for both DC and Marvel are $3.99.It can't have escaped anyone's notice that the $7.99 editions of Detective Comics, Amazing Spider-Man and the like topped the charts, with extra content.DC's digital-only titles have been shifting from 99 cents to $1.99 and still does well.And the All New Marvel NOW[...]

Marvel The $4.99 20 Page Comic And Amazon

Marvel, The $4.99 20 Page Comic And Amazon

With books such as Marvel's Wolverine And The X-Men HC collecting four issues of 20 page comics (rather than the seven issues on the Amazon's listing), shipping yesterday for a whopping $19.99, some readers are in revolt.Not so much the $3.99 twenty page comic, but four $4.99 twenty page comic in a stiff binder That's[...]