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The Daily LITG, 19th June 2019 -
We want to make it consistent for you and for your customers.  The bulk of the line will be $3.99, with new #1's and 8 to 10 core titles with top talent and top characters being priced at $4.99.  There will be exceptions for event books, one-shots, and anniversary books, but you will also see[...]
Marvel Comics Commits To The $3.99 Price Point
In Marvel's May 2024 solicits and solicitations, they have the following 32 pages comics (with between 20 and 22 pages of story) for $4.99 instead. Blood Hunt #2 Union Jack The Ripper #1 Vengeance Of The Moon Knight #5 Amazing Spider-Man #49 Ultimate Black Panther #4 Ultimate Spider-Man #5 Ultimate X-Men #3 Superior Spider-Man #7 Spider-Boy #7 What If Venom #4 Carnage #7 GODS #8 Wolverine #49 Fall Of[...]
32 Page $4,99 andn 40m Pa
Last month, Bleeding Cool reported that Marvel titles Amazing Spider-Man, Avengers, Wolverine, Immortal Thor, Captain America, Daredevil, Star Wars: Dark Droids, Star Wars, Darth Vader, Bounty Hunters, Doctor Aphra, and Obi-Wan were all making the jump from $3.99 32 page comics to $4.99 32 page comics in October. Well, they are doing it again in November[...]
Amazing Spider-Man, Avengers, Wolverine, Star Wars Are Now $4.99
And a number of books jumped up from September solicitations when they were listed as $3.99 for 32-page comic books to being $4.99 And that included the twice-monthly lead title Amazing Spider-Man, alongside Avangers, Thor and Scarlet Witch All the regular Star Wars comics also jumped from $3.99 to $4.99 as well. Amazing Spider-Man #33 and[...]
Why Is DC Comics Charging $4.99 For A 22-Page Superman Monthly Comic?
The new Superman #1 for 2023 had a thirty-page comic book story and cost $4.99 or $5.99 for a cardstock cover That's the standard price at DC Comics for an oversized comic book However, Superman #2, out next week, is also $4.99 or $5.99, but for a 22-page story And that seems to be the[...]
DC Comics Corrects Prices On $6 Joker and Batman
They then increased the price for The Joker #2 from $4.99 to $5.99. Previously DC Comics had been sticking to $4.99 for their 40-page comics with $5.99 for cardstock cover versions It looked like an across-the-board price change might be being trialled – or at least for the Batbooks Because in June, Batman #109 was also[...]
DC Comics Rises Price Of The Joker Monthly Comic To $6
$4.99 gets a 40-page comic but that will bring you around 30 story pages And a card-stock cover adds another dollar onto the top of that. With Infinite Frontier, DC Comics launched and reformatted a number of their comics with increased page counts Batman #106 and Joker #1 had comics with 22-page lead stories and an[...]
$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. Comic by me. $4.99 – and the ten most-read stories on[...]
Marvel Comics And The $4.99 20 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[...]
$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 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
Photos taken in the wild by Bleeding Cool reader Travis Pelkie… 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[...]
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 – $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[...]
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 – 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
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 $4.99 DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2 CLASSIFIED 9/10/2014 $3.99 DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3 CLASSIFIED 9/17/201 $3.99 DEATH OF WOLVERINE #4 CLASSIFIED 9/24/2014 $3.99 Well, we know the creators are Charles Soule and Steve McNiven[...]
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… and another[...]
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?
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
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[...]