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18 Black Friday Comic Store Sales Across The USA – And Beyond
Here comes Black Friday – and here comes a host of US stores running Black Friday sales! is there one near you? Golden Apple, 7018 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038 (323) 658-6047 Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046 Impulse Creations, 8228 E 61st St, Ste 121, Tulsa, OK  74133-1921 This year, we'll be open extended hours in our[...]
So How Did Titan's Doctor Who Comics Sell Over 100,000 Each?
The publisher announced the news at the Retailer Lunch presentation, held by Diamond Comic Distributors… They then tweeted the news. 100,000 copies of #DoctorWho comics sold to retailers – who's excited for Doctor Who Comics Day tomorrow?! — Titan Comics (@ComicsTitan) July 25, 2014 Yesterday, Diamond released sales statistics that have The Eleventh Doctor #1 tagged at 34.80 and[...]
Want To Work In Comics? Dynamite Has Two Positions, Sales And Bookkeeping…
Well, here are a couple of options, courtesy of New Jersey-based Dynamite Comics. Sales Summary of Position: Dynamite is currently seeking an experienced salesperson familiar with comic book related material.  No off site applications will be considered. Job Requirements: 3+ years experience in the comic book field. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Organizational and time-management skills to prioritize workload to[...]
Comic Book Boxing Day Sales Around The World (UPDATE)
Mostly restricted to Commonwealth countries, there's a few incursions into the USA as well… Amazon has Boxing Day sales on its UK website, and on its Canadian site, while on its USA site, the rather less exciting-sounding End Of Year Sales. Feel free to let us know of any other bargains around the place.[...]
John Layman Sees Drop In Chew Sales, Wonders If It's Stayed Too Long (Updated)
CHEW sales way up CHEW now going to issue #74! — Slow News Day Layman (@themightylayman) December 18, 2013   As you can see he even changed his title to "Slow News Day Layman"… It's after the middle of December, John… of course it's a slow news day. Rob Guillory and John Layman's Chew took off like a rocket[...]
ComiXology Sales This Week – Saga Rules The World
Louis Falcetti looks at the in-App iTunes ComiXology statistics for sales… around the world! This week's comiXology charts are much more interesting than they've been in the past Why is that you probably ask Well allow me to probably answer you There was a time not too long ago when a new issue of The Walking[...]
More Uncanny Avengers Art – And How To Make It Pay
That comic had an estimated North American order of over 180,000, which means we're looking at over 200,000 including UK sales If every store goes for that deal, which will reduce the cost of ordering a copy by around 40%. But there are other options for retailers who don't want to commit quite so hard, with[...]
Will Uncanny Avengers #1 Outsell Walking Dead #100?
Uncanny Avengers is the launch book of the Marvel NOW relaunch, featuring a number of X-Men and Avengers teammates together. Already, with around a week of sales left before Marvel set a print run, it is beating Avengers Vs X-Men #1 for sales… But the big prize is if it can hit the Walking Dead #100[...]
ComiXology, VAT And Sales Tax
In Britain, any kind of reading material, from the Bible to pornography, is exempt from sales tax As long as it's in print. Digital editions however receive the full whack of Value Added Tax, recently increased by the current government from 15% to 20% Unlike America, tax payment is integrated into the shelf prices, so you[...]
Walking Dead #100 Heading To Be Number One Book In July?
San Diego may as well become a Walking Dead Con. Talking to those both attending the show and not, I'm getting the picture that sales on this comic will be a monster The five variant covers seems to be being ordered in the same quantites as Walking Dead #99 Each. Which, if you add it all up,[...]
Tuesday Runaround With Lots Of Good Stuff
The endlessly inventive mind of writer Alex Garland and the frenetic vision of director Pete Travis bring DREDD to life as a futuristic neo-noir action film that returns the celebrated character to the dark, visceral incarnation from John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra's revered comic strip. Finally…Publishers Weekly publishes BookScan graphic novel bestseller lists with actual numbers | The[...]
Numbercrunching Supercrooks
In an industry where we usually have to make estimates based on released data, this gives us some hard figures for titles higher up the chart and therefore more statistically significant. Mark Millar posts that pre-orders for Supercrooks #1 totalled 59,600. The chart position of the comic (51st) would indicate (based on X-Factor sales holding steady month[...]
Avengers Vs X-Men #1 Advance Orders To Top 200,000
It looks like Justice League is about to lose its streak of number one sales Not only is Jim Lee away from the book for a few issues, but Avengers Vs X-Men #1 is coming through, and I hear from reliable industry sources that it orders are expected to top 200,000 this weekend I can't[...]
Further Numbercrunching DC Comics And Marvel In September 2011
But some have pointed out that despite the millions in publicity both spent and earned, as well as the natural sales bump from a first issue, DC have only just pipped Marvel. But it's not quite as easy as that. First, consider that DC published around sixty single comic books in September Marvel, over a hundred. Second, I[...]
Hack/Slash Trending Upwards
It jumped over the eight thousand mark. The usual assumption is that after a first issue of a comic, there is an attrition of sales unles some kind of special event draws readers back to the book This doesn't to be the case here The comic is putting on sales. And now Hack/Slash has a new issue[...]
Ten Comic Book Bargains In The Sales (UPDATE)
Here's a few comic book bargains seen in the wild in this season of sales… tell me your best spots – and buys – and we'll add them! The Babysitter Collection at Slave Labor Graphics for 83% off Moon Knight: God and Country at Comics N More in Canada for 95% off Locas II: Maggie, Hopey And Ray[...]