DC Comics – Contrasting One Point With Another

There’s a very mean thing The Daily Show does. Where they take a comment someone once said and contrast it with something they, or their association says now, that completely contradicts the original statement. It’s mean, it’s out of context, and it’s completely unnecessary.

Naturally, we love it.

Just as comparing DC executive John Rood in 2011…

To be clear – DC is not a market-share-chaser.  If we were, we would not be creating a quality lasting direction across a controlled number of titles.  We would instead be flooding the market with over 200 titles a month, changing your prices with abandon, killing off a character every quarter or so, and/or randomly announcing decimal-pointed event-ish thingies.  We haven’t.

To the covers issue numbers of September’s Villain Month from DC Comics.

dc

Oh yes, and as we said, they all appear to be $3.99…

bb9b15cfgtheline_ad-350x273

So it does look like DC might do better in September on dollar marketshare. The price will go back down in October for the $2.99 books… but how will that affect digital titles, which don’t have the “special” covers?

Purgatori04CovARuffino

Process Art For Purgatori #4 Featuring Javier Garcia-Miranda’s Pencils

LegenderryVampi01CovABenite

Exclusive First Look Inside Legenderry: Vampirella

Rocket1

Section 9 Is Making A Life-Size Rocket Statue

UNITY_013_COVER_CAFU

A Renegade Stands Against The United – Preview For Unity #13

Final Fantasy XV Gets A Ludicrous And Beautiful New Story Trailer

GIJoe

GI Joe Artist Robert Atkins To Draw America’s Army

Now You Can Shoot Fireballs From Your Wrists

Previews Of Valiant Next – And How Hard The Covers Will Be To Find

Rendel – The First Finnish Superhero Movie

l

“Pretty Much Everyone Hates It” – The Marvel Experience In Scottsdale, Arizona