Courtesy of Comics Place. The front cover art for Asterix and the Picts, out in three weeks, the first Asterix book not to be drawn by Albert Uderzo, with a print run in French alone of two million, now expected to sell out on the first week of sale.
There was a lot of fuss over Infinity #1 having a total undiscounted revenue of over a million dollars. On this one print in this one language alone, Asterix and the Picts will bring in thirty million dollars this year.
It’s all a matter of scale.