Speculator Corner: Red Spike Launches Rainbow Week At Image

Posted by May 3, 2011 Comment

It’s Tuesday. Tomorrow is Wednesday. And there are two new Image issue one titles coming out.

Of late there has been massive speculator interest over new Image comics, as a result of Walking Dead, Chew, Morning Glories,Skullkickers, 27, Butcher Baker, Green Wake and Nonplayer flying off the shelves, up the walls and eBay bids. So as a reult, there’s going to be some keen eyes on any Image newcomer right now.

Especially when Red Spike #1 costs the princely sum of… one dollar. If there is a speculator boom on the book, even a small price rise will give better than usual return, at least in terms of percentages.

It’s part of a line of books spearheaded by Dave Elliot coming through Image that are getting attention with a very low price point. With Free Comic Book Day coming up on Saturday, it;s not a bad plan at all.

It also joins Blue Estate #2 and Green Wake #2 both out this week too at the more usual $2.99 price point. If you want to pitch a book to Image right now, may I suggest something called Yellow Fever? White Flight? Black Hole? Purple Prose? Actually I quite like that last one.

See previews to Red Spike, Blue Estate and Green Wake below.

Red Spike #1:

Green Wake #2

Blue Estate #2

(Last Updated May 3, 2011 12:43 pm )

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