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Subj: Re: icv2 numbers and month-to-month comparisons for Jan-Oct 2008...
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2008 at 09:33:53 am EST (Viewed 114 times)
Reply Subj: Re: icv2 numbers and month-to-month comparisons for Jan-Oct 2008...
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2008 at 08:04:11 am EST (Viewed 128 times)


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> > http://www.icv2.com/articles/news/13751.html
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> > And, once all the variant covers are out of the way*, the orders end up... below 70k and falling once more. Exactly (to within one copy) where they were at the end of July. A typical "event" sales pattern.
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> Thanks again for the data!
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> It really does amaze me how accurately sales tend to go back right where they were after an event. Are there any recent examples, do you know (or does anyone know), of an event genuinely raising sales over the long term?
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> -Comp
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I would love to see Marvel try and go a full year without any events on the Spider-Man title, just to see if the numbers do stabilize around the 70k mark. I'm starting to get tired of these events. I don't believe they are necessary to tell good stories.


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