View Full Version : Brian Hibbs Latest Column Discusses DC's 1 Year Later issues

04-21-2006, 06:32 AM
and finds that despite all those 'sold out' notices, there really hasn't been too much of a jump on certain titles.


He also mentions some changes in DC's printing habits.

Makes for an interesting read.

the difference between the pre-OYL Robin #147 (32120 copies) and the OYL Robin #148 (36717) copies is, wow, all of 4597 copies. Assuming 3500 comic stores, that’s a whopping 1.3 copies per store. In six months, it’s pretty likely even that marginal gain will have washed away. So what’s the point? Why even do a stunt like OYL then? If you don’t have the inventory on hand to support the kind of structural changes your making, the kind of creative risk that entails, then why even bother?

04-22-2006, 05:16 PM
interesting indeed!