03 July 2008

It's Funny 'Cause It's True

From the 1st July comments page of Chris' ISB. Specifically comment no. 25:

Nick Davidson Says:
The reason why comics suck today is probably the same as the reason why music was much better ten years ago- the Goggles Of Nostalgia edit out all the crap and preserve the good stuff. Well, that and standards for sales are a bit lower now.

When the original Marvel Transformers comic was canned it was selling about 500,000 copies a month in the US and 90,000 a fortnight in the UK. The current IDW one sells 20,000 and is considered a strong seller. This is why the world still has Tarot.

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