Top Selling Comics & Publisher Market Share: August 2014

by Mat ‘Infe­ri­orego’ Elfring See what the top books and com­pa­nies were for August The num­bers for August are in! Dia­mond Com­ic Dis­trib­u­tors has com­piled the data from August and placed into awe­some tables for math nerds, like us, to stare and enjoy. Let’s get right down to the num­bers. Mar­vel Comics is once again the top dog for the month of August. Includ­ed this month, from the folks at Dia­mond, is a cou­ple of pie...

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How to Contact Comic Book Artists and Writers
Aug26

How to Contact Comic Book Artists and Writers

[ad_1] The first annu­al New York Com­ic-con brought out Mil­la Jovovich and was so suc­cess­ful, orga­niz­ers almost had to shut it down. The sec­ond annu­al New York Com­ic-con was orga­nized much bet­ter, even bring­ing out Steven King and Stan Lee to meet fans. Below are some more insid­er tips for con­tact­ing your favorite com­ic book artists and writ­ers at var­i­ous com­ic book con­ven­tions around the coun­try… Meet­ing in...

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How to Get to London Film and Comic Con Without Breaking the Bank
Aug19

How to Get to London Film and Comic Con Without Breaking the Bank

With the re-emer­gence of the ‘Nerd’ as some­thing that is cool again, Lon­don Film and Com­ic Con has become very pop­u­lar. Most of the time it sells out and you have to get tick­ets will in advance. The con­ven­tion is usu­al­ly held in July and it is when Nerds flock to Lon­don from all over the UK and even Europe. It is very pop­u­lar and it is a lot of fun. It is a chance for peo­ple to meet the stars from their favourite...

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San Diego Sightseeing — Things to Do in the City After Comic-Con
Aug05

San Diego Sightseeing — Things to Do in the City After Comic-Con

[ad_1] Fans are com­ing to San Diego in droves this year to par­tic­i­pate in Com­ic-Con, a com­ic book con­ven­tion that has tra­di­tion­al­ly wel­comed stars of sci­ence fic­tion films and tele­vi­sion shows to act as mem­bers of a guest pan­el. In more recent years, it has expand­ed to include more gen­er­al pop cul­ture gen­res such as hor­ror, fan­ta­sy, and video games. Com­ic-Con is not the only rea­son to vis­it San Diego, but...

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Comic Con and Your Technology
Jul22

Comic Con and Your Technology

[ad_1] If you have ever been lucky enough to go to com­ic con, then you will know that you tend to take a lot of tech­nol­o­gy with you. You will need a phone so that you can update your social net­works when you are there, so that all of your friends are jeal­ous. Fur­ther­more, you will need a cam­era so that you can take pho­tos of every­thing that you see. Yes, at com­ic con, you will have to queue up and buy a pro­fes­sion­al...

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Comic Book Conventions — 3 Awful Truths About Selling at Comic Cons
Jul15

Comic Book Conventions — 3 Awful Truths About Selling at Comic Cons

[ad_1] There are thou­sands of com­ic con­ven­tions held across the coun­try each year. Local com­ic cons in your near­by city can draw nice crowds and the large nation­al cons in San Diego and Chica­go are packed hous­es with hun­dreds of thou­sands of eager com­ic buy­ers. So, sell­ing your com­ic books at con­ven­tions can poten­tial­ly pro­duce big mon­ey for you, but you should be pre­pared to accept 3 awful truths… 1. The awful...

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