You may not be surprised to learn that most people in the comic business grew up reading comic books. However, you might be interested in knowing what they were reading. Here’s a look at “Famous Fanmail”!
After the success of Invincible and the Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman decided to launch his subsequent ongoing series, the Astounding Wolf-Man. He gave the first issue away for free in that year’s Free Comic Book Day Event. In the letters pages of the second issue (cover date – July 2007) , we get to see Scott Kurtz‘s reaction! He’s best known for his creator-owned series, Pvp.
On Ebay: Astounding Wolf-Man | Scott Kurtz
On AtomicAvenue: Astounding Wolf-Man
Here’s a look back at the previous month in online comic sales.
Number of listings in eBay’s “comics” section: 2,328,929 (+0.51% from last month; +42.48% from last year)
Number of those that are Cyberspace Comics listings: 13,567 (+4.76%; +59.69%)
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on eBay: 0.58254% (+4.24%; +12.08%)
Number of eBay comic listings that are auctions: 114,782 (-52.78%; -35.94%)
Percentage of eBay comic listings up for auction: 4.93% (-53.02%; -55.03%)
My current eBay feedback (unique): 22,092
My current eBay feedback (total): 41,027
My postive eBay feedback score: 99.9%
Number of listings on Atomic Avenue: 1,520,873 (+1.01%; -1.39%)
Number of those that are in the Cyberspace Comics Store on Atomic Avenue: 56,735 (+2.06%; +22.17%)
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on AtomicAvenue: 3.73042% (+1.05%; +23.90%)
Cyberspace Comics estimated “market share” of AtomicAvenue orders: 7.00% (+18.04%; +33.84%)
Number of members on ComicCollectorLive: 91,901 (+0.57%; +8.17%)