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Author Topic: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011  (Read 6902 times)

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Offline Tuxedo Mark

Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« on: May 07, 2012, 12:32:31 PM »
I just noticed this, but Johanna posted the numbers here:

http://comicsworthreading.com/2012/03/09/archie-sales-figures-for-2011/




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Offline PTF

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2012, 01:26:09 PM »
Yikes. Looks like Captain Hero is going to have to buy three issues of Jughead and Double Digest now. :)

Offline Captain Hero

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2012, 03:03:00 PM »
I doubt that the Jughead Double Digest will be going anywhere...even though it is on the low end of the digest sales, it's ranked #5 overall...but I could see the B&V Friends title disappearing...
DIGESTS: 2319

COMICS:  2019

TOTAL:  4338




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Offline Steveinthecity

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2012, 11:39:05 PM »
Those sales figures certainly don't make me optimistic regarding the Archie comics long term. I'm concerned about them not realizing any outside ad revenue, that's got to hurt the bottom line. At least the digests are hitting numbers similar to the top half of Marvel and DC books.

Offline Jabroniville

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2012, 03:17:12 AM »
Jughead has never really sold as well as Archie or the girls' book- I'm actually surprised it outsells "B&V Friends". He's not the flagship (like Archie) and his books have very few pretty girls or even an girl-related stuff at all (Archie's key audience for the most part), so it makes sense. It's really around kind of as an "Artifact" of the old days, as there's ALWAYS been a Jughead comic- it'd be kind of sad to lose it (and maybe embarassing to lose another title). Plus he's obviously Fernando Ruiz' favourite main character (either that, or he drew a really short straw, since he always draws Jug!), and the favourite of several other writers & artists as well- creatively, Jughead is probably the most-fulfilling book to work on.

I'd certainly hate to see his books go.
"Who knows what kind of den of corruption Riverdale could turn out to be?"- The Punisher, "Archie Meets The Punisher"

Offline FernandoRuiz

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2012, 09:25:11 AM »
Plus he's obviously Fernando Ruiz' favourite main character ...

Actually, I prefer Reggie.



Offline FernandoRuiz

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2012, 09:28:01 AM »
Those sales figures certainly don't make me optimistic regarding the Archie comics long term.

Whenever this subject comes up, I always say... READ EPICS!


http://epicsanthology.wordpress.com/


Check out my first page! The colored version is up!



Offline B-ko Daitokuji

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2012, 09:45:13 AM »
I think not including the Sonic and Megaman issues distorts the over all picture a bit.  Good to see the top selling series may be Betty and Veronica DD though.  Also seems like finding back issues will probably not be a problem for quite sometime into the future.  lol

Offline Steveinthecity

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2012, 07:58:55 PM »
Those sales figures certainly don't make me optimistic regarding the Archie comics long term.

Whenever this subject comes up, I always say... READ EPICS!


http://epicsanthology.wordpress.com/


Check out my first page! The colored version is up!
Thanks for the link. I like the idea of anthology books and the 50's theme is a cool direction to start out with. I will keep my eyes open for when this comes available.

At first I was expecting Iron Ghost to be a continuation of the Shadow-type character from a few years back. The splash page looks good btw.

Offline FernandoRuiz

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2012, 08:30:45 PM »
Those sales figures certainly don't make me optimistic regarding the Archie comics long term.

Whenever this subject comes up, I always say... READ EPICS!


http://epicsanthology.wordpress.com/


Check out my first page! The colored version is up!
Thanks for the link. I like the idea of anthology books and the 50's theme is a cool direction to start out with. I will keep my eyes open for when this comes available.

Thanks, Steveinthecity!

EPICS #1 will become available this July!

Folks can help EPICS #2 become a certainty by contributing whatever they can to our Kickstarter fund!

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/839283993/epics-anthology

Thanks for checking out EPICS!


Offline karice

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2012, 10:56:08 PM »
:( i don't want archie comics to be extinct or something :(

btw, what are the sales figures of other comics? like dc and marvel? and i think in my place tpbs are more in demand especially the married life compilation

Offline Jabroniville

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2012, 01:57:03 AM »
Plus he's obviously Fernando Ruiz' favourite main character ...

Actually, I prefer Reggie.

That surprises me- you draw so much Jughead! Granted, Reggie books haven't been produced in a long, LONG time.
"Who knows what kind of den of corruption Riverdale could turn out to be?"- The Punisher, "Archie Meets The Punisher"

Offline Steveinthecity

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2012, 03:04:33 AM »
:( i don't want archie comics to be extinct or something :(

btw, what are the sales figures of other comics? like dc and marvel? and i think in my place tpbs are more in demand especially the married life compilation
I can't post the list because I'm having trouble with formatting. Anyway, as a reference using April sales there were 68 separate books that sold 30,000 or more. The top four sold between 103,000 and 158,000 copies. Through Diamond Sonic sold 8800 copies.   Let me know if you need info on a specific title.

Offline Original Sin

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #13 on: May 09, 2012, 03:16:45 AM »
Plus he's obviously Fernando Ruiz' favourite main character ...
Actually, I prefer Reggie.

thats cool :) But i dont see enough Reggie stories :( I see a world of possibility there.
Archie: Betty, our Betty! Dear, sweet Betty!
Jughead: Blonde girl, cute smile, about so high...dates some guy named Mantle, right?


Offline karice

Re: Archie Comics sales figures for 2011
« Reply #14 on: May 09, 2012, 04:31:46 AM »
:( i don't want archie comics to be extinct or something :(

btw, what are the sales figures of other comics? like dc and marvel? and i think in my place tpbs are more in demand especially the married life compilation
I can't post the list because I'm having trouble with formatting. Anyway, as a reference using April sales there were 68 separate books that sold 30,000 or more. The top four sold between 103,000 and 158,000 copies. Through Diamond Sonic sold 8800 copies.   Let me know if you need info on a specific title.

oh im confused, so how much copies is archie selling per month? 0_0 specifically, archie comics

 

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