ER wrote:Jim, that's cool that you can get issues from a year and a half earlier in case you miss something the first time around - nice
jamarmiller wrote:so sales for GI JOE are about the same as DDP's sales was then ( maybe a little lower infact )
Jim wrote:jamarmiller wrote:so sales for GI JOE are about the same as DDP's sales was then ( maybe a little lower infact )
Maybe more, because I have never seen a DDP trade anywhere in England, but all the local book shops that stock "graphic novels" have some IDW Joe stuff. IDW seem to have better bookstore distribution.
shanecdavis wrote:I don't think you can compare sales between IDW and DDP. DDP cancelled series after series due to fledging sales. IDW, on the other hand, started with one ongoing title and two series, and are now giving Joe fans FOUR ongoing titles and a few more series.
Jim wrote:IDWs other titles are in a far healthier state than DDPs were as well.
shanecdavis wrote:Like I said, you cannot compare those numbers. They are in no way accurate, and the actual numbers are, as said by the editor, privileged information.
There is no way the numbers can be truly similar if DDP cancelled their ARAH run due to sales while IDW is providing top notch talent and adding additional titles. As it has been said, Diamond is only a slice of total sales. It is pretty obvious to me that Joe is pretty profitable for IDW, much more profitable than it was for DDP.
jamarmiller wrote:Definately right, good point......................if we were talking about the whole company, right now I was only talking about the JOE comics sales numbers being the same. DDP is basically gone now because they lost GI JOE, IDW could Lose GI JOE and still be a very healthy company. But again not talking about the company, just the Numbers on GI JOE
jamarmiller wrote: people will try to justify whatever they want to , to each their own I guess.
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