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Author Topic: Marvel goes Full SJW and creates two characters called Snowflake and Safespace  (Read 4333 times)

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Aaaaaaaaaaand looks like Safe Space and Snowflake will still sully the comic book stores' shelves.

Did you really think they wouldnt? Marvel will willingly lose money just to get their "message" out there.

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Did you really think they wouldnt? Marvel will willingly lose money just to get their "message" out there.

Donkeys & Flutes, Broken Clocks, etc.

By accident they could have taken a smart decision.
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No no you got it wrong, Snowflake and Safespace are the Storm twins but with added Incest! Now that will make the poeple happy, gotta rake in that Game of Thrones crowd to comics.


  Didn't Marvel already try that with Ultimates Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch?

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Well, they went straight to TPB and not to the Comic Book Stores but Book Stores... This is kinda good news since it won't hurt the LCBS AND it will give the exact numbers of sales to customers and not the sales to the stores.
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This is a real alternate cover SMH

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Been there. Seen that. circa 1960s.


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Been there. Seen that. circa 1960s.


Not the same thing, she's not a fat cow, but they rebooted the comic because of low sales ~60k and made her a feminist ideal by de-powering her. Not a joke.

This time DC made an alternate cover for who exactly?

Also, I'm not a great artist and yet...

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Not the same thing, she's not a fat cow, but they rebooted the comic because of low sales ~60k and made her a feminist ideal by de-powering her. Not a joke.

This time DC made an alternate cover for who exactly?

Also, I'm not a great artist and yet...

Far as I know the main series is not cancelled/rebooted.  These days, sad to say, 60k isn't bad sales for something that isn't your bread and butter characters.  While WW is popular, she's no Batman or Spider-Man.

The current series did recently change writers.  I've heard her first issue on the title get average reviews.

This cover by Rooster Teeth is an alternate cover for a miniseries(?) tie-in to the movie coming out.
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Meanwhile Cyberfrog got over a million in funds from its second issue alone.

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Meanwhile Cyberfrog got over a million in funds from its second issue alone.

The Cyberfrog 2 IGG campaign also contained multiple versions of the book, 2 other books, 2 toys, original interior art (at $1k/page) and 3 pieces of cover art (which all sold for $10k each) and other things.  That $1,056,672 came from only 9,331 backers, so nowhere near the 60k "low sales" of Wonder Woman.

So while that's awesome for EVS and Cyberfrog, it makes it a hard comparison to make directly vs any single book.

Full disclosure here: I was one of those 9,331.  I backed the Honeycomb Box + the 1-day-only Ides of March variant.

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Far as I know the main series is not cancelled/rebooted.  These days, sad to say, 60k isn't bad sales for something that isn't your bread and butter characters.  While WW is popular, she's no Batman or Spider-Man.

The current series did recently change writers.  I've heard her first issue on the title get average reviews.

This cover by Rooster Teeth is an alternate cover for a miniseries(?) tie-in to the movie coming out.

Yep, now with lot's more population their main characters don't even break into the 100k issues that easy.

Yes, the cover is for a Tie-In with the movie or something, think it will help sell the movie?

Think it will help grow the sales of the regular series?

Or, more likely it will make anyone coming from the movie and seeing that as his/her first WW book go NOPE! And maybe drive ticket sales for the movie down?

Plus, the art is fucking shit.
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The Cyberfrog 2 IGG campaign also contained multiple versions of the book, 2 other books, 2 toys, original interior art (at $1k/page) and 3 pieces of cover art (which all sold for $10k each) and other things.  That $1,056,672 came from only 9,331 backers, so nowhere near the 60k "low sales" of Wonder Woman.

So while that's awesome for EVS and Cyberfrog, it makes it a hard comparison to make directly vs any single book.

Full disclosure here: I was one of those 9,331.  I backed the Honeycomb Box + the 1-day-only Ides of March variant.

Exactly, not an apples to apples comparison.

A more appt one would be Alterna that has somehow managed to grow as fuck while the big 5 shrink. With the usual suspects in the specialized press and the industry constantly trying to destroy them.
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