Friday, October 08, 2010
DC Comics Drops Prices!
In an unprecedented move that startled (and pleased) most readers, DC Comics has decided to drop the prices of their ongoing $3.99 titles to $2.99.
They'll be doing away with the co-features (which they hint will surface again somehow).
From the press release:
"As of January, the following standard length ongoing titles, previously priced at $3.99 for 32 pages/22 story pages, will be priced at $2.99 with 32 pages/20 story pages:
Batman: The Dark Knight;
Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors;
As of January, the following licensed titles, previously priced at $3.99, will be priced at $2.99:
Gears of War;
God of War;
Kane & Lynch;
Ratchet & Clank.
As of January, the following ongoing titles previously priced at $3.99 for 40 pages/30 story pages including co-features, will no longer include co-features and will be priced at $2.99 for 32 pages/ 20 story pages:
Batman: Streets of Gotham;
Justice League of America;
Legion of Super-Heroes;
In January, five books are $3.99 for 40 pages/30 story pages:
Batman: Europa # 1
First Wave # 6
DCU: Legacies # 9
Weird Worlds # 1
World of Warcraft: Curse of the Worgen
The following oversized anniversary issue will be $4.99 for 48 pages/38 story pages:
Hellblazer # 275"
Hmmm... I'm kinda interested in what that "Weird Worlds" is...
Basically, we're losing two pages of story but saving a buck. It may be a worthy compromise.
Read all the rest of the details here.