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Journalist Todd Allen On The Economics of Digital Comics
Journalist Todd Allen On The Economics of Digital Comics
Digital comics sales are a huge area of growth for the American comic book industry, rising faster than even ebook sales for traditional publishing. Digital accounted for $90 million dollars worth of sales in 2013 and as an increasingly accessible distribution platform for comics creators, is sure to become more and more integrated into the business of making comics. Journalist, educator and digital media expert Todd Allen is currently running a Kickstarter for his ebook The Economics of Digital Comics, which helps explain the intricacies of the digital comics landscape for fans and creators alike. Also the author of The Economics of Webcomics, Allen's already well exceeded his modest funding goal. ComicsAlliance sat down with Allen to discuss his work and the digital business of comics.
Market Research Report Claims One in Four Comic Book Readers is 65 or Older
Market Research Report Claims One in Four Comic Book Readers is 65 or Older
Simba Information recently completed a report entitled, "Overview of the US Comic Book and Graphic Novel Market 2009-2010." A press release accompanying the statement highlighted one of the more surprising details of the report: Their claim that one fourth of the comic reading public is over the age of 65...