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COMICS: Matt Fraction has a great chart he made of comics sales from last month that everyone should look at. In his words "That's the skijump of fucked, right there."

Basically the chart shows that a lot of people bought the #1 comic sold in comics shops and then nobody else bought anything other than that. More than half of the Top 300 books sold are being seen by less people than go to a single concert by a marginally popular band. If you sold a comic to everyone attending a single Dave Matthews Band concert you'd be in the Top 100 in terms of sales. If you sold a comic to everyone attending a professional football game you'd be in the Top 25. That's not a healthy sales curve for any industry.