Tag Archives: variant covers

I Have (Hopefully) Gotten the Variant Monkey Off My Back

I’ve had a love-hate relationship with variant covers for a long time.  I LOVE the cool art showcased on a lot of variant covers, I HATE the fact that I can be so easily manipulated by Publishers into buying the … Continue reading

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Sex Sells! (…and so do #1 Issues, Zombies and Variant Covers)

So what happens when you combine sex, a relaunch to a new #1, zombies, and a boatload of variant & chase covers?  Apparently a perfect storm that nets you 16,000+ in pre-sales to comic shops. From the Action Lab Press … Continue reading

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DC is Listening: A modification to DC’s 1:25 chase policy for theme covers

A couple of weeks ago I put up a Blog about how Chase covers could be ultimately very damaging to comics.   I spent some time calling out DC in particular for their policy of very cool cover themes every month … Continue reading

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