JLA/Avengers Is The Top Dollar Book
October 7, 2003
DC Comics took the #1 spot for comic book sales in September by smashing the 200,000 barrier to smithereens with the final issue of the Jim Lee/Jeph Loeb Batman 'Hush' storyline, which sold an amazing 233,775 copies.
First Time For An American Comic Book Publisher
October 2, 2003
Neil Gaiman's Sandman: Endless Nights debuted at number twenty on the New York Times Best Sellers List For Hardcover Fiction.
On Comics, Movies, and (Possibly) Manga
September 23, 2003
ICv2 recently spoke with DC President Paul Levitz. In this second part of our two-part interview, we talk about the success of Sandman: Endless Nights, DC movies and TV shows, kids comics, creator exclusives, and a possible foray into manga.
First Ever 'Graphic Novel Block' A Hit
September 22, 2003
For the first time graphic novels took a prominent position at the nation's largest non-profit literary festival, New York is Book Country, which turned Fifth Avenue into a giant bookshop.
Over 7 Million Sandman Books & Comics In Print
September 18, 2003
Sandman author Neil Gaiman is the subject of a major feature article by David Colton in USA Today .
100,000 Copies of Endless Nights
September 15, 2003
The New York Times published a major article on DC's Vertigo line in its Monday, September 15th, business section.
September 8, 2003
Neil Gaiman, who won a Hugo Award last year for Best Science Fiction Novel for American Gods won again this year for Best Novella for Coraline .
Newspapers, Magazines, & Radio
September 2, 2003
DC Comics has lined up some major press coverage for Neil Gaiman's Sandman: Endless Nights hardcover, which goes on sale on September 17.
September 2, 2003
According to DC Comics VP-Direct Sales Bob Wayne, Neil Gaiman's Sandman: Endless Nights hardcover produced '...the largest order the book trade has ever made for any single [DC] item.'
On Sell-outs and Weekly Ordering
August 26, 2003
In Part 2 of our two part interview, we continued our discussion with DC Vice President -- Direct Sales Bob Wayne on DC's sell-outs, weekly order cut-offs, and including reorders in retailer discounts.