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October was an interesting month for comics as the industry saw an increase in revenue of 9% over last year at this time.  At first it may appear to be due to larger sales, but when one examines the Top 50 books, 18 titles had a price point of $3.99, or roughly 36% of the books shipping for the month. The least expensive book was GI JOE: A New Beginning #0, which cost $1.00.  The most expensive was Gemstone’s Uncle Scrooge #380 with the high price of $7.99.  While there are a lot of $3.99 books, $2.99 still rules the

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TwoMorrows Publishing

Two Morrows Publishing has announced that between now and June 30, 2008, the company will sell back issues of Comic Book Artist and Write Now for $2.00 each. WRITE NOW features writing tips from pros on both sides of the desk, interviews, sample scripts, reviews, exclusive Nuts & Bolts tutorials, and more invaluable information on writing for comics, animation, and sci-fi, and is edited by Marvel Comics editor and Spider-Man writer Danny Fingeroth. COMIC BOOK ARTIST is the multi-Eisner Award winner for Best Comics Related Periodical, edited by Jon B. Cooke. It features in-depth articles, interviews, and unseen art, celebrating

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