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Offline Ezyo

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Re: Marvel: Artists don't sell comics anymore!
« Reply #15 on: May 18, 2017, 12:49:04 pm »
seeing Sorentino's art in Secret Empire just beats home to point how important art is for a comic. book was beautiful and his art fit the tone perfectly

Definitely has a dark Tone to it and it makes it look Nice. I Like it almost as much as TRO Art. That had that Dark despair feeling as well

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Re: Marvel: Artists don't sell comics anymore!
« Reply #16 on: May 18, 2017, 12:53:07 pm »
Sorrentino's art was STUNNING on Old Man Logan too




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Re: Marvel: Artists don't sell comics anymore!
« Reply #17 on: May 18, 2017, 07:33:08 pm »
I think you have to mix in the double shipping that is happening now though. You know damn well Marvel is going back to it a lot after it worked so well with Rebirth and they are doing it over at the X line, GoG I do believe as well.

So, it may look something more like...


1-2. X-Men: Blue  (uncanny, x-men)
3-4. X-Men: Gold (legacy, astonishing)
5. Weapon X/X-Force
6. New X-Men/Generation X
7-8. Wolverine (Logan)
9. X-23


10-11. Avengers
12-13. Mighty Avengers
14. Ultimates/Secret Avengers
15. Young Avengers/Champions/Avengers Academy
16. Uncanny Avengers

17-18 Guardians of the Galaxy
19. Defenders (street level avengers)
20. Thunderbolts
21. Fantastic Four/FF

22-23. Amazing Spider-Man
24. Spectacular Spider-Man
25. Ultimate Spider-Man (miles)
26. Venom/Agent Venom

27. Thor
28. Captain America
29. Iron Man
30. Black Panther
31. Dr. Strange
32. Captain Marvel
33-34. Deadpool
35. Punisher
36. Moon Knight
37. Daredevil
38. Inhumans
39. Hulk

40. Moon Girl
41. Ms. Marvel
42. Squirrel Girl


So, IMO, there are your 42 "core" books. Books that will likely never be truly "cancelled" but just relaunched with new creator teams when sales get too low.

That gives you approximately 20 spots you can fill with more experimental titles that you try and reach "core" status and squeeze out as many trades as possible. These 20 floating titles can coincide with movie announcements, tv shows, event titles, piggy back off events, ect. Also where you hide your minis and stealth minis. So for example since GoG just came out, Spider-Man is coming soon, and Defenders is coming soon-ish...

1. Secret Empire
2. Luke Cage
3. Jessica Jones
4. Iron Fist
5. Spider-Gwen
6. Gwenpool
7. Rocket and Groot
8. Star-Lord
9. Thanos
10. Black Bolt
11. New Warriors
12. Agents of SHIELD
13. Invaders
14. Ghost Rider
15. Falcon
16. Spider-Man and Iron Man
17.Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows
18. Spider-Men (Miles and Parker)
19. Ice-Man
20. Jean Grey


+ Star Wars
I wouldn't mind then trying to revamp a crew book or world of Wakanda, or even another BP Solo. Or a BP Cage team up. But I think BP can and should be sporting two ongoings.. with Another writer that's not Coates