April 19, 2014
CR Week In Review
The top comics-related news stories from April 12 to April 18, 2014:
1. Kevin Siers wins
the Pulitzer Prize.
2. A rolling series of discussions took place
in various on-line arenas and via various social media communication tooks regarding sexual harassment issues in comics.
3. Eisner Award nominations go out
, with a greater-than-usual representation of women working in the art form but no dominant books or creators.
Winner Of The Week
Loser Of The Week
Direct Market sales
, first quarter of 2014.
Quote Of The Week
"We sell a lot of Captain America and Thor because of the girls who like the movies. Guys don’t buy them as much now. They buy X-Men and Avengers. Oh, except, Incredible Hulk, that sells well, brown people love it." -- a comic shop employee as described in a review of a comics retail shop
. I have no idea if it's true or not, or how true it is if true, but that is one depressing review. (via
image from a Marvel comic book, 1964
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