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April 29, 2012


FFF Results Post #292—Price Points

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On Friday, CR readers were asked to:

1. Name The Price You'd Be Willing To Regularly Pay For A Standard Printed Comic Book. This is how they responded.

* $.99; $1.99; $1.99, $2.00; $2.00; $2.99; $2.99; $2.99, $2.99; $2.99; $2.99; $ 2.99; $2.99; $3.00; $3.00; $3.00; $3.50; $5.00

2. Name The Price You'd Be Willing To Regularly Pay For A Standard Comic Book Or Its Equivalent In Digital Form. This is how they responded.

* $.25; $.50; $.99; $.99; $.99; $.99; $.99; $.99; $.99; $.99; $0.99; $.99; $1.00; $1.00; $1.49; $1.50; $1.50; $2.00

3. Name The Price You'd Be Willing To Regularly Pay For A Printed Comics Work Of 128 Pages Or More By Size/Price. This is how they responded.

* 128 pages at $9.99; 128 pages at $9.99; 128 pages at $10.00; 128 pages at $10; 128 pages at $11.99; 128 pages at $12.95; 128 pages at $12.99; 128 pages at $13.00; 128 pages at $14.99; 128 pages at $14.99; 128 pages at $19.99; 128 pages at $20.
* 128 pages at $9.99 (b&w);
* 128 pages at $12.99 (color); 128 pages at $14.99 (color)
* 150 pages at $15
* 180 pgs at $9.99 (b&w)
* 200 pages at $10.99
* 240 pages at $19.99

4. Name The Price You'd Be Willing To Regularly Pay For A Digital Comics Work Of 128 Pages Or More -- Or Its Equivalent -- By Size/Price. This is how they responded.

* 128 pages at $1.99; 128 pages at $3.99; 128 pages at $4.00; 128 pages at $4.99; 128 pages at $4.99; 128 pages at $4.99; 128 pages at $5; 128 pages at $5.99; 128 pages at $6.50; 128 pages at $6.99; 128 pages at $6.99; 128 pages at $7.99; 128 pages at $7.99; 128 pages at $8.00
* 128 pages of color at $8.99
* 150 pages at $8
* 180 pages at $5.99
* 200 pages at $5.99
* 240 pages at $9.99

5. Name A Specific Comics Project Whose Price Point Struck You As Attractive Or Specifically Fair And What Its Price Was. This is how they responded.

* 12 Month Subscription to Jose-Luis Olivares' Monthly Mail-out Comic Club, $44.00
* A Drifting Life by Yoshihiro Tasumi (856 pages), $34.95
* Atomic Robo Vol.2 on Comixology; 114 pages for $3.99
* Bakuman, $9.99 per volume
* Casanova (Image) #1, $1.99
* Crogan's Vengeance, $14.95
* Cruisin' With The Hound, $ 19.99
* Dungeon Parade Vol. 1, $9.95
* Hellboy: House of the Living Dead, $14.99
* High Society, $25
* Infinite Kung Fu for Kindle, $9.99
* King City, $19.99
* King City, $19.99
* Polly and the Pirates, Volume Two: Mystery of the Dragonfish, $11.99
* Scud, the Disposable Assassin: The Whole Shebang, $29.99
* The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec Vol. 2 (with Fantagraphics' 20/20 club discount), $13.99
* The introduction of Essential/Showcase volumes at a $20.00 price point
* Twin Spica Vol. 12, $13.95

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Thanks To The Participants: Tom Spurgeon, Michael May, Justin Colussy-Estes, Mark Coale, Michael Grabowski, Buzz Cheap Bastard Dixon, Danny Ceballos, Dustin Harbin, Trevor Ashfield, John Platt, Sean Kleefeld, Jason Green, Brian Moore, Derik A. Badman, Matt Maxwell, Niel Jacoby, Stergios Botzakis, Ryan Sands -- a crack, scientific sample of comics consumers based on the all-important criterion of "Dudes That Read CR On A Friday Night."

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