Publishers these days are all too aware of the price of comics, and after hearing consumers grumble, and seeing the TPBs increasing in popularity, they’re taking positive steps to ease fans’ minds. DC have done pretty well with their $1 entry point issues (the last one was the great The Unwritten #1, and the next one is September’s Sweet Tooth #1 by Jeff Lemire). Now Radical (Hotwire, City of Dust) are doing something..yeah, radical. They’re increasing their page counts considerably and keeping the price the same for a few new releases beginning in August. Radical steamed into the marketplace with great art to match their great concepts. Their cheaper books are definitely worth a look if you haven’t picked up any of their series yet. Press release below.
In striving to provide audiences with the highest quality at the best possible value, Radical Publishing is introducing a revolutionary new book format to our readers.
Radical has made it a company mandate to set trends—not follow them—and while we fulfill our goal to produce cutting-edge stories with gorgeous artwork, we also believe in keeping our products at an affordable price.
Radical is proud to announce our new “Bigger Books! Bigger Value!” campaign. Starting in August, we will be doubling, even tripling, our page count to bring you more story, more art, more pages…all for less money. For only $4.99 (just a dollar more than what the other publishers often charge for only 22 story pages), you are getting more than two issues worth of story. Whether it’s a 56-page Incarnate from Nick Simmons (A&E’s Gene Simmons Family Jewels), a 64-page October debut of FVZA: Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency from David Hine (Civil War: X-Men) or a 72-page Earp: Saints for Sinners, our modern reinvention of the Wyatt Earp legend, from Matt Cirulnick and M. Zachary Sherman (Shrapnel: Aristeia Rising) the price will be the same for every single one of these issues: $4.99—and they’ll all have the top-notch quality and production values you’ve come to expect from the Radical name brand.
Be a part of the revolution: Bigger Books! Bigger Value! Only $4.99! Now that’s Radical.