Dave Galanter
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Loren

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R.SHABAZZ

Subj: Black Panther Sales Figures - Oct 2007 (and a January solicit curiosity)
Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2007 at 01:36:52 pm EST
Reply Subj: Re: Black Panther vs. The Punisher
Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2007 at 01:46:59 pm EST


With the Initiative and Marvel Zombie crossovers over, how did BP #31 perform in terms of sales. Cribbing from ICv2.com and Paul O'Brien:

08/06 Black Panther #19 - 28,372 (-59.4%)
09/06 Black Panther #20 - 26,585 ( -6.3%)
10/06 Black Panther #21 - 34,257 (+28.9%)
11/06 Black Panther #22 - 47,556 (+38.8%)
12/06 Black Panther #23 - 54,762 (+15.2%)
01/07 Black Panther #24 - 59,971 ( +9.5%)
02/07 Black Panther #25 - 56,479 ( -5.8%)
03/07 Black Panther #26 - 51,385 ( -9.0%)
04/07 -
05/07 Black Panther #27 - 52,552 ( +2.3%)
06/07 Black Panther #28 - 61,808 (+17.6%)
07/07 Black Panther #29 - 55,027 (-11.0%)
08/07 Black Panther #30 - 48,478 (-11.9%)
09/07 -
10/07 Black Panther #31 - 33,673 (-30.5%)

So it's promptly back nearly to pre-Civil War numbers. A 45% loss of readers in only three months. And there are only 4 ongoing Marvel titles below its present ranking: Amazing Spider-Girl and the soon-to-be cancelled trilogy of Exiles, New Excalibur, and Cable & Deadpool.

Now I was going to make a point that BP appears poised to have the next 5 consecutive issues be without a crossover, but a curiosity emerged. When the January solicits were originally released, #34 was titled "Gangsta Lean, Part 1 of 3." Now it's been changed to "Part 3." But #32 and 33 are still called "Little Green Men," not "Gangsta Lean." So what's going on with this title's solicitations?


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