September 5, 2013

To his friend...


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  1. I have to assume there's no "it's true" tag because you would tangentially be calling your customers suckers. because make no mistake, this is very true.

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  2. I would say that it goes customer, fan, and then sucker. Casual buyers aren't prone to buying 52 different variant covers of the exact same comic.

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    1. No, it's definitely fan first. Why would you buy something for yourself that you're not a fan of?

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    2. @Silk_Sk

      Because curiosity.

      Haven't you ever bought a issue or two of something just to see what it was all about and then decided it wasn't worth reading more of that title? That's being a customer without being a fan.

      Or do you consider yourself a fan of things you're never even read?

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    3. Maybe a fan just steals comics off the internet.

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    4. I'd think the opposite nowadays. A casual reader steals from the internet, a fan buys. This may support the casual-to-fan theory.

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  3. The fact that I still read DC puts me in the sucker category.

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    1. Yep. 'Fraid so.

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