Off Panel #126: Numbers Game with John Jackson Miller
On this week’s episode of Off Panel, Comichron’s John Jackson Miller joins the show to discuss the comic market and his origins. Miller talks about his 25 years in comics, the origins of Comichron, what it’s trying to accomplish, whether being estimates impacts Comichron’s legitimacy, how people use the data, the myth of cancellation levels, the comic market today vs. the 90s, the importance of single issues, the trickiness of variant covers, Marvel’s position in the market, the amount of comics in the market today, whether publisher gamesmanship impacts the legitimacy of sales numbers, doom and gloom, and more.
You can find Miller on Twitter, on Comichron, and on Comichron’s Twitter.
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Header image is from Jim Lee’s promo art for the New 52. Intro and outro music is Vulfpeck’s Outro from their album Vollmilch. Thanks to the band for letting me use the track.