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DC Cutting Comic Prices to $2.99 in 2011

Good news, perennially exploited comics fans: DC Comics has announced that they’re cutting standard, 32-page issue prices by a dollar, from $3.99 to $2.99.

DC:

“As Co-Publishers, we listened to our fans and to our partners in the retail community who told us that a $3.99 price point for 32 pages was too expensive. Fans were becoming increasingly reluctant to sample new titles and long term fans were beginning to abandon titles and characters that they’d collected for years.” said Dan DiDio, DC Comics Co-Publisher. “We needed a progressive pricing strategy that supports our existing business model and, more importantly, allows this creative industry to thrive for years to come. With the exceptions of oversized comic books, like annuals and specials, we are committed to a $2.99 price point.”

More detailed list of impacted titles here.

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