So, ten other groups, all the same size as mine--that is, 100 people--all choose to drop X-Men.
X-Men #6 sold ~71,990 copies (x
Now, maybe my math is bad--I'm just a dumb girl, after all, everyone knows numbers are hard for us--but it seems to me that 71,890 copies of a comic is still enough to keep it in the top 20 comics monthly. Hardly enough for Marvel to look twice.
As for emails to Marvel, I figure probably less than a quarter of the people who drop it will tell Marvel why. So that's 25 emails; and I'm quite sure that those emails will be balanced out by the people like ReturnoftheMack, who will be urging Marvel not to ruin some guy's life, just because he got drunk and hit on some chick who overreacted. I mean, that could happen to any of us, right?
Maybe it'll be 10 groups of 10. Or 30 groups of 30. Or any other possible combination you can think of.
There's no evidence, one way or the other, that "10 other groups, all the size of mine". I doubt that's the limit of the boycott/bad press/loss of business. You don't know the affect this will have. I don't know either. But I do know that's pure guesswork on the "25 e-mails".
"I figure probably"... "I'm quite sure those e-mails will be balanced out"... yeah, those aren't the cold, hard facts you'd like them to be.
Oh, and bonus points for trying to work in sexist implications ("Now, maybe my math is bad--I'm just a dumb girl, after all, everyone knows numbers are hard for us", along with your "mansplain" comment before) when people disagree with you.
Doesn't using sexist terms like that in a discussion about someone's sexist behaviors come off a wee