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NYCC: Comics Sales Down, Industry Doom Imminent

Written by Jude Terror on Friday, October 09 2015 and posted in News with Benefits

NYCC: Comics Sales Down, Industry Doom Imminent

Well, pack it in folks. We're done here.

Source: Comichron

Industry analysts declared a state of panic and jumped out of first story windows Friday when September comics sales numbers were released, showing a 20% drop from last September despite an extra shipping week this year. According to estimates, the complete and utter destruction of the entire comic book industry could be upon us in a matter of weeks, maybe even days, maybe it's even already happened and we're just living out the final seconds of our lives before our bodies explode by concocting an elaborate mass hallucination about New York Comic Con. Whatever the case, industry doom is definitely imminent, and there's nothing we can do to stop it.

"Taking these numbers on their own with absolutely no context clearly shows a trend that will bankrupt the industry very quickly," explained Outhouse intellectual luminary and 2013 winner of the Chicken Little Award for Hysterical Overreaction, Professor Thaddeus T. Puffinbottoms. Puffinbottoms had nothing to add after that, even though we were sure he was going to provide a counterpoint.

At press time, comics publishers were working feverishly to invent a time machine, travel back in time one month, and release 20% more variant covers to alter the timeline and save the industry. We'll keep you updated on this breaking story.





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Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably. A certified trash eater ruining the pristine field of comics journalism with his sarcasm and goofiness, Jude Terror is secretly friendly and congenial, so if you've got a complaint, why not just bring it up to him instead of subtweeting like a jackass, jackass? You can find him on Twitter or try your luck with an email, but keep in mind that he is notoriously unreliable and may not get back to you right away. Unless you want to send him free stuff, in which case he'll get back to you immediately.

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