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Announcement:
Future Comics Changes Format, Prices
By Brian Jacks

01.31.03


Future Comics announced today that the company will be converting all of their current titles to a twenty-two page format beginning with their June cover dated books (on sale in May).


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The publisher says the new format will "continue to be printed with the same high-quality paper and card stock cover that has been the trademark of Future Comics," but the entire line will retail at a reduced price of $2.99.

When asked about the decision to change their books’ format, Editor-In-Chief Bob Layton responded by saying, “When we polled our retail customers concerning what changes they would like to see in our line, the number one response was that they would like us to sell the product at a lower price point."

Continuing, Layton said, "Although we gave the readers more story for their money, the higher price was a deterrent for many of the retailers’ customers. We’ve prided ourselves on customer service and genuinely listening to the demands of our support base. Therefore, the decision to roll back our prices wasn’t a hard one.”

The new $2.99 June cover dated books include METALLIX #6, FREEMIND #7 and DEATHMASK #3.

 

 
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