Superman-Wonder Woman kiss sparks sales

  

This is the beginning of a new romance, DC Comics has said, that will have reverberations in DC Comics going forward.

Joey Belden, of Atomik Pop, 7884 S Western Ave., said the Superman-Wonder Woman smooch nearly doubled his store’s sales on “Justice League.”

“A lot of people we haven’t seen before did come in for the Superman-Wonder Woman kiss,” he said. “As long as they tell a solid story, that’s all that really matters to me.”

In previous continuity, Superman, aka Clark Kent, had been married to Lois Lane. In the “New 52” relaunch, Superman is single, allowing writers and artists to explore possible romances for the character.

“It was like a day surge of people coming in and talking about it,” Belden said.

“Justice League” is written by Geoff Johns and drawn by Jim Lee.

Brian “Buck” Berlin of New World Comics, 6219 N Meridian Ave., said longtime fans seemed less impressed than newcomers by the kiss.

“It’s not the first time it’s ever happened,” he said, referring to times before “The New 52” when the characters were romantically involved.

Consistent seller

“Justice League” is one of New World’s top 5 selling books each month, Berlin said.

“It’s one of the best-selling DC titles, but I don’t think that has anything to do with Superman and Wonder Woman,” he said.

“We sold just a few more than I normally would. It sells so very well anyway, there wasn’t too much room for growth.”

From: http://newsok.com/superman-wonder-woman-kiss-sparks-sales/article/3707481

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