Grotesque Anatomy
Thursday, October 30, 2003
  The Weak American Conversion Rate
After the last couple long posts, I figured I'd do something light.  So here's a comparison of what $60 will get you in manga versus American comics:

1-year of SHONEN JUMP vs. $60 worth of American comics

Gee, I wonder why young kids are flocking to manga?

(In case you're wondering, that's 12 issues of Viz's manga anthology Shonen Jump (with a $4.95 cover price) on the left and 24 issues of various American comics at $2.50 a pop on the right .)

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