Daily Archives: June 1, 2009

Weekly Report

Trinity #52Trinity #s 1-52
Writers: Kurt Busiek & Fabian Nicieza
Pencils: Mark Bagley, Mike Norton, Scott McDaniel & Tom Derenick
Inks: Art Thibert, Jerry Ordway, Andy Owens, Ande Parks, John Stanisci, Wayne Faucher
Colors: Pete Pantazis & Allen Passalaqua
Letters: Pat Brosseau
Cover artists: Various
Editor: Mike Carlin
Publisher: DC Comics
Price: $2.99 US per issue

Has it already been another year? Judging from the number on this week’s issue of Trinity, yes it has. As DC’s third weekly series of the century comes to a close, it’s natural to look back and evaluate this experiment. Was it a success? If one were to compare its sales figures to those of 52 from two years ago (or even to the figures of the much-maligned Countdown to Final Crisis), one would have to say it was a flop. But the fact of the matter is that DC move a couple of hundred thousand copies (or more) of Trinity every month. That’s a lot of comics being rung up at cash registers. Given that DC’s next weekly series, Wednesday Comics, is exploring a much different approach to weekly genre comics, it’s clear that the publisher it out to revitalize its weekly efforts. I have to admit, I can’t wait to see it, but I’ll also have a soft spot for this scattered saga.

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