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View Poll Results: Are you reading more/less/the same DCU Titles than you were pre-flashpoint
I am now reading MORE DCU titles than in May, 2011 14 28.57%
I am reading approx. the SAME number of DCU titles as in May, 2011 12 24.49%
I am now reading LESS DCU titles than in May, 2011 23 46.94%
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Old January 11th, 2012   MattDiCarlo is offline   #1
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Default Quick DC 52 Poll - 4 months in

I'm just curious, since this was a core traditional base for DC before the switch.

Are you reading MORE DC Titles than before the new 52 switch, LESS DC Titles, or the approx. the SAME.

I think the key comparison point would right before the pre-flashpoint implosion (where we lost Doom Patrol, REBELS, Outsiders, etc).
 
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Old January 11th, 2012   Matches is offline   #2
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More. Still reading 20 of the New 52.

Pre-Flashpoint I was reading about a dozen.
 
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Old January 11th, 2012   leonmallett is offline   #3
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Less for me I believe.
 
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Old January 11th, 2012   Sp33df0rc3 is offline   #4
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possibly the same amount, if i'm honest...
 
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Old January 11th, 2012   Robert Saunders is offline   #5
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About the same but lessening every month as trim the heard.
 
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Old January 11th, 2012   TJLamb0518 is offline   #6
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The same.
 
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Old January 11th, 2012   virtuadept is offline   #7
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Getting way more after New 52. About 49% more items, for less money.

Prior to Aug 31, the last month before New 52, I spent $140.58 on 43 DC items, many of which were trades, one of which was the expensive New Teen Titans Omnibus. Also I did not count JLA#1 which I spent $2 on because that's New DCU, and it was the only thing DC put out on Aug 31.

In December, I spent $131.82 for 64 items published by DC, only a few of which were reprinted material.

I know it's not really apples and apples because before I was trade waiting stuff and now I'm not as much so the "items" are not equivalent. But it still feels like more for less to me.

I'm reading more stories about way more characters now, and I'm getting the comics as they come out. Not months later when no one is talking about them.

The main reason I can afford to do this is that DCBS still has that "buy all the 52 for 50% off" sale going. Once that ends, I'll start having to cut books.

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Also I jumped on really with Flashpoint. Before that I was getting a lot less DC.
 
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Old January 11th, 2012   Bagged & Boarded is offline   #8
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More. I don't know the exact numbers but even after the books I dropped I am probably still reading 10 more monthlies than I was from DC.
 
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Old January 11th, 2012   Alan is offline   #9
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More. And i'm sadly not getting 50% off either! I was assuming would have cut more than I have but I am still getting...44 of the 52, 6 limiteds plus some Vertigo. Not sure how many I was getting before, probably 30 ish?
 
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Old January 11th, 2012   Sentinel119 is offline   #10
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I went from DC being my biggest draw at 11 or 12 books a month to now 2 books a month. It is one of my smallest draws now. I buy 8 IDW, 9 Marvel, 3 Image, 1 Dynamite, and 1 Cartoon Books titles.
 
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Old January 11th, 2012   Greg Waite is offline   #11
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Less for me.
 
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Old January 11th, 2012   Mark MacMillan is offline   #12
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I was buying just 4 books before the relaunch and now I'm buying Flash, Captain Atom, OMAC, the GL books, Stormwatch, JLDark, Demon Knights, TT, RH&TO, Animal Man, Swamp Thing and the 3 anthology books.

Everything else just wasn't my cup of tea.
 
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Old January 11th, 2012   clarkent1982 is offline   #13
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Old January 11th, 2012   TTitanFan25 is offline   #14
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I'm down to 4 titles from 15-20 prior.

Wolfman/Perez era of NTT is what hooked me and that kind of storytelling is far and few between with DC these past few years. Wally, Garth and Donna being gone makes it easy for me not to buy into this "new" DC.
 
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Old January 11th, 2012   Bizarro #98 is offline   #15
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More, but only a little more. Hopefully "wave 2" will have some titles that suit my tastes, if DC ever actually gets around to rolling it out.
 
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Old January 12th, 2012   Steve Chung is offline   #16
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Less to none.
 
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