Therin of Andor wrote:
The overlap of comics and novel readers is perhaps only a small segment of the market. Novel-only readers hate being told that there is a comic mini-series they should read. (We've seen that complaint here, with people whining that they didn't understand references in the novels to events that occurred in "The Gorn Crisis", "Double Time", "Divided We Fall", "n-Vector", and so on).
And it probably works the other way around, too. Suppose you're just reading the comics and suddenly you're told that you have to read the novels, too, just to understand what's going on.
"What the hell is an Aventine
? Or a Typhon Pact? That's not from any of the comics!"