Dunno about US mangu, but in France, they're quite good, except for some rares exception. (And I wonder how bad is the thing in America as you talk about it)
They do benefits. THEN? Welcome to real world, people do business to earn money. Shocking isn't it.
Or will you complain about how the food you buy at the supermarket isn't sold at the price they buy it from the farmer?
Maybe they're sold for 300 yen in Japan, but then again, heh, that's importation PLUS adaptation. Shit costs money, heh.