Press Release Since CHEWâ€™s release, John Layman and Rob Guilloryâ€™s ongoing crime series with a disgustingly delicious twist has faced a series of distribution-level sellouts despite extremely healthy reprints. Next month, Issues One, Two and Three will each be reprinted in time for Issue Four’s release, with Issue One reprinted for a fourth (and final!) printing, a â€˜Last Biteâ€™ edition for people who are still hungry for a copy of one of the most talked about debuts of the summer.
Press Release Barely forty eight hours after release SAVAGE DRAGON #149, featuring the major debut of the deadly Dart, faces a complete distribution-level sellout just as creator Erik Larsen announces his subsequent issue’s milestone expanding from sixty fourÂ to one hundred pages with no increase in price.
Press Release CHEW, the all-new crime series with a cannibalistic twist from writer John Layman and illustrator Rob Guillory, debuted to a near immediate distribution-level sell out despite a significant overprint, resulting in a second printing. “I’ve been insisting for years that the comic book industry has been clamoring for more books with double page spreads of non-costumed characters eating soup, and it’s gratifying to see there indeed is a robust market for such a book,” Layman said. “Big thanks to everybody –retailers, readers and reviewers– who came out in such shocking numbers to check out something new and different,Â
Press Release SPAWN, the long-running superhero saga recently relaunched by series creator Todd McFarlane and fellow Image Founder Whilce Portacio, kicks off the second half of its series altering storyline ‘Endgame’ with a distribution-level sell out making way for the upcoming collection. “Our goal is to slowly build up momentum and the sellout of issue #191 is another indication that we’re accomplishing that goal,” McFarlane said. “With a majority of our single issues out of print, the release of the first Endgame collection couldn’t be more timely.”
Press Release Early yesterday Ivan Brandon and Nic Klein’s all-new, full-color ongoing crime series for the 9th century, VIKING, debuted in a big way with a distribution-level pre-release sell out weeks in advance and nation-wide reports of store sell through!
Here’s one that tops the myriad of sell-out issue announcements from Marvel – Image Comics is sending Viking #1 back to press for a second printing, even though the first issue won’t hit the shelves until April 22, 2009. Take the jump for the full press release.
Press Release Barely a week after release, artist Jamie McKelive and writer Kieron Gillen’s music-fueled PHONOGRAM 2: THE SINGLES CLUB #1 has sold out at a distribution-level with a second printing on the way. “Clearly, we’re overjoyed,” Gillen said. “When you do a book as personal and warped as PHONOGRAM, you’re always slightly worried that no-one else will care. To have it come out, review phenomenally and actually sell out in a week… well, short of Kenickie reforming or Jamie getting a magical eraser which turns Bristol board into gold, it’s about as good as it gets. We’d go on
Press Release 11 December 2008 (Berkeley, CA) – Image Comicsâ€™ Shadowline is proud to announce two of their newest and most diverse debuts, SAVAGE and I HATE GALLANT GIRL, have completely sold-out at a distribution level. “Shadowline’s steadfast commitment to diversity is what drives the entire imprint,” Shadowline Publisher Jim Valentino said. “Having two completely different titles reach a similar success simultaneously is a very important occasion for us and one we hope drives readers to future issues of these wonderful books.” SAVAGE teams horror master Steve Niles with celebrated painted artist Mike Mayhew along with Dan Wickline and Jeff