Saturday, September 11, 2010
The Walking Dead #1 Coming Back as an "Image Firsts"
Image Comics reprints IMAGE FIRSTS: THE WALKING DEAD in time for debut of AMC series
The Image Firsts program has been an unparalleled success, introducing comics fans to classic Image titles for only $1.00. IMAGE FIRSTS: THE WALKING DEAD was a sellout at the distribution level, despite an extremely large overprint, and Image Comics is delighted to announce that the book is going back to press!
With Image Firsts, Image Comics is re-presenting first issues as an introduction to our most acclaimed titles, with each acting as the perfect primer to their ongoing series and collected editions! IMAGE FIRSTS: THE WALKING DEAD reprints the first issue of the hit series written by Robert Kirkman, and the second printing will feature cast photos from the AMC television series, which premiers October 31, 2010.
IMAGE FIRSTS: THE WALKING DEAD Second Printing (FEB100327), a 40-page black-and-white book reprinting the first issue of the ground-breaking series, plus a 12-page bonus section featuring full-color images from the AMC television series, will be in stores October 6, 2010, for $1.00.
Also available in October: THE WALKING DEAD: THE COVERS, VOL. 1 HC (AUG100834; October 6), THE WALKING DEAD BOOK SIX HC (AUG100383; October 13), THE WALKING DEAD "HEAD STAB" T-SHIRT (AUG100404-08; October 6), and THE WALKING DEAD "I HEART" T-SHIRT (AUG100409-13; October 6). THE WALKING DEAD 2011 CALENDAR (JUL100428), featuring 13 haunting images from the ongoing series, is available now.
Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.