"The Twelve" #2 sells out, second printing on the way

Tue, February 19th, 2008 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Marvel's new hit series is four-for-four, as The Twelve #2 (of 12) has sold out at Diamond (though copies may be available at the retail level) and will return with a new printing to meet the overwhelming demand! The Twelve #2 (of 12) Second Printing Variant features the powerful interior art of Chris Weston on the cover, as the collaboration between red-hot scribe JMS (Thor) and Weston continues. As these mystery men and women from WW2 seek to find their new place in the modern world, someone is hunting them-but who? And why?

Critics and fans agree-The Twelve is one of 2008 best books! Earning an Editor's Choice Award from IGN.Com, with reviewer Bryan Joel deeming it, "one of the best things I've read in a while…The Twelve has begun sinking its hooks in me and I'm thoroughly intrigued to see where it's heading."

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on all issues of The Twelve, as the series continues to sell out quickly and draw rave reviews from all corners. Just what awaits these displaced heroes? And can the Twelve survive being targeted by a mystery enemy? Don't miss out on this year's hottest new comic book epic-The Twelve!

THE TWELVE #2 (of 12) SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (JAN088034)

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Penciled by CHRIS WESTON

Cover by CHRIS WESTON

Rated T+ …$2.99

FOC-2/28/08, On-Sale-3/19/08

THE TWELVE #3 (of 12) (DEC072215)

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Penciled by CHRIS WESTON

Cover by KAARE ANDREWS

Rated T+ …$2.99

On-Sale-3/5/08

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