"Transmetropolitan" reissues start in March, 2009

Fri, October 31st, 2008 at 10:19am PDT | Updated: February 27th, 2012 at 6:54am

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CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Five titles from Vertigo's acclaimed TRANSMETROPOLITAN series will be reconfigured starting in March, 2009, with a new edition of volume one in the series, BACK ON THE STREET.

The TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 1: BACK ON THE STREET NEW EDITION TP now will include issues #1-6 of the original series, which were previously available in volumes 1 and 2 of the collected editions. It will be advance-solicited in the December Previews to arrive in stores in March.

Following that, the TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 2: LUST FOR LIFE NEW EDITION TP now will include issue #7-12 of the original series; this title previously collected issues #4-12. It is scheduled to arrive in stores in May.

The TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 3: YEAR OF THE BASTARD NEW EDITION TP now will include issues #13-18 of the series; this title previously collected these issues as well as a story from VERTIGO WINTER'S EDGE #2. It is scheduled to arrive in stores in August.

The TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 4: THE NEW SCUM NEW EDITION TP now will include issues #19-24 of the series, as well as the story from VERTIGO WINTER'S EDGE #3 and the addition of the story from VERTIGO WINTER'S EDGE #2. In-store date for VOL. 4 will be announced later.

The TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 10: ONE MORE TIME NEW EDITION TP now will include issues #55-60 of the series, as well as the Specials TRANSMETROPOLITAN: I HATE IT HERE and TRANSMETROPOLITAN: FILTH OF THE CITY. The specials were previously available in TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 0: TALES OF HUMAN WASTE; This volume will no longer be available once current stock is gone. In-store date for VOL. 10 will be announced later.

These volumes are being reconfigured due to retailer requests for a more consistent page count in the series' early volumes.

Please note that this supercedes the previous announcement regarding this series. Volumes 5-9 will remain in print in their current configuration.

TAGS:  dc comics, vertigo, transmetropolitan, warren ellis, darick robertson

 
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