"Wolverine: Weapon X" #1 Sells Out, Second Printing Announced

Fri, April 10th, 2009 at 3:18pm PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Guess what, True Believers – due to overwhelming demand and in anticipation for Free Comic Book Day 2009, the sold-out Wolverine: Weapon X #1 is being rushed back to press by Marvel and will return with Wolverine: Weapon X #1 Second Printing Variant!  The fan favorite creative team of Jason Aaron and artist Ron Garney craft a tale of mystery and intrigue that presents the most dangerous X-Man as you have never seen him before! As if Logan’s past couldn’t haunt him even more, someone from Weapon X is out creating killers based on his image!  But when the deadly Wolverine discovers this shocking truth, will anyone survive the backlash?  Don’t miss Garney’s stylish interior artwork on the cover of this highly anticipated second printing variant!

 

Retailers, please note the special FOC of 4/16/09 for Wolverine: Weapon X #1 Second Printing Variant—Marvel urges you to place orders early to guarantee your copies!

 

Critics and fans can’t stop raving about Aaron and Garney’s Wolverine: Weapon X:

 

“Aaron has a talent for strong, terse dialogue and vivid characterization…this will no doubt be a bloody, emotionally-charged series, if the first issue is any indication.” – Timothy Callahan, Comicbookresources.com

 

“Aaron can write a great Logan, and Garney can draw the hell out of a Wolverine story... [Aaron] and [Garney] sync right back into rhythm and remind us why they make such a great team.” – Dan Phillips, IGN.com

 

“Aaron and Garney know the right amount of grit, gloom, and guffaws to make even the most unlikely story worth your money… [They] are truly the best at what they do.” – Stephen Bari, Comicsbulletin.com

 

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on all Wolverine: Weapon X issues, as the series is generating incredible buzz and immediate sell-outs.  What are these Wolverine-like creations after?  Can Logan stop another nightmare from his past?  Don’t miss the ferocious feral frenzy in Wolverine Weapon X #1 Second Printing Variant!

 

WOLVERINE: WEAPON X #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (FEB098608)
Written by JASON AARON
Pencils by RON GARNEY
Cover by RON GARNEY
Parental Advisory …$3.99
FOC—4/16/09, On-Sale-- 4/29/09!

 

WOLVERINE: WEAPON X #2 (MAR092606)
Written by JASON AARON
Pencils & 50/50 Cover by RON GARNEY
50/50 Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Parental Advisory …$3.99
FOC—4/23/09, On-Sale—5/13/09

 

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