"28 Days Later" #1 Sells Out And Goes To Second Printing

Mon, September 7th, 2009 at 4:08pm PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

BOOM! Studios announced today that 28 DAYS LATER #1 has sold out almost immediately after release.

Fans should keep in mind, while Diamond Comic Distributors is completely sold out, first printings of 28 DAYS LATER #1 may still be found at a direct market retailer near you.

Diamond Comic Distributors is making the second printing of 28 DAYS LATER #1 available for retailers to order immediately and the second printing will be featured in the September 16th issue of Previews Plus in Diamond Dateline.

28 DAYS LATER #1 second print (JUL098219) features a "Blood Red" variant of the Sean Phillips wraparound cover and will hit store shelves by early October.

28 DAYS LATER #1 has garnered accolades from critics across the globe:

"...expect to be quickly hooked by it." - Comic Book Resources

"....off to a good start." - Newsarama

"Great comic, great story..." - OmniComic

"... fast-paced and engaging... Thumbs up." - Popdecay

"This is the first comic I think I have read by Michael Alan Nelson, and I was pretty impressed!... Shavley’s art in this book is absolutely amazing... essential reading. Highly recommended!" - Hypergeek

"... Shalvey doesn’t disappoint." - Major Spoilers

28 DAYS LATER #1 is written by Michael Alan Nelson with interior art by Declan Shalvey and colors by Nick Filardi, with the first print shipping with three covers in a 50/25/25 split by Tim Bradstreet, Sean Phillips and Brett Weldele. A fourth cover by DNA Films was offered as a 1 in 25 incentive.

About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) is a unique publishing house specializing in high-profile projects across a wide variety of different genres from some of the industry's biggest talents, including Philip K. Dick's DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, The Henson Company's FARSCAPE, and the original Mark Waid series IRREDEEMABLE. BOOM! recently launched its youth imprint, BOOM! Kids, with Pixar's THE INCREDIBLES, CARS, and TOY STORY, as well as Disney's THE MUPPETS. This year, BOOM! Studios celebrates its fourth anniversary.

TAGS:  boom! studios, 28 days later, michael alan nelson, declan shalvey

 
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