Image's "50 Girls 50" #1 Sells Out, Second Print Announced

Tue, June 7th, 2011 at 12:38pm PDT | Updated: June 7th, 2011 at 12:42pm

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Official Press Release

Mere days after the introduction of Frank Cho and Doug Murray's 50 GIRLS 50, Image Comics has announced the first issue of their sexy sci-fi epic has sold out. A second printing is being readied for a July 6 release.

Co-created by Cho and Murray, with art by 50 GIRLS 50 talent search winner and current ELEPHANTMEN artist Axel Medellin, 50 GIRLS 50 chronicles the fantastic voyage of the Space Vessel ESS Savannah and her beautiful crew as they fight to escape hostile aliens and exotic worlds, searching for the wormhole that will take them to their ultimate destination: Home.

"It's been a blast watching this project develop over the last few years, first an online talent search and then as Axel was turning in pages and Frank was planning out covers," said Image Comics Publisher Eric Stephenson. "Everyone involved has done a fantastic job, every step of the way, so it's a real pleasure to see such an enthusiastic response to the first issue."

Added Cho: "50 GIRLS 50 #1 is sold out?! Awesome! I'm having steak tonight!"

The second printing of 50 GIRLS 50 #1 (APR118208), a 32-page full comic book priced at $2.99, and 50 GIRLS 50 #2 (MAY110542) will both be on sale July 6.

ABOUT IMAGE COMICS
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.

TAGS:  image comics, 50 girls 50, frank cho, doug murray, alex medellin

 
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