Dynamite's "The Bionic Man" #1 Gets Second Printing

Wed, August 24th, 2011 at 8:37pm PDT | Updated: August 24th, 2011 at 8:51pm

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

After last year's critically and commercially successful collaboration on the Green Hornet, Kevin Smith and Dynamite Entertainment are reuniting once again, with the creative team that brought the flagship Green Hornet series to fans; Phil Hester, Jonathan Lau, and Alex Ross on covers! This year, lightening will have struck twice as The Bionic Man #1, written by Kevin Smith, has sold out immediately and is going back for a second printing! And ask your local retailer order more issues of #2 and #3 of the Bionic Man, so you can be ensured to get a copy!

"We're incredibly happy with the sales of The Bionic Man #1, and that it sold out in the first day speaks volume for the faith in Kevin (Smith), Phil (Hester), Jonathan (Lau) and the entire team. We're going right back to press on issue #1 and they will be available in the next week or so. Check out the 2nd print cover to #1 with interior pages to #1. Thank you for all of your support!" states Dynamite President/Publisher Nick Barrucci.

Licensed by NBC Universal Television Consumer Products Group, The Bionic Man became pop culture icons in the 1970's with their popular television programs! The Bionic Man is based on the Universal Television Series "The Six Million Dollar Man." The Bionic Man is based on the Universal Television Series "The Six Million Dollar Man." The Six Million Dollar Man is an American television series about a former astronaut with bionic prosthetics working for the OSI. It aired on the ABC network as a regular series from 1974 to 1978, following three television movies aired in 1973. The title role of Steve Austin was played by Lee Majors, who subsequently became a pop culture icon of the 1970s. A spin-off of the show was produced, The Bionic Woman, as well as several television movies featuring both characters.

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ABOUT DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The Boys, Green Hornet, Vampirella, Warlord of Mars, Project Superpowers, Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time and more!

In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and best selling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Michael Avon Oeming, Mel Rubi, Marc Guggenheim, Stephen Sadowski, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Matt Wagner and a host of up and coming new talent!

DYNAMITE is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their titles - including PROJECT SUPERPOWERS - which debuted at #4 in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors. In 2005 Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisher and another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%). The company has also been nominated for several industry awards, including the prestigious Eisner Award.

Dynamite also controls and owns multiple libraries, including but not limited to the Vampirella library of casts and characters, The Superpowers library of characters, The Kirby: Genesis world of characters, and the Chaos! Comics universe of characters.

TAGS:  dynamite entertainment, the bionic man, the six million dollar man, kevin smith, phil hester, jonathan lau

 
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