Image's "Planetoid" #1 Sells Out, Goes Back to Press For Second Printing

Fri, June 22nd, 2012 at 9:48am PDT

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Official Press Release

PLANETOID #1, the debut of comics creator Ken Garing published by Image Comics, has sold out at the distributor level and will be reprinted.

Entirely written, drawn, and lettered by Garing, PLANETOID tells the story of Silas, a hardened space pirate who finds himself stranded on a barren sphere made of scrap metal with no way to escape.

"Ken Garing is off to a spectacular start with this bit of survivalist SF. This is just an introduction to the ruinous, dystopian world of Planetoid, and I’m eager to see what horrors yet remain in its crevices. Highly recommended." - iFanboy

"Every month, more and more evidence piles up that it is a good time to be a fan of science fiction comics. If this first issue is any indication, “Planetoid” is sure to be a favorite for those who enjoy the genre...." -Multiversity Comics

"Garing has done a brilliant job on both the story and art front." - Comic Book Therapy

The second printing of PLANETOID #1 will be in stores on July 11, the same day as the second issue. It is available to order now with the Diamond code MAY128123.

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:  planetoid, image comics, ken garing

 
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