'Hawkman #1' sells out, goes back to press

Thu, March 14th, 2002 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Founder/Former Owner

Official Press Release

DC Comics is pleased to announce that HAWKMAN # 1, the highest-selling debut

issue for March (according to Diamond Comics Distributors) has gone back to

press for a second printing less than a week after its initial instore date

of March 6. The issue is already sold out at the publisher.

"The sales of this premiere issue by the talented team of James Robinson,

Geoff Johns and Rags Morales exceeded our already-high expectations -- and

print run," said Bob Wayne, DC's VP -- Sales & Marketing . "We're happy to

see retailers and fans warmly embracing the return of this classic character.

The additional printing will allow even more copies of the book to get into

more hands and make it that much easier for retailers to sell subsequent

issues to customers who are catching on to a series with momentum."

Writer Geoff Johns added, "I'm extremely happy to see this. Everyone

involved in 'Return of the Hawkman' in JSA and in HAWKMAN#1 really worked

hard, and we're all continuing to work hard, on Hawkman. He's a character

that deserves it."

HAWKMAN # 1 Second Printing (DEC015177) is scheduled to be in stores on Wednesday, March 20.

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