Thursday, August 11, 2016
Image Comics Announces Second Printing for Opening of "The Walking Dead: The Whisperer War"
THE WALKING DEAD—EXCITED WHISPERS SPREAD AMONG FANS
Image/Skybound fast-tracks the first issue of the mind-blowing new story arc to a second printing
Image/Skybound Entertainment is pleased to announce that THE WALKING DEAD #157 by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard will be fast-tracked to a second printing in order to keep up with the overwhelming customer demand.
The mind-blowing new story arc to the New York Times bestselling series and pop culture phenomenon—THE WHISPERER WAR—launched to much fan buzz and featured the first in a sequence of connecting covers by Arthur Adams with colors by Nathan Fairbairn. Fans of THE WALKING DEAD and comics collectors flocked to stores for an opportunity to get their hands on the hot new issue.
In THE WALKING DEAD #157 the time has come. The forces are aligning. The war has begun! Has Rick brought about the demise of everything he’s built? Or will he triumph once again? Know this… there will be a cost.
THE WALKING DEAD #157 remains available for purchase across all digital platforms, including the Image Comics website (imagecomics.com), the official Image Comics iOS app, Comixology’s website (comixology.com), iOS, Android, and Google Play.
THE WALKING DEAD #157, 2nd printing Cover A (Diamond Code JUN169197) and Cover B by Arthur Adams with colors by Nathan Fairbairn (Diamond Code JUN169198) will be available in stores on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016. The final order cutoff date for retailers is Monday, August 15th, 2016.
THE WALKING DEAD #158 Cover A (Diamond Code JUL160789) and Cover B by Arthur Adams with colors by Nathan Fairbairn (Diamond Code JUL160790) hit stores on Wednesday, September 7th and the final order cutoff deadline for retailers is Monday, August 15th.
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, fantasy, 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.
ABOUT SKYBOUND ENTERTAINMENT
Founded in 2010, Skybound Entertainment is a multiplatform entertainment company specializing in television, comics, film, digital content, interactive, gaming, and merchandise. The company is led by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and his longtime producing and business partner David Alpert.