“Ascender” #1 rises to a second printing

“Ascender” #1 rises to a second printing

Surprising no one, the excellent Ascender #1 has been rushed back for a second printing.

A day after it hit comic shops.

Not too shabby, and well-deserved. Kudos to Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen, Steve Wands, and Image Comics for a stunning debut, and be sure to reserve your copy of the second run if you weren’t able to snag one this week.

Check out the details below.

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ASCENDER LAUNCHES TO HIGH DEMAND THIS WEEK, CAPTURES DESCENDER FANDOM

PORTLAND, OR 04/25/2019 — The all-new fantasy series ASCENDER—from New York Times bestselling writer Jeff Lemire(Gideon Falls, Sweet Tooth, The Underwater Welder, Black Hammer) and artist Dustin Nguyen (Batman: Little Gotham)—is immediately being rushed back to print to keep up with customer demand.

This new adventure from the powerhouse creative team behind the bestselling, award-winning Descender, provides readers with the perfect jumping on point and requires no knowledge of the previous Descender series.

Set ten years after the conclusion of Descender, in Ascender the machines have gone away, and in their absence magic has reclaimed the universe. Now one girl must embark on an epic quest to find robotkind and its fabled boy messiah, TIM-21, before it’s too late…

Ascender #1 is available now, and the second printing will hit comic shops on May 22.

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