BOOM! Studios' "Once & Future" #1 goes back for a second printing before it even hits shelves
Well this is some great news. Once & Future is one of my most anticipated books of the fall and, well, it looks like a lot of people feel the same way. The first issue has sold out before it even hits stands, so it’s already gotten a second printing order.
Not bad at all. Check out the details below, along with Dan Mora’s variant cover for the second printing.
Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora’s ONCE & FUTURE #1 Is SOLD OUT Before It Hits Stores!
BOOM! Studios fast-tracks second printing variant for the most anticipated new original series of 2019!
LOS ANGELES, CA (August 2, 2019) – BOOM! Studios announced today that ONCE & FUTURE #1, the extra-sized issue kicking off an all-new series from New York Times bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Star Wars), Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Klaus), and acclaimed colorist Tamra Bonvillain (Doom Patrol), has sold out at the distributor level before its on-sale date of August 14, 2019.
In order to meet the overwhelming demand from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios is fast-tracking the release of ONCE & FUTURE #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT, featuring an all-new cover by series artist Dan Mora, so it can arrive in comic shops on August 28, 2019.
The most anticipated original series launch of 2019, ONCE & FUTURE introduces readers to ex-monster hunter Bridgette McGuire, who must pull her unsuspecting grandson Duncan, into a world of magic and mysticism to defeat a legendary threat when a group of Nationalists use an ancient artifact to bring a villain from Arthurian myth back from the dead. Now Bridgette and Duncan must navigate the complicated history of the McGuire family and combat the deadly secrets of England’s past that threaten its very future.
"ONCE & FUTURE is one of my favorite milestones in BOOM!'s history, both in terms of the incredible work that Kieron, Dan, and Tamra are producing, as well as the level of support we've received from the retail community," said Matt Gagnon, Editor-in-Chief, BOOM! Studios. "We're blown away by the response to the series already and can't wait for this story to actually get into the hands of readers worldwide!"
Once and Future #1 will hit comic shops and digital retailers on August 14, with a second printing on August 28.