BOOM! studios issued this press release this morning:
February 21, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA – KaBOOM!, BOOM! Studios’ all-ages imprint, is proud to announce a third printing for their power-house ADVENTURE TIME #1! The first and second prints have completely sold out, sending best pals Jake and Finn back to the printer!
Fans should keep in mind, while Diamond Comic Distributors is completely sold out, first and second printings of ADVENTURE TIME #1 may still be found at a direct market retailer near you. Not sure where to find your nearest comic retailer? Use www.comicshoplocator.com to find one!
Diamond Comic Distributors is making the third printing of ADVENTURE TIME #1, featuring an all-new cover drawn by Chris Houghton, available for retailers to order immediately.
ADVENTURE TIME #1 is the first installment of the exciting new ongoing ADVENTURE TIME series written by Ryan North (DINOSAUR COMICS) with cover art and interiors drawn by Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb (THE MUPPET SHOW, ICE AGE: ICED IN) with a back-up story by Aaron Renier (THE UNSINKABLE WALKER BEAN) and epic cover by Chris Houghton.
In this first issue of ADVENTURE TIME join Finn the Human, Jake the Dog, and Princess Bubblegum for all-new adventures through The Land of Ooo! The top-rated Cartoon Network show now has its own comic book! With the show exploding in the ratings, garnering rave online reviews, major cosplay at the San Diego Comic-Con, and huge displays dominating the New York Comic Con, it’s clear fandom is obsessed and 2012 is the Year of Adventure Time! Don’t miss out on the phenomenon!
The Diamond code for the third printing is: JAN128109
So here’s my question. Who’s buying this? And what does it mean for comic book sales in general?