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The Apocalypse Gets a Hardcover – Image Releases “East of West”


The Apocalypse Gets a Hardcover - Image Releases "East of West"

The Apocalypse gets a hardcover edition.  Okay, not the apocalypse, but the one told by Jonathan Hickman in Image’s East of West.  The hardcover edition will contain the first 15 issues of the best-selling comic book and release July 8 in comic book stores, and July 21 in book stores.  East of West is certainly a great series to start reading and if you’re looking for a new series to begin – Hickman’s sci-fi, western, horror is one of the best comics to check out.


The first fifteen issues of the Eisner-award nominated, New York Times bestselling sci-fi, western will be collected into deluxe hardcover

Writer Jonathan Hickman (THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS, THE DYING AND THE DEAD) and artist Nick Dragotta (HOWTOONS) team up for a sweeping sci-fi western filled with world-building and an ensemble cast of characters in EAST OF WEST. The first fifteen issues of the New York Times bestselling and Eisner Award-nominated series will be collected into an oversized prestige hardcover. The First Year of The Apocalypse and will contain over 50 pages of bonus material, the full script for issue #1, and never-before-seen concept art. It will be in stores this July and is available to pre-order now.

This is the world. It is not the one we wanted, but it is the one we deserved. In EAST OF WEST, the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse roam the Earth, signaling the End Times for humanity, and our best hope for life lies in Death!

EAST OF WEST: THE APOCALYPSE, YEAR ONE (ISBN: 978-1-63215-430-9) hits comic book stores on July 8 and bookstores on July 21, and will be available for $49.99. It can be ordered by retailers from Diamond Book Distributors with Diamond Code MAY150491.



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

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