AngelAngel : The Curse #1 goes to third printing
Tuesday 16 August 2005, by Webmaster
IDW OFFERS 3rd PRINTING of ANGEL: THE CURSE
The Third Time’s a Charm For IDW’s Angel: The Curse.
IDW Publishing Announces the Third Printing of Their Whedonverse Title.
San Diego, CA (August 15, 2005) IDW Publishing is proud to announce that fan support of Angel: The Curse #1 has necessitated an unprecedented third printing of that debut issue. Although the second printing was never even officially announced, a complete sell-out of both the first and second printings have necessitated the third printing. This is the first time in IDW Publishing’s history that one of their comic book titles has required a third printing in order to fulfill fan demand.
Angel: The Curse, the first five-issue Angel miniseries from IDW Publishing, by writer Jeff Mariotte and artist David Messina, finds Angel on the run in a mysterious forest in Romania, searching for the Gypsy clan that cursed him so many years ago. Issue three of the five-issue miniseries will be in stores on August 24.
“While we’re much too humble to announce every time one of our books garners a second printing,” said Chris Ryall, IDW’s humble Editor-in-Chief, “the sold-out status of both the first and second printings are a testament to Angel’s fanbase, and something we wanted to make known. We also want to make it known that we’re happily headed back to press to keep this issue available to anyone who wants to read it.”
IDW’s additional plans regarding Angel related projects include the second Angel mini-series, Angel: Old Friends, which kicks off in November. Also due out on August 24 is the first Spike one-shot, Spike: Old Times, written by fan-favorite Peter David.
The third printing of Angel: The Curse #1 is scheduled to be released in mid-September. The issue’s item code is JUN058279 E. About IDW Publishing IDW PUBLISHING is a division of Idea + Design Works, LLC, a revolutionary creative service company with a wide range of clients. Among their best-selling titles are CBS’s CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; Konami’s Metal Gear Solid; and GrimJack: Killer Instinct. IDW has films in development at Sony Pictures, Dimension Films, and Paramount Pictures.