It’s official! All 52 first issues of DC Entertainment’s historic publishing initiative DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 have sold out from Diamond Comic Distributors in advance of publication. And all 52 issues will receive second printings. Here’s a further look inside the numbers for DC COMICS-THE NEW 52: · ACTION and BATGIRL already have third printings and JUSTICE LEAGUE, the bestselling comic book to date for all of 2011, is in its fourth printing.
ACTION COMICS #1 and BATGIRL #1 have sold out again and are slated to go back to press for new, third printings. Already checked out issue #1? Below is the official first look at the cover to BATGIRL #4. And in case you missed it earlier this week, COMIC BOOK RESOURCES debuted the cover to ACTION COMICS #4.
This has been such a monumental week for DC Comics. What we launched with (the already sold out!) JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 was absolutely amazing. And what’s more exciting still is that it was just a first taste of what’s to come.
This afternoon, we’re going to take a look at what the comic book trade press is saying about JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 and The New 52 – including their interviews with some of the talented people behind the launch.
In the final issue of the current run of BATMAN, The Dark Knight’s past is illuminated. Featuring appearances by a wide array of classic characters including Robin, Catwoman, Batgirl, Nightwing, The Riddler, Jim Gordon and Superman, BATMAN #713 traces the evolution of The Dark Knight and Bat-family.