IMAGE COMICS OFFERS EXCLUSIVE EDITIONS AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL

July 11, 2013

Exclusives include issues, hardcover collections, and merchandise

The Image Comics/Skybound booth and Top Cow booth will be selling exclusive editions and variants of more than a dozen comic books and four hardcover collections at Comic-Con International, taking place in San Diego from July 17 to 21. These editions are available in limited quantities and available only at the Image Comics/Skybound booth (#2729) or the Top Cow booth (#2629). In addition, Image Comics will be offering copies of its Image Expo variant editions for sale at their booth, as well as new T-shirts and tote bags.Three #1 issues are among the variants, including GHOSTED #1 by Joshua Williamson and Goran Sudzuka with a cover by Matteo Scalera, a convention exclusive edition of SATELLITE SAM #1 by Matt Fraction and Howard Chaykin with a black-and-white cover art by Chaykin, and SIDEKICK #1 by J. Michael Straczynski and Tom Mandrake with a cover by Whilce Portacio.Giving some heft to Image’s Comic-Con offerings are four hardcover editions released by the Image imprints Skybound and Top Cow. At the Image imprint Skybound, CLONE VOLUME ONE by David Schulner and Juan Jose Ryp, INVINCIBLE VOLUME ONE: FAMILY MATTERS by Robert Kirkman and Cory Walker, THIEF OF THIEVES VOLUME ONE by Robert Kirkman, Nick Spencer, and Shawn Martinbrough; and THE WALKING DEAD VOLUME TWO: MILES BEHIND US by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard will be for sale in limited quantities each day. The hardcover edition of THINK TANK VOLUME ONE by Matt Hawkins and Rahsan Ekedal will be for sale at the Top Cow booth.

Other variants to be sold at the Image booth are a special foil-cover variant of CHEW #35 by John Layman and Rob Guillory and TEN GRAND #4 by J. Michael Straczynski and Ben Templesmith. In addition to the THINK TANK hard cover, Top Cow will be selling an exclusive APHRODITE IX #3 “Cosplay” edition with a photo cover.

On the merchandise side, Image Comics will be selling their Image Comics logo tote bags and T-shirts, which made their debut at Image Expo in San Francisco on July 2. Also available will be the “Lying Cat” T-shirts featuring brand-new artwork of the fan-favorite character from the wildly popular SAGA by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples.

From Skybound, the four “faction” THE WALKING DEAD T-shirts from the upcoming story arc “All-Out War” — Survivors, Hilltop, Saviors, and Kingdom — which also went on sale first at Image Expo, will be available. Skybound will have other exclusive merchandise at their booth, including a THE WALKING DEAD electric guitar, INVINCIBLE wristwatch, and Todd McFarlane Productions action figures.

GHOSTED #1 by Joshua Williamson and Goran Sudzuka, Comic-Con variant cover by Matteo Scalera
GHOSTED #1 by Joshua Williamson and Goran Sudzuka, Comic-Con variant cover by Matteo Scalera
SATELLITE SAM #1 by Matt Fraction and Howard Chaykin Comic-Con Variant
SATELLITE SAM #1 by Matt Fraction and Howard Chaykin Comic-Con Exclusive
SIDEKICK #1 by J. Michael Straczynski and Tom Mandrake, Comic-Con variant cover by Whilce Portacio
SIDEKICK #1 by J. Michael Straczynski and Tom Mandrake, Comic-Con variant cover by Whilce Portacio
CLONE VOLUME ONE by David Schulner and Juan Jose Ryp Comic-Con Foil-Stamped Hardcover Exclusive
CLONE VOLUME ONE by David Schulner and Juan Jose Ryp Comic-Con Foil-Stamped Hardcover Exclusive
INVINCIBLE Compendium One by Robert Kirkman, Cory Walker, Ryan Ottley, et al Comic-Con Foil-Stamped Hardcover Exclusive
INVINCIBLE Compendium One by Robert Kirkman, Cory Walker, Ryan Ottley, et al Foil-Stamped Hardcover Comic-Con Exclusive
THE WALKING DEAD Compendium Volume 2 by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard Foil-Stamped Hardcover Exclusive
THE WALKING DEAD Compendium Two by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard Foil-Stamped Hardcover Comic-Con Exclusive
THINK TANK by Matt Hawkins and Rahsan Ekedal Hardcover Comic-Con Exlusive
THINK TANK by Matt Hawkins and Rahsan Ekedal Hardcover Comic-Con Exlusive
CHEW #35 by John Layman and Rob Guillory Foil Cover Comic-Con Variant
CHEW #35 by John Layman and Rob Guillory Foil Cover Comic-Con Variant
TEN GRAND #4 by J. Michael Straczynski and Ben Templesmith Comic-Con Variant
TEN GRAND #4 by J. Michael Straczynski and Ben Templesmith Comic-Con Variant
APHRODITE IX #3 by Matt Hawkins and Sjepan Sejic Cosplay Photo Comic-Con Exclusive
APHRODITE IX #3 by Matt Hawkins and Sjepan Sejic Cosplay Photo Comic-Con Exclusive