SEX CRIMINALS #5 enjoys 2nd base... er, 2nd PRINTING

April 3, 2014

The fifth issue of Chip Zdarsky and Matt Fraction's SEX CRIMINALS, the hit critically-acclaimed series about a couple who are able to stop time and commit crimes when they have sex, has sold out instantly at the distributor level and will be going into a second printing.

SEX CRIMINALS only just launched in Fall 2013, but quickly caught the attention of critics and readers alike. Time magazine dubbed SEX CRIMINALS the comic series of the year, Multiversity Comics named it Best New Series of 2013, ComicsAlliance recognized Chip Zdarsky as one of the Best Artists of 2013, and writer/actor Wil Wheaton calls it “one of the best things I’ve ever read, period.”

SEX CRIMINALS #5 has completely sold out at the distributor level, but may still be available in comic stores. It is currently available digitally on the Image Comics website ( and on Comixology on the web (, Android, and Google Play.

Image Comics is pleased to announce that the fifth issue will be going back to print to meet customer demand. The second printing of SEX CRIMINALS #5 (Diamond Code FEB148267) will release on 4/30.

SEX CRIMINALS #6 will release on 6/18 and can be pre-ordered with Diamond Code: APR140596. Issues 1-5 will all be available and in print at the time of the sixth issue's release.

SEX CRIMINALS, VOL. 1 (978-1-60706-946-1) will hit stores on 4/16 for $9.99 and can be pre-ordered with Diamond Code JAN140558.