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FAN HYSTERIA FOR JEFF LEMIRE AND PHIL HESTER’S BODY HORROR FAMILY TREE DRIVES MULTIPLE COPY SELL-OUT AT DISTRIBUTOR

PORTLAND, Ore. 1.30.2020 — Image Comics has fast-tracked reprints of both Family Tree issues #2 and #3 by Eisner Award winning Jeff Lemire and Phil Hester in order to keep up with the frenzied fan enthusiasm for the bestselling body horror title.

In Family Tree #2, Loretta and her family are surrounded by deadly cultists and running out of time when Grandpa Judd arrives toting his ornery attitude and his trusty shotgun. But what good is a gun against a mysterious ailment turning his granddaughter into a tree?

In Family Tree #3, the characters follow a lead into the dark alleys of New York City’s Chinatown in search of a cure, while Meg begins to embrace her burgeoning transformation.

Family Tree #3, second printing (Diamond Code DEC198679) will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, February 26.

Family Tree #2, second printing (Diamond Code DEC198678) will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, February 26.

Family Tree #1 (Diamond Code SEP190021) is available at comic book shops now.

Family Tree is also available for purchase across many digital platforms, including the official Image Comics iOS app, Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

Select praise for Family Tree:

"Seamlessly fusing elements of slice-of-life family drama, body horror, and apocalyptic fantasy...meets and exceeds the hype.” —Multiversity Comics

"It’s an apocalyptic portrait of loneliness that only promises to grow in future issues, one of the best premiers from Image Comics in 2019.” —ComicBook.com

"Hester nails the title’s somber tone as trouble creeps through the narrative...the creative team ably balances ambiance with character study.” —Newsarama

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