Media Release — After leading the charge as Humble Bundle’s very first comic book bundle, Image Comics is once again partnering with the digital distributor to start the new year off with an even bigger bundle bursting with some of today’s hottest titles.
In addition to being the home to some of comics’ most acclaimed series, Image has become a popular destination for today’s most sought after and award-winning talent. This latest bundle boasts works by some of the industry’s biggest superstars including Robert Kirkman, Jonathan Hickman, Brian K. Vaughan, Scott Snyder, Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction, Jason Aaron, Fiona Staples, Rick Remender, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Steve Epting, Sean Phillips, Chip Zdarsky, Jock, and many more.
Customers can name their price for the Image Expo 2015 Preview Book, Alex + Ada Vol. 1, Deadly Class Vol. 1, C.O.W.L Vol. 1, Elephantmen 2260 Vol. 1, Minimum Wage Vol. 1, God Hates Astronauts Vol. 1, Satellite Sam Vol. 1, and Genius #1-5.
Those who pay more than the average price will also receive The Manhattan Projects Book One (#1-10), The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 1, The Fuse Vol. 1, Velvet Vol. 1, Sex Criminals Vol. 1, Wytches #1, and The Walking Dead Vol. 22: A New Beginning.
Customers who pay $18 or more will receive all of the above plus The Walking Dead Compendium One (#1-48), Saga Book One (#1-18) and East of West: The World.
Beginning this Friday, every day at 2 pm Pacific time throughout the promotion, a digital comic book will be made available as a FREE download for fans to sample what kind of comics Image has to offer. This will kick off with a complimentary digital copy of ODY-C #1 by Matt Fraction (Sex Criminals) and Christian Ward (Infinite Vacation).
That’s just for starters with additional titles to be unveiled mid-promotion.
“Humble is so pleased to be working with such a cutting-edge comics publisher, bringing some exciting, new, and sexy front list titles to our customers,” says Humble Bundle Director of Books Kelley Allen.
As with all Humble Bundles, customers can choose how their purchase dollars are allocated, between the publisher and charity. The Humble Image Comics Bundle 2: Image Firsts supports the Hero Initiative, which creates a financial safety net for comic creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work.
The Humble Image Comics Bundle 2: Image Firsts runs from now until Wednesday, January 21, 2014 at 11 am Pacific time.
About Humble Bundle
Humble Bundle organizes pay-what-you-want plus charity promotions for awesome digital content and puts the power directly in the hands of the consumers, offering them fully-featured titles at prices they set themselves. Consumers pay what they want and decide how to allocate their money between content creators, charity and a humble tip. Humble Bundle also offers the Humble Store, a digital storefront that features great games at great prices with a portion of sales going to select charities. Since the company’s launch in 2010, Humble Bundle has helped empower its community to allocate more than $48 million toward charity to date. For more information, please visit https://www.humblebundle.com
About Image Comics
Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.
About The Hero Initiative
The Hero Initiative is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book artists and craftsmen in need. Hero Initiative creates a financial safety net for yesterday’s creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work. It’s a chance for all of us to give back something to the people who have given us so much enjoyment. Since its inception, The Hero Initiative has had the good fortune to grant over $750,000 to the comics veterans who have paved the way for those in the industry today.