Los Angeles – January 23rd, 2008 – BOOM! Studios is inviting all retailers to send in their stores’ MySpace URLs to be used as part of the NORTH WIND #2 release on MySpace Comic Books.
BOOM! Studios is asking retailers to send their stores’ full contact info and MySpace URL to firstname.lastname@example.org before January 31st of this month.
NORTH WIND was released simultaneously in comic book stores and online at MySpace Comic Books on January 4th and sold out within 10 days. In conjunction with this release, BOOM! Studios commissioned a trailer for NORTH WIND that was featured on MySpaceTV and the MySpace log-in page. The trailer received 10,000 hits in 10 days.
Retailers will be offered a chance to order a second printing of NORTH WIND #1 sporting a slightly different cover through Diamond Previews Plus and Diamond Dateline. The Diamond order code for the NORTH WIND #1 second print is NOV078195F.
NORTH WIND, written by David DiGilio, who is best known for writing the film EIGHT BELOW and creating the ABC TV show TRAVELER, is a five issue mini-series set in a future Los Angeles after a new ice age has covered the earth. NORTH WIND chronicles the rise of a new hero in a dystopian world where people burn books for fuel, and Skinrunners trade valuable pelts for rations and warmth. The first issue features a cover by Andrew Huerta with interior artwork by newcomer and future Spider-Man artist, Alex Cal.
MySpace, the world’s most popular social network, and BOOM! Studios, a leader in comic book and graphic novel publishing, announced a partnership January 3rd to provide the MySpace Comic Book community with free digital downloads of BOOM! Studios’ highly anticipated new comic book series, NORTH WIND. Throughout the five-issue mini-series, MySpace users will be able to download all the issue of NORTH WIND for free exclusively on the MySpace Comic Books profile (http://myspace.com/comicbooks) the day each issue hits store shelves.
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