Image Comics has announced the story arc beginning SAGA #61 has sold out and will return with a second printing.
The press release follows:
Media Release — Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ bestselling, multiple award winning series Saga kicks off an exciting new story arc with last week’s issue #61 release and will be rushed back to print in order to keep up with overwhelming reorder demand.
Fans won’t want to miss this epic new chapter filled to the brim with high-stakes drama, shocking surprises, and emotional adventures.
“Fiona and I are so grateful to readers and retailers for still being with us after more than a decade,” said Vaughan. “This new storyline is a big one, so no spoilers for the trade-waiters, please. And if you’ve only ever read Saga in collected editions, it’s never too late to jump over to our ongoing comic, which always features the best letter-column contributors anywhere. However you read our story, thanks.”
To date, Saga has sold seven million copies across single issue, trade paperback, compendium, hardcover, and digital editions and has been translated into 20 languages. The series also boasts multiple Eisner Awards, Harvey Awards, a Hugo Award, British Fantasy Award, Goodreads Choice Award, Shuster Award, Inkwell Award, Ringo Award, and more. It has been featured in such mainstream media outlets as TIME, Entertainment Weekly, The Atlantic, NPR, and more. The series has become a pop culture phenomenon and has been immortalized with references and easter eggs appearing in such popular TV shows as Supernatural, The Big Bang Theory, The Simpsons, and even a recent Taco Bell commercial featuring the characters dressed in cosplay.
Saga #61, second printing (Diamond Code DEC228767) will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, January 25.
Saga #62 (Diamond Code DEC220295) will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, February 22.
Saga is also available across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, and Google Play.