Death Sentence success spreads like wildfire as second issue sells out

Death Sentence #2 2nd Print Variant

Titan Comics has scored a definite hit with its Death Sentence six-issue limited series from Monty Nero and Mike Dowling – the second issue has sold out at distributor level.

The new creator owned series has completely sold out at Diamond Comics Distributors, with a second print, featuring a bold new cover, scheduled to drop on 11th December, and available to order from Diamonds Previews Plus issue #1101, item code SEP138356).

Death Sentence #1 CoverThis follows the phenomenal first-day sell-out of Death Sentence #1 (see news story). The first issue has earned a second print, complete with a Midtown Comics variant, pushing the print run for the first issue to 13,200.  The second printing of #1 is still available to order now (item code SEP138036) and is scheduled for release on Wednesday 20th November.

“It’s so thrilling to see Death Sentence become such a massive success – and so hot on the heels of the issue one sell-out,’ said Nick Landau, Titan publisher. “Many thanks from everyone here at Titan Comics to all the readers, reviewers and retailers that have gotten behind this great book.”

“I’m really excited to see Death Sentence doing so well,’ said Mike Dowling, series artist. “A big thanks to all our readers!’

This explosive new series poses the question – what would you do with superpowers – and six months to live? That’s the dilemma facing three people who’ve contracted the G+ Virus, through unprotected sex.

What can graphic designer Verity, failing indie guitarist Weasel and roguish media personality Monty do in the time they have left? Fade away – or go out in a blaze of glory?

• Check out the trailer for the series here

• For more information about Death Sentence, visit: www.Titan-Comics.com

Death Sentence #1 may still be available through local comic stores, and is available now digitally via comiXology. The second printing of Death Sentence #1 arrives 20th November 2013, can still be ordered (item code SEP138036), and features a brand new second print variant cover.

• The second printing of Death Sentence #2 arrives 11th December 2013 and can be pre-ordered from Diamond’s Previews Plus issue #1101 (item code SEP138356) and features a brand new second print variant cover.

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.



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