BOOM! Studios has announced that Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet’s Faithless II #1 sold out on the distributor level as a result of “overwhelming support form retailers and fans.”
As a result, the issue will be getting a second printing available in July 2020, featuring both the original main cover art as well as a new, erotic variant cover, both by Kris Anka. The erotic variant will sexually explicit, and as such will be be polybagged and not publicly previewed.
Take a look at the original cover, as well as BOOM!’s full press release, below:
LOS ANGELES, CA (June 19, 2020) – BOOM! Studios announced today that FAITHLESS II #1, the premiere issue of the brand new six-issue sequel series, has sold out at the distributor level! In response to the overwhelming support from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios has announced the FAITHLESS II #1 SECOND PRINTING, available in July 2020 and featuring main cover art by superstar artist Kris Anka (White Trees), as well as an erotic variant cover by Anka that will be polybagged and not publicly previewed due to sexually explicit material. Each erotic variant cover will be limited to its initial print run and will not be reprinted or collected in any subsequent formats.
From critically acclaimed team of writer Brian Azzarello (Batman: Damned) and artist Maria Llovet (Heartbeat), who return to the world of their bestelling erotic series, with letterer AndWorld Design, comes the story of Faith and her lovers, Louis (AKA The Devil) and Poppy (his daughter), as they spread magic and chaos in the streets of Italy.
Turin, known as the epicenter of black magic, is also a place of high fashion, art, and literature. Now, Faith is in the center of it all and with that, her own power grows. But any power comes with a price. Faith has only just begun to pay for hers.
“We’re excited to bring FAITHLESS II #1 back to comic shops, with two captivating new covers from superstar Kris Anka, to meet the huge demand from readers,” said Filip Sablik, President, Publishing & Sales, BOOM! Studios. “As one of our Must Read series this year, we knew that fans would be excited to see where Faith and Poppy’s dark path took them next in FAITHLESS II and they’re in for one HELL of a ride.”
FAITHLESS II is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Klaus by Grant Morrison and Dan Mora; Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith; The Red Mother by Jeremy Haun and Danny Luckert; and King of Nowhere by W. Maxwell Prince and Tyler Jenkins. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Joss Whedon’s Firefly from Greg Pak and Dan McDaid; Buffy the Vampire Slayer from Jordie Bellaire and David López; Angel from Bryan Edward Hill and Gleb Melnikov; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo.
Print copies of FAITHLESS II #1 SECOND PRINTING will be available for sale on July 15, 2020 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies of FAITHLESS II can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire.
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