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Savage Dragon officially congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on 2nd printing cover

Image Comics celebrates Biden/Harris win with ‘Savage Dragon’ #253 reprint

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Image Comics is celebrating the Joe Biden/Kamala Harris presidential win with a new variant cover to Savage Dragon #253. Back in September, series artist and writer Erik Larsen endorsed the candidates with a variant cover and now they’re releasing the same cover with a new word balloon and white background.

Comic book shops can use Diamond Code OCT208042 to order the second printing which will be available in comic book shops Wednesday, December 9th.

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Check out the cover below.

Savage Dragon Joe Biden Kamala Harris

This isn’t the first time Savage Dragon has endorsed a candidate for President of the United States. In addition to endorsing Barack Obama, Savage Dragon has been seen punching out George W. Bush on the cover of Savage Dragon #119.

For more on the Savage Dragon variant cover news read the official press release below.

PORTLAND, Ore. 11/09/2020 — Image Comics partner and CFO Erik Larsen is celebrating the Biden/Harris win by sending the hit issue Savage Dragon #253 back to print with a congratulatory cover for the President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.

“After a long and hard fought Presidential Election the victors have been chosen by an overwhelming number of voters. Savage Dragon #253 had an endorsement cover which was enthusiastically received by readers and it quickly sold out in stores across the country and around the world,” said Larsen. “This post-Election second printing cover celebrates the People’s choice with a congratulatory message from the title’s star, Malcolm Dragon. The best is yet to come!”

Larsen has previously done covers featuring cameos of politicians including his recent first printing Biden/Harris endorsement cover, which sold out at the distributor level, and his cover endorsing Barack Obama sold out and went back to press four times.

Savage Dragon has had a long tradition of president and candidate covers dating back to George W. Bush, and covers featuring past presidents have become highly collectible items.

Savage Dragon #253 second printing (Diamond Code OCT208042) will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, December 9.

Savage Dragon #253 is also available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

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