Official Press Release
Just two days after GREEN ARROW #43 (AUG0403886) arrived in stores on October 13, the issue has sold out at DC Comics. This powerful story, written by Judd Winick with art by Phil Hester and Andy Parks and a cover by Marcos Martin, reveals that Green Arrow's aspiring partner Mia Dearden is HIV positive.
"[Editor] Bob Schreck, Phil, Ande and the whole GREEN ARROW crew are thrilled that this story is reaching so many people," says Winick. "We feel it's an important story as well as a meaningful one. It's very heartening to see it getting out there."
"We're very pleased by the response to this issue and the creative team's strong, heartfelt work," says Bob Wayne, DC's VP - Sales & Marketing. "We suggest retailers check their orders on upcoming issues to be sure they have enough as this story arc develops."
Upcoming issues of GREEN ARROW are available as follows:
* GREEN ARROW #44 (SEP040319) is available for advance reorder and is scheduled to arrive in stores on November 10.
* GREEN ARROW #45 (OCT040282) is solicited in the October issue of Previews (Volume XIV #10) and is scheduled to arrive in stores on December 8.
DC Comics has no plans to go back to press on this issue at this time. Some copies of this issue still may be available in comic book stores.