BERKELEY, CA -- This March, Image Comics isoffering readers who still haven't discovered INVINCIBLE a chance totry the series out for only $1.99. Featuring the start of a brand-newstory arc and a complete recap of the series so far, INVINCIBLE #42is the best jumping on point since issue #1.
Written by Robert Kirkman and featuring art by Ryan Ottley andcolorist Bill Crabtree, INVINCIBLE #42 starts fresh after thedevastating events of the Mars storyline concluding in issue #41.
"Mark has just saved the world, and it's not the first time, buteveryone saw it happen," said Kirkman. "We're going to really startexploring Invincible's standing with the public starting with issue#42. Things are going to be a bit different from now on, and it's anexcellent time for anyone who's been on the fence to finally take theplunge and find out what INVINCIBLE is all about."
Since its debut, INVINCIBLE has received widespread critical acclaim,with everyone from ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY to WIZARD to G4 TV's ATTACKOF THE SHOW and Comedy Central's COMEDIANS OF COMEDY singing thetitle's praise. In 2004, Paramount Pictures optioned INVINCIBLE for afeature film, with Kirkman himself attached to write the screenplay.
"INVINCIBLE continues to be one of our most popular titles," statedImage Executive Director Eric Stephenson. "Sales continue to climb onboth the single issues and the collections, but we still hear aboutpeople who haven't given it a chance. INVINCIBLE #42 is an excellentjumping-on point for those folks."
INVINCIBLE #42, a 24-page comic book in the Image Slimline formatpriced at $1.99, is available for order now (FEB071908) in theFebruary issue of Previews and will go on sale April 25.
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