Publication changes for Image's 'Feather'

Official Press Release

ORANGE, CA -- 2 December, 2003 -- Image Comics has announced changes in the publication of Steve Uy's FEATHER. Originally solicited as a six-issue miniseries, FEATHER is now a five-issue miniseries concluding with a 48-page one-shot in May. Solicitations for issue #4 (DEC03 1316 D2) incorrectly listed that issue as the conclusion of a four-part miniseries.

"Feather has NOT been shortened in any way," explained Uy. "The reason for this change will be quite evident upon issue #4's release: given the brutality of the storyline, it seems unfair to break up the final act of FEATHER into two separate issues, two months apart, so the final two issues will be amalgamated into one big issue #5. To do otherwise would have frustrated too many readers and would have done a disservice to the storytelling.

"Naturally, I urge all readers to pre-order this particular issue, since the heftier page count will necessitate a heftier price point, meaning retailers may be more hesitant to stocking it. And once the book is gone, well..."

FEATHER #4 is available for order now in the December issue of Previews and will go on sale in February.

FEATHER #3 is due in stores December 10.

Image Comics is a comics and graphic novels publisher formed in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Since that time, Image has gone on to become the third largest comics publisher in the United States. There are currently four partners in Image Comics (Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino), and Image is currently divided into three major houses (Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions and Image Central, which is the home of FEATHER). Image comics and graphic novels cover nearly every genre, sub-genre and style imaginable, offering science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. Visit www.imagecomics.com for more information.

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