'Savage Dragon' gears up for #100, plus new TPB on the way

Official Press Release

ORANGE, CA -- 6 March, 2002 -- With SAVAGE DRAGON #94 in stores now, ErikLarsen is only six issues away from making comics history: Larsen's 100thissue of SAVAGE DRAGON will set a new record for the most consecutive issuesof a comic book written and drawn by a single creator. What's more, Larsenwill be the first and only Image founder to write and draw 100 consecutiveissues of the title he launched in 1992.

Larsen's celebrating the occasion with a 100-page super spectacular,jam-packed with an all-new 22 page lead story and ten additional back-upstories, for a total of 88 pages of all-new material written and drawn bythe series' creator. The lead story will be written, penciled and inked byLarsen, as always, but the back-up stories will be inked by a veritablewho's who of comic book artists and inkers, including Terry Austin, Al

Gordon, Sam Kieth, Jerry Ordway, Bill Sienkiewicz, Walter Simonson and TimTownsend. Rounding out this giant-size extravaganza will be pin-ups byArthur Adams, Frank Cho, Carlos Pacheco, Marc Silvestri and Bruce Timm.

Anyone thinking the fun stops there is dead wrong, though, because theinexhaustible Larsen will also be marking this monumental milestone with anall-new hardcover, THIS SAVAGE WORLD, collecting SAVAGE DRAGON #76-81.

Both SAVAGE DRAGON #100 and the SAVAGE DRAGON: THIS SAVAGE WORLD HC areavailable for order in the April Previews and will go on sale in June.

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