'Saga' goes to fifth printing
Published May 27 2012, 16:46 BST | By Hugh Armitage
Image Comics has announced a fifth Saga
Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples's new sci-fi/fantasy title is continuing to sell out at the distribution level.
The fifth printing was announced the day that the fourth printing arrived on comic store shelves.
The series from the Y: The Last Man
creator focuses on an unlikely couple who battle to protect their newborn daughter against a backdrop of intergalactic war.Saga
selling out has been called a ploy for publicity from Image.
Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson has said that having to reprint titles is "not exactly great business"
and that underorders by retailers are warranting new printings from the company.
#1 fifth printing will arrive in stores on June 13 alongside issue #3's second printing.Saga
#4 will be released on June 20.