Image Comics today announced a few pieces of news for their KICK-ASS series. The first piece of news is that due to overwhelming demand the first issue will be getting a second print. They also announced that issues #2 and #3 will each get a variant cover, #2 from Francesco Francavilla with #3 getting the variant treatment by Daniel Warren Johnson.
Cover art and more information is below courtesy of their press release.
KICK-ASS #1 RUSHED BACK TO PRINT, TWO MORE VARIANT COVERS REVEALED
The highly anticipated new story arc of Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.’s KICK-ASS #1 is being rushed back to print in order to keep up with the overwhelming demand. Image Comics is pleased to reveal that KICK-ASS #2 and #3 will feature variant covers with art by Francesco Francavilla and Daniel Warren Johnson respectively.
KICK-ASS is back—ready to wipe out the city’s criminal lowlives, destroy its gangs, and save its communities from decay. But there’s a new face beneath the old mask, a new figure wearing that famous green and yellow spandex. Who is this new vigilante superhero? Who can fill Dave Lizewski’s shoes? Find out in KICK-ASS #1
KICK-ASS #1 will remain available for purchase across all digital platforms, including the Image Comics website (imagecomics.com), the official Image Comics iOS app, Comixology’s website (comixology.com), iOS, Android, and Google Play.
KICK-ASS #1, 2nd printing (Diamond Code JAN188194) will be available on Wednesday, March 14th. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, February 19th.
KICK-ASS #2 Cover A Romita Jr. (Diamond Code JAN180790), KICK-ASS #2 Cover B B&W Romita Jr. (Diamond Code JAN180791), and KICK-ASS #2 Cover C Francesco Francavilla (Diamond Code DEC178230) will be available on Wednesday, March 21st. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, February 26th.
KICK-ASS #3 Cover A Romita Jr. (Diamond Code FEB180643), KICK-ASS #3 Cover B B&W Romita Jr. (Diamond Code FEB180644), and KICK-ASS #3 Cover C Daniel Warren Johnson (Diamond Code DEC178231) will be available on Wednesday, April 18th. The final order cutoff for retailers is Monday, March 26th.