Image Comics will bring the ruckus at SDCC, offering up a ton of exclusives and variant covers for fans of the publishers. These editions will be available in limited quantities only at the Image Comics/Skybound booth (#2729) or the Top Cow booth (#2629). In addition, Image Comics will be offering copies of its Image Expo variant editions for sale at their booth, as well as new T-shirts and tote bags, and a variant edition of LAZARUS #2 by Greg Rucka and Michael Lark will be available at the booths of participating retailers who are exhibiting at the convention.
Among the variants will be Ghosted #1 by Joshua Williamson and Goran Sudzuka with a cover by Matteo Scalera, a convention exclusive edition of Satellite Sam #1 by Matt Fraction and Howard Chaykin with black-and-white cover art by Chaykin and Sidekick #1 by J. Michael Straczynski and Tom Mandrake with a cover by Whilce Portacio. Additionally, also on hand will be Clone Volume One by David Schulner and Juan Jose Ryp, Invincible Compendium Volume One by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley, Thief of Thieves Volume Two by Robert Kirkman, James Asmus, and Shawn Martinbrough and The Walking Dead Compendium Volume Two by Kirkman and Charlie Adlard will be for sale in limited quantities each day.
The hardcover edition of Think Tank Volume One by Matt Hawkins and Rahsan Ekedal will be for sale at the Top Cow booth. Other variants to be sold at the Image booth are a special foil-cover variant of Chew #35 by John Layman and Rob Guillory and Ten Grand #4 by J. Michael Straczynski and Ben Templesmith. In addition to the Think Tank hardcover, Top Cow will be selling an exclusive Aphrodite IX #3 “Cosplay” edition with a photo cover. A complete list, with images, of Image variants can be found on the Image Comics blog.
On the merchandise side, Image Comics will be selling their Image Comics logo tote bags and T-shirts, which made their debut at Image Expo in San Francisco on July 2. Also available will be the “Lying Cat” T-shirts featuring brand-new artwork of the fan-favorite character from the wildly popular Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples.
Full press release below.