Asterix “Only” Sets A Two Million Print Run For New Volume, Asterix And The Picts

51pcmtiMqHLIt’s a testing time for Asterix. In October, the first volume created without either or René Goscinny or Albert Uderzo, though Uderzo is supervising the new team. And while both Jean-Yves Ferri and Didier Conrad are stars in their own right, some are nervous. So much so that the print run of the new Asterix volume, Asterix And The Picts, is set at only two million in the French edition.

It may still be the best selling comic this year, especially when all languages are added into the equation, but the previous volume had a first print of over three million in French and went through a number of editions… looks like there are a few nervous numbercrunchers over this one.

Of course, this is also the first volume to have an edition in Scots.

 

Sam Neill Is In Thor: Ragnarok But He Can’t Say What As Yet

morrison

Bill Morrison Art Retrospective Coming To His Home Town Of Lincoln Park, MI

xo_050_cover-d_martin

A Look Inside The Final Issue Of X-O Manowar

giants

BOOM! Studios Prepares For NYCC With First Two Of Ten Announcements

14358977_1227247490648339_8186745455322865393_n

What It Looks Like When You Buy 12,000 Comics From Hastings As It Closes

Meet The New Poison Ivy

nycc-logo

Marvel’s Retailer Presentation At NYCC Comes With Added Goodies

Catching Up With Melinda May From Agents Of SHIELD

Marvel Registers Trademark For ‘League Of Champions’ Just To Be On The Safe Side

Meet The Peculiars: Olive And Hive