The Nerdist Thrilling Adventure Hour Sells Out Of 5000 Print Run Ahead Of Today’s Sale

Posted by August 7, 2013 Comment

The_Thrilling_Adventure_Hour_GN_Cover_Illustrated_by_Tom_FowlerThrilling Adventure Hour, the new original graphic novel from Archaia is in stores tomorrow, but it actually sold out at the distributor level almost 3 weeks ago. After the book debuted at San Diego Comic Con, orders rose rapidly and wiped out the company’s backstock.

With a 5000 print run, Archaia are going back to press, but more companies won’t be available until the second week of October.

The result of a $192,000 Kickstarter against a $55,000 goal, the money went to produce this book from the Nerdist Industries podcast guys.

Here’s the bumf

THE THRILLING ADVENTURE HOUR
Original Anthology Hardcover
Retail Price: $19.95
Page Count: 136 pages
Format: Hardcover, 7.25″ x 11.25″, full color
Illustrated by Randy Bishop, Lar deSouza, Joanna Estep, Tom Fowler, Evan Larson, Chris Moreno, Natalie Nourigat, Joel Priddy, Evan “Doc” Shaner, and Jeff Stokely
Cover by Tom Fowler
Synopsis: Re-creating the popular stage show and Nerdist Industries podcast in print, The Thrilling Adventure Hour is a timeless collection of original genre tales that harkens back to the heyday of old-time radio entertainment. Written by TAH co-creators Ben Acker and Ben Acker, this hardcover anthology features new stories from the most fan-favored worlds of the TAH universe. Brought to life by top artists from the comics community, each stand-alone tale celebrates and reinvigorates a new genre from the radio comedies of yesteryear, including science fiction, fantasy, westerns, superheroes, horror, war dramas, and many more. A unique, timey-wimey blend of silver age pulp and post-modern pop, this one-of-a-kind anthology promises something for everyone as this cult phenomenon jumps off the proscenium stage and onto the page for the first time in over eight years and 100+ consecutive shows around the globe!
(Last Updated August 7, 2013 6:58 am )

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