Thrilling 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 HOUROriginal Anthology HardcoverRetail Price: $19.95Page Count: 136 pagesFormat: Hardcover, 7.25″ x 11.25″, full colorIllustrated by Randy Bishop, Lar deSouza, Joanna Estep, Tom Fowler, Evan Larson, Chris Moreno, Natalie Nourigat, Joel Priddy, Evan “Doc” Shaner, and Jeff StokelyCover by Tom FowlerSynopsis: 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!
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