When is A Second Printing Not A Second Printing? When It Is Incoming #1

Bleeding Cool previously reported on the rather significant amount of damages inflicted upon the ten bucks Incoming #1 that shipped to comic stores for sale on Christmas week. Well, it appears that Marvel replaced copies with another printing of Incoming #1 – but it wasn't classified as another printing. The second printing is due to come out later this month. Or is that the third printing.

When is A Second Printing Not A Second Printing? When It Is Incoming #1

Because if you look at the final words of the copyright info, on the original printing and the replacement printing, you can see the new printing has a later manufacturing date. That is the only difference other than a slightly glossier cover.

When is A Second Printing Not A Second Printing? When It Is Incoming #1
Let's zoom in…
When is A Second Printing Not A Second Printing? When It Is Incoming #1
This is what the official second printing looks like – although maybe we should start calling in the third printing…
Marvel Comics Sends Incoming #1 For Second Printing Before First Printing FOC

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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