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[2nd Ptg.] Fans Find the Fantasy Fantastic in THE REALM, Image Comics Reprints Issue Two

FANS CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF THE REALM

Following the footsteps of the premiere issue, Image Comics is thrilled to announce that the second issue of THE REALM, from Seth M. Peck, Jeremy Haun, Nick Filardi, and Thomas Mauer, is being rushed back to print in order to keep up with customer demand.

In THE REALM, our world has been overrun by creatures of myth: orcs, dragons, and countless other horrors. The remaining humans survive in an uneasy equilibrium, fighting tooth and nail to keep hold of what they have left.

“We’re absolutely blown away by the response to THE REALM,” said artist Jeremy Haun. “This is exactly the book I’ve been building to my entire comics career. We’ve got epic plans for this series. We’re about to take you on one hell of a ride.”

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Select praise for THE REALM:

“THE REALM mixes genuine nostalgic affection for the fantasy genre with an ingenious twist. Pure escapism and pure comics by pros at the top of their games.”
—Tim Seeley (REVIVAL, Nightwing)

“THE REALM is like Dungeons & Dragons colliding with a really great post-apocalyptic survival story. A fun genre mash-up!”
—Jeff Lemire (ROYAL CITY, A.D.: AFTER DEATH)

“An awesome blend of fantasy and dystopia. It’s THE WALKING DEAD meets EAST OF WEST with a dash of Lord of the Rings thrown in.” —Horror Talk

“Action-packed and heading somewhere compelling. And the art by Haun and Filardi is immensely successful in setting the mood: creative, beautiful renderings of an ugly situation and a world that’s seen better days.” —Geek Magazine

“Writer Seth Peck and artist Jeremy Haun imbue fantasy with the survivalist rigor of Cormac McCarthy (The Road) or Stand-era Stephen King, with threads that straddle human need with intoxicating supernaturalism.” —Paste Magazine

“Post-apocalypse meets high fantasy in this surprisingly fun romp of a book from Seth Peck and Jeremy Haun.” —Uproxx

THE REALM #2 will remain available for purchase across all digital platforms, including the Image Comics website (imagecomics.com), the official Image Comics iOS app, Comixology’s website (comixology.com), iOS, Android, and Google Play.

THE REALM #2, 2nd printing (Diamond code: SEP178185), as well as THE REALM #3, Cover A by series artists Haun and Filardi (Diamond code: SEP170760) and Cover B by Kelley Jones and Michelle Madsen (Diamond code: SEP170761), will arrive in comic book shops Wednesday, November 15th. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, October 23rd.


ABOUT IMAGE COMICS:

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

Jason Bennett

Jason Bennett is PopCultHQ’s chief editor, a contributing writer, and comic book reviewer/reporter. One with the Force. Browncoats Unite! So say we all!

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