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Death Sentence sells out
« on: 28 October, 2013, 10:39:25 pm »
In the good, successful way, at least according to Bleeding Cool - http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/10/28/the-star-wars-sells-out-death-note-gets-a-midtown-second-print-and-god-is-dead-gets-enhanced/ So well done to Mr Nero and all the others involved in this fantastic comic.

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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #1 on: 29 October, 2013, 10:18:35 am »
 Excellent news and well deserved,loved issue 1 and cant wait for 2! Keep it up chaps :)

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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #2 on: 30 October, 2013, 02:45:59 am »
Yeah, delighted for Montynero & Mike. Issue 1 was brilliant indeed.

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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #3 on: 08 November, 2013, 01:17:43 pm »
Thanks a lot to everyone that bought it, or told a friend, or helped in any way. We've been very lucky.

The second printing of issue 1 is out, and so is issue 2 (which reviewed even better than #1, with a lot of people cottoning on to what it's really all about: "a social analysis that exceeds the medium of comics, easily the equal of Dostoyevsky or Dickens." )

second printining of #1:
 https://forbiddenplanet.com/111720-death-sentence-1-2nd-printing/

Midtown special edition reprint of #1:
http://www.midtowncomics.com/store/dp.asp?PRID=Death+Sentence+%231+Cover+B_1308088

Plus there's a five page guide to making your own comics in each issue: "the guide to making comics [is] actually very informative and worth the entire value of the comic" SpeakGeekyToMe. The Guide's about 17,000 words altogether, and its never being reprinted anywhere else.


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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #4 on: 08 November, 2013, 04:24:12 pm »
Monty- are you going to have any copies with you at Thought Bubble? I'd rather put the funds into your grubby mitts and help fund however many meals you need that night...

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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #5 on: 08 November, 2013, 07:07:54 pm »
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a social analysis that exceeds the medium of comics, easily the equal of Dostoyevsky or Dickens.

Now I don't have anything against Death Sentence (I read a couple of episodes in Clint and enjoyed them) but don't you think that might be laying it on a bit thick?

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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #6 on: 08 November, 2013, 07:32:18 pm »
Yeah, bit of a bold statement that. Make me double take. I'll wait until the end before I consider it up there with the classics.

However, I can't blame you for using the quote, Monty. I've bought a vast number of music albums based on some enthusiastic words on the cover. That shit works.

I can definitely get on board with the other quote about the comic making guide being good value. Appreciate you sharing this information.

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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #7 on: 08 November, 2013, 08:37:48 pm »
Thanks for checking it out, chaps!

I will indeed have multiple copies of DS with me, Dave, and look forward to exchanging whatever cash I have left (after I've bought Zarjaz) for the finest vittles Leeds can provide!

As for the quotes my own philosophy is not to critique in any way the reviews, good or bad. I'm basically still knocked out and very humbled that people bother to read it at all, let alone write about it. And of course I use all the best ones to entice people to give our lurid rag a look!

l'll say this though - you'll have a very different perspective on the comic by the time you finish issue 6. All is not as it seems in issue 1...

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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #8 on: 09 November, 2013, 10:46:11 am »
Monty, that is indeed superb news and I am looking forward to TB even more now.

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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #9 on: 26 November, 2013, 10:32:26 am »
The second printing hit the shelves this weekend, I think there's another 5000 available, and to mark the occassion I've done a wee writer's commentary with Bleeding Cool: http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/11/24/death-sentence-1-a-writers-commentary-by-monty-nero/

Thanks to everyone who came over to the signing tables over the weekend at Thought Bubble. It was lovely to meet so many great people. Really enjoyed it.

Cheers

Monty

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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #10 on: 26 November, 2013, 12:18:30 pm »
I read both issue 1 and 2 last night and was suitably impressed. This is a very, very good comic. Really impressed with the entire package and very much looking forward to getting issue 3.

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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #11 on: 06 December, 2013, 07:39:44 pm »
Very kind of you to say, Sir Bolt.

Preview of issue 3 on CBR, which ships on Dec 11th (spoilers):

http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=preview&id=19337

Second print editions of #1 and #2 are in the shops now too.

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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #12 on: 06 December, 2013, 09:18:49 pm »
Was too busy to get to a comic shop for weeks and missed out on this. Hopefully there will be a collected version.

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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #13 on: 06 December, 2013, 11:14:25 pm »
Bless OK Comics. My Issue 3 will be ready to collect when it is out :)

Did I mention yet that Page 1 in Issue 1 is PERFECT!!??

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Re: Death Sentence sells out
« Reply #14 on: 07 December, 2013, 12:27:47 am »
Can you buy this digitally? Really want to get this but don't get to go to comic shops