By staff-writers - January 8, 2015


Leading comics publisher kicks off year with major announcements and a Humble Comics Bundle

After leading the charge as Humble Bundle’s very first comic book bundle, Image Comics is once again partnering with the digital distributor to start the new year off with an even bigger bundle bursting with some of today’s hottest titles.


In addition to being the home to some of comics’ most acclaimed series, Image has become a popular destination for today’s most sought after and award-winning talent. This latest bundle boasts works by some of the industry’s biggest superstars including Robert Kirkman, Jonathan Hickman, Brian K. Vaughan, Scott Snyder, Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction, Jason Aaron, Fiona Staples, Rick Remender, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Steve Epting, Sean Phillips, Chip Zdarsky, Jock, and many more.


Customers can name their price for the Image Expo 2015 Preview Book, Alex + Ada Vol. 1, Deadly Class Vol. 1, C.O.W.L Vol. 1, Elephantmen 2260 Vol.1, Minimum Wage Vol. 1, God Hates Astronauts Vol. 1, Satellite Sam Vol. 1, and Genius #1-5.


Those who pay more than the average price will also receive The Manhattan Projects Book One (#1-10), The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 1, The Fuse Vol. 1,Velvet Vol. 1, Sex Criminals Vol. 1, Wytches #1, and The Walking Dead Vol. 22: A New Beginning.


Customers who pay $18 or more will receive all of the above plus The Walking Dead Compendium One (#1-48), Saga Book One (#1-18) and East of West: The World.


Beginning this Friday, every day at 2 pm Pacific time throughout the promotion, a digital comic book will be made available as a FREE download for fans to sample what kind of comics Image has to offer. This will kick off with a complimentary digital copy of ODY-C #1 by Matt Fraction (Sex Criminals) and Christian Ward (Infinite Vacation).


That’s just for starters with additional titles to be unveiled mid-promotion.


“Humble is so pleased to be working with such a cutting-edge comics publisher, bringing some exciting, new, and sexy front list titles to our customers,” says Humble Bundle Director of Books Kelley Allen.


As with all Humble Bundles, customers can choose how their purchase dollars are allocated, between the publisher and charity. The Humble Image Comics Bundle 2: Image Firsts supports the Hero Initiative, which creates a financial safety net for comic creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work.


The Humble Image Comics Bundle 2: Image Firsts runs from now until Wednesday, January 21, 2014 at 11 am Pacific time.

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