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WYTCHES #1 Sells Over 90K Copies In One Month

Image Comics announced on November 4 that the dark horror comic Wytches has sold over 90,000 copies of its first issue, released last month. The California-based publisher told Comic Book Resources that between its first two printings, the issue has sold 92,131 copies.

In statements to CBR, the book’s creative team, writer Scott Snyder (Batman) and artist Jock (Judge Dredd) expressed their surprise at the news. Snyder said, “Wytches‘ is a pretty uncompromisingly personal and dark book […] Really, we’re both overwhelmed.

Jock added, “It speaks volumes about the appetite of readers, who are clearly happy to support creator owned books as much as company led monthliesIt’s a great balance!

Wytches has also been optioned into a film by production company Bad Regency and Brad Pitt’s production company, Plan B. The second issue of Wytches will be released both physically and digitally on Nov. 12.

Source: Comic Book Resources

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Author:Tom Speelman

A lifetime of reading comics and watching television has left Tom with an inexhaustible supply of pop culture knowledge from the obvious to the obscure. Rather than keep it all in his brain for use at parties, Tom turned to writing a few years ago to help him share that knowledge with as many people as are remotely interested. Tom writes for several websites including The Mary Sue, Strange Horizons, Loser City and others. For even further rambling, follow him on Twitter @tomtificate.

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