Tuesday, January 11, 2011
And Then There Were Three!
Fantastic Four #587, the final chapter of the currently unfolding "Three" storyline by Jonathan Hickman and Steve Epting, will have no overprint and not appear on newsstands, Marvel Comics announced Friday afternoon.
The publisher announced at New York Comic Con's that the issue will also be polybagged, in order to prevent customers from spoiling themselves at retail stores.
No overprint may remind some fans and retailers of the Marvel of the early 2000s, when under the direction of former president and chief operating officer Bill Jemas, the publisher had a strict, all-encompassing no overprint policy.
The intent of the policy was to encourage retailers to order books aggressively, so that readers would find ample supplies of titles in stores on the day of sale, rather than potential new readers finding no copies of books receiving media attention.
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