The second issue of Image Comics recent foray into science fiction is coming out and they are celebrating its release by offering the first issue of Warren Ellis’ ‘Trees‘ online for free! This is a limited time offer so I have to suggest you take advantage of it and do so today!
The first issue by Warren Ellis and Jason Howard sold out and if the quality of it is any indication the second issue will as well! Honestly, I’m not sure if they are celebrating or trying to get the sold out first book into more hands that can’t find it on their local comic shelves! Either way, with how much I loved the first issue this is something you should be clicking frantically to go download!
With a great writing style and absolutely stunning art, I gave the first issue a perfect score. The concept of a future where aliens have come and don’t even acknowledge that we exist is a powerful one and the introductory chapter had me hooked wanting to know more!
According to Image publisher Eric Stephenson, “We started off by doing a massive overprint to make sure the book would remain in print over the course of the first few issues. We overprinted by one third of total orders—and now, based on not just incredible post-release sales, but near-unanimous praise, we are sharing the first issue with straggling non-believers for free.”
Talk about underestimating the draw of Warren Ellis, Jason Howard, and an amazing story line! With 50,000 physical copies moving off the shelves, that is a heavy feat for comics these days. So if you want to check it out you can get it at the Image Comics website, Image Comics iOS app and ComiXology platforms until Tuesday, June 24. 2014 which is the day before the second issue’s release!
So go ahead, try it. The first taste is free! (For a limited time!)
Ten years after they landed. All over the world. And they did nothing, standing on the surface of the Earth like trees, exerting their silent pressure on the world, as if there were no-one here and nothing under foot. Ten years since we learned that there is intelligent life in the universe, but that they did not recognize us as intelligent or alive. Beginning a new science fiction graphic novel by WARREN ELLIS and JASON HOWARD.
Source: Image Comics