PORTLAND, OR, 07/18/2017 — Image Comics is pleased to reveal the ratio of rarity (are you feelin' lucky?) of the variants that fans have a chance of receiving enclosed in their IMAGE COMICS 25TH ANNIVERSARY BLIND BOX.
Each IMAGE COMICS 25TH ANNIVERSARY BLIND BOX will contain an assortment of 25 polybagged comics drawing from a selection of six different limited edition variants of the 17 all-new 2017 series that are only available within this box. Each comic will be bagged in opaque black poly to keep every comic a surprise.
Each box could include randomized variants of the following series’ debut issues:
CURSE WORDS #1 by Charles Soule & Ryan Browne
DIVIDED STATES OF HYSTERIA #1 by Howard Chaykin
ETERNAL EMPIRE #1 by Jonathan Luna & Sarah Vaughn
EXTREMITY #1 by Daniel Warren Johnson
GOD COUNTRY #1 by Donny Cates & Geoff Shaw
GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS #1 by Jim Mahfood
PAKLIS #1 by Dustin Weaver
PLASTIC #1 by Doug Wagner & Daniel Hillyard
REDNECK #1 by Donny Cates & Lisandro Estherren
REGRESSION #1 by Cullen Bunn & Danny Luckert
ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN #1 by Kyle Starks
ROSE #1 by Meredith Finch & Ig Guara
ROYAL CITY #1 by Jeff Lemire
SUN BAKERY #1 by Corey Lewis
THE FEW #1 by Sean Lewis & Hayden Sherman
THE OLD GUARD #1 by Greg Rucka & Leandro Fernandez
Rob Liefeld’s YOUNGBLOOD #1 by Chad Bowers & Jim Towe
As well as the exclusive HERE'S NEGAN #1 by Robert Kirkman & Charlie Adlard
Each of the 17 series has six variants. With the inclusions of THE WALKING DEAD: HERE’S NEGAN limited edition variant, there are 103 total possible variants included across all 1,992 boxes. Those wanting to complete the full set have quite the challenge facing them. Given that there are only 25 comics per box, fans will need more than one box to collect them all, and some could have pretty rare odds. Below are the known individual odds for each of the 17 titles six variants.
And the following is a list of the randomized variants of the series with the likelihood of getting them in your box’s mix:
Extremely rare sketch covers drawn by each series artists—25 copies per series of the 17 selected launches — 1/2,043
Exclusive THE WALKING DEAD: HERE’S NEGAN! #1—the first 24 pages of Negan’s origin story printed in single-issue-format for the first and only time. — 500 copies total printed
Image Comics is printing 1,992 blind boxes in commemoration of the company’s founding year in 1992. The IMAGE COMICS 25th ANNIVERSARY BLIND BOX will be available in comic stores on Wednesday, July 19th.
One of the rare Ig Guara ROSE #1 sketch covers that could appear in your BLIND BOX.
One of the rare Geoff Shaw GOD COUNTRY #1 sketch covers that could appear in the
One of the rare Leandro Fernandez OLD GUARD #1 sketch covers that could appear in the
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