Will Day Men #2 Follow The Same Trend as Issue #1?

BOOM_DAYMEN_002v1Bleeding Cool has been tracking the BOOM! Studios original series, Day Men, since before the first issue released. The series marked one of the biggest artist gets for BOOM! with Brian Stelfreeze returning to interiors specifically for this series. And we've been following ts performance.

Bleeding Cool first stated had sold out, with the print run numbers. That it was heating up the aftermarket and there was a rumor of a movie option from San Diego. That it was optioned and broke down why.

Then there was a MAAAAAAASIVE gap between issues 1 and 2, the kind of thing that can kill collector interest. But issue 1 still sells for $14 for the standard cover, with the Stelfreeze grabbing $40.

But we gave the heads up that issue #2 was shipping with some extra perks for retailers and fans before Final Order Cutoff. Some retailers bumped their orders…and some did not.

Post FOC numbers on issue #2 are around two-thirds of issue #1, so we're looking at below 8000.

And then there's the limited edition George Pérez variant, shipping two copies to every store that ordered the second issue and the first published work from Pérez at BOOM!. Plus another exclusive variant with Cards, Comics, and Collectibles.

Day Men #1 was a big hit for BOOM! With a potentially under-ordered issue #2, are we looking at more aftermarket heat and a potential sold out status?


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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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