It seems interest in Mirka Andolfo’s Red Sonja is quite high.
Dynamite Entertainment announced Monday morning that it has sold out of Mirka Andolfo’s Red Sonja #1’s initial print run, which hits comic shop shelves on September 1st. While some stock remains to replace damaged copies, the title is essentially unavailable at the distributor level. At this point, Dynamite has no plans to go back to the presses, but the company said it is “working closely with retailers and listening to fans to inform a follow up decision as necessary.”
The series, co-written by Andolfo, sees Sonja adopting Sitha, a young child with mysterious white tattoos, after her village is destroyed by the Three-Eyed Shezem. The pair set off on a journey across frigid snow plains and thick forests, where they face all manner of threats in their search for justice and answers. Can Sonja save the child’s life and figure out why the village was destroyed?
“Red Sonja is an extraordinary, multifaceted character, and I loved her from the first moment,” Andolfo said in a statement upon the title’s announcement back in June. “When I was asked to try to make my own version of her, I immediately accepted.” Joining her on the book are co-writer Luca Blengino, artist Giuseppe Cafaro, colorist Chiara Di Francia, letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou, and editor Nate Cosby. artist Giuseppe Cafaro.
Mirka Andolfo’s Red Sonja #1 will be available September 1st.