2000AD Coming to the US on a Weekly Basis

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Living in the US and tired of having to pick up your issues of 2000Ad monthly? Well soon you will be able to experience the fantastic comic weekly as 2000AD announce a deal with Diamond Distributors to allow folks to order the comic as  single issue.

This is a smart move by the  2000AD team and hopefully it will go down well with the US readers looking for their latest fix of Dredd and Co.

Check out the press release for more info.

8 June 2011

2000 AD to hit US shores – every week 

Individual ‘progs’ to become available through Diamond in U

2000 AD® is proud to announce a step change in the way it is distributed in the USA.

From August, the legendary weekly British title will be featured in Diamond Distribution’s Previews magazine as individual issues, known as ‘progs’ – with October’s Prog 1754 being the first retailers and consumers can order as a single issue.

Presently, copies of 2000 AD are bound in monthly packs of four or five issues that can be ordered from Diamond. This means readers have to shell out up to $25 for a single item.

However, this distribution change means that 2000 AD will once again be a weekly comic on both sides of the Atlantic – giving readers the chance to pick up thirty-two pages of action EVERY week for a fraction of the cost of one of the monthly packs.

Overseas readers who prefer their comics digitally can also download copies of 2000 AD via Clickwheel.net, with digital releases only a week behind physical copies, and for just £1.49 ($2.44) – making them great value in the current market.

Matt Smith, editor of 2000 AD, said:

“This is a great step forward in 2000 AD’s mission to bring the best of British to American readers and we’re delighted that we are to become a weekly publication in the US, just like we are in the UK.

“Twenty dollars for one of the monthly packs is a lot of cash to hand over for a single purchase, especially for what to many in the US remains an unknown quantity, so by distributing each issue every week we’re hoping American readers will be tempted by our blend of high-octane action and first class comics talent.”

GS Reporter: Nuge

Source: 2000AD

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