American Vampire #1 (Variant Cover Edition)Media Release -- AMERICAN VAMPIRE #1, the first issue of the highly anticipated new Vertigo series from writers Scott Snyder and Stephen King and artist Rafael Albuquerque, is now sold out at DC Comics and is set to return in a new, second printing!

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #1 Second Printing (FEB108511) features a recolored version of the original cover by Rafael Albuquerque. It is scheduled to arrive in stores on May 12 and has a Final Order Cutoff date of April 22.

In addition, for every 25 copies of the AMERICAN VAMPIRE #1 Second Printing ordered by the FOC date, retailers may order one copy of the first printing AMERICAN VAMPIRE #1 Variant Edition featuring a cover by Jim Lee. The Variant Edition may be ordered under the item code FEB108512.

Other issues of AMERICAN VAMPIRE are available as follows:

* AMERICAN VAMPIRE #2 (FEB100246) is available for advance reorder and is scheduled to arrive in stores on April 21.

* AMERICAN VAMPIRE #3 (MAR100296; Variant Edition: MAR1002967) is on Final Order Cutoff on April 29 and is scheduled to arrive in stores on May 19.

* AMERICAN VAMPIRE #4 (APR100266; Variant Edition: APR100267) is solicited in the April Previews and is scheduled to arrive in stores on June 3.