While its release is still three months away, DC Comics seems to be effectively driving mainstream awareness of the upcoming Action Comics #1000, which may provide a boost to Direct Market comic book stores this spring.
“Action Comics 1000 preorder” is near the top of preorder searches in the U.S. this week, according to the online-research provider Hitwise, and according to the marketing analysts of Newsarama's parent company Purch, is significantly trending on Google.
Of course, fans can preorder the 80-page comic book that will retail for $7.99 at their local comic book shop, online or digital retailer. Action Comics #1000 goes on sale April 18.
The companion Action Comics #1000: 80 Years of Superman Deluxe Edition hardcover, which goes on sale one week earlier on April 11, can be pre-ordered at Amazon.