Yesterday I got quite a scare when Bleeding Cool initially reported that DC had announced the cancellation of All-Star Western. Luckily, series co-writer Jimmy Palmiotti took to Twitter and cleared things up, stating:
“ALL STAR WESTERN is not cancelled at 31…but we have to get the numbers up soon, as sales dictate what happens to a book. Always.”
Then today he stated:
“Just to squash the rumors from yesterday, All-Star Western has NOT been cancelled. Lower numbers but you can help support!!”
I’m a big fan of the Western genre and regret that this title, one that is consistently entertaining, interesting, and redefines what it means to be a Western, is on the verge of cancellation because of low sales numbers. Now, I’m not a man who’s fond of taking the gloomy outlook, especially with series I love, but I’ve been burned before. Still, my goal today is to convince fans to try out All-Star Western so it can keep surviving and filling the comic market with its awesome glory. Why should you support this comic? Check out my breakdown of reasons after the jump.
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