If this weren’t such am amazing year for comics, the success of MY LITTLE PONY #1 would be maybe the story of the year: how did a comic book aimed at young girls get pre-orders of over 100,000 copies? Pony madness is such that a second printing, due December 19th has already sold out, and a 3rd printing is ALREADY under way. When all is said and done—and all the variant covers are counted up—MLP #1 will be one of the best selling books of the year.
And we’re told that orders for #2 are also huge.
A kids comic aimed at young girls.
The success of MY LITTLE PONY is a paradigm shift for the direct market that indicates maybe we’ve finally grown up after all.
In that spirit, here’s all the variant covers, from Pinky Pie on.