Since its debut last week, March Book Three, the final volume in the trio of graphic novels telling the story of Rep. John Lewis and the fight for civil rights, has not only bested everything on Amazon but Harry Potter, according to artist Nate Powell,they’ve had to print so many copies the printer ran out of paper. The first printing of Book Three sold out in three hours – but new printings are on their way, and Powell is selling autographed copies at his site.
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And the media march for the project continues. Rep. Lewis will appear to night on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, and Powell wrote that an interview with Fox News may be in the future. We’ll keep all the media appearances updated here.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.