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'Cerebus: High Society' returns from IDW Publishing

Cerebus: High Society

© Dave Sim

IDW Publishing has announced its publication of Cerebus: High Society.

The publisher will release a hard-copy edition of Dave Sims's Kickstarter-funded Cerebus: High Society Audio Digital project.

"I was coming here more as a decades-long Cerebus fan than as a publisher," said IDW CEO Ted Adams said in a statement after a visit to the cartoonist's Ontario home.

"Scott [Dunbier, special projects editor] was describing all the amazing cover material he's been scanning since Friday night and - talking to Dave on the phone - I said, 'I'm the CEO. Why does Scott get to have all the fun?' So I booked the same commuter flight Chicago-to-Kitchener that Scott had taken last week."

"I just happened to have George Gatsis' audio-digital sample pages on my desktop while Ted and I were passing my MacBook back and forth, taking turns writing a press release," added Sim.

"I said, 'Hey, you want to check this out?' The next thing I knew Aardvark-Vanaheim was $30,000 richer."

The serialisation of Cerebus: High Society Audio Digital launched yesterday at CerebusDownloads.com.

IDW is also publishing The Cerebus Covers collection, which will arrive in 2013 and 2014.
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