Big Iron Man screw-up
Newsstand distributors have released some misprinted copies of Iron Man #16, wherein pages are printed out of order. Expect to see these on eBay shortly going for far more than their worth by any objective measure.
Reports of copies of Iron Man #16 printed with their pages out of order appearing in various Borders bookstores in the midwest started surfacing over a week ago, but it must be stressed that not all newsstand copies are the misprints.
The direct sale version of Iron Man #16 has been delayed for this very reason. The "correct" version will be in comics shops this Wednesday.
The question that leaps to mind isn’t "how could this have gotten through?" as the printers are, like anyone else along the assembly line, only human; but, "there’s still newsstand distribution?" In fact, most towns have their central newsstand outlets, big-box bookstores like Borders, supermarket spinner racks, and convenience store shelves. However, only a fraction of the comic book titles published are distributed outside of the comic book shop network.
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