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Sweet Paprika #2 Teases Variants to Spice Up September

Mirka Andolfo’s highly anticipated Sweet Paprika #2 sizzles with steamy variant covers by Stjepan Šejić, Guillem March, and Andrew Hickinbottom set to catch reader attention this September.

The highly anticipated Sweet Paprika became an instant bestseller when issue #1 sold out at the distributor level upon release and became the highest launch to date of any of Andolfo’s creator-owned series. Orders on the title exceed those of the much buzzed about Mercy #1 and Unnatural #1 and the 12-issue series is planned as part of a cross-media project alongside animation from Grey Ladder Productions, Arancia Studio, and Wild Sheep Content, with Director Gabriele Pennacchioli (Emmy Award winner in 2019 for Love, Death & Robots).

In Sweet Paprika #2, Paprika finds herself in a difficult situation when her father’s illness and the complex work situation that awaits her both compete for her attention. And the only kind of business she’s not really able to handle: a dinner where being dynamic, kind, and relaxed is just as important as being competent. But there is also another reason why the young and skilled professional is in trouble: she doesn’t want to see one of the guests again…

Mirka Andolfo’s Sweet Paprika #1, second printing (Diamond Code MAY210023) will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, August 25.

Mirka Andolfo’s Sweet Paprika #2 will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, September 1:

  • Cover A Andolfo – Diamond Code JUN210256
  • Cover B Šejić – Diamond Code JUN210257
  • Cover C March – Diamond Code JUN210258
  • Cover D Hickinbottom – Diamond Code JUN210259
  • Cover E Andolfo – Diamond Code JUN219167

Mirka Andolfo’s Sweet Paprika: the Official Statue is on Kickstarter

Sweet Paprika Statue

After the launch of the Kickstarter, Mirka Andolfo‘s statue celebrating her upcoming comic and animated series—Sweet Paprikawas been funded in 12 minutes.

Standing seven inches tall and as sensual and defiant as her two-dimensional inspiration, the Sweet Paprika statue was 3-D sculpted by Andrew Hickinbottom, produced by Arancia Studio, and manufactured by Infinite Statue. Other rewards in the Kickstarter include a Sweet Paprika art book, pin set, and tote bag.

Announced last July, Sweet Paprika is an original idea from Andolfo that revolves around the erotic misadventures of a career-driven woman—Paprika—who reluctantly engages a charming, immature delivery boy named Dill. Consumed by her job as a creative director at a major New York City publisher, Paprika learns to balance her own needs as she embarks on this passionate romance with Dill. In October, Andolfo announced that she will write and draw a Sweet Paprika comic book series, published by Image Comics beginning in July 2021, with Edizioni Star Comics releasing in Italy and Éditions Glénat in France.

Sweet Paprika animated series directed by Gabriele Pennacchioli, executive produced by Erik Barmack, and produced by Grey Ladder Productions and Arancia Studio is currently in preproduction.

Visit the Kickstarter for Mirka Andolfo’s Sweet Paprika: the Official Statue.

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