300 copies of Charlie Hebdo headed to the U.S.

 

The race to get Charlie Hebdo

The most recent version of Charlie Hebdo is coming to America this week — a few hundred copies, in any case.

The initial situation of the French satirical magazine considering that final week’s fatal massacre marketed out rapidly in Paris on Wednesday, but People in america who want a duplicate have been out of luck.

Which is about to change.

A cargo of three hundred copies is headed to the U.S., according to Martin McEwen, the vice president and professional director of North American distributor LMPI. Most of them will go to New York Town, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Charlie Hebdo hasn’t been offered in America for a long time, he included.

Another 1,five hundred issues are headed to Canada, primarily Quebec.

The new issue will mostly be offered at specialty newsstands that carry global and international papers.

McEwen has asked for up to five,000 copies to distribute in the U.S., but does not know if he’ll get them.

“I genuinely have no thought how many copies they’re going to make obtainable,” McEwen stated. “I know they need to serve the French market 1st, so we will see what they’re capable to get to us.”

The new copies will be headed for the U.S. Thursday night via an Air France flight, and must strike newsstands Friday early morning or in excess of the weekend. The publications sure for Canada ought to be on sale at about the exact same time, McEwen additional.

Presented how quickly the concern offered out in Paris, this batch of copies may possibly not previous lengthy. But there are far more in the operates

Charlie Hebdo’s French distributor MLP ideas to print a whole of five million copies to be issued throughout the world, with the first million launched on Wednesday.

None of the substance from the new issue, which attributes a cartoon depiction of the Prophet Mohammed on the go over, has been released on Charlie Hebdo’s website. The website has essentially served as a fundraising apparatus given that the assault.

Desire for the new situation has occur from nations where the journal was not extensively offered just before the assault, MLP spokesman Michel Salion instructed CNNMoney, notably Germany.

“Every 4 hours they are asking, ‘Please give us ten,000 more,'” Salion explained.

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