Charlie Hebdo plans print run of up to 3 million for next issue, with Muhammad on cover

January 13, 2015 8:00 AM

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The French satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo will feature the Prophet Muhammad on the cover of its next issue, due to be published Wednesday, and has planned an unprecedented print run of up to 3 million copies.

Michael Salion, a spokesman for the magazine's distributor, said that 1 million issues would be available Wednesday and Thursday. Another 2 million could then be printed depending on demand.

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