Thursday, September 12, 2013

Boom! Studios Hit #1 Goes to Second Printing

BOOM! Studios is proud to announce that HIT #1, the debut original comic from writer Bryce Carlson (ADVENTURE TIME) and newcomer artist Vanesa R. Del Rey, has sold out at the distributor level so the publisher has rushed to a second printing.

Comic book fans should keep in mind first printings of HIT #1 may still be found at the local comic shop nearest you. Not sure where to find your nearest comic retailer? Use or to find one!

HIT #1 sold out of its 10,000 copy print run within a week of its release.

"We're thrilled to announce HIT #1 has sold out of its first print," says BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. "HIT is one of the series I'm most proud of this year. It's always a great feeling when something you believe in is embraced by comic book readers."

WHY WE LOVE IT: We’re suckers for classic film noir, crime comics, and pulp detective novels. We love the secret history of law enforcement in our hometown, Los Angeles. Mostly, we love stories about good men making hard decisions in unforgiving circumstances.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: HIT is a dark crime drama filled with murderers, rapists, and drug lords…and the men who will stop at nothing to bring them to justice. If you’re a fan of CRIMINAL, PARKER, or TUMOR, then HIT is the series for you.

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Los Angeles. It’s 1955. It’s dark. It’s sexy. It’s dangerous. Everyone has an angle. And while infamous gangster Mickey Cohen rots in a prison cell, Los Angeles ignores the blackest parts of the city’s heart…where clandestine groups of LAPD detectives moonlight as sanctioned hitmen knows as “Hit Squads.”

HIT #1 second print ships with a striking new cover by Vanesa R. Del Rey with a retail price of $3.99 through Preview Plus and should arrive in stores alongside issue #2 on October 2nd.

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