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Ryan Farrier has a certified hit on his hands with Curb Stomp.
Los Angeles-based independent comic book publisher BOOM! Studios announced today that the first issue of the girl-gang series has sold out the distributor level and is headed back to press for a second printing.
The second printing will be in stores alongside the second issue of Curb Stomp in the second week of April.
[FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE]
March 19, 2015 (Los Angeles, Calif.) – Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is pleased to announce that the punk rock-fueled Curb Stomp #1 has sold out at the distributor level. The publisher has rushed to a second printing to fill demand.
Comic book fans should bear in mind that first printings of Curb Stomp #1 may still be found at the local comic shop nearest you. Not sure where to find your nearest comic retailer? Use comicshoplocator.com or findacomicshop.com to find one!
Ryan Ferrier (D4VE) teams with up-and-coming artist Devaki Neogi to tell the story of Machete Betty as she leads a small gang of women under the self-appointed task of protecting their home of Old Beach, one of three boroughs surrounding a rich metropolitan city. When Betty takes the life of a rival gang member in an act of self-defense, she sets off a chain reaction of retaliation, gang warfare, and unlikely allies. It’s up to the The Fever—Machete Betty, Derby Girl, Bloody Mary, Daisy Chain, and Violet Volt—to defend their turf at all costs.
Praise for Curb Stomp #1:
“…Ferrier and Neogi are creating another platform for which to hold discussion about representation and diversity within the comics community in the most badass way I can think of.” – Newsarama
“Curb Stomp has me hooked.” – Comic Vine
“Curb Stomp is a comic that lives up to the raw brutality of its title.” – IGN
“Ferrier is giving these characters a voice, and seems set to tell their story regardless of how brutal and heartbreaking it may be.” – Geek Sushi
“If you’re looking for a new series to read that’s filled with life and heart, look no further.” – Rhymes With Geek
Curb Stomp #1 second print ships with a new cover by series artist Devaki Neogi and carries a retail price of $3.99 with a Diamond Code of JAN158292. Orders close on March 23rd, and it is anticipated to be in stores on April 8th.