Media Release — BOOM Kids! is proud to announce that DARKWING DUCK #1 has sold out, sending everyone’s favorite masked mallard into 2nd printing.
BOOM!’s latest smash hit has received tremendous fan support with sales of DARKWING DUCK #3 surpassing the sales of issue #1. DARKWING DUCK #2 is also on the verge of a sell-out and BOOM! is looking into a second printing of issue #2.
Fans should keep in mind, while Diamond Comic Distributors is completely sold out, first printings of DARKWING DUCK #1 may still be found at a direct market retailer near you.
Diamond Comic Distributors is making the second printing of DARKWING DUCK #1 available for retailers to order immediately and the second printing will be featured soon in an upcoming issue of Previews Plus.
The second printing of DARKWING DUCK #1 is also available to order immediately through BOOM!’s relationship with Haven Distributors.
DARKWING DUCK #1 second print features a hilarious variant by James Silvani.
Since its debut critics from all over have given praise to exciting DARKWING DUCK:
“BOOM! Studios delivers the best all ages books on the market, and Darkwing Duck is certainly no exception… impressive”
“I give this comic five out of five stars because every time I read it, it puts a smile on my face, it’s visually appealing, very well written, full of nostalgia, and makes me eager to run to the comic shop for the next issue.”
– Major Spoilers
“…DARKWING DUCK is HANDS DOWN the single BEST Disney title BOOM! is putting out! 5/5 Stars”
– Project Fanboy
“This is as fine a return as the Duck Knight could have hoped for. Don’t be surprised to see Darkwing Duck become the hottest book in an already-successful BOOM Kids! line… 5/5 Stars”
“5 Stars… a welcome surprise to see the feel of the show captured so well after all this time. ”
– Pop Culture Network
“…marvelous job… the comic was at all times entertaining… 4 out of 5”
– First Comic News
DARKWING DUCK #1 is the first installment of the exciting new ongoing DARKWING DUCK adventure and is written by Ian Brill, with sensational interior art by James Silvani. The first printing shipped with two covers in a 50/50 split and a 1 in 10 incentive cover. The 2nd print carries a Diamond code of: JUN108154.
Recently, BOOM! Studios announced that in addition to Diamond carrying BOOM!’s front list, Haven Distributors will also be carrying all BOOM! titles. Retailers needing more information on how to order from Haven Distributors can call 1-877-HAVEN-50 or sign up on their website here: http://www.havendistro.com/retailers.html
About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) 2009 “Best Publisher” of the year, generates a wide-ranging catalog of multiple Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated comic books and graphic novels featuring some of the industry’s top talent, including Philip K. Dick’s DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, 20th Century Fox’s 28 DAYS LATER and DIE HARD, The Henson Company’s FARSCAPE, and the original Mark Waid series IRREDEEMABLE. This fall sees BOOM! teaming up with the legendary Stan Lee, creator of Marvel Comics’ characters Spider-Man, The Hulk, and The X-Men for a line of original superhero series, the legend’s first new superhero creations in nearly 20 years. BOOM!’s youth imprint, BOOM Kids!, is an undisputed industry leader publishing Disney/Pixar’s THE INCREDIBLES, CARS, and TOY STORY, as well as Disney’s THE MUPPETS, DONALD DUCK, UNCLE SCROOGE and WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND STORIES. This year, BOOM! Studios celebrates its fifth anniversary.