Media Release — Less than a week after its initial release, entertainment impresario Rob Zombie’s Whatever Happened To Baron Von Shock? #1 has sold out at the distribution level.
Image Comics is releasing a second printing of the first issue of Zombie’s sordid study of the rise and fall of a minor celebrity, illustrated by Donny Hadiwidjaja and Val Staples.
“What can I say?” asks Zombie. “It’s awesome to hear that Baron Von Shock flew off the shelves. I love this book and I’m glad to hear that everyone else does, too.”
In Whatever Happened To Baron Von Shock? Rob Zombie returns to comics with a dark dramedy that outlines the fantastic rise and spiraling decent of celebrity. Being in the right place at the right time isn’t always a good thing, as Baron Von Shock finds out first hand. His sudden rise to fame as a television horror host meets with unexpected results. Baron Von Shock delivers a roller coaster ride of emotion that Rob Zombie can deliver.
Whatever Happened To Baron Von Shock? #1 Second Printing, a 32-page full-color comic book, will be on sale June 30, 2010, the same day as Whatever Happened To Baron Von Shock? #2.