By News Editor
Feb 9, 2013 - 13:38
Award–winning artist Francesco Francavilla’s new series at Dark Horse is
already being called one of the year’s best. After receiving unanimous praise
from retailers, fans and countless media outlets, The Black Beetle: No Way
Out #1 has officially sold out of its first printing.
In order to time as closely as possible with the release of the critically acclaimed series’ second issue, Francesco Francavilla and Dark Horse Comics have put together another printing with an all-new cover.
This new series introduces the Black Beetle, a mob-busting costumed super-sleuth, as he investigates a bombing that has killed off some of Colt City’s notorious criminals. Steeped in pulp noir with modern sensibility, this is one new series you need to read.
“I am very humbled by the great response that The Black Beetle has received. This is such a work of love that’s been in the making for several years, and I am thrilled to see so many people are really digging the book,” said creator Francesco Francavilla. “It’s my goal to make this a book that can be enjoyed by those who love classic pulp stories, as well as new fans who want a fun, entertaining read. I can’t wait to show everyone what’s coming up next.”
The Black Beetle: No Way Out #2 is scheduled to reach comic shops Feb. 20. The second printing of The Black Beetle #1 will be on sale in the direct market on March 13, 2013.