BOOM! Studios fast-tracks second printing variant for first issue of historic Buffy & Angel event in October 2019
LOS ANGELES, CA (September 19, 2019) – BOOM! Studios announced today that HELLMOUTH #1, the highly anticipated premiere issue kicking off an all-new Buffy and Angel event series from writers Jordie Bellaire (Buffy The Vampire Slayer) & Jeremy Lambert (Doom Patrol) and artist Eleonora Carlini (Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers), has sold out at the distributor level before its on-sale date of October 9, 2019.
In order to meet the overwhelming demand from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios is fast-tracking the release of HELLMOUTH #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT, so it can arrive in comic shops on October 16, 2019. Due to this printing being fast-tracked and high demand, quantities are limited and orders may be allocated. This second printing will feature an all-new cover by superstar artist Dan Mora (Once & Future, Klaus).
From beneath you, it devours…Buffy and the Scooby Gang will have to overcome recent fractures and learn to trust each other again as they race to close the Hellmouth before Evil can be unleashed on, first, Sunnydale, and then, the world. Meanwhile, Angel, the vampire cursed with a soul, arrives in town to seek his redemption by doing whatever it takes to destroy the path to Hell…and no human, demon, or Slayer will stand in his way.
“HELLMOUTH is exactly what you want from the first Buffyverse event, and we can’t wait for all the Buffy and Angel fans to experience it,” said Filip Sablik, President, Sales and Marketing, BOOM! Studios. “From the first official meeting between Buffy and Angel to the Scooby Gang trying to pull Sunnydale back from the brink of destruction, and Spike’s newfound team battling for the soul of Los Angeles, nothing will go the way you expect! We’re beyond thrilled to have such enthusiastic support for the book, necessitating a second printing to meet the overwhelming demand.”
HELLMOUTH is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Abbott by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; Bury the Lede by Gaby Dunn and Claire Roe; Klaus by Grant Morrison and Dan Mora; and the upcoming Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Joss Whedon’s Firefly from Greg Pak and Dan McDaid; Buffy the Vampire Slayer from Jordie Bellaire and David López; Angel from Bryan Edward Hill and Gleb Melnikov; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo.
Print copies of HELLMOUTH #1 First Printing, featuring cover art by Jenny Frison (Wonder Woman), a variant cover by acclaimed illustrator and movie poster artist Kyle Lambert (Stranger Things), and a variant connecting cover by artists Kelly & Nichole Matthews (R.L. Stine’s Just Beyond) that connects to HELLMOUTH prelude issue, ANGEL #5 and BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #8, will officially be available for sale on October 9, 2019 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. A first printing of the variant cover by Kyle Lambert with a full foil treatment will be available for sale on October 30, 2019 at local comic book shops or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire.