Extermination #1 Sells Out

Readers clearly like extinction level events when depicted in comics, as Extermination #1 by BOOM! Studios has sold out in advance of its release date.

The new series written by Simon Spurrier and illustrated by Jeffrey Edwards features an alliance between superheroes and villains, forged when facing an apocalyptic alien invasion. Nox and Red Reaper have taken it upon themselves to set the gold standard for partnership in fighting the invasion.

The first issue hits stores June 6.

Full press release and covers below.
May 31st, 2012 – Los Angeles, CABOOM! Studios is proud to announce EXTERMINATION #1 has sold out 8 days before its release date!
Fans should keep in mind, while Diamond Comic Distributors is completely sold out, EXTERMINATION #1 may still be found at a direct market retailer near you on June 6th. Not sure where to find your nearest comic retailer? Use www.comicshoplocator.com to find one!

Extermination is an exciting new ongoing series written by Simon Spurrier (X-CLUB, FEAR ITSELF: THE HOME FRONT, WOLVERINE: DANGEROUS GAMES), with cover art and interiors drawn by rising star Jeffrey Edwards.

In the wake of an apocalyptic alien invasion, the world’s greatest super-heroes and deadliest super-villains must form an alliance despite their bitter pasts. Arch-enemies Nox, a driven hero, and Red Reaper, a ruthless villain, enter into a volatile partnership for the greater good. What happens when battle lines are redrawn and foes become unlikely allies in a desperate war for the fate of the planet -- and of the human race? Find out Starting June 6, 2012.

About BOOM! Studios
Founded by Ross Richie, 2009 and 2010's “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of Eisner and Harvey Award-winning, bestselling comic books and graphic novels with the industry’s top talent, including Mark Waid’s IRREDEEMABLE, new HELLRAISER comics written by Clive Barker, PLANET OF THE APES, 28 DAYS LATER, and Philip K. Dick’s DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?. BOOM!’s all ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz’ PEANUTS, Roger Langridge’s SNARKED, Cartoon Network's ADVENTURE TIME, and GARFIELD. BOOM!’s lit comix-focused imprint, BOOM! Town, recently won the Eisner Award for its first book, Shannon Wheeler’s I THOUGHT YOU WOULD BE FUNNIER.