Image Comics reprints first issue of WHATEVER HAPPENED
TO BARON VON SHOCK? after sellout
Berkeley, CA – 2 June 2010 – 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, and it will be in stores on
June 30, 2010, the same day as the second issue hits.
"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
(MAR108131), a 32-page full-color comic book for $3.99, will be on sale June 30,
2010, the same day as WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BARON VON SHOCK? #2
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