July 5, 2011 – Los Angeles, CA – This September crime pays in more ways than one as BOOM! Studios offers the first
22-page issue of a brand new fast-paced, two-fisted crime series for only $1– enter THE RINSE! Acclaimed writer of Vertigo’s COWBOYS and ANGELTOWN, Gary Phillips and spectacular Vertigo artist Marc Laming (AMERICAN CENTURY) usher in a shocking vision of grit and greed. When a mountain of stolen cash is on the line, can ‘Frisco’s best laundryman reach the payout before the bullets reach him? Specially priced at only $1, THE RINSE #1 begins a modern tale of sin in the city by the bay that no crime fan can dare miss. Pre-order your copy today and get the full first issue this September for only $1!
“Gary Phillips is a man that knows crime and with THE RINSE he’s aiming for a kill shot,” says BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. “Paired with Marc Laming’s outstanding and visceral art, this series will knock you down, drag you around and keep your heart racing until the very last word!”
“With the full first issue priced at only $1, this is a deal you can’t refuse! I’m telling you, with high-crime at a low price THE RINSE is a win/win.” says BOOM! Studios Marketing & Sales Director Chip Mosher. “And if your go-to guys for crime in comics are people like Rucka and Brubaker, prepare to add one more name to that list: Gary Phillips!”
THE RINSE is a tale of high finance and low-down greed as Jeff Sinclair, the premiere laundryman in San Francisco, is unwillingly pulled into a dangerous gig laundering $25 million in stolen casino skim money. Forced to truly consider his
line of work and the evil that he facilitates, Jeff must find a way to clean the cash and wash away his own sins. A grounded, gritty look at the world of money laundering in the vein of Elmore Leonard, THE RINSE is a modern crime classic in the making! For fans of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ CRIMINAL!
THE RINSE #1 is written by Gary Phillips (COWBOYS, HIGH ROLLERS) and drawn by Marc Laming (AMERICAN
CENTURY). This title ships in September with A & B covers in a 50/50 split by Francesco Mattina and Paul Azaceta respectively. Featuring 22-pages of story and carrying a price point of $1 with a Diamond Code of
About BOOM! Studios
Award-winning “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of bestselling comic books and graphic novels with the industry’s top talent, including Mark Waid’s series IRREDEEMABLE, Stan Lee’s SOLDIER ZERO, THE TRAVELER, and STARBORN (the first new series in print from the industry icon in 20 years), new HELLRAISER comics written by Clive Barker as well as 20th Century Fox’s PLANET OF THE APES, 28 DAYS LATER, and DIE HARD, Philip K. Dick’s DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, and The Henson Company’s FARSCAPE. BOOM!’s recently rebranded all-ages imprint, KABOOM! will see publication of PEANUTS,
SPACE WARPED, Roger Langridge’s SNARKED, Scholastic’s WORDGIRL and as well as continuing to publish fan-favorite Disney Afternoon series DARKWING DUCK, CHIP ‘N’ DALE RESCUE RANGERS, DUCKTALES along with Disney standards MICKEY MOUSE, DONALD DUCK, UNCLE SCROOGE, and WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND