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BRZRKR: Fallen Empire #1: Keanu Reeves’ Latest Comic Creation Flies off Shelves, Second Printing Announced


BRZRKR: Fallen Empire #1: Keanu Reeves’ Latest Comic Creation Flies off Shelves, Second Printing Announced

Exciting news from BOOM! Studios for comic enthusiasts! The publisher has announced that “BRZRKR: Fallen Empire #1” has completely sold out at the distributor level within its release week. This new chapter in the BRZRKR series is a creative collaboration between the iconic Keanu Reeves and Eisner-nominated writer Mattson Tomlin, along with the artistic talents of Rebekah Isaacs, colorist Dee Cunniffe, and letterer Becca Carey.

“BRZRKR: Fallen Empire #1” delves into the enigmatic past of B., the sole survivor of the ancient Olos Empire. This narrative not only explores the events leading to the empire’s demise but also probes into the psyche of B., questioning what could drive one to such extremes. The story resonates with its audience, blending heart-wrenching moments with intense action, as it uncovers the intricate layers of its protagonist’s character.

Due to the remarkable demand from both fans and retailers, BOOM! Studios has geared up for a second printing of this issue (OCT238367), featuring new cover art by Rebekah Isaacs, slated for release on December 27, 2023. The success of this issue underscores the BRZRKR series’ growing popularity and impact.

Filip Sablik, President of Publishing & Sales at BOOM! Studios, highlights the unique appeal of this issue, noting the team’s deep dive into the brutal yet emotionally rich history of the series. The decision for a second printing reflects the studio’s commitment to meet the high demand from its readers.

BRZRKR: Fallen Empire is part of BOOM! Studios’ diverse portfolio that includes original series like “Something is Killing the Children,” “Grim,” and “Stuff of Nightmares,” as well as licensed properties such as “Dune: House Harkonnen” and “The Expanse: Dragon Tooth.” This range showcases the publisher’s dedication to delivering a variety of compelling and visually striking narratives.

For those who missed out on the first printing, copies of “BRZRKR: Fallen Empire #1” might still be available at local comic shops. Additionally, digital versions are accessible through various content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.

As the anticipation for the second printing grows, fans of the BRZRKR series and comic book aficionados alike eagerly await to see what new twists and turns this epic saga will take.

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Brett has been collecting comics for close to 30 years and is passionate about showcasing the amazing stories in Indie Comics and growing the indie community. A marketing and communications professional with a Masters of Nonprofit Management, he founded The Indie Comix Dispatch in 2020. Brett is also a member of the National Writers Union.

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