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RICK REMENDER & ANDRÉ ARAÚJO’S A RIGHTEOUS THIRST FOR VENGEANCE SELLS OUT AT DISTRIBUTOR UPON RELEASE, RUSHED BACK TO PRINT

PORTLAND, Ore. 10/13/2021 — Hot new series A Righteous Thirst For Vengeanceby New York Times bestselling writer Rick Remender (The Scumbag, Deadly Class, Black Science) and artist André Araújo (Generation Gone, Man Plus) has sold out completely at the distributor level. Image Comics will rush this exciting debut issue back to print in order to keep up with rapidly growing reorder activity.

"The wonderful art of Mr. Araújo gave me confidence to make the type of book I've wanted to make my entire career," said Remender. "It makes us both so happy that people are enjoying it."

Araújo added: "We invested a lot in our storytelling approach, creating a methodical, slow burning and mysterious narrative. With both critical and commercial receptions being this exceptional, comes a great sense of reward in finding such a large readership so eager to join us."

In A Righteous Thirst For Vengeance, when an unassuming man stumbles upon a dark-web contract assassin’s vicious plot to kill an innocent target, he turns himself into one. The Professional meets Road to Perdition in this story of a family’s unlikely guardian being hunted by rich and powerful men who are used to getting away with everything.

A Righteous Thirst For Vengeance #1, second printing (Diamond Code AUG218990) and A Righteous Thirst For Vengeance #2 (Diamond Code SEP210196) will both be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, November 10.

A Righteous Thirst for Vengeance is also available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, and Google Play.

Select praise for A Righteous Thirst for Vengeance:

“You can really tell that Remender and Araújo put their heads together to develop a creative, ingenuous, straightforward issue with a compelling cliffhanger ending… A fantastic first issue that oozes with nothing but potential as a new series.” —AIPT

“A tense thriller with an ending that’ll have fans thirsting for more.” —CBR

“It is a triumph of storytelling and silently screams its brilliance across the pages. Superb artwork and clever page layouts make this a journey worth traveling and sets the bar high for future issues.” —Monkeys Fighting Robots

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