BOOM! Studios’ ‘Dark Blood’ #1 Sells Out, Heads To Second Printing
by Brendan M. Allen
BOOM! Studios revealed that Dark Blood #1, a new six-issue original series from screenwriter LaToya Morgan, artist Walt Barna, colorist A.H.G., and letterer AndWorld Design has sold out at the distributor level before release.
‘Alabama, 1955. Avery Aldridge was a decorated soldier during World War II; now he’s just an ordinary young Black man busy providing for his wife and daughter. But the wounds of the past have a way of coming back, and he’ll soon discover that he is anything but ordinary. After a run-in awakens strange new abilities, Avery’s about to become more powerful than he could have ever dared to dream… in a country and society that never wanted him to have any power.’
In response to the overwhelming support from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios has announced Dark Blood #1 will go to a second printing, featuring brand new cover art by Paris Alleyne, available in stores August 11, 2021.