Today, Vault Comics has announced that the first issue of their new series Heavy, by writer Max Bemis and artist Eryk Donovan, sold out at the distributor on release day, and has been rushed back to print. Vault went on to note that Heavy #1 saw the largest influx of immediate on-sale date reorders in the publisher’s history.
Heavy is described as “The Punisher for neurotics; Inception for the impatient; Preacher for…well, it’s a lot like Preacher.”
If you missed the first go-around, don’t worry, as this second printing should be back on shelves soon. You can also buy it on comiXology today.
Check out Vault’s full press release below:
Missoula, MT (9/17/2020): The first issue of HEAVY, Vault’s newest series, sold out at the distributor the day it went on sale. The series saw the largest influx of immediate on-sale date reorders in the publishers history. The issue is being rushed back to print. A new cover and release date for the second printing will be announced soon.
HEAVY is co-created by writer Max Bemis (Moon Knight, Worst X-Man Ever, Polarity), and artist Eryk Donovan (Memetic, Quantum Teens Are Go), with colors by Cris Peter, letters by Taylor Esposito, and designs by Tim Daniel. The synopsis for HEAVY #1 can be read below:
Bill may be dead, but he’s got a job to do.Welcome to the Big Wait, where folks who do’t quite make the cut go to work off their debt. Everyone in the Wait’s got a job. Bill is a Heavy, whose job is policing the multiverse, making sure bad eggs get what’s coming to them. He’s on track to earn his Climb and reunite with the woman he loves… until he meets his new partner: the worst dude of all time.
Heavy is The Punisher for neurotics; Inception for the impatient; Preacher for… well, it’s a lot like Preacher. Max Bemis and Eryk Donovan bring you a story about the existential purpose of dumb boys with big guns.