Dead End Kids #1 from Frank Gogol, Nenad Cviticanin, Sean Rinehart, and Source Point Press has sold out its first print run at Diamond ahead of its release this coming Wednesday. But ahead of that, copies have been selling for $35 repeatedly online. with the San Diego variant going for $50.
We also hear that Dead End Kids #2's print run will likely sell out once reorders are in. Issue #2 will hits shops just two weeks later, on the 21st Augusr, so retailers might want to double-check their order numbers…
DEAD END KIDS #1
(W) Frank Gogol (A) Nenad Cviticanin
It's 1999. Ben, Murphy, Tank, and Amanda are four screwed-up kids from broken homes, but they have…had each other. When Ben is murdered, Murphy and his friends set out to find out who killed him and find themselves in the cross-hairs! Dead End Kids is a dark coming-of-age murder mystery set in the '90s, from the creative team behind 2018's critically acclaimed Grief.
DEAD END KIDS #2
(W) Frank Gogol (A) Nenad Cvitcanin
Things get worse as the kids come face-to-face with Ben's killer! And, as Murphy continues to take more drastic measures to avenge his friend, Tank and Amanda are faced with the question of how far are they willing to follow their friend down that dark path. Friendships are tested and broken, and that's not the worst of it as this breakout series from Frank Gogol, Nenad Civiticanin, and Sean Rinehart barrels toward its final chapter!
And initial orders on Dead End Kids #3 should be due soon…
DEAD END KIDS #3
(W) Frank Gogol (CA) Nenad Cvitcanin
It's the end of the road and Murphy's out for blood. Who lives? Who dies? And who killed Ben? It's the final chapter of this unrelenting story about childhood, murder, and revenge as only series creators Frank Gogol, Nenad Cviticanin, and Sean Rinehart could tell it. And it won't end how you think!
So, the question is, how soon will Dead End Kids #1 get a second printing? Is this too soon? It wasn't for Once & Future King and House Of X.