Oni Press, publishers of Rick & Morty and Invader ZIM comics published the first issue of Sanrio's Aggretsuko. Promptly sold out. And it now putting it back to a second printing. Who do they think they are, Boom, Marvel or Vault?
"Aggretsuko #1 selling out is what happens when you combine a great creative team with a super fun cast of characters" says Oni Press editor-in-chief, Sarah Gaydos. "Meet me at the karaoke bar, first rounds on me!"
Aggretsuko #1 reunites Daniel Barnes and D.J. Kirkland, the team behind the widely acclaimed graphic novel, The Black Mage. bringing Kirkland's colorful anime-influenced style to Aggretsuko, the hit Netflix show in production for season three. Aggretsuko stars Retsuko the Red Panda, a young office worker stuck in a thankless job, whose only stress release is singing heavy metal at the local karaoke joint. With the help of her friends, can she ever find the job satisfaction she craves – – not to mention adventure, the approval of her mother, and even… love?! These comics explore all these issues and more, with each issue brought to life by a revolving team of today's top talent!
Aggretsuko writer Daniel Barnes says "This is wild! I'm so glad everyone's snatching up Aggretsuko's debut issue! It just goes to show you that Retsuko resonates with audiences, regardless of the medium she's in!"
Oni Press is going back to print with a brand-new cover by D.J. Kirkland, available for order now to arrive in stores alongside the second issue on March 11. Orders are due from retailers on both the #1 reprint on Monday February 17th.