Discover the Secrets of the Afterlife From the Acclaimed Writer of “Harley Quinn” in June 2022
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 5, 2022) – BOOM! Studios has announced today that GRIM #1, the premier issue of the new ongoing comic book series from acclaimed writer Stephanie Phillips (Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman), fan favorite artist Flaviano (New Mutants), colorist Rico Renzi (Spider-Gwen), and letterer Tom Napolitano (The Joker), has sold out at the distributor level! The debut issue, about a young woman with a macabre job and a mysterious death to solve, is the publisher’s highest ordered creator-owned series of 2022.
In response to the overwhelming support from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios has announced GRIM #1 SECOND PRINTING, featuring brand new cover art by series artist Flaviano, available June 1, 2022.
Jessica Harrow is dead. But her journey has only just begun! Discover the world of the afterlife, where Jessica has been recruited as a Reaper, tasked with ferrying countless souls to their final destination. But unlike the rest of the Reapers, she has no memory of what killed her and put her into this predicament. In order to unravel the mystery of her own demise, she’ll have to solve an even bigger one – where is the actual GRIM REAPER?
“We are so excited to have Jessica Harrow join Erica Slaughter and Laila Starr in BOOM! Studios’ now iconic group of dangerous leading ladies,” said Filip Sablik, President, Publishing & Sales, BOOM! Studios. “Readers are dying to read more of the fantastic world Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano have created in GRIM!”
GRIM is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including BRZRKR by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo; Seven Secrets by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo; The Many Deaths of Laila Starr by Ram V and Filipe Andrade; Basilisk by Cullen Bunn and Jonas Scharf; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; and Alice Ever After by Dan Panosian and Giorgio Spalletta. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Atreides from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Dev Pramanik; Mighty Morphin and Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott, Mat Groom, Moises Hidalgo, and Marco Renna; and Magic from Jed McKay and Ig Guara.
Print copies of GRIM #1 FIRST PRINTING will be available for sale on May 11, 2022 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.