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Stumptown #1 Sells Out

Posted by Luke Brown On November - 10 - 2009


Greg Ruck and Matthew Southworth’s Stumptown #1 sells out.

Amidst a barrage of glowing reviews Oni Press is reporting today that, less than one week after its initial release, Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth’s new series STUMPTOWN is completely sold out from Diamond Comic Distributors.

Fans should make their way to their local comic shop to pick up a copy of STUMPTOWN #1 while they last, and are encouraged to place their early orders for STUMPTOWN #2 (Diamond No: SEP090941 & UPC Code: 64985600026200211)

G4TV’s Fresh Ink: Pick of the Week.
“…strong, tough, intelligent women who don’t have ridiculously disproportionate boobs. Thanks a good thing!” -Blair Butler, Fresh Ink’s DON’T MISS
“One of our favorite writers”

JK Parkin, Comic Book Resources: Pick of the Week
“…a likable female protagonist, gritty realism and enough of a hook that simply makes you want more at the end of the issue.” -JK Parkin

“…Rucka leaves a lasting impression for this series’s opening issue.
” -Newsarama

“Stumptown is Scalped meets Criminal, and that sounds like a comic I wouldn’t mind reading each month.” -Comic Book Resources

“…fans of Rucka or the genre owe it to themselves to check out Stumptown…” –

“Stumptown is solid crime fiction without getting too garish or going too soft. The fact that the art and design are top notch only serves to solidify the quality.”

“It’s got a fun, Rockford Files/Magnum PI vibe to it that I didn’t realize I’d been missing. I haven’t had this much fun with a mystery story since the first arc of Fables.” -Robot 6

“Rucka’s modern, noir-influenced detective tale grabs your attention, and both he and artist Southworth have done an admirable job of turning the city of Portland, Oregon into one of the story’s characters.” -Comics Alliance

“I had a blast reading it, and when my only complaint was that I want the next issue in my hands right away, that’s a great sign.” -Read About Comics

“Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth have created a world I’m dying to visit again, and the next thirty days of waiting to see what happens next are going to be rough.” -The Quarter Bin

“Both the artist and writer have built an intriguing and engrossing world here. Wonderful comic. Buy it.” -Comic Proportions

“[Rucka's] one of very few writers in comics who not only write about women, but consistently get it right. Stumptown’s first issue is solid. Go buy it. Now.” -Hive Five Comics

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