I HEART SKULL-CRUSHER! #1 Second Printing Announcement


Post-Apocalyptic Mayhem from Screenwriter & Breakout DC Star Josie Campbell

BOOM! Studios today announced that I HEART SKULL-CRUSHER! #1, the premiere issue of the post-apocalyptic YA sports action series by Josie Campbell, the breakout, hit writer of DC’s Amazons Attack event and screenwriter/producer on My Adventures With Superman, along with rising star artist Alessio Zonno (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), colorist Angel De Santiago, and letterer Jim Campbell has sold out at the distributor level! 

18-year-old Trini will do anything to compete in her favorite sport, Screaming Pain Ball, aspiring to the heights of her longtime hero Skull-Crusher! But she can’t do it alone, and a gaggle of misfits is just what she needs to cross the American Waste and battle in Queen Mob’s deadly tournament.

With Trini’s dreams of being just like Skull-Crusher on the line, do she and her friends have what it takes to win a coveted spot on Skull-Crusher’s undefeated team?

In response to the overwhelming support from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios has announced I HEART SKULL-CRUSHER! #1 SECOND PRINTING (JAN248799), featuring a skull-crushing Trini character design cover art by series artist Alessio Zonno, available in stores April 10, 2024.

“We’ve all become number one fans of SKULL-CRUSHER!” said Filip Sablik, President, Publishing & Sales, BOOM! Studios. “The joy, pathos, and raw kinetic energy of the incredibly unique apocalypse of I HEART SKULL-CRUSHER! created by Josie, Alessio, Angel, and Jim has taken fans and readers by storm and we are committed to ensuring every reader has a chance to jump in on the ground floor!”

I HEART SKULL-CRUSHER! is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning BOOM! Box imprint, home to groundbreaking original series such as Lumberjanes by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Gus Allen, and ND Stevenson; Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera and Celia Moscote; Giant Days by John Allison, Lissa Treiman, and Max Sarin; Mamo by Sas Milledge; Save Yourself! by Bones Leopard and Kelly and Nichole Matthews; Specter Inspectors by Bowen McCurdy and Kaitlyn Musto; The Last Witch by Conor McCreery and V.V. Glass; Ghosted in LA by Sina Grace and Siobhan Keenan; The Avant-Guards by Carly Usdin and Noah Hayes; Fence by C.S. Pacat and Johanna the Mad; Goldie Vance by Hope Larson and Brittney Williams; Hollow by Shannon Watters, Branden Boyer-White, and Berenice Nelle; Getting Dizzy by Shea Fontana and Celia Moscote; and the educational series Seen: True Stories of Marginalized Trailblazers.

I HEART SKULL-CRUSHER! #1 FIRST PRINTING may be available now in comic shops. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including Kindle, iBooks, and Google Play.