GONE #1 FROM JOCK SELLS OUT [BUT WE STILL HAVE SOME!]
GONE #1, Jock’s epic creator-owned sci-fi debut and the inaugural issue of DSTLRY's first series, has sold out at the distributor level. The first issue from the creator behind Wytches and Batman: One Dark Knight made its anticipated release last week in comic book shops, following a wave of glowing reviews and months of fan anticipation
While DSTLRY distribution partners Diamond Comic Distributors and Lunar Distribution have sold out of Gone #1, comic fans may still be able to secure a copy at their local comic shops. Jock’s GONE features the tale of Abi, a 13-year-old on a distant, impoverished planet who stows away on a colossal luxury space-liner in search of a better life. After her friends betray her, Abi finds herself branded a saboteur as she desperately struggles to evade the ship’s deadly crew to stay alive and get home!
“As my first whole-cloth comic that I’ve created, written, illustrated, and helped color, I couldn’t be more thankful for GONE’s reception. This is a true labor of love, and I can’t wait for retailers and readers to see where this cosmic tale will wind,” creator Jock said.
Spinning out of Jock’s 8-page story “The Stowaway” from DSTLRY’s debut release The Devil’s Cut, GONE is an action-packed sci-fi adventure edited by industry legend Will Dennis (Snow Angels, Y: The Last Man).
“It’s phenomenal to see Jock’s first creator-owned work—that he’s both written and drawn—create so much excitement and enthusiasm,” said DSTLRY co-founders Chip Mosher and David Steinberger in a joint statement. “Jock is the first creator in a line of many legendary writers and artists—our Founding Creators and friends—who are going to release comics that will be new benchmarks for the medium. We promise to work tirelessly on behalf of creators, retailers, and fans to continue the high bar this sets.”
Page from Gone #1, by Jock.
Praise for GONE #1
"Gone represents the culmination of 24 memorable years in the business and showcases the superstar's unique ability to infuse each panel with an electrifying pathos, energy, and emotion.” —Space.com
“That feeling of immense, astronomical scale shines through in the art. Jock creates stunning expanses both planet side and in the stars.” —CBR
“Jock’s fantastic artwork combined with his gripping writing makes for an unmissable comic book experience.” —Capes and Tights
GONE #1 is on-sale now at local comic shops; visit yours before it sells out!