Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Image Comics Sends "Motor Crush #1" Back to Press


#1 issue rushed back to print

MOTOR CRUSH #1—by Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, and Babs Tarr of Batgirl of Burnside fame—launched to instant success and immediate critical acclaim this week and Image Comics is sending it back to print in order to keep up with customer demand.

By day, Domino Swift competes for fame and fortune in a worldwide motorcycle racing league. By night, she cracks heads of rival gangs in brutal bike wars to gain possession of a rare, valuable contraband: an engine-boosting “machine narcotic” known as Crush.

MOTOR CRUSH remains available for purchase across all digital platforms, including the Image Comics website (, the official Image Comics iOS app, Comixology’s website (, iOS, Android, and Google Play.

MOTOR CRUSH #1, 2nd printing (Diamond Code NOV168052) and MOTOR CRUSH #2 Cover A by Tarr (NOV160629) and Cover B by Stewart (Diamond Code NOV160630) will be available on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, December 19th, 2016.

Select praise for MOTOR CRUSH:

Motor Crush won’t steer you wrong.” —IGN

The debut of the year and the comic that will set the pace for what’s possible in 2017.” —Comicosity

Your new crush.” —Comics Alliance

"Lots of comics want to be cool; Motor Crush just is.” —

An absolute stunner.” —Nerdist

"The candy-pink philosophical Cyberpunk we’ve been waiting for.” —The Mary Sue

Compelling.” —The Onion’s A.V. Club

A vivid love letter to extreme sports and motor bikes.” —The Comics Beat

Without a doubt, this is the most interesting comic book I've read all year.” —Blavity

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit


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