Get in on the SCAM! Issue 1 Now Available

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

SCAM: Better to die a conman, than live like a mark

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 25, 2012,  New York, NY

SCAM#1 Cover

SCAM #1 Cons Retailers and Critics, Now Readers Can Get in on the SCAM!

January 25, 2012 — New York, NY — ComixTribe is pleased to announce that SCAM #1, the debut comic book series by writer/artist Joe Mulvey, is available for purchase at select retailers and digitally today.  

  There is a certain level of excitement with any new #1 not set in a universe we already know…  Scam  #1 by writer/artist Joe Mulvey lives up to that excitement and delivers 44 pages of entertainment in what could be one of the best series of 2012. – Aaron Long, Comicosity

“Joe Mulvey breathes fresh life into the indie scene with his first foray as writer and artist.’Rama Rating: 9 out of 10” –  Jeff Marsick,  Newsarama

SCAM #1  Retailers


MaximuM Comics  –  Las Vegas and Henderson, NV –Featuring the “VEGAS” Variant

New England Comics Retailers Alliance (NECRA) Shops –  Featuring the “FORTUNE” Variant
___Larry’s Wonderful World of Comics  – Lowell, MA
___Web Head Enterprises  –  Wakefield, MA
___Comically Speaking  – Reading, MA
___Rubber Chicken Comics  –  Bellingham, MA
___Magic Dragon  Comics  – Arlington, MA


Third Eye Comics  – Annapolis and Prince Frederick, MD –Featuring the “LIE” Variant
Friendly Neighborhood  Comics  –  Bellingham, MA –  Featuring the “STEAL” Variant
 Collectors Paradise    –  Winnetka and Pasadena, CA –  Featuring the “CHEAT” Variant
Collectors Corner  – Baltimore, MD –  Featuring the “LUCKY”  Variant
New England Comics  –  Malden, MA –  Featuring the “JACKPOT”  Variant
Chris’ Comics  – Salem, NH –  Featuring the “SWINDLE” Variant


Double Midnight Comics  – Manchester, NH
Comics Den  – Queens, NY
Happy Harbor  – Edmonton, Alberta, CA
Alpha Comics  – Calgary, Alberta, CA
Jetpack Comics  – Rochester, NH
Casablanca Comics  – Portland, ME & Windham, ME
Hypno Comics  – Ventura, CA
NewCastle Comics  –  Maryland Heights, MO
Titan Comics  – Dallas, TX
CornerStore Comics / Beach Ball Comics  – Anaheim, CA
Forbidden Planet  –  New York, NY
Alternate Reality Comics – Las Vegas, NV



Purchase a Digital Deluxe Copy of SCAM#1 from

Buy SCAM#1 online at Graphicly.comOrder SCAM#1 online at


Friday January 27, 2012 5-7pm @  Comics Den  in Queens,  NY


New England Comics Retailers Alliance (NECRA)  store tour:

Saturday February 4th, 2012 @ 11:oo am –  Friendly Neighborhood Comics  in Bellingham, MA

Saturday February 4th, 2012 @ 3:oo pm –  Larry’s Wonderful World of Comics  in Lowell, MA

 Interested  in  being  a  SCAM  Retailer?

ComixTribe has green lit a  second printing  of  SCAM #1  with a new variant cover, which will go to press on February 15 alongside  THE RED TEN #2, scheduled for a February 29th release. If interested feel free to contact Tyler James at

Read an 8-Page Preview of SCAM #1!

SCAM#1 is a double-size first issue, 44 pages, full colour
SCAM  follows a team of super-powered grifters on the biggest con of their lives, taking down a Vegas casino and getting revenge on a former teammate who double-crossed them.

     Story & Art  – Joe Mulvey
     Digital Inks  – John Ercek and Jules Rivera
     Colors –  Andrew Crossley
     Letters –  AndWorld Design
     Cover –  JoeMulvey and Andrew Crossley
     Editor –  Tyler James and Steven Forbes
     Publisher: ComixTribe
     Format: 44 pages, Full color
     Rarting: Teen + Up
     Price: $3.99
©2012 Joe Mulvey

Joe Mulvey  is a freelance graphic artist from NYC, trying to spread his love of comics and take over the world one panel at a time. Visit him at, or follow him on Twitter  @joemulv.

Tweet Up for SCAM#1 @joeMulv and #SCAMCON to give away schwag for correctly answered questions on SCAM#1. Join in On the SCAM

ComixTribe  is a publisher of creator-owned comics, including  EPIC, Tears of the Dragon, The Red Ten, The Standard, SCAM,  and  Runners.  In addition to being a publishing imprint,  ComixTribe  is also an online community, with the mission statement: Creators helping creators make better comics. ComixTribe also sponsors the annual 30 Characters Challenge, an online art event where participants challenge themselves to create 30 brand new characters in just 30 days, one for every day of November. Visit,  @ComixTribe  on Twitter and on  Facebook  .


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