SCAM #1 Sold Out at Distributor Level

| January 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 17, 2012,  New York, NY



That’s right, the first printing of SCAM #1  the debut comic book series by writer/artist Joe Mulvey, has sold out at the distributor level more than a week before its  January 25th, 2012 release date.

I want to thank everyone who helped make my debut book a sell-out.  2012 looks to be a HUGE year for independent and creator owned comics and a huge year for ComixTribe, and I’m thrilled so many retailers and readers are getting in on the ground floor.”
       -Joe Mulvey

 Our Exclusive 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

_ The first issue is fantastic! A must read!” ~ Steve Falcon,  NewCastle Comics and GamesMaryland Heights, MO

Our store always strives to stand out among the sea of other capable retailers. We look for unique opportunities to showcase quality products that are not part of the standard distribution method.   After previewing SCAM #1, it was clear that this just happened to be one of those opportunities.   Edward Greenberg,  Collectors Paradise  Winnetka and Pasadena, CA


Friday January 27, 2012 @ 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



If you’re interested in receiving an Advance (digital) Review Copy of SCAM#1 we would love to hear from you. Please send all publicity and PR requests to Interviews, podcasts and more can be easily arranged.

Read an 8-Page Preview of SCAM #1!


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


Special Variant Available:  
SCAM #1  
Artist Edition Sketch Cover, featuring an original cover sketch by Joe Mulvey. These are limited to 100, signed, numbered.  Note:  Additional Artist Edition covers can be purchased for $24.99.

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.

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.

I want to thank everyone who helped make my debut book a sell-out,” says creator Joe Mulvey.  “2012 looks to be a HUGE year for independent and creator owned comics and a huge year for ComixTribe, and I’m thrilled so many retailers and readers are getting in on the ground floor.”

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 onFacebook  .


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Review Copy Requests, Interviews and more please contact

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