[Preview] Oni Press’ 5/16 Release: ‘The Ballad of Sang’ #3


A propulsive blend of mature audience violence, humor, and pathos, The Ballad of Sang is for fans of cult Asian cinema such as the films of Takashi Miike and Park Chan-wook, and of comics such as Deadly Class, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, and Hit-Girl.

Here’s a look at the covers, the storyline, and preview pages for this week’s release from Oni Press on New Comic Book Day! #NCBD

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New Release for the week of May 16th, 2018


The Ballad of Sang #3

Writer: Ed Brisson
Artist:  Alessandro Micelli
Colorist:  Shari Chankhamma
Letterer: Crank!

Cover Artists:
Alessandro Micelli &
Shari Chankhamma

Age Rating: Mature Audiences
Genre: Action/Adventure
Price: $3.99
Page Count: 32

IT’S TIME TO JAM! After Sang and Lucy manage to dispatch and escape THE VEXXED, the bounty on Sang’s head doubles. It’s the perfect incentive for the BLACK EYED BETTIES, a roller derby team who Lucy already has a history with. When Lucy and Sang make a stop at a familiar diner for sanctuary, the Betties spring on the opportunity… but everything doesn’t go entirely to plan.


Publisher – Oni Press



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