Oni Press Exclusive: Read The Entire First Chapter Of ‘Down, Set, Fight! 10th Anniversary Edition’

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10 years ago, co-writers Chad Bowers and Chris Sims, and artist Scott Kowalchuk introduced Down, Set, Fight! an insanely over-the-top graphic novel about a former football star forced to fight costumed mascots to save his high school. And now, the Oni Press title is back with a 10th anniversary edition — and Comic Book Club has the exclusive entire first chapter for you to read, right now.

The new edition is appropriately titled Down, Set, Fight! 10th Anniversary Edition, and it comes in a deluxe hardcover with all-new cover art. Here’s the official synopsis, per Oni Press:

In Down, Set, Fight!, “Fearless” Chuck Fairlane was football’s fastest rising star, but his career came to a screeching halt when he was expelled from the league after goin’ HAM and causing the biggest brawl in the history of sports. Years later, Chuck has found peace as a high school football coach, until costumed mascots begin attacking him for seemingly no reason. Before long, Chuck’s going to discover that you can’t run away from the past – but you CAN punch it square in the face! 

The new edition comes out tomorrow (June 25) in comic stores and bookstores everywhere. But click on through to read the first chapter of the book, and get ready for a throwdown.

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