Daniel Freedman and Sina Grace's Burn the Orphanage was one of my favorite new comics of the last year, which was probably a pretty predictable reaction. I mean, I am a dude who thinks of the side-scrolling Beat-'Em-Up video game as the apex of storytelling, so a comic inspired by classics like Final Fight and Streets of Rage, full of bone-crushing action and tag team combo moves? That is right up my alley.

This week, the second series drops, and as all great sequels do, Burn the Orphanage: Reign of Terror raises the stakes and upgrades the enemies to provide an even bigger challenge for Rock, Bear and their new ally Jess, and that can mean only one thing: Robots. Robots that will be punched.

From Image Comics' official solicitation info:

The blow-up hit series from 2013 is back with an all-new, all-monthly series! Rock returns home to find his city under siege, and you won’t believe who’s behind the mayhem. Featuring a LIBERTY JUSTICE back up from Tyler Shainline and the Emmy Award winning Andy Suriano (Doc Bizarre & Samurai Jack).

Check out the first few pages in a preview below!