VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 22, 2015) - Comstock Metals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CSL) ("Comstock" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Darren Urquhart as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and a director of the Company. Mr. Urquhart is a Chartered Accountant (C.A.), and has been a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia since 2001. He also holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada. Mr. Urquhart will be replacing Larry Johnson. The Company thanks Mr. Johnson for his services, as well as Jason Leikam and Gord Davidson who have resigned from the board of directors as well.

About Comstock Metals Ltd.

Comstock's flagship project is the QV Property in the Yukon Territory, which covers 16,335 hectares (40,364 acres) within the White Gold district in the Yukon Territory, about 70 kilometres south of Dawson City. Kinross Gold's Golden Saddle deposit is 10 km to the south, and Kaminak Gold's Coffee Project is about 40 km to the south. Comstock Metals has defined an inferred resource of 230,000 Oz gold, at 1.65 g/t Au grade and 0.5 g/t Au cut-off, by drilling 3400m in 17 drill holes at the VG Zone. The deposit remains open in all directions. The current resource is hosted in one structure and there are two sub-parallel structures on the VG Zone. The Stewart and Shadow zones peripheral to the VG zone provide additional blue-sky potential.

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Contact Information:

Rasool Mohammad, B.Sc. (Mining)
(604) 639-4533