BOOM! Studios SEPTEMBER 2016 Solicitations

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SKYBOURNE #1 (of 5)
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer:Frank Cho
Artist:Frank Cho
Cover Artists: 
Main Cover:Frank Cho
Intermix Cover:Frank Cho
Incentive Cover 1:Brandon Peterson
Incentive Cover 2:Geof Darrow
Synopsis:
·         A new, original series from celebrated creator Frank Cho (Totally Awesome Hulk, Liberty Meadows)!
·         Full of fast-paced action, Skybourne is Indiana Jones meets James Bond with fantasy elements thrown in. Cho describes it as “one of the most cinematic stories I’ve envisioned.”  
·         The legend of King Arthur is alive and well in modern day.  Only one man, Skybourne, can stop the evil Merlin from destroying the world.
 
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ADVENTURE TIME 2016 SPOOOKTACULAR #1
Retail Price:$7.99
Writers:Meg Gandy, Travis Betz, Kevin Jay Stanton
Artists:Meg Gandy, Ruth Turner, Kevin Jay Stanton
Cover Artists: 
Main Cover:Jen Bartel
Incentive Cover:Meredith McClaren
Synopsis:
·         Our annual Halloween tradition for Adventure Time continues with this brand-new collection of spooky short stories!
·         There’s nothing more terrifying in Ooo than...a penguin??
·         That’s right! Gunter, the most evil being in the Land of Ooo, takes center stage!
·         40 pages of story and art!
 
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SONS OF ANARCHY REDWOOD ORIGINAL #2
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer:Ollie Masters
Artist:Luca Pizzari
Cover Artists: 
Main Cover:Chris Brunner
Subscription Cover:Matías Bergara
Tattoo Incentive Cover:Brian Level
Synopsis:Jax says too much about the club to an outsider and risks everything to cover it up, while Piney and Opie’s relationship worsens as the father tries to keep his son out of the outlaw life.
 

KONG OF SKULL ISLAND #3 (of 6)
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer:James Asmus
Artist:Carlos Magno
Cover Artists: 
Main Cover:Nick Robles
Incentive Cover:Tadd Galusha
Synopsis:Volcanic eruptions and political overtakings—the Kongs struggle against the horrors of Skull Island.
 

SOMBRA #3 (of 4)
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer:Justin Jordan
Artist:Raúl Treviño
Cover Artist:Jilipollo
Synopsis:Danielle finally comes face to face with her father Conrad Marlowe, and must confront her own sanity with the world he has built to fight the cartels.
 

LUCAS STAND #4 (of 6)
Retail Price:$3.99
Writers:Kurt Sutter & Caitlin Kittredge
Artist:Jesús Hervás
Cover Artist:Garry Brown
Synopsis:Lucas searches for a demon during the Vietnam War and comes across the battlefield where his father died.
 

STRANGE ATTRACTORS #4 (of 5)
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer:Charles Soule
Artists:Greg Scott, Soo Lee
Cover Artists:Greg Scott, Scott Newman
Synopsis:Heller solicits the help of his fellow New Yorkers in helping to protect the city as he finds himself starting to believe in Dr. Brownfield’s bizarre theories.
 

JOYRIDE #5
Retail Price:$3.99
Writers:Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly
Artist:Marcus To
Cover Artist:Marcus To
Synopsis:Now an ongoing series! After the chaotic series of events in volume 1, the team goes to an unexplored planet to relax. It’s a gas giant with large floating continents that also happen to be alive but unbeknownst to the team, the planet also has a chemical compound in the air that begins to effect of them. How so? Well, love is in the air.
 

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS: PINK #5 (of 6)
Retail Price:$3.99
Writers:Brenden Fletcher, Kelly Thompson, and Tini Howard
Artist:Daniele Di Nicuolo
Cover Artists: 
Main Cover:Elsa Charretier
Incentive Cover 1:Paul Reinwand
Incentive Cover 2:Annie Wu
Synopsis:The enemy of my enemy is my…enemy! The unlikeliest of team-ups in Power Rangers’ history may be required to save the world from a new techno-terror.
 

WEAVERS #5 (of 6)
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer:Simon Spurrier
Artist:Dylan Burnett
Cover Artist:Dylan Burnett
Synopsis:The grand strike against the Russians goes ahead, and in the chaos Sid takes the opportunity to further his own investigation into the Blarney Bar explosion.
 

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #7
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer:Kyle Higgins
Artist:Hendry Prasetya
Cover Artists: 
Main Cover:Jamal Campbell
Zord Incentive Cover 1:Goñi Montes
Incentive Cover 2:Khary Randolph
Unlockable Action Figure Variant:David Ryan Robinson
Unlockable Villain Variant:Benjamin Dewey
Synopsis:The Black Dragon has come! As the balance of power shifts, Earth finally falls into Rita’s evil hands. Do the Power Rangers have a hope of saving their home and defeating the nefarious danger they now face?
 

THE WOODS #25
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer:James Tynion IV
Artist:Michael Dialynas
Cover Artists:
Main:Michael Dialynas
Incentive Cover:Jenny Frison
Synopsis:The final year of The Woods begins here, as our crew comes to terms with the fallout from the destruction of Bay Point.
 
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ADVENTURE TIME COMICS #3
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer:Marguerite Sauvage, Kelly Thompson, S. M. Vidaurri
Artist:Marguerite Sauvage, Savanna Ganucheau, S. M. Vidaurri
Cover Artists:
Main Cover:Phillip Light
Subscription Cover:Hannah Ross
Incentive Cover:A. Sparrow
Synopsis:This issue features three short stories headlining Detective Bubblegum, BMO, and Marceline!
 

OVER THE GARDEN WALL #6
Retail Price: $3.99
Writers:Jim Campbell & Amalia Levari
Artists:Jim Campbell & Cara McGee
Cover Artists:
Main Cover:F Choo
Subscription Cover:Ayme Sotuyo
Synopsis:Greg and Jason F. find a new town with some familiar faces, while Anna struggles with leaving her home.
 

REGULAR SHOW #39
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer:Mad Rupert
Artist:Laura Howell
Cover Artists:
Main Cover:Jorge Corona
Subscription Cover:Roger Langridge
Synopsis:Mordecai and Rigby seek out Benson to restore civilization, but Benson’s doing alright for himself in a new utopia he’s created that...kinda looks like the Park.
 

ADVENTURE TIME #56
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer:Christopher Hastings
Artist:  Ian McGinty
Cover Artists:
Main Cover:Bree Lundberg
Subscription Cover:David Bendar
Synopsis:Finn and Jake look for BMO in order to break free of the fantasies they’re trapped in!
 
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THE BACKSTAGERS #2 (of 8)
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer:James Tynion IV
Artist:Rian Sygh
Cover Artists: 
Main Cover:Veronica Fish
Program Bill Incentive Cover:Aatmaja Pandya
Synopsis:The rest of the stage crew kids might be used to all the magical weirdness that goes on, but Jory is thrilled to discover more about the worlds backstage.
 

LUMBERJANES/GOTHAM ACADEMY #4 (of 6)
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer:Chynna Clugston Flores
Artists:  Rosemary Valero-O’Connell & Maddi Gonzales
Cover Artists:
Main Cover:Natacha Bustos
Subscription Cover:Kelly & Nichole Matthews
Incentive Cover:Meredith McClaren
Synopsis:It’s finally Louise’s birthday, and it’s going to be fun in the sun...or else!
 

GOLDIE VANCE #5
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer:Hope Larson
Artist:Brittney Williams
Cover Artist:Brittney Williams
Synopsis:Now an ongoing series! Goldie and Cheryl find a lady astronaut on the beach who has lost her memory!
 

JONESY #6
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer:Sam Humphries  
Artist: Caitlin Rose-Boyle
Cover Artist: Caitlin Rose-Boyle
Synopsis:With Stuff's debut concert in Plymouth only days away, Jonesy must make a big decision. Enter: ABUELITA!
 

GIANT DAYS #18
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer:John Allison        
Artist:Max Sarin
Cover Artist:Lissa Treiman
Synopsis:The big end-of-year ball is approaching and Daisy is determined to kiss a girl, while Susan and Esther prepare for “a summer of difficulty.”
 

MUNCHKIN #21
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer:Sam Sykes
Artist:Mike Luckas
Cover Artist:Mike Luckas
Synopsis:Seeking fame and honor, Spyke enters a tournament of honorable knights. It doesn’t end well.
 

LUMBERJANES #30
Retail Price:$3.99
Writers:Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh
Artist:  Carey Pietsch
Cover Artists: 
Main Cover:Kat Leyh
Incentive Cover:Liz Suburbia
Synopsis:Mal and Ripley are MISSING?!
 
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THE JOYNERS #4 (of 4)
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer:R.J. Ryan
Artist:David Marquez
Cover Artist:David Marquez
Synopsis:Final issue! Just as business booms, George Joyner’s private life begins to implode, with devastating, life-threatening consequences for everyone he seems to have come into contact with.
 
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JOYRIDE VOL. 1 TP
Retail Price:$9.99
Writers:  Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly
Artist:Marcus To
Cover Artist:Marcus To
Synopsis:
·         Earth sucks. The stars have been blocked out for so long that people have forgotten there was anything else besides the World Government Alliance watching over them. When Uma  Akkolyte jacks an alien spaceship and punches through the stratosphere she sets forth on an adventure with an unlikely crew who are totally not ready for all the good, bad, and weird the universe will throw at them.
·         From writers Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly (Batman and Robin Eternal, Grayson) and artist Marcus To (Nightwing, New Avengers), Joyride is a rebellious love letter to the sci-fi genre, exploring what happens when nothing stands between a group of teens and their freedom amongst the stars.
·         Collects issue #1-4 of the ongoing series.
·         Special $9.99 introductory price!
 

THE OFFICIAL ART OF BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA HC
*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR NOVEMBER 2016*****
Retail Price:$39.99
Writer:  Tara Bennett, Paul Terry
Artists:Drew Struzan, Jay Shaw, Tyler Stout, Eric Powell, Funko, and more
Cover Artist:Jay Shaw
Synopsis:
·         Companion book to BOOM! Studios' The Official Making of Big Trouble in Little China (out in August 2016).
·         Celebrating the 30th anniversary of John Carpenter’s cult classic film, this is the first-ever look at the artistic world behind the beloved movie and its expanded universe.
·         Packed with never-before-seen images, including costume designs by Oscar nominee April Ferry; original set designs by Production Designer John J. Lloyd; original storyboard art by George Jensen; and development art from Funko’s “Big Trouble” series.
·         Exclusive new interviews with Cinematographer Dean Cundey, Visual Effects Producer Richard Edlund, Special Makeup Effects artist Steve Johnson, and with artist Drew Struzan and a look at his early pencils for the iconic film poster.
·         Exclusive Big Trouble in Little China comic book concept art and new interviews with artists Eric Powell, Rob Guillory, Jenny Frison, Adam Hughes, and many more.
·         Exclusive Mondo cover and concept art and new interviews with Mondo's Jay Shaw and Oliver Barratt.
·         Features a Foreword by John Carpenter and an Afterword by Big Trouble in Little China comics writer and cover artist Eric Powell.
 

ROWANS RUIN TP
*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR NOVEMBER 2016*****
Retail Price:$19.99
Writer:  Mike Carey
Artist:Mike Perkins
Cover Artist:Mike Perkins
Synopsis:
·         From bestselling novelist Mike Carey (The Girl with All the Gifts, Lucifer) and artist Mike Perkins (Deathlok), Rowans Ruin will keep readers guessing right up to the harrowing conclusion.
·         Katie has always had a fascination with history. So when she’s offered a house swap with a girl from Britain, she jumps at the chance to summer at Rowans Rise—a house older than her entire home country. But something about the place feels wrong. And then the nightmares begin, which spurs Katie to investigate the history of this house. It doesn’t take long for her to learn that sometimes the past is best left alone.
·         Collects the complete, terrifying limited series.
 

KLAUS HC
*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR NOVEMBER 2016*****
Retail Price:$34.99
Writer:Grant Morrison
Artist:Dan Mora
Cover Artist:Dan Mora
Synopsis:
·         Klaus is “Santa Claus: Year One.”
·         Award-winning author Grant Morrison (All-Star Superman, The Multiversity) and artist Dan Mora (Hexed) revamp, reinvent, and re-imagine a classic superhero for the 21st century, drawing on Santa’s roots in Viking lore and Siberian shamanism.
·         Collects the complete, seven-issue limited series in an oversized hardcover.
 

VENUS TP
*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR OCTOBER 2016*****
Retail Price:$19.99
Writer:Rick Loverd
Artist:Huang Danlan
Cover Artist:W. Scott Forbes
Synopsis:
·         Science fact and science fiction collide in this new story from Rick Loverd, Program Director for The Science and Entertainment Exchange, an organization that pairs expert scientists with storytellers.
·         In 2150, Earth’s resources have been depleted and countries race to outer space to mine what they need from other planets. A group of Americans making its way to Venus crash-lands on the planet, forcing them to do whatever it takes to navigate the harsh landscape in their journey to find the science base they were flying toward. In the vein of great adventure survival stories like Lost and The Martian, there’s only one reality on Venus—adapt or die.
·         Collects the complete limited series.
 

SLEEPY HOLLOW: PROVIDENCE TP
*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR OCTOBER 2016*****
Retail Price:$16.99
Writer:Eric Carrasco
Artist:Victor Santos
Cover Artist:Joe Quinones
Synopsis:
·         Written by Eric Carrasco (Fox’sSleepy Hollow), and illustrated by Victor Santos (Big Trouble in Little China), this self-contained limited series bridges seasons 2 and 3 of the hit 20th Century Fox television series.
·         Ichabod Crane is finally getting used to life in modern-day Sleepy Hollow, and with the tragic loss of his wife and son, he now has no ties to his past. But when Jenny, a treasure hunter, uncovers a legendary artifact tied to a mysterious Amish girl and a band of vicious demon bikers, Ichabod, Jenny, and Abbie Mills will need all the power the old ways can provide . . . because it’s time for a road trip to Amish country.
 
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ADVENTURE TIME VOL. 10 TP
*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR NOVEMBER 2016*****
Retail Price:$14.99
Writer:Christopher Hastings
Artist:Zachary Sterling & Phil Murphy
Cover Artist:Chris Houghton
Synopsis:Josh leaves Finn and Jake a message to navigate a secret cave to find an artifact—but hey, one of the walls caved in, so they don’t have to listen to all of it! Then again, there might have been some important info on that recording. Join Finn and Jake as they take on...a new sister?! It’s memories versus curses as our two best pals do what they do best: break statues and cause a ruckus. Collects issues #45-49.
 

REGULAR SHOW VOL. 7 TP
*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR NOVEMBER 2016*****
Retail Price:$14.99
Writer:Mad Rupert 
Artist:Wook Jin Clark
Cover Artist:Derek Charm
Synopsis:Muscle Man and Starla may not seem like the next big literary talents, but when their supernatural love story finds a big audience, they start attracting a pair of agents, and the battle for their hearts—er, manuscript—begins! Can Mordecai and Rigby help Muscle Man and Starla choose the right destiny, or will their own manuscript take center stage? Collects issues #25-28.
 

BEE AND PUPPYCAT VOL. 3 TP
*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR NOVEMBER 2016*****
Retail Price:$14.99
Writer:Patrick Seery
Artist:Ji in Kim
Cover Artist:Natasha Allegri
Synopsis:Join Bee and Puppycat as they once again work for some hard earned cash in the weirdest situations. From cleaning a windmill to fixing a giant egg...a magical girl does what a magical girl can do! Created by Natasha Allegri, this adorable series continues with brand-new stories by “Pretty” Patrick Seery and illustrated by Ji in Kim! Collects issues #9-11.
 

ABIGAIL AND THE SNOWMAN TP
*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR OCTOBER 2016*****
Retail Price:$14.99
Writer:Roger Langridge
Artist:Roger Langridge
Cover Artist:Roger Langridge
Synopsis:
·         Eisner and Harvey Award-winning cartoonist Roger Langridge (Thor: The Mighty Avenger, Snarked) takes readers on a heart-warming journey of loyalty and friendship.
·         Abigail is a nine-year-old with a huge imagination but when she and her dad move to a small town, that imagination only makes it harder to fit in at her new school.
·         All that changes when she meets a loveable and sophisticated yeti named Claude who has escaped a top-secret government facility.
·         Abigail and Claude quickly become best friends, even if no one believes that he’s real. The fun can’t last and it’s not long before the mysterious Shadow Men chasing Claude are hot on his trail.
·         Collects the complete limited series.
 
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JIM HENSON’S LABYRINTH TALES HC
Retail Price:$16.99
Writer:Cory Godbey
Artist:Cory Godbey
Cover Artist:Cory Godbey
Synopsis:
·         In this children’s storybook, experience the endlessly imaginative world of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth through the eyes of its most fantastical and beloved characters!
·         Witness a day in the life of Sir Didymus, the recklessly heroic fox-terrier; Ludo, the loveable oaf; Hoggle, an ever-loyal companion; and others as they play games, work together, and revel in the magic of the labyrinth.
·         Written and gorgeously illustrated by acclaimed children’s book illustrator Cory Godbey (Have Courage, Be Kind: The Tale of Cinderella), Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Tales takes readers deep into the adventure where magic knows no bounds
 

MOUSE GUARD: LEGENDS OF THE GUARD BOX SET
*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR NOVEMBER 2016*****
Retail Price:$59.99
Writers:David Petersen, Skottie Young, Dustin Nguyen, Becky Cloonan, Karl Kerschl, Mark Buckingham, Bill Willingham, and more
Artists:David Petersen, Skottie Young, Dustin Nguyen, Becky Cloonan, Karl Kerschl, Mark Buckingham, Bill Willingham, and more
Cover Artist:David Petersen
Synopsis:
·         This handsome box set includes all three volumes of the New York Times bestselling, Eisner, and Harvey Award-winning series, Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard, and features tales written and illustrated by a collection of award-winning storytellers personally selected by series creator David Petersen.
·         Inside the June Alley Inn, located in the Western mouse city of Barkstone, mice from all over the territories gather for food, drink, and stories. A storytelling competition, a tradition of the establishment, takes place with each mouse telling fantastic tales of courage and cunning, with the hope of being selected winner and having their bar tab cleared by night's end.
·         Featuring stories by Skottie Young, Mark Buckingham, Bill Willingham, Stan Sakai, Terry Moore, Becky Cloonan, Karl Kerschl, Ramón K. Pérez, and more!
 
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GIANT DAYS VOL. 3 TP
*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR OCTOBER 2016*****
Retail Price:$14.99
Writer:John Allison
Artist:Max Sarin
Cover Artist:Lissa Treiman
Synopsis:Continuing their first semester at university, fast friends Susan, Esther, and Daisy want to find their footing in life. The girls, along with their male hall-mates, Ed and McGraw find that college is more than academics and bad microwavable meals. Add some pub hopping, hookups, breakups and political scandal this might just be the most eventful first semester ever. Giant Days, the comedic slice-of-life series from creator John Allison (Bad Machinery, Scary Go Round) and fantastic newcomer Max Sarin, has graduated to a third volume, collecting issues 9-12 of the Eisner Award-nominated series.
 

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