BOOM! STUDIOS April 2018 Solicitations

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ROBOCOP: CITIZENS ARREST #1
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Brian Wood
Artist: Jorge Coelho
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Nimit Malavia
Recruitment Ad Variant Cover: David Rubín
Incentive Variant Cover: Jim Towe
Synopsis:
- Brian Wood, the visionary writer behind DMZ and Briggs Land, and Jorge Coelho (Venom, Rocket Raccoon) present a provocative vision of a future where justice is crowdsourced… and lethal.
- It’s been decades since the RoboCop program first began. Corporations have taken over the schools and the government—and law enforcement is the biggest private contract of all.
- Traditional police forces no longer exist as all citizens are encouraged—and rewarded—to spy on their neighbors. There is only one authority on the streets: ROBOCOP.

WWE WRESTLEMANIA 2018 SPECIAL #1
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $7.99
Writers: Ryan Ferrier, Tini Howard, Lan Pitts, Julian May
Artists: Kendall Goode, Rodrigo Lorenzo
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Rahzzah
Incentive Cover: Marco D’Alfonso
Synopsis:
- WrestleMania is the biggest event in the world of sports entertainment, and we're celebrating it with an oversized one-shot showcasing the biggest WWE Superstars!
- This year’s special includes a closer look at one of the greatest matches of all time: Macho Man Randy Savage vs. Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat at WrestleMania III.

WWE #16
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writers: Dennis Hopeless, Tini Howard
Artists: Serg Acuña, Hyeonjin Kim
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Dan Mora
Action Figure Variant Cover: Adam Riches
RAW Connecting Cover: Brent Schoonover
Alexa Bliss Incentive Cover: Lucas Werneck
Synopsis: The Women’s Evolution continues as the bond between the Four Horsewomen fractures! And in part three of the Asuka backup story, The Empress of Tomorrow makes a decision regarding her future.

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS 2018 ANNUAL #1
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writers: Kyle Higgins, Ryan Parrott, Anthony Burch, Adam Cesare, and more!
Artists: Dylan Burnett, Marcus To, Patrick Mullholland, and more!
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Dan Mora
Incentive Cover 1: George Caltsoudas
Incentive Cover 2: Matt Taylor
Synopsis: Featuring fan-favorite teams from across the Power Rangers universe—Dino Charge, RPM, Time Force,
Ninja Steel, Dino Thunder—the entire fabric of reality is under threat as Drakkon invades!

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS ARCHIVE VOL. 1 SC
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Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $19.99
Writers: Fabien Nicieza, Scott Lobdell, various
Artists: Ron Lim, various
Cover Artist: Evan Metcalt, Jake Jacobsen
Synopsis:
- Experience the morphinominal, remastered collection of the original Power Rangers comics from Marvel, Image, Papercutz, and Hamilton Comics—all collected in one volume for the first time ever.
- Based on the TV series that started a revolution and written by Fabian Nicieza ( Deadpool) and Scott Lobdell ( Uncanny X-Men ), you can now experience all the Ranger action and adventure of the 1990s.
- This volume chronicles Mighty Morphin Power Rangers , the Alien Rangers saga, and Power Rangers: Zeo.

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #26
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Kyle Higgins
Artist: Daniele di Nicuolo
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Jamal Campbell
Vintage Subscription Cover: Jordan Gibson
Incentive Cover: Carlos Villa
Synopsis: After the shocking events of the last issue, Lord Drakkon's victory seems assured—unless the Rangers can find a way to team up with another team of Power Rangers they've never met before!

WILD'S END VOL. 3: JOURNEY’S END OGN SC
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Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $19.99
Writer: Dan Abnett
Artist: I.N.J. Culbard
Cover Artist: I.N.J. Culbard
Synopsis: The conclusion to the celebrated, anthropomorphic, sci-fi comic series is finally here, presented as an original graphic novel. Despite the military’s best efforts, the alien invaders have seized a firm grip on the world. Cities have been invaded and the countryside overrun, leaving little hope for humanity’s resistance. With few options left, the survivors will need to look to the very people they once feared to make a last ditch effort to turn the tide of the war.
Written by Dan Abnett (Guardians of the Galaxy, Aquaman Rebirth) and illustrated by I.N.J. Culbard (Doctor Who) in the classic sci-fi tradition but with an anthropomorphic twist, Wild’s End: Journey’s End reveals powerful acts of humanity persevering in the face of war on a worldwide scale.

PLANET OF THE APES ADULT COLORING BOOK SC
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Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $16.99
Writer: N/A
Artists: Gabriel Hardman, Herb Trimpe, Carlos Magno, and more!
Cover Artist: Carlos Magno
Synopsis:
- Experience the classic movie franchise of Planet of the Apes like never before in the first-ever Planet of the Apes Adult Coloring Book.
- Featuring over 40 black-and-white illustrations showcasing the post-apocalyptic world of the Planet of the Apes, featuring your favorite characters from the films like Doctor Zaius, Zira, Cornelius, Caesar, and many more, waiting to be brought to colorful life!

PLANET OF THE APES: URSUS #4
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: David F. Walker
Artist: Christopher Mooneyham
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Paolo Rivera
Intermix Cover: Mike Allred
Subscription Cover: Becca Carey
Synopsis: As Ursus’ mysterious past comes to light, we learn the truth about his hatred of mankind.

KONG ON THE PLANET OF THE APES #6
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Ryan Ferrier
Artist: Carlos Magno
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Mike Huddleston
Connecting Variant Cover: Carlos Magno
Pulp Variant Cover: Fay Dalton
Synopsis: It all comes down to this: the final confrontation between Kong and those damn dirty apes who tore him from his home!

JIM HENSON'S THE DARK CRYSTAL ARTIST TRIBUTE HC
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Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $24.99
Writer: N/A
Artists: Brian Froud, Jae Lee, David Petersen, Benjamin Dewey, Mark Buckingham, Sana Takeda, Jeff Stokely, and
more
Cover Artist: Mike Huddleston
Synopsis:
- Since its original release in 1982, Jim Henson’s groundbreaking fantasy film The Dark Crystal has captured the minds and imaginations of authors, artists, filmmakers, and fans across the world with its ambitious worldbuilding and stunning visuals.
- Now, return to the world of The Dark Crystal and see the vivid locations, lifelike creatures, and beloved heroes as realized by a collection of uniquely original artistic voices in celebration of one of Jim Henson’s most enduring creations.
- The Dark Crystal Artist Tribute features illustrations from artist luminaries and newcomers alike, including Jae Lee, David Petersen, Mark Buckingham, Cory Godbey, Jeff Stokely, Benjamin Dewey, Sana Takeda, and the film’s original concept artist, Brian Froud.

JIM HENSON’S LABYRINTH: CORONATION #3
Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Simon Spurrier
Artist: Daniel Bayliss
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Fiona Staples
Subscription Cover: Rebekah Isaacs
Synopsis: A young woman journeys deeper into the mysterious Labyrinth and faces trials the likes of which she could never have imagined. Still, she is determined that nothing will stop her from saving her son!

ABOUT BETTY’S BOOB OGN HC
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Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $29.99
Writer: Véro Cazot
Artist: Julie Rocheleau
Cover Artist: Julie Rocheleau
Synopsis:
- An inspiring and surprisingly comedic tale of loss and acceptance told largely through silent sequential narrative, About Betty’s Boob is a seminal work from master storytellers Véro Cazot and Julie Rocheleau.
- Betty lost her left breast, her job, and her guy. She does not know it yet, but this is the best day of her life.

THE COMPLETE THE KILLER SC
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Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $39.99
Writer: Matz
Artist: Luc Jacamon
Cover Artist: Luc Jacamon
Synopsis:
- Artist Luc Jacamon and writer Matz (The Black Dahlia) deliver the definitive collection of the Eisner Award-nominated crime saga, The Killer, a hardboiled, noir series following a hitman lost in a world without a moral compass.
- Get inside the mind of a professional assassin, a man of few scruples, nerves of steel, and a steady trigger finger. A man whose crimes might be catching up with him. A man on the verge of cracking…
- After misadventures in Central and South America and having earned enough money to retire comfortably, the Killer retires to Mexico, but his colleagues are still in need of his irreplaceable skills… and before long he’s drawn back into the great geopolitical game between Cuba, Venezuela, and the United States.

RUGRATS: R IS FOR REPTAR 2018 SPECIAL #1
Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $7.99
Writer: Nicole Andelfinger
Artists: : Esdras Cristobal, Sarah Webb, Brittney Williams, Ilaria Catalani
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Savanna Ganucheau
Incentive Cover: Matt Frank
Synopsis:
- When the power goes out at the Pickles house, the babies and adults come together to share their own personal favorite Reptar stories.
- This collection includes short stories by Grandpa Lou, Phil & Lil, Angelica Pickles, Susie Carmichael, and Tommy Pickles as they each tell you their own version of Reptar.

RUGRATS #7
Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Box Brown
Artist: Lisa DuBois
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Jorge Corona
Subscription Cover: Sarah Searle
Synopsis: With solid proof that the lizard people walk among humans—and babies—Tommy struggles with who to trust.

LUCY DREAMING #2
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Max Bemis
Artist: Michael Dialynas
Cover Artist: Michael Dialynas
Synopsis: Lucy dreams herself into the world of the dystopian novel that’s currently all the rage at her school—but instead of being the hero, she's the villain of this particular story.

MECH CADET YU #8
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Takeshi Miyazawa
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Takeshi Miyazawa
Subscription Cover: Marcus To
Synopsis: The Sharg's newest weapon means the end of Earth unless Stanford and the other cadets disobey direct orders!

LUCAS STAND: INNER DEMONS #3
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writers: Kurt Sutter & Caitlin Kittredge
Artist: Jesús Hervás
Cover Artist: Adam Gorham
Synopsis: Lucas makes the decision to lie low in the past, but the evil forces that pursue him will not be deterred.

ABBOTT #4
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Saladin Ahmed
Artist: Sami Kivelä
Cover Artist: Taj Tenfold
Synopsis: Abbott has hit rock bottom—no job, no friends, and no hope against the mysterious forces that continue to plague Detroit. But that doesn’t mean she’s giving up.

SISTERS OF SORROW SC
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Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $14.99
Writers: Kurt Sutter & Courtney Alameda
Artist: Hyeonjin Kim
Cover Artist: Jae Lee
Synopsis:
- Kurt Sutter (Sons of Anarchy, Mayans MC) brings this all-new original tale of revenge and recovery to comics with novelist Courtney Alameda (Shutter) and breakthrough artist Hyeonjin Kim.
- By day, Dominique, Greta, Misha, and Sarah run a nonprofit women’s shelter. At night, they each don a nun’s habit and move through Los Angeles hunting down violent abusers who have escaped justice.
- Their increasingly public vigilantism has earned them the nickname Sisters of Sorrow, and has drawn the ire of L.A.’s notorious anti-crime task force.
- Collects the complete limited series.

GRASS KINGS VOL. 2 HC
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Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $29.99
Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Tyler Jenkins
Cover Artist: Tyler Jenkins
Synopsis: The next chapter in the lives of the Grass Kings—three brothers who rule their own trailer park kingdom outside of the laws of man—begins not with a whimper, but with a bang, as Robert uproots the community in search of the long-fabled serial killer. With paranoia setting in, Bruce and Ashur must decide if their brother is still fit to lead. Written by The New York Times bestseller Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT) and beautifully illustrated by Tyler Jenkins (Peter Panzerfaust), Grass Kings Volume Two continues the critically acclaimed rural mystery series that
explores the binding legacies of love and loss. Collects issues #7-11.

GRASS KINGS #14
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Tyler Jenkins
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Tyler Jenkins
Intermix Cover: Matt Kindt
Synopsis: The penultimate issue! An enemy sits on the throne of the Grass Kingdom, and it’s up to the three brothers to band together once again to take back their home.

BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA: OLD MAN JACK #8
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writers: John Carpenter & Anthony Burch
Artist: Jorge Corona
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Greg Smallwood
Action Figure Subscription Cover: Michael Adams & Marco D’Alfonso
Connecting "Jack Through Time" Cover: Will Robson
Synopsis: Jack has finally come face to face with Ching Dai. It’s a battle of wits, a battle of magic, a battle to end all battles. As soon as Jack can find his reading glasses...

DODGE CITY #2
Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Josh Trujillo
Artist: Cara McGee
Cover Artists: Cara McGee
Synopsis: Tomás is no longer the newest player on the Jazz Pandas, and with another teammate they stand a better chance of making it through the season, if they can manage not kill to each other first!

GIANT DAYS #37
Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: John Allison
Artists: Max Sarin, Liz Fleming
Cover Artist: Max Sarin
Synopsis: Introducing your girlfriend to your family can be difficult, but it’s much worse when that girlfriend is Ingrid.

GIANT DAYS: EXTRA CREDIT VOL. 1 SC
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Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $14.99
Writer: John Allison
Artists: John Allison, Lissa Treiman, Canaan Grall, Jenn St-Onge
Cover Artist: Lissa Treiman
Synopsis:
- College is a time of trials and tribulations, and not all of Esther, Susan, and Daisy’s made it into the main Giant Days series of college shenanigans.
- Head back to school with Esther, Susan, and Daisy in this collection of shorts and bonus material from the Eisner Award-nominated series Giant Days .
- Experience the “universally beloved” terror Desmond Fishman, the magic of London at Christmas, and that one unfortunately unforgettable experience of the girls’ first music festival.
- Features a special “what-if” story in which Susan, Esther, and Daisy never became friends!

LUMBERJANES TO THE MAX EDITION VOL. 4 HC
*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JUNE 2018*****
Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $39.99
Writers: Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh
Artists: Carey Pietsch, Ayme Sotuyo
Cover Design Artist:
Synopsis:
- When the High Council comes to camp for inspection, it’s all Lumberjanes and magic kittens on deck to rescue the Grand Lodge from a marauding roc, while (hopefully) keeping them from finding out about the mysterious goings-on back at camp.
- Don’t miss out on The New York Times best-selling and multiple Eisner Award-winning series written by Shannon Watters and Kat Leyh (Super Cakes), with stories illustrated by Ayme Sotuyo, and Carey Pietsch (Adventure Time: Marceline Gone Adrift).
- Collects Volumes 7 and 8 of the ongoing series into a deluxe hardcover edition.

LUMBERJANES #49
Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writers: Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh
Artist: Dozerdraws
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Kat Leyh
Subscription Cover: Dozerdraws
Synopsis: On a rainy day at camp, the Lumberjane scouts have to make their own fun. For some, that means board games and books. For others, it’s finding a labyrinth of secret underground tunnels under the camp.

ADVENTURE TIME #75
Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $4.99
Writers: Ryan North, Mariko Tamaki, Christopher Hastings
Artists: Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb, Zachary Sterling, Ian McGinty
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb
Variant Cover: JJ Harrison
Subscription Cover: Pius Bak
Celebration Wraparound Incentive Cover: Designed by Grace Park
Synopsis: Follow the story of Ooo from the past, present, and future in this oversized final issue! At the wedding of Jake’s granddaughter, Jake, Finn, and the residents of Ooo reminisce on the long path that took them here, remembering friends, enemies, and those who fall somewhere in between.

ADVENTURE TIME COMICS #22
Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writers: Matt Frank, Jamie Coe, Benjamin Mara
Artists: Matt Frank, Jamie Coe, Benjamin Mara
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Kyle Smart
Subscription Cover: Nuno Plati
Incentive Cover: Mike Henderson
Synopsis: Ooo is being invaded by dragons and Finn and Jake are the heroes for the job! All seems to be going well until Jake tries to disguise himself as a dragon. It goes… poorly.

ADVENTURE TIME: THUNDER ROAD VOL. 12 OGN SC
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Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $14.99
Writer: Jeremy Sorese
Artist: Zachary Sterling
Cover Artist: Jonathan Cantero
Synopsis: Marceline starts feeling restless and comes across a motorcycle gang of storm clouds. Marceline sets off on the open road with her new friends but things take a turn when she realizes that the storm clouds might be taking things a bit too far when it comes to their pranks. Luckily, the answer comes from an unexpected source who just happened to be trailing the clouds… for research, of course.

STEVEN UNIVERSE #15
Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Grace Kraft
Artist: Rii Abrego
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Joey Granger
Subscription Cover: Jade Lee
Synopsis: Garnet takes Steven on a solo mission.

OVER THE GARDEN WALL VOL. 4 SC
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Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $14.99
Writers: Danielle Burgos, George Mager, Kiernan Sjursen-Lien
Artists: Jim Campbell, Cara McGee, Kiernan Sjursen-Lien
Cover Artist: Meg Omac
Synopsis: Join half-brothers Wirt and Greg as they experience the fantastical world that is found in the Unknown. The Eisner Award-winning series continues with a collection of stories from Over the Garden Wall storyboarder Jim Campbell, Danielle Burgos, Cara McGee (Clarence), and Kiernan Sjursen-Lien. Don’t miss the ongoing adventures based on the Emmy Award-winning show from Cartoon Network. Collects issues #13-16.

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