KONG OF SKULL ISLAND #1 (of 6) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: James Asmus Artist: Carlos Magno Cover Artists: Main Cover: Felipe Massafera Incentive Cover 1: Nick Robles Incentive Cover 2: Eric Powell Synopsis: King Kong, world-famous and original gargantuan ape, is the progenitor of an entire genre, spawning sequels, remakes, and countless other interpretations. You know Kong. You love Kong! King Kong was created by Merian C. Cooper, and Kong of Skull Island is grounded in artist/author Joe DeVito’s groundbreaking literary property Skull Island. BOOM! is partnering with DeVito Artworks LLC to present this story, exclusively authorized and endorsed by the Cooper family as their official King Kong/Skull Island prequel and sequel origin story. Two fractured and combative civilizations are forced to band together as they venture onto Skull Island—their new home—and are horrified to discover it is populated by dinosaurs, giant creatures…and Kongs. From All-New Inhumans writer James Asmus and Planet of the Apes artist Carlos Magno.
SOMBRA #1 (of 4) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Justin Jordan Artist: Raúl Treviño Cover Artist: Jilipollo Synopsis: Justin Jordan (John Flood, Spread) tackles a provocative topic—the violent drug cartels of Mexico—partnering with artist Raúl Treviño, who lives in Mexico and is drawing on his first-hand experiences to inform the story. A DEA agent, who disappeared in Mexico years ago, has resurfaced and is now out-brutalizing some of the cartels he was sent to investigate. His daughter has been tasked with stopping him…by any means necessary. Perfect for fans of Scalped, the novels Heart of Darkness and Savages, or the film Apocalypse Now.
ADVENTURE TIME COMICS #1 Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Tony Millionaire, Katie Cook, Art Baltazar Artists: Tony Millionaire, Katie Cook, Art Baltazar Cover Artists: Main Cover: Erin Hunting Subscription Cover: Derek Kirk Kim Incentive Cover: Salty Incentive Cover: Nick Pitarra Incentive Cover: Tony Millionaire Synopsis: Oh My Glob! We’ve unleashed some of the industry’s best cartoonists loose in the Land of Ooo to share their most algebraic stories in their own voices! The first issue is so math thanks to Katie Cook (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic), Tony Millionaire (Sock Monkey), and Art Baltazar (Patrick the Wolf Boy). You’re lumping welcome! This ongoing series will feature radical stories from Jeffrey Brown (Darth Vader and Son), Terry Moore (Strangers in Paradise), Kelly Thompson (Jem and the Holograms), Box Brown (Andre The Giant), and more!
GARFIELD 2016 SUMMER SPECIAL #1 One-shot Retail Price: $7.99 Writers: Scott Nickel, Mark Evanier Artists: Brittney Williams, Andy Hirsch, Sara Talmadge, Lissy Marlin Cover Artists: Main Cover: Andy Hirsch Incentive Cover: Chip Zdarsky Synopsis: Everyone’s favorite, lasagna-lovin’, Monday-hatin’, lazy, Fat Cat stars in this new, summertime one-shot special that collects four, never-before-seen short stories. Stories include Garfield venturing out as a Nighttime Crusader, fighting his own impulse control, and going up against “The Most Annoying Cat in the World.” Plus, Nermal is seeing double— does he have a twin he never knew about?! Features the long-awaited Chip Zdarsky cover!
PEANUTS: FRIENDS FOREVER 2016 SPECIAL #1 One-shot Retail Price: $7.99 Writers: Charles M. Schulz, Jason Cooper Artists: Charles M. Schulz, Donna Almendrala, Vicki Scott Cover Artist: Charles M. Schulz Synopsis: After five years and 39 issues, four original graphic novels, and a groundbreaking tribute book, we bid farewell to this incarnation of Peanuts comics with an oversized finale. Snoopy’s Daisy Hill Farm is being torn down and Charlie Brown tries to be there for him. It’s a warm goodbye filled with love and heart for all devoted Peanuts readers!
LUCAS STAND #2 (of 6) Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Kurt Sutter & Caitlin Kittredge Artist: Jesús Hervás Cover Artists: Main Cover: Riley Rossmo Incentive Cover: Vanesa R. Del Rey Synopsis: Lucas is sent back to 1943 Occupied France to kill a demon, but must avoid altering history in the process.
STRANGE ATTRACTORS #2 (of 5) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Charles Soule Artists: Greg Scott, Soo Lee Cover Artists: Greg Scott with Scott Newman Synopsis: As Professor Brownfield gains greater influence over Heller, Heller’s obsession with “correcting” New York only grows, terrifying his loved ones.
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS: PINK #3 (of 6) Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Brenden Fletcher and Kelly Thompson Artist: Daniele Di Nicuolo Cover Artists: Main Cover: Elsa Charretier Incentive Cover: Emily Hu Incentive Cover: Stacey Lee Synopsis: Reeling from an unexpected betrayal, Kimberly must work with old and new friends to free her loved ones from Goldar’s clutches.
WEAVERS #3 (of 6) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Simon Spurrier Artist: Dylan Burnett Cover Artist: Dylan Burnett Synopsis: As Sid and Frankie hunt down a lead, Sid does a little digging in secret from the Weavers.
JOYRIDE #4 Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly Artist: Marcus To Cover Artist: Marcus To Synopsis: Now an ongoing series! Dewydd and Catrin explain their pasts to Uma, who might have to continue the joyride on her own.
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #5 Retail Price: Main: $3.99 Writer: Kyle Higgins Artist: Thony Silas Cover Artists: Main Cover: Jamal Campbell Zord Incentive Cover 1: Goñi Montes Incentive Cover 2: Riley Rossmo Action Figure Variant: David Ryan Robinson Villain Variant: Greg Smallwood Synopsis: Guest artist issue! Thony Silas (Venom) and Kyle Higgins, the team behind Batman Beyond 2.0, join forces again for a special one-shot focusing on the Ranger that Rita approached before finding Tommy—Zack!
KLAUS #7 (of 7) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Dan Mora Cover Artist: Dan Mora Synopsis: Final issue! Klaus must not only save Yuletime, but the town of Grimsvig itself from the evil Krampus and Lord Magnus.
OVER THE GARDEN WALL #4 Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Jim Campbell & Amalia Levari Artists: Jim Campbell & Cara McGee Cover Artists: Main Cover: Jim Campbell Subscription Cover: Jen Hickman Synopsis: Greg tries to stop a man from cutting down all the trees for his enormous treehouse, while Anna has to deal with her mother’s ghost and the disappearance of her friend.
REGULAR SHOW #37 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Mad Rupert Artist: Laura Howell Cover Artists: Main Cover: Jorge Corona Subscription Cover: Tyler Jenkins Synopsis: New story arc! When Benson’s had enough and ditches the Park, Mordecai and Rigby accidentally start the Apocalypse in his absence
ADVENTURE TIME #54 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Christopher Hastings Artist: Ian McGinty Cover Artists: Main Cover: Jackie Forrentino Subscription Cover: Veronica Fish Synopsis: Finn and Jake are sheriff and deputy of a wild west town…or are they? Is this even real?!
LUMBERJANES/GOTHAM ACADEMY #2 (of 6) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Chynna Clugston Flores Artists: Rosemary Valero-O’Connell & Maddi Gonzalez Cover Artists: Main Cover: Natacha Bustos Connecting Subscription Cover: Kelly & Nichole Matthews Incentive Cover: Colleen Coover Synopsis: What the junk—Jen is missing?! The Lumberjanes and Gotham Academy crew regroup at camp to figure out how to find their missing friends.
GOLDIE VANCE #4 (of 4) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Hope Larson Artist: Brittney Williams Cover Artists: Main Cover: Brittney Williams Incentive Cover: Kelsey Beckett Synopsis: Goldie discovers the truth behind Ludwig’s disappearance, but will she be able to find him before someone else does?
GIANT DAYS #16 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: John Allison Artist: Max Sarin Cover Artist: Lissa Treiman Synopsis: Daisy has to draw on new reserves of inner strength after she loses control of a party of prospective students on an open day, while the “lonely, unlovable spinster” Susan tries dating again with disastrous results.
MUNCHKIN #19 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Katie Cook Artist: Katie Cook Cover Artist: Derek Fridolfs Special Notes: Special guest creator Katie Cook (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic) takes Spyke to see the wizard, the wonderful wizard of…dropping a ton of loot!
LUMBERJANES #28 Retail Price: Main: $3.99 Writers: Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh Artist: Myra Hild Cover Artists: Main Cover: Kat Leyh Incentive Cover: Jen Bartel Synopsis: The Roanoke cabin has a heart-to-heart with the Zodiac cabin before going to save the High Council.
THE JOYNERS #2 (of 4) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: R.J. Ryan Artist: David Marquez Cover Artist: David Marquez Synopsis: Divorce is always a tricky subject, more so when you’re one of the wealthiest geniuses in the modern world.
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