Boom Studios! September 2016 Solicitations
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS 2016 ANNUAL Retail Price: $7.99 Writers: Jorge Corona, James Kochalka, Trey Moore, Ross Thibodeaux, Kyle Higgins, and more Artists: Jorge Corona, James Kochalka, Terry Moore, Rob Guillory, Rod Reis, and more Cover Artists: Main Cover: Goñi Montes Incentive Cover 1: Richard Chang Acetate Incentive Cover 2: George Caltsoudas Synopsis: • Comics creators come together to celebrate their mutual love of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers! • From short stories like “The Origin of Goldar” to “What Would Happen If Bulk and Skull Became Rangers?”, this oversized anthology collection features contributions from creators like Terry Moore (Strangers in Paradise), Rob Guillory (Chew), James Kochalka (Monkey vs Robot), and more! • 40 pages of new story and art!
THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL 2016 GRAB BAG SPECIAL Retail Price: $4.99 Pages: 48 Writers: Katy Farina, Philip Murphy, Anne Szabla, Terry Blas, Kate Sherron Artists: Katy Farina, Philip Murphy, Anne Szabla, Terry Blas, Kate Sherron, Mychal Amann, Laura Birdsall Cover Artist: Mariel Cartwright Synopsis: • Based on Cartoon Network’s award-winning original series, Gumball and Darwin head back to school! • It’s a brand-new collection of shorts and illustrations featuring everyone’s favorite mischief-makers. • What the what?! Is there really a secret treasure hidden in the school’s basement?!
THE BACKSTAGERS #1 (of 8) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: James Tynion IV Cover Artists: Main Cover: Veronica Fish Program Bill Incentive Cover 1: Bridget Underwood Incentive Cover 2: Rob Guillory Synopsis: • James Tynion IV (Batman Eternal, The Woods) teams up with artist Rian Sygh (Munchkin, Stolen Forest) for an incredible yet earnest story about finding a place to fit in when you’re kinda an outcast. • When Jory transfers to the private, all-boys school St. Genesius, he figures joining the stage crew would involve a lot of just fetching props and getting splinters. To his pleasant surprise, he discovers there’s a door backstage that leads to different worlds, and all of the stagehands know about it! • All the world’s a stage…but what happens behind the curtain is pure magic!
JIM HENSON’S LABYRINTH 30TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1 Retail Price: $9.99 Writers: Jonathan Case, Cory Godbey, Gustavo Duarte, Ted Naifeh & Adrianne Ambrose, Adam Smith Artists: Cody Godbey, Gustavo Duarte, Kyla Vanderklugt, and more Cover Artists: Main Cover: Benjamin Dewey Incentive Cover: Mike Allred Synopsis: • Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the beloved Jim Henson fantasy film with stories from inside the magical walls of the labyrinth. • Featuring fan-favorite characters like Ludo, Hoggle, Sir Didymus, and a few surprises, this special celebration collects for the first time all of the Labyrinth Free Comic Book Day stories along with new tales from Eisner Award winner Jonathan Case (The New Deal), Gustavo Duarte (Bizarro), and more! • 40 pages of story and art! • Both covers are high-quality cardstock and will feature spot-gloss and holofoil enhancements.
KONG OF SKULL ISLAND #2 (of 6) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: James Asmus Artist: Carlos Magno Cover Artists: Main Cover: Nick Robles Incentive Cover: Stan Sakai Synopsis: Two rival civilizations and their Kongs must make a home of the horrors that inhabit life on Skull Island. There is no escape!
SOMBRA #2 (of 4) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Justin Jordan Artist: Raúl Treviño Cover Artist: Jilipollo Synopsis: Danielle is well outside of the law now as she and Tolvo head to where Conrad is believed to be.
LUCAS STAND #3 (of 6) Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Kurt Sutter & Caitlin Kittredge Artist: Jesús Hervás Cover Artist: Riley Rossmo Synopsis: Lucas heads to Deadwood circa 1879 and begins to question Gadriel’s motives.
STRANGE ATTRACTORS #3 (of 5) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Charles Soule Artists: Greg Scott & Soo Lee Cover Artists: Greg Scott with Scott Newman Synopsis: Heller learns just how far Dr. Brownfield will go to protect his work.
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS: PINK #4 (of 6) Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Brenden Fletcher & Kelly Thompson Artist: Daniele Di Nicuolo Cover Artists: Main Cover: Elsa Charretier Incentive Cover 1: Paul Reinwand Incentive Cover 2: Joëlle Jones Synopsis: Former foes Kimberly and Goldar find themselves unlikely and desperate allies as they fight for their lives to escape a watery prison, while Kim’s friends work to prepare the village against Verto’s onslaught.
WEAVERS #4 (of 6) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Simon Spurrier Artist: Dylan Burnett Cover Artist: Dylan Burnett Synopsis: Sid has to rely on Frankie to get Pneema to a hospital and confides his true feelings about the Weavers.
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #6 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Kyle Higgins Artist: Hendry Prasetya Cover Artists: Main Cover: Jamal Campbell Incentive Cover 1: Goñi Montes Incentive Cover 2: Takeshi Miyazawa Unlockable Action Figure Variant: David Ryan Robinson Unlockable Villain Variant: Christopher Mitten Synopsis: The Rangers must face a seemingly all-powerful threat entirely on their own without the guidance of Zordon. As the fate of the world hangs in the balance, Jason must lead the Rangers through these darkest of times.
ADVENTURE TIME COMICS #2 Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Box Brown, Greg Smallwood, Sophia Foster-Dimino Artists: Box Brown, Greg Smallwood, Sophia Foster-Dimino Cover Artists: Main Cover: Greg Smallwood Subscription Cover: Helbetico Incentive Cover: Christian Calame Main Cover: Greg Smallwood Subscription Cover: Helbetico Main Cover: Greg Smallwood Subscription Cover: Helbetico Incentive Cover: Christian Calame Synopsis: Jake helps Finn with a treasure hunt but is trying to hurry it up so he can meet with his agent about his story pitch. Finn, Jake, & PB go on vacation in the Pastry Riviera, but Finn is anxious to fight evil & has trouble getting into a relaxed frame of mind. Billy gets saved by Finn and it turns into a comic that Finn is drawing.
OVER THE GARDEN WALL #5 Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Jim Campbell, Amalia Levari Artists: Jim Campbell, Cara McGee Cover Artists: Main Cover: F Choo Subscription Cover: Jen Bartel Main Cover: F Choo Subscription Cover: Jen Bartel Synopsis: Greg and Jason are on the case to find out who keeps stealing all the molasses from the schoolkids, while Anna has to decide if she’ll trust the stranger who appears before her.
REGULAR SHOW #38 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Mad Rupert Artist: Laura Howell Cover Artists: Main Cover: Jorge Corona Subscription Cover: Victor Santos Main Cover: Jorge Corona Subscription Cover: Victor Santos Synopsis: The Oracle of Chaos emerges from her slumber and explains to Benson that he was the one thing standing between reality and total entropy in the Park, and now that he’s gone, she has free reign. Whoops.
ADVENTURE TIME #55 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Christopher Hastings Artist: Ian McGinty Cover Artists: Main Cover: Myra Hild Subscription Cover: Sarah Searle Main Cover: Myra Hild Subscription Cover: Sarah Searle Synopsis: Finn and Jake discover that it’s not just them—everyone in Ooo is trapped in their own little realities!
LUMBERJANES/GOTHAM ACADEMY #3 (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: Vivian Ng Synopsis: The Lumberjanes and Gotham Academy kids split up in an attempt to outsmart the Chaperones.
JONESY #5 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Sam Humphries Artist: Caitlin Rose Boyle Cover Artist: Caitlin Rose Boyle Synopsis: The hit comic that critics say is “the awesome anti-Valentine you’ve been waiting for” (CBR) and is a “great gateway comic for young girls” (Big Comic Page) is now an ongoing series!
GIANT DAYS #17 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: John Allison Artist: Max Sarin Cover Artist: Lissa Treiman Synopsis: McGraw’s new girlfriend is the Anti-Susan, Esther and Ed get into hot water with a money-making scheme, and Daisy has trouble with a professor on an archaeological dig.
MUNCHKIN #20 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: John Kovalic Artist: Mike Luckas Cover Artist: Scott Maynard Synopsis: Feeling glum, chum? Turn that frown upside down with some dungeon-dwelling fun! This issue ties into the Munchkin Gloom and Moop’s Monster Mashup game releases.
LUMBERJANES #29 Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh Artist: Carey Pietsch Cover Artists: Main Cover: Kat Leyh Incentive Cover: Rachael Smith Synopsis: Diane is back at camp and the Roanokes…don’t really know how to feel about that, especially when they discover a camper has been turned to stone!
THE JOYNERS #3 (of 4) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: R.J. Ryan Artist: David Marquez Cover Artist: David Marquez Synopsis: Personal betrayals, industrial intrigue, and sexual desire abound in uncompromising terms.
THE OFFICIAL MAKING OF BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA HC Retail Price: $39.99 Pages: 176 Writers: Tara Bennett, Paul Terry Cover Artist: Drew Struzan Synopsis: • We’ve shaken the pillars of Heaven and paid our dues to put together the only official, comprehensive behind-the-scenes look into the making of the 1986 cult classic film Big Trouble in Little China. • To commemorate the film’s 30th anniversary, we’ve assembled a wealth of material, including hundreds of never-before-seen photos, exclusive new cast and crew interviews, filming secrets behind the film’s iconic action sequences, original set designs, and much more! • Features a Foreword by Big Trouble in Little China director John Carpenter and an Afterword by Kurt Russell!
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