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KaBOOM! Studios’ Capture Creatures from Tiny Kitten Teeth’s Becky Dreistadt and Frank Gibson

KaBOOM! has announced Capture Creatures, a new, original series from popular Tiny Kitten Teeth creators Frank Gibson and Becky Dreistadt. Based on a yearlong blog challenge and following a successfully funded Kickstarter for an art book and a widely attended gallery showing of Dreistadt’s original painted art, Capture Creatures is a heartwarming story about over one hundred strange creatures that suddenly appear on Earth and the two teens who will do whatever they can to keep them safe and figure out where they came from.

Capture Creatures #1 arrives from KaBOOM! in comic shops on November 26th with a cover price of $3.99 under Diamond order code SEP141165. The main covers are illustrated by Becky Dreistadt and Joy Ang, with retailer incentive covers by Missy Pena and Amanda Visell.

Capture Creatures #1 Chase Cover B (1 10) by Joy Ang Capture Creatures #1 Main Cover A by Becky Dreistad Capture Creatures #1 Retailer Incentive Cover C (1 15) by  Missy Pena Capture Creatures #1 Retailer Incentive Cover D (1 25) by Amanda Visell

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Preview: Adventure Time #33

Adventure Time #33

Imprint: KaBOOM!

Writer: Ryan North
Artists: Shelli Paroline, Braden Lamb

The Mnemonoid’s hold on Finn is proving to be stronger than anyone had thought and it’s taking the whole crew to band together to help their friend, only this time, there really might be nothing they can do. It’s up to Finn to stand up to The Mnemonoid, if only he could find the bully.

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Humble Bundle Kicks Off Halloween with the Humble Horror Book Bundle

‘Tis the season for terror in this chilling collection of horror books and comics. Humble Bundle has teamed with several of the leading publishers to kick off the Halloween season right with a variety of the most sought after horror books on the market. Customers can pay what they want while supporting charity and satisfying their craving for carnage all at once with the Humble Horror Book Bundle which includes works by such luminaries as Stephen King, George R.R. Martin, Neil Gaiman, Clive Barker, Joss Whedon, Joe Hill, Max Brooks and many more.

Customers can name their price for Shadowman Vol. 4: Fear, Blood, and Shadows, Song of Kali, The Mocking Dead #1, Houses of the Holy, The Last Zombie, Zombies: The Recent Dead, plus two songs by band-on-the-rise, A Sound of Thunder. Those who pay more than the average price will also receive Buffy Omnibus Vol. 1, Clive Barker’s Hellraiser: The Dark Watch Vol. 1 & 2, Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer, Swan Song and Knights of Sidonia, Humble Bundle’s first ever manga title. Customers who pay $15 or more will receive all of the above, plus Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror, the Eisner award-winning Locke & Key Vol 1: Welcome To Lovecraft and the first two issues of the acclaimed series Afterlife with Archie.

That’s an amazing mix of comics, and a fantastic sampling for folks who enjoy horror, or want to see what various publishers have to offer.

As with all Humble Bundles, customers can choose how their purchase dollars are allocated, between the comic creators and charity. The Humble Horror Book Bundle supports the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization as well as the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund which defends first amendment rights of comic book professionals nationwide.

The Humble Horror Book Bundle runs for two weeks and ends Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 11 a.m. Pacific time.

For those who don’t know what it is, Humble Bundle organizes pay-what-you-want plus charity promotions for awesome digital content and puts the power directly in the hands of the consumers, offering them fully-featured titles at prices they set themselves. Consumers pay what they want and decide how to allocate their money between content creators, charity and a humble tip. Humble Bundle also offers the Humble Store, a digital storefront that features great games at great prices with a portion of sales going to select charities. Since the company’s launch in 2010, Humble Bundle has helped empower its community to allocate more than $47 million toward charity to date.

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Hacktivist Team Goes on a Joyride with New Archaia Original Series

2014 BOOM! LogoThe Royal Academy of Illustration and Design (also known as RAID Studios), and award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios have announced Joyride, an upcoming original series from its Archaia imprint created by the Hacktivist team of artist Marcus To and writers Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing.

Based on an idea To had when he was in high school, the project was developed jointly by the trio after they enjoyed working with each other on Hacktivist, the Archaia series from earlier this year created by actress and activist Alyssa Milano. In Joyride, when the Earth of the future becomes a totalitarian nightmare, three free-thinking teenagers bust free and discover real freedom in the vast reaches of unexplored space.

Additional details, including a release date, will be revealed at a later time.

BOOM! Studios Heads to Stan Lee’s Comikaze

BOOM! Studios is wrapping up their convention year at Stan Lee’s Comikaze, which will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California, during the weekend of October 31stNovember 2nd. BOOM! is thrilled to host a number of special guests during the show including actors Peter Facinelli, David Henrie, and James Hong. The show marks the publisher’s eighteenth and final convention appearance in 2014 spreading the message of “We Are BOOM!” to the fans.

BOOM! can be found at booth number 906 and will host the following creators for signing opportunities all weekend:

  • Caleb Monroe (Cloaks, Planet of the Apes, Peanuts)
  • Collin Kelly (Hacktivist)
  • Jackson Lanzing (Hacktivist)
  • Mike Kunkel (Herobear and the Kid)

The following creators will be available for sketches all weekend. For $30, fans can order custom sketches drawn on blank covers of Adventure Time, Bravest Warriors, and other comics.

  • Hannah Nance Partlow (Adventure Time, Bravest Warriors)
  • Tyson Hesse (The Amazing World of Gumball, Bravest Warriors)

In addition, BOOM! will host the following signings on Saturday:

  • Actor James Hong, who played Lo Pan in the classic John Carpenter film Big Trouble in Little China, will be available from 10:30-11:00 am.
  • Actor and creator David Henrie (Wizards of Waverly Place, How I Met Your Mother) will be signing for Cloaks along with series writer Caleb Monroe from 12:00-1:00 pm. Note: This signing will be ticketed.
  • Actor and creator Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie, Twilight) will be signing for Protocol: Orphans along with series writer Michael Alan Nelson from 2:00-3:00 pm. Note: This signing will be ticketed.
  • Pete Browngardt, creator of the Cartoon Network show Uncle Grandpa, will be signing with Uncle Grandpa Stan Lee’s Comikaze exclusive variant cover artist Yehudi Mercado from 4:00-5:00 pm.

BOOM! will host the following signing on Sunday:

  • John Omohundro, voice actor for Danny from Bravest Warriors, will be signing from 1:00-2:00 pm.

Free tickets for Saturday’s ticketed signings will be available for distribution at the BOOM! booth that morning.

BOOM! will have a Stan Lee’s Comikaze exclusive variant for Uncle Grandpa #1 by Yehudi Mercado available for purchase through the convention for $10.00, while supplies last.

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Preview: 3 Guns TP

3 Guns TP

Writer: Steven Grant
Artist: Emilio Laiso

Creator Steven Grant (DAMNED, Punisher: Circle of Blood) returns along with original series cover artist Rafael Albuquerque (American Vampire) and interior artist Emilio Laiso (Hack/Slash) for more action-comedy thrills!

Trench was a deep-cover DEA agent. Steadman was an undercover Naval Intelligence officer. Now, after racing headlong across the Southwest, desperately outrunning Feds and mobsters while trying to clear their names, Trench and Steadman are pulled into another impossible situation: brokering gun deals between the Russians and anti-government revolutionaries…from opposite sides. And little do they know, a Third Gun has her eyes set on the ultimate prize—and she won’t go down without a fight. Collects 3 GUNS #1-6.

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Preview: Clive Barker’s Nightbreed #6

Clive Barker’s Nightbreed #6

Writers: Clive Barker, Marc Andreyko
Artist: Piotr Kowalski

Boone must learn what it means to be a god of man and a god of beast. In Annastajia’s search for beauty, a monster will be born from her imperfections. Lude, the demon of a god long past, will live a lifetime of jest in the face of an eternity of chaos. All creatures of the night must learn that life is a fickle thing. Midian calls to us all.

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Preview: Clive Barker’s Hellraiser: The Dark Watch Vol. 3 TP

Clive Barker’s Hellraiser: The Dark Watch Vol. 3 TP

Authors: Clive Barker, Brandon Seifert
Artists: Tom Garcia, Janusz Ordon

The three people to serve as Pinhead—Elliott Spencer, Kirsty Cotton, and Harry D’Amour—have been thrown into various factions fighting a war between Hells that threatens to destroy all of humanity. As the divisions between dimensions dissolve, each of the Hell Popes must decide how far they are willing to go to win the war and to ensure their survival. Clive Barker and co-writer Brandon Seifert, with artist Tom Garcia, bring this epic Hellraiser saga to a thrilling conclusion. This volume also includes stories from Clive Barker’s Hellraiser Annual 2013, featuring work by Barker and Seifert, as well as Ben Meares, Jesus Hervas, and Janusz Ordon. Collects Clive Barker’s Hellraiser: The Dark Watch #9-12, and Clive Barker’s Hellraiser Annual 2013.

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Preview: Bee and PuppyCat #5

Bee and PuppyCat #5

Imprint: KaBOOM!

Authors: Natasha Allegri, T. Zysk, Chrystin Garland, Flynn Nicholls, Meredith McClaren
Artists: T. Zysk, Chrystin Garland, Flynn Nicholls, Meredith McClaren

Temp work can be tiring! Bee’s just gonna grab a coffee…or three…or 20. Between caffeine addiction, karaoke contests, and costume changes, Bee and PuppyCat have a lot to deal with!

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Preview: Regular Show #16

Regular Show #16

Imprint: KaBOOM!

Author: K.C. Green
Artist: Allison Strejlau

The smoke is finally clearing and it looks like there is only one victor in this crazy dash of coffee beans and caffeine. Mordecai and Rigby can only make things worse but is Eileen’s insane faith in Rigby going to pull through for her this time around? The coffee shop might just get the suprise of its life.

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