Boom! Studios: September/November 2010 Solicitations

Official Press Release

BOOM! Studios
September Previews for
November Shipping


28 DAYS LATER #17
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Alejandro Aragon
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP100870

It has been months since Selena has returned to Great Britain. Now she sets foot in the city where it all ended: Manchester. Will she see horrors here like she did before? Will she see worse? Cover by Eisner Award-nominee Sean Phillips!


THE AMORY WARS: IN KEEPING SECRETS OF SILENT EARTH: 3 #6
Written by Claudio Sanchez, Peter David
Drawn by Chris Burnham
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP100872

Wilhelm Ryan…ARRESTED! The most feared name in The Keywork may soon see the justice he has outran for far too long. But what is his loyal Red Army planning? All the while Al the Killer is investigating who Claudio really is. The saga from Coheed and Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez and comics legend Peter David continues.


DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?: DUST TO DUST #8
Written by Chris Roberson
Drawn by Robert Adler
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP100873

The can’t-miss last issue of the celebrated prequel to the Eisner-nominated series DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?! Can Charlie Victor and Malcolm Reed put an end to the renegade androids? Find out as Chris Roberson (I, ZOMBIE) closes another chapter of Philip K. Dick’s classic sci-fi world that inspired BLADE RUNNER!


DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? #18
Written by Philip K. Dick
Drawn by Tony Parker
SC, 32 pgs, FC, (18 of 24), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP100876

Rick Deckard finds himself a little too close to a familiar android face as he hunts down the last of the renegade Nexus-6 units. Don’t miss this seductive issue of the Eisner-nominated series that inspired BLADE RUNNER and was named one of the Village Voice’s “Best Comic and Graphic Novels”!


DRACULA: THE COMPANY OF MONSTERS #4
Written by Daryl Gregory, Kurt Busiek
Drawn by Scott Godlewski
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP100879

It’s bloodsuckers vs. bloodsucker, as Busiek brings an incredibly modern spin to the Dracula mythos! Evan races to discover his uncle’s plans for the immortal vampire as Conrad plans for a hostile and bloody takeover! Having convinced the corporation that he’s at their mercy, Dracula schemes to bring down the company from within. Don’t miss this pulse-pounding conclusion to the first arc of the ongoing horror series from the mind of Kurt Busiek!


FARSCAPE #13 (Ongoing)
Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith R.A. DeCandido
Drawn by Will Sliney
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP100880

Everything you have read in FARSCAPE and SCORPIUS leads to this! The new year of the Farscape ongoing series starts here. This is sure to be one of the most dramatic for the crew of Moya…if it’s not their last. A sprawling new epic from Farscape show creator Rockne S. O’Bannon!


FARSCAPE: SCORPIUS #7
Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, David Alan Mack
Drawn by Gordon Purcell
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP100881

Scorpius has long been known as a force of chaos in the Uncharted Territories. But now, wielding The Kkore’s might, he will be known as a force of pure and utter destruction. In his wake entire planets are lost. In his sights: John Crichton. From Farscape creator Rockne S. O’Bannon, Star Trek novelist David Alan Mack, and Star Trek comics legend Gordon Purcell!


INCORRUPTIBLE #12 (A)
INCORRUPTIBLE #12 (B)
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Horacio Domingues
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP100883

Max Damage’s battle against a Plutonian-inspired street gang comes to its final conclusion as Max confronts the group’s powerful leader and gets one step closer to facing his ultimate nemesis…the Plutonian. Experience the critically-acclaimed flipside of Mark Waid’s Eisner Award-nominated series Irredeemable!


IRREDEEMABLE #19 (A)
IRREDEEMABLE #19 (B)
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Peter Krause
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP100885

Even as the living members of the Paradigm fail to stop the Plutonian’s rampage, salvation may be found in fallen comrades… and from a place none of them expected. Mark Waid’s Eisner Award-nominated series continues its genre-bending look at the morality of superheroes! Find out why Irredeemable is “one of the most inventive, absorbing new superhero stories of recent years”!


STAN LEE’S SOLDIER ZERO #2 (A)
STAN LEE’S SOLDIER ZERO #2 (B)
Written by Paul Cornell
Drawn by Javier Pina
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP100887

STAN’S BACK! THE PUBLISHING EVENT OF THE YEAR! Stan Lee, the most colossal force in the history of comics, teams up with BOOM! Studios to deliver a brand new line of superhero comics! The great innovator of our industry brings his inimitable talents back to the direct market in an explosive line of comics that nobody is prepared for! His epic superhero series with Paul Cornell (ACTION COMICS, DOCTOR WHO) and Javier Pina (SUPERMAN, BATMAN) continues in SOLDIER ZERO! Half man. Half alien. All weapon! Stewart Travers struggles to understand his newfound power as he battles against an enemy alien force that has turned Earth into a battlefield!


STAN LEE’S THE TRAVELER #1 (A)
STAN LEE’S THE TRAVELER #1 (B)
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Chad Hardin
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP100887

STAN’S BACK! THE PUBLISHING EVENT OF THE YEAR! Stan Lee, the most colossal force in the history of comics, teams up with BOOM! Studios to deliver a brand new line of superhero comics! The great innovator of our industry brings his inimitable talents back to the direct market in an explosive line of comics that nobody is prepared for! In this second ongoing series, THE TRAVELER, Stan teams up with critically acclaimed writer Mark Waid (IRREDEEMABLE, KINGDOM COME) and fan-favorite artist Chad Hardin (AGE OF HEROES, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) to bring you a man out of time! The mysterious hero known only as the Traveler battles the forces of evil in a time-bending thriller that finds all of history and the future hanging in the balance! Rewrite history this November with Stan Lee and BOOM! Studios. Featuring covers by fan-favorite artists Scott Clark (LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES), Chad Hardin (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN), and Joe Benitez (SUPERMAN/BATMAN).


28 DAYS LATER VOL. 2: BEND IN THE ROAD TPB
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Declan Shalvey, Marek Oleksicki
SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $12.99
ISBN13: 978-1-60886-635-9
Diamond Code: SEP100871

Finally available! They are trapped among The Infected. They have no supplies. Most of their crew has been killed. Selena, Clint and Derrick must get to London, but will they make it? Selena knows how to survive, but that was when she was trying to get out of London. Now she’s going back in. The saga continues in this epic, fan-favorite series!


DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?:
DUST TO DUST VOL. 1 TPB

DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?:
DUST TO DUST VOL. 1 HC

Written by Chris Roberson
Drawn by Robert Adler
SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $12.99
ISBN13 HC: 978-1-60886-053-1
ISBN13 TPB:978-1-60886-027-2
Diamond Code HC: SEP100874
Diamond Code TPB: SEP100875

John W. Campbell Award-nominee Chris Roberson (iZombie) writes the prequel to John W. Campbell Memorial Award-winner Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, one of the greatest science fiction novels ever published! Who hunted androids before Rick Deckard? Taking place immediately after World War Terminus ends, the problems with artificial life — androids — become apparent. The government decides they must become targets, hunted down, but who will do the dirty work? Two men are assigned: Malcolm Reed, a “special” human with the power to feel others’ emotions, and Charlie Victor, who’s the perfect man for the job… or is he? What secret does Victor hide? Meanwhile Samantha Wu, a Stanford biologist, fights to save the last of the living animals. Don’t miss this science fiction milestone that fleshes out Philip K. Dick’s world and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’s mythology!


FARSCAPE: STRANGE DETRACTORS TPB
Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith R.A. DeCandido
Drawn by Will Sliney
SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $12.00
ISBN13: 978-1-60886-634-2
Diamond Code: SEP100882

First time in trade paperback! TV’s Sci Fi masterpiece FARSCAPE returns! Farscape creator Rockne S. O’Bannon continues his creation in comic book form in this second volume of all new FARSCAPE stories. After the events on Hyneria, the crew of Moya find themselves in the midst of a new, mysterious menace. But the crew will learn that their greatest enemies might just be themselves!


CBGB TPB
Written by Ana Matronic, Kieron Gillen, Kim Krizan,
Mr. Sheldon, Sam Humphries
Drawn by Chuck BB, Dave Crosland, Mr. Sheldon, Rob G
SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $14.99
ISBN13: 978-1-60886-024-1
Diamond Code: SEP100895

The most legendary name in alternative music comes to comics! For decades CBGB was the club that broke acts – like The Ramones, Blondie, Misfits, and the Talking Heads – that changed the world! Now BOOM! Town brings comics’ best talent to tell stories of love, music, heartbreak, confusion and rebellion! Featuring a cover from comics’ superstar Jaime Hernandez (LOVE & ROCKETS)!


R. CRUMB’S HEROES OF THE BLUES TRADING CARD SET
Written & Drawn by R. Crumb
FC, SRP: $10.95
Diamond Code: SEP100896

The Heroes trading cards, ardently sought by collectors for years, are FINALLY BACK IN PRINT! The 36 cards are packaged in a very cool 3 x 4 x 1 inch gift box. Depicted are the legends of early blues history: Mississippi John Hurt, Son House, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Memphis Minnie, Charley Patton, Jaybird Coleman, Big Bill Broonzy, Barbecue Bob and many others. A bio of each musical artist by historian Stephen Calt is on the back. And each musician or group is lovingly drawn in full color by underground comix legend R. Crumb. This classic card set is back in print and brought to you by BOOM! Town and Denis Kitchen Publishing.


CARS: THE ADVENTURES OF TOW MATER #5
Written by Allen Gladfelter, Patrick Rills
Drawn by Allen Gladfelter
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: SEP100898

Gear up for the next exciting arc in the Tow Mater series, “Lost Loot of the Gasket Gang!” Mater stumbles upon a rumor of stolen loot left behind long ago by the nefarious Gasket Gang, but like it or not, Bubba’s back and he’s on the same trail. Who will find it first?


DARKWING DUCK #6 (A)
DARKWING DUCK #6 (B)
Written by Ian Brill
Drawn by James Silvani
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP100900

Now an ongoing series! Darkwing Duck is back, and back, and back and back some more as the city of St. Canard is under siege by an army of Darkwings; thus, making our hero public enemy number-one! However, in order to clear his name he must first defeat an enemy that strikes without warning…can you say bowling ball Darkwing? Hop aboard for danger and deadly doppelgangers in Part 2 of “Crisis on Infinite Darkwings!”


DONALD DUCK AND FRIENDS #360
Written by Ennio Missaglia
Drawn by Valerio Held
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: SEP100902

After a kung-fu catastrophe in Donald’s backyard, he awakes to find himself in the role of the duck-billed brawler Tekka-Don. He alone must protect his province from the schemes of Don’s dishonorable ancestor, the ignoble Shogun Scrooge-San! But defense is cheap when super-lucky Ronin Gander-Bei comes calling… The high-kicking hijinks continue this month in Part 2 of “Feathers of Fury!”


THE INCREDIBLES #16 (ONGOING)
Written by Landry Walker
Drawn by Marcio Takara
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: SEP100903

“THE UNFORGIVABLES” begins here! The most epic Incredibles arc ever gets going with a “bang” – no, make that an “explosion!” Metroville comes under fire from the supervillain team-up of the century, and even The Incredibles may not be able to stop them all – especially if they can’t get over their own family drama first! Featuring a special 1 in 10 Villains variant by Marcio Takara! A great start for new readers.


MICKEY MOUSE AND FRIENDS #302
Written by Sergio Badino
Drawn by Giorgio Cavazzano
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: SEP100906

“The Attack of the Robo-Presidents!” On an innocent trip to Mount Rushmore, Mickey Mouse and Minnie discover that the great American monument is hiding a deadly secret! When the Robo-Presidents emerge and begin their rampage, can even Mickey Mouse hope to stop these futuristic forefathers and their mysterious creator?


MUPPET SHERLOCK HOLMES #4
Written by Patrick Storck
Drawn by Amy Mebberson
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: SEP100909

It’s another mystery and pun-filled issue as Muppet Sherlock Holmes continues. Will Gonzo’s weirdness outweigh his need to maintain character? Will you see Sherlock Holmes flying out of a cannon for the love of a chicken? Stayed tuned because even we don’t know what will happen next!


THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK #12
Written & Drawn by Roger Langridge
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: SEP100910

The holidays are coming, but we’re not taking a break and you know what that means? Eisner Award-nominated Roger Langridge will never see his family again. See Roger live vicariously through the Muppet characters as they begin to exchange gifts with family and friends. Enjoy each and every tear-soaked page in this unforgettable holiday issue.


TOY STORY: TALES FROM TOY CHEST #5
Written by Jesse Blaze Snider
Drawn by Tanya Roberts
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: SEP100912

Some toys are more easily replaced than others. Andy has a wide variety of beloved toys, but none of them have ever garnered as much of his attention as the one he’s brought home today. Will Woody, Buzz, Jessie and the rest of the gang find themselves replaced by this newcomer…permanently?


UNCLE SCROOGE #397
Written by Bob Langhans
Drawn by José Maria Millet Lopez
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: SEP100913

Danger stalks Duckburg – and it’s eating prunes and wearing a prison number. That’s right – the Beagle Boys are back, and there’s gonna be trouble for Scrooge, Launchpad, and the gang. Join us for the kind of derring-do only DuckTales and BOOM Kids! can serve up!


WALT DISNEY’S COMICS & STORIES #713
Written & Drawn by Andrea “Casty” Castellan
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: SEP100914

“The Menace from the Future” begins here! Goofy finds himself on the verge of making a startling discovery, but he doesn’t know that a mysterious stranger is hell-bent on keeping that from happening! Now Mickey Mouse has to get to the bottom of the situation before his friend pays the price! Another epic adventure from modern Mickey master Casty!


DARKWING DUCK VOL. 1: THE DUCK KNIGHT RETURNS
Written by Ian Brill
Drawn by James Silvani
SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $14.99
ISBN13: 978-1-60886-576-5
Diamond Code: SEP100901

Don’t miss the blockbuster, much heralded return of Darkwing Duck! Once St. Canard’s greatest protector, Darkwing Duck was known the world over as “The Terror That Flaps In The Night.” Now, mysteriously, DW has not been seen or heard from in well over a year – and St. Canard finds that evil is once again on the rise. But when a nefarious plan threatens everyone, Darkwing Duck knows it’s time for the Duck Knight to return! “Let’s Get Dangerous!” with Disney and BOOM! Studios as one of Disney’s most beloved characters makes a comeback in a brand new, original story collected for the first time in trade paperback!


MICKEY MOUSE ON QUANDOMAI ISLAND TPB
Written & Drawn by Andrea “Casty” Castellan
SC, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99
ISBN13: 978-1-60886-599-4
Diamond Code: SEP100907

Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie, Goofy and Pluto for time-traveling adventure on the mysterious Quandomai Island! Shipwrecked with no way home, the gang uncovers a land beyond imagination, teeming with dinosaurs…and even stranger inhabitants! Can Mickey unravel the island’s darkest secret – and get his pals home safe? Written and drawn by modern Mickey master Casty!