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BOOM! Studios’ Releases in August 2018

LUMBERJANES: THE INFERNAL COMPASS OGN SC

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Publisher​: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price​: $14.99
Writer​: Lilah Sturges
Artist​: polterink
Cover Artist​: Alexa Sharpe

● Eisner Award-nominated writer Lilah Sturges (Fables, Thor: Season One) teams with artist polterink
(Enough Space for Everyone Else) for the first Lumberjanes graphic novel in a story about finding your way and navigating life, love, and a literal forest.
● When the ‘Janes start to become separated during an orienteering outing thanks to a mysterious compass, Molly becomes more and more insecure about the effect of her relationship with Mal on the other girls.
● Meanwhile, a lonely woman explorer is trying to steal the compass, with the help of some weirdly polite automaton butlers.

BLACK BADGE #1

Publisher​: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price​: $3.99
Writer​: Matt Kindt
Artist​: Tyler Jenkins
Cover Artists​:
Main Cover​: Matt Kindt
Intermix Cover​: Tyler Jenkins
Incentive Cover​: Jeff Lemire

● Matt Kindt and Tyler Jenkins, the Eisner Award-nominated team behind Grass Kings, reunite for a new ongoing series about a top-secret, elite branch of boy scouts tasked by the government to take on covert missions.
● Among their organization, the Black Badges are the elite; the best of the best. They are feared even by the other badges. The missions they take are dangerous, and they will only get worse as their leader’s attention is split between their mission and tracking down a lost team member. A member who disappeared years ago, presumed dead.
● A haunting look at foreign policy, culture wars and isolationism through the lens of kids who know they must fix the world that adults have broken.

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #30

Publisher​: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price​: $3.99
Writer​: Kyle Higgins
Artist​: Daniele Di Nicuolo
Cover Artists​:
Main Cover​: Jamal Campbell
Subscription Cover​: Jordan Gibson
Incentive Cover​: Joana LaFuente

This is it. The team up between every Ranger left standing against the unrivaled power of Drakkon, while a covert team led by Grace embarks on what might be their last mission ever.

SABAN’S GO GO POWER RANGERS #12

Publisher​: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price​: $3.99
Writer​: Ryan Parrott
Artist​: Dan Mora
Cover Artists:
Main Cover​: Dan Mora
Intermix Cover​: Miguel Mercado
Subscription Cover​: Audrey Mok
Homage Incentive Cover​: Natacha Bustos

The Rangers team up with an unlikely ally to battle Rita’s new monster as the Ranger Slayer inches ever further towards her goal…

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS SHATTERED GRID #1

Publisher​: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price​: $3.99
Writer​: Kyle Higgins
Artist​: Daniele Di Nicuolo
Cover Artists:
Main Cover​: Jamal Campbell
Incentive Cover​: Chris Burnham
Incentive Cover​: Christian Ward

​The epic conclusion to the first Power Rangers comic book event. Everything changes here!

STEVEN UNIVERSE: HARMONY

Publisher​: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price​: $3.99
Writer​: S.M. Vidaurri
Artist​: Mollie Rose
Cover Artists​:
Main Cover​: Marguerite Sauvage
Subscription Cover​: Savanna Ganucheau
Incentive Cover​: Veronica Fish

As Steven helps Sadie cope with quitting her job at the Big Donut and losing Lars, Steven and the Gems must work together to deactivate an old Diamond Authority artifact called the Harmony Core before it destroys Earth.

WWE: UNDERTAKER OGN

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Publisher​: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price​: $19.99
Writer​: Chad Dundas
Artist​: Rodrigo Lorenzo
Cover Artist​: Oliver Barrett

● Acclaimed journalist and author Chad Dundas (Champion Of The World) teams with illustrator Rodrigo Lorenzo (WWE) for the definitive tale of one of WWE’s greatest Superstars.
● The Dead Man. The Phenom. The Legend who dominated Sports Entertainment for over twenty-five years. For the first time, the unrivaled career of the Undertaker is chronicled in graphic novel form from WWE and BOOM! Studios.

WWE: ATTITUDE ERA 2018 SPECIAL

Publisher​: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price​: $7.99
Writer​: Ryan Ferrier, Andy Belanger, Aaron Gillespie, Julian May
Artist​: Michel Mulipola, Andy Belanger, Hyeonjin Kim, Kendall Goode
Cover Artists​:
Main Cover​: Rahzzah
Incentive Cover​: Will Robson (colors by Jeremy Lawson)

ARE YOU READY? The most iconic time in Sports Entertainment history comes to life in untold stories
of the WWE. This anthology includes stories looking at Stone Cold Steve Austin, the rivalry between the Brothers of Destruction, Undertaker and Kane, and DX’s infamous invasion of a certain wrestling program “down South”…

WWE #20

Publisher​: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price​: $3.99
Writers​: Dennis Hopeless
Artists​: Serg Acuña
Cover Artists​:
Main Cover​: Dan Mora
Action Figure Variant Cover​: Adam Riches
RAW Connecting Cover​: Brent Schoonover
Incentive Variant Cover​: Aaron Dana

In the wake of Sami Zayn’s actions at Survivor Series, it seems like there’s no way out—until Daniel
Bryan offers Sami one last chance at redemption.

WWE: THEN. NOW. FOREVER. VOL. 2 SC

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Publisher:​ BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $16.99
Writer: ​ AJ Styles, Michael Kingston, Dennis Hopeless, Box Brown
Artist:​ Daniel Bayliss, Lucas Werneck, Kendall Goode
Cover Artist:​ Xermánico

● This anthology collection contains stories spanning WWE’s greatest moments! Included here are tales such as Goldberg’s feud with Brock Lesnar, Macho Man vs Ultimate Warrior and the untold story behind the Montreal Screwjob.
● Also features WWE Superstar AJ Styles teaming with Michael Kingston (Headlocked) and Daniel Bayliss (Labyrinth: Coronation) to tell the tale of his debut at Royal Rumble 2016.
● Collects the WWE Survivor Series 2017 Special, the WWE Royal Rumble 2018 Special, and the backup shorts from WWE issues #9-12.

BONE PARISH #2

Publisher:​ BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer:​ Cullen Bunn
Artist: ​Jonas Scharf
Cover Artist:​ Lee Garbett

As a drug made from the ashes of the dead continues to spread across New Orleans, the Winters family is forced to defend their turf from the encroaching drug cartels. But some mysterious deaths could threaten everyone in New Orleans…

CODA #4

Publisher:​ BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer:​ Simon Spurrier
Artist: ​Matías Bergara
Cover Artist:
Main Cover A: ​Matías Bergara
Intermix Cover B: ​Michael Allred
Incentive Cover C: ​Jay Shaw

Having successfully warded off Thundergog from its assault on Ridgetown for at least one more day, Hum turns his attention to the Urken soldier who turned the tides of the battle…

THRILLING ADVENTURE HOUR #2

Publisher:​ BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer:​ Ben Acker & Ben Blacker
Artist: ​M.J. Erickson
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: ​Jonathan Case
Subscription Cover: ​Natacha Bustos

The party inside the Haunted House has somehow descended into chaos. Encountering some spooks, the Doyles will have to perform an exorcism—once they fix themselves a drink, of course.

ROBOCOP: CITIZENS ARREST #5

Publisher:​ BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer:​ Brian Wood
Artist: ​Jorge Coelho
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: ​Nimit Malavia
Subscription Cover: ​David Rubin

The New RoboCops debut here, as Alex Murphy—the original RoboCop—faces his ultimate enemy.

ABBOTT SC

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Publisher:​ BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $17.99
Writer: ​ Saladin Ahmed
Artist:​ Sami Kivelä
Cover Artist:​ Taj Tenfold

● Hugo Award-nominated novelist Saladin Ahmed (Black Bolt) and artist Sami Kivelä (Beautiful Canvas) present one woman’s search for the truth that destroyed her family.
● Hard-nosed, chain-smoking tabloid reporter Elena Abbott investigates a series of grisly crimes that the police have ignored. Crimes she knows to be the work of dark occult forces. Forces that took her husband from her. Forces she has sworn to destroy.
● Collects the entire 5-issue series.

KONG ON THE PLANET OF THE APES SC

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Publisher:​ BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $19.99
Writer: ​ Ryan Ferrier
Artist:​ Carlos Magno
Cover Artist:​ Faye Dalton and John Keaveney

● Ryan Ferrier (Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II, D4VE) and Carlos Magno (Kong of Skull Island, Planet of the Apes) present the damn dirty crossover event you demanded! !
● Following the events of the first Planet of the Apes film (1968), Dr. Zaius and General Ursus lead a small group of soldiers to the Forbidden Zone to destroy any remaining evidence of Taylor’s time among them. To their surprise, they discover…a Kong!
● Now they must venture to Skull Island with Cornelius and Zira to discover the truth, but they may not survive the deadliest journey of their lives!
● Collects the complete 6-issue series.

BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA: OLD MAN JACK #12

Publisher:​ BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writers: ​John Carpenter & Anthony Burch
Artist: ​Jorge Corona
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: ​Brett Parson
Action Figure Subscription Cover: ​Michael Adams & Marco D’Alfonso
Connecting “Jack Through Time” Incentive Cover: ​Will Robson

This is it—the final ride of the Pork-Chop Express.

MECH CADET YU VOL. 2 SC

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Publisher:​ BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $14.99
Writer: ​Greg Pak
Artist:​ Takeshi Miyazawa
Cover Artist:​ Takeshi Miyazawa

● The second Sharg war has begun. As the alien invasion grows to a worldwide threat, the Mech Cadets answer the call alongside their robos to defend the planet. First year students, however, are grounded and forbidden from fighting on the front lines. But while training in secret, Stanford, Park, Olivetti, and Sanchez will discover that their enemy takes more shapes than they could have ever known.
● Collects issues #5-8.

MECH CADET YU #11

Publisher:​ BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer:​ Greg Pak
Artist: ​Takeshi Miyazawa
Cover Artist:​ Takeshi Miyazawa

The penultimate issue of the smash series, as Stanford, Park and Skip must save the world…but first they have to save each other.

JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL: CREATION MYTHS BOXED SET

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Publisher:​ Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $29.99
Writers: ​ Brian Froud, Brian Holguin, Joshua Dysart, Matthew Dow Smith
Artist:​ Alex Sheikman
Cover Artist:​ Brian Froud

● Brian Froud, legendary conceptual designer of the beloved Jim Henson fantasy film The Dark Crystal, returns to the world he helped create in this official prequel trilogy to the cult-classic film.
● Collected together in one set for the first time, this graphic novel series reveals the definitive origins of the Skeksis, Mystics, Gelfling, and the Dark Crystal itself while introducing all new characters in an epic spanning thousands of years.

JIM HENSON’S BENEATH THE DARK CRYSTAL #2

Publisher:​ Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer:​ Adam Smith
Artist: ​Alexandria Huntington
Cover Artist:
Main Cover A: ​Benjamin Dewey
Subscription Cover B: ​David Petersen
Incentive Cover C (1:25): ​Lee Garbett

Kensho is free from the pressures of the Crystal Castle and back out in world of Thra, a place far wilder and more dangerous than he remembers. Meanwhile in Mithra, the challenger to Thurma’s throne is forced to prove her heritage.

JIM HENSON’S LABYRINTH: CORONATION #6

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:​ Sana Takeda

Maria comes face to face with the underbelly of goblin society and meets a new companion along the way.

JIM HENSON’S FRAGGLE ROCK: JOURNEY TO EVERSPRING SC

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Publisher:​ Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $9.99
Writer: ​Kate Leth
Artist:​ Jake Myler
Cover Artist:​ Jake Myler

● Join New York Times bestselling author Kate Leth (Adventure Time: Seeing Red) and illustrator Jake Myler (Orphan Blade) as they take the beloved characters of Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock on their biggest adventure yet!
● When the water supply of Fraggle Rock mysteriously runs dry, the Fraggles will have to journey deep into the caves of Fraggle Rock to find the fabled Everspring.
● Along the way, they’ll encounter spooky creatures, discover the Crystal Caves, and meet a colony of never-before-seen Doozers!

FRAGGLE ROCK #4

Publisher:​ Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer:​ Katie Cook
Artist: ​Katie Cook
Cover Artist:
Main Cover A:​ Katie Cook
Anniversary Fraggle Spotlight Subscription Cover B: ​Jake Myler
Anniversary Fraggle Spotlight Red Variant Cover: ​Jake Myler

A new story from bestseller Katie Cook that uses music to explore every cave and bog of Fraggle Rock like never before.

LUMBERJANES 2018 SPECIAL

Publisher: ​BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $7.99
Writer:​ Nicole Andelfinger
Artist: ​Maddi Gonzalez, Brittney Williams
Cover Artists:
Main Cover:​ Natacha Bustos
Subscription Cover: ​Brittney Williams

The Midsummer Masquerade and it’s not exactly a dream. When the question of a couples costume throws Mal and Molly’s relationship into disarray, the rest of the Lumberjanes scramble to help them. And of course now all the decorations are starting to disappear.

LUMBERJANES #53

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

The ‘Janes are heading off on a treasure hunt after finding a map hidden under Ripley’s bed! They’re hoping they’ll find some pirate treasure, or magical amulets, or dinosaur bones, or snacks, but there’s no telling what they’re in for when they track down where X marks the spot.

BY NIGHT #3

Publisher: ​BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer:​ John Allison
Artist: ​Christine Larsen
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: ​Christine Larsen
Subscription Cover: ​John Allison

When it seems are though Heather and Jane may be trapped in the alternate dimension, Barney has no choice but to consult Heather’s dad Chip for some wisdom in repairing the portal. Standard dad stuff.

GIANT DAYS #41

Publisher: ​BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer: ​John Allison
Artists: ​Max Sarin
Cover Artist:​ Max Sarin

Everything’s coming up Daisy! Her residents are flourishing, classes are great, and she might even go on a date soon. She is 1000% over Ingrid. It doesn’t bother her at all that Ingrid has already moved on. Not even a little.

DODGE CITY SC

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Publisher: ​BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $14.99
Writer: ​ Josh Trujillo
Artist:​ Cara McGee
Cover Artist:​ Cara McGee

● Life comes at you fast, but dodgeballs come way faster!
● Tomás is a teenage misfit, but when he joins the Jazz Pandas dodgeball team, he finds a place where he can really belong, and a family of oddballs and outcasts who are willing to do whatever it takes to win the summer regional dodgeball championships.
● From creator Josh Trujillo (Adventure Time: Brain Robbers,) and artist Cara McGee (Over the Garden Wall), comes a comic that packs punch and a whole lot of heart!

FENCE #9

Publisher: ​BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer:​ C.S. Pacat
Artist: ​Johanna the Mad
Cover Artist: ​HamletMachine

The rematch that had to happen—Seiji vs Nicholas and neither is walking out the same!

RUINWORLD #2

Publisher:​ KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer:​ Derek Laufman
Artist:​ Derek Laufman
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: ​Derek Laufman

Pogo and Rex seek assistance from one of Rex’s old ruin hunting partners. She agrees to help, but only if they will help her retrieve an item of her own…

STEVEN UNIVERSE #19

Publisher:​ KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer:​ Grace Kraft
Artist: ​Rii Abrego
Cover Artists:
Main Cover:​ Missy Peña
Subscription Cover:​ Janie Lee

The Gems tell Steven about how they built his house and the struggles that ensued working together. Guest starring fan-favorite fusion Sugilite!

REGULAR SHOW: 25 YEARS LATER #3

Publisher:​ KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writers:​ Chris Hastings
Artists:​ Anna Johnstone
Cover Artists:
Main Cover:​ Cristina Chua
Subscription Cover:​ Sam Beck

Mordecai and Rigby finally have a lead in getting back their kids! Just one problem: how are they going to become respected as responsible parents to a pair of bad boys after trading away their kids to be young again?

AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL 2018 GRAB BAG

Publisher:​ KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $7.99
Writer:​ Kelly Bastow, Xanthe Bouma, Amanda Castillo, Julieta Colas, Mac Pryor, Rachel Matile, Lorn Waterfield, Shivana Sookdeo
Artist: ​Kelly Bastow, Xanthe Bouma, Amanda Castillo, Julieta Colas, Mac Pryor, Rachel Matile, Lorn Waterfield, Shivana Sookdeo
Cover Artist: ​Claudia Aguirre

Elmore, beware, as Gumball, Darwin, and Anais tackle their greatest fears: riding a bike, monsters under the bed, and more! Featuring stories and art from talent such as Kelly Bastow (Capture Creatures), Julieta Colas (Rick & Morty), and more, this brand-new Grab Bag collects hilarious shorts from The Amazing World of Gumball.

ADVENTURE TIME: BEGINNING OF THE END SC

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Publisher:​ KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $14.99
Writer: ​ Ted Anderson
Artist:​ Marina Julia
Cover Artist:​ Victoria Maderna

● When Finn breaks a promise he can’t remember making, time itself begins to unravel around him.
● Finn must confront the ghosts of his past selves, the alternate selves of his present, and all his possible futures, while Jake gather help from all of Ooo and beyond.
● Celebrate the past, present and future of Adventure Time with this complete 3-issue series, and features a never before published bonus chapter you can’t miss!

PEANUTS DELL ARCHIVE HC

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Publisher:​ KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $24.99
Writer: ​ Charles M. Schulz
Artist:​ Charles M. Schulz
Cover Artist:​ Charles M. Schulz

● In 1955, Charles M. Schulz began a partnership with Dell Publishing, and for the first time, all-new Peanuts stories were created outside of Schulz’s daily comic strip.
● BOOM! Studios and the Charles M. Schulz Museum come together to collect these classic tales in a new Definitive Hardcover Edition.

GARFIELD: HOMECOMING #3

Publisher:​ KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer:​ Scott Nickel
Artist: ​Ben Sears
Cover Artist: ​Andy Hirsch with Ben Sears

Garfield meets a young bearded hipster who lives in a tiny house and works in an Italian restaurant. It seems like heaven, spending every night surrounded by pasta, right up until robbers come to take it all away! Artist Ben Sears joins writer Scott Nickel for the penultimate installment of this limited series.

GARFIELD: SNACK PACK VOL. 1 SC

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Publisher:​ KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $14.99
Writer: ​ Mark Evanier, Scott Nickel
Artist:​ Gary Barker, Antonio Alfaro, David DeGrand
Cover Artist:​ Andy Hirsch

● This anthology collection contains some of Garfield’s wildest adventures!
● Included are Garfield’s team with with Pet Force, meeting a cat even more annoying than Nermal, and a Holiday showdown with the Lasagna Monster.

RUGRATS VOL. 2 SC

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Publisher:​ KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $14.99
Writer: ​ Box Brown
Artist:​ Lisa DuBois, Mattia Di Meo, Ilaria Catalani, Esdras Cristobal
Cover Artist:​ Jorge Corona

● Grandpa Lou has convinced Tommy that the world’s population is being replaced by lizard-aliens, and the babies will hatch a plan to expose the truth!
● Collects issues #5-8.

ROCKO’S MODERN LIFE #7

Publisher:​ KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price:​ $3.99
Writer:​ Ryan Ferrier
Artist: ​Ian McGinty
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: ​Jorge Monlongo
Subscription Cover: ​Nick Cross

A chance encounter with a former insensitive classmate brings back bad memories and vivid nightmares for Rocko, but that won’t stop him from heading to his class reunion.

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