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Preview: The Down River People

The Down River People

(W) Adam Smith (A/CA) Matt Fox
In Shops: May 26, 2021
SRP: $19.99

For fans of Stillwater and Essex County comes a new graphic novel reuniting writer Adam Smith and artist Matt Fox, the duo behind the Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated Long Walk to Valhalla, for a riveting story about a man attempting to survive the complicated and dangerous web of his family’s criminal ties with his soul intact.

Myers Carpenter is a bootlegger who just inherited his family’s bar and must turn to his estranged mother – who he hasn’t seen since he was a boy – for help.

Myers learns the secrets of his new family’s lodge, but he may not escape the dark cult thriving just under the surface of opulence.

The Down River People

A Strange and Sinister New Look at The Down River People

BOOM! Studios has revealed a brand new look at the original graphic novel The Down River People— reuniting writer Adam Smith and artist Matthew Fox, creative team of the Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated Long Walk to Valhalla, with letters by Mike Fiorentino for a riveting new story about a man attempting to survive the complicated and dangerous web of his family’s dark past with his soul intact, available on May 16, 2021. 

Myers Carpenter is a bootlegger who just inherited his family’s bar, The Flatbed. Unsure of whether or not he wants to keep the famous speakeasy, Myers is forced to find a new booze supplier when he burns his bridges at his longtime source in Mississippi. The only option he can turn to is his estranged mother, now running a fishing lodge for the wealthy, and a half sister he knew nothing about. 

As Myers becomes more entangled in the lives of his newfound family, he begins to learn the secrets of the fishing lodge and the sinister cult thriving just under the surface of wealth and opulence.

The Down River People

Your First Look at the Spooktacular Specter Inspectors #3

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Specter Inspectors #3, the next issue in the original five-issue series, created and written by Bowen McCurdy and rising star Kaitlyn Musto, with art by McCurdy and letters by Jim Campbell, about a group of social media-savvy ghost hunters who seek out supernatural hot spots in order to answer the ultimate question. . . are ghosts even real?! Available on April 21, 2021.

The Specter Inspectors dive deeper into the history of the most haunted town in America by agreeing to be locked-in overnight in the museum. Let’s be honest, it wasn’t their best idea. Now it’s just the gang and the ghosts… in an old house that doesn’t give up its secrets easily. But who are the mysterious watchers who’ve been tailing the gang…and what’s their connection to Astrid?

Specter Inspectors #3 features main cover art by series artist Bowen McCurdy and a variant cover by fan-favorite artist Erica Henderson.

Specter Inspectors #3

A Son’s Grief After Sudden Family Tragedy in a New Look at The Down River People

BOOM! Studios has revealed a brand new look at the original graphic novel The Down River People— reuniting writer Adam Smith and artist Matt Fox, creative team of the Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated Long Walk to Valhalla, for a riveting new story about a man attempting to survive the complicated and dangerous web of his family’s dark past with his soul intact, available in comic shops on May 26, 2021 and in bookstores on June 1. 

Myers Carpenter is a bootlegger who just inherited his family’s bar, The Flatbed. Unsure of whether or not he wants to keep the famous speakeasy, Myers is forced to find a new booze supplier when he burns his bridges at his longtime source in Mississippi. The only option he can turn to is his estranged mother, now running a fishing lodge for the wealthy, and a half sister he knew nothing about. 

As Myers becomes more entangled in the lives of his newfound family, he begins to learn the secrets of the fishing lodge and the sinister cult thriving just under the surface of wealth and opulence.

The Down River People

Get a First Look at The Down River People

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at the original graphic novel The Down River People — reuniting writer Adam Smith and artist Matt Fox, creative team of the Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated Long Walk to Valhalla, for a riveting new story about a man attempting to survive the complicated and dangerous web of his family’s dark past with his soul intact, available on May 26 at comic shops and on June 1 at bookstores. 

Myers Carpenter is a bootlegger who just inherited his family’s bar, The Flatbed. Unsure of whether or not he wants to keep the famous speakeasy, Myers is forced to find a new booze supplier when he burns his bridges at his longtime source in Mississippi. The only option he can turn to is his estranged mother, now running a fishing lodge for the wealthy, and a half sister he knew nothing about. 

As Myers becomes more entangled in the lives of his newfound family, he begins to learn the secrets of the fishing lodge and the sinister cult thriving just under the surface of wealth and opulence.

The Down River People

Preview: Angel & Spike #13

Angel & Spike #13

(W) Adam Smith (A) Piotr Kowalski (CA) Ignacio Valicenti
In Shops: Aug 26, 2020
SRP: $3.99

Angel’s been to hell – but Hollywood in the 60s might be even worse! An untold story from Angel’s past is revealed for the first time as Angel’s Hollywood starlet friend is murdered – and Angel is the only one looking for her killer. As Angel discovers the truth behind her death, he’ll be forced to choose between justice and redemption – and will make a choice that will haunt him forever.

Angel & Spike #13

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal Vol. 3 HC

Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal Vol. 3 HC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Adam Smith
Artist: Alexandria Huntington
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist: Benjamin Dewey
Price: $24.99

The Legend continues in an official sequel to Jim Henson’s beloved fantasy film, THE DARK CRYSTAL.

Betrayed by those closest to them, Thurma and Kensho seek each other’s guidance and companionship in their travels. They emerge from their tender reunion with renewed certainty regarding the fulfillment of their destinies: to protect and lead their peoples, no matter the cost.

Written by Adam Smith (Long Walk to Valhalla) and gorgeously illustrated by Alexandria Huntington, Beneath the Dark Crystal Volume Three brings Kensho and Thurma’s journeys to a thrilling and heartwarming conclusion.

Collects issues #9-12.

Adam Smith and Matt Fox Introduce You to The Down River People

BOOM! Studios has announced the new original graphic novel The Down River People— reuniting writer Adam Smith and artist Matt Fox, creative team of the Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated Long Walk to Valhalla, for a riveting new story about a man attempting to survive the complicated and dangerous web of his family’s criminal ties with his soul intact, available in July 2020.

Myers Carpenter is a bootlegger who just inherited his family’s bar, The Flatbed. Unsure of whether or not he even wants to keep the famous speakeasy, Myers is forced to find a new booze supplier when he burns his bridges at his long-time source in Mississippi. The only option he can turn to is his estranged mother—a woman he hasn’t seen since he was a young boy—now running a fishing lodge for the wealthy; and a half sister he knew nothing about. As Myers becomes more entangled in the lives of his newfound family, he begins to learn the secrets of the lodge and the dark cult thriving just under the surface of wealth and opulence.

THE DOWN RIVER PEOPLE

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal Vol. 2 HC

Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal Vol. 2 HC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Adam Smith
Artist: Alexandria Huntington
Colorist: Laura Langston
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist: Benjamin Dewey
Price: $24.99

Kensho and Thurma are worlds apart and their hopes of being reunited begin to dim. Alongside her rival, Nita, Thurma studies under the tutelage of the legendary Fireling elder known simply as The Fire That Stays. As the two prospective queens compete against one another, their teacher reveals new abilities of the Firelings with dark and powerful potential that could change the throne forever. In Thra, Kensho’s quest takes him to a place of wonder long forgotten…the Valley of the Mystics. There, alongside his companions, Kensho will need to face his past and the future he so desperately flees. 

Writer Adam Smith (Long Walk to Valhalla) and artist Alexandria Huntington continue Kensho and Thurma’s quests as the fate of two worlds hang in the balance.

Jim Henson's Beneath The Dark Crystal Vol. 2 HC

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal #12

Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal #12

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Adam Smith
Artist: Alexandria Huntington
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist:
     Main Cover: Benjamin Dewey
     Preorder Cover: David Petersen
Price: $3.99

The Glass Castle, home of the Firelings and their final protection, is under siege—and Thurma cannot defend it alone. But as her former rival, Nita, and the rest of her people come together, Thurma realizes that she has never been alone, and that working together is the only way to defeat The Fire That Stays.

Jim Henson's Beneath The Dark Crystal #12
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