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Preview: The Sons Of El Topo: Abel Vol. 2 HC

The Sons Of El Topo: Abel Vol. 2  HC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer:  Alejandro Jodorowsky
Artist: Ladrönn
Translator: Edward Gauvin
Colorist: Ladrönn, Hugo Sebastian Facio
Letterer: Daron Bennett
Cover Artist: José Ladrönn
Price: $19.99

The ongoing sequel to cult film, El Topo, from cult-favorite filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky.

Cain and Abel reunite following the death of Abel’s saintly mother, but the reunion is not without trouble. Cain’s quick to anger and his penchant for hate and violence quickly overcome the brothers already contentious relationship.

In a virtuosic journey of untethered magic, corrupted faith, and lust, cult-filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky and master illustrator José Ladrönn continue the complex story of two brothers at odds after the death of their saintly father, the legendary El Topo.

The Sons Of El Topo: Abel Vol. 2  HC

Preview: The Magicians #2

The Magicians #2

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Price: $3.99
Writer: Lilah Sturges, Lev Grossman
Artist: Pius Bak
Colorist: Gabriel Cassata
Letterer: Mike Fiorentino
Cover Artists:  
    Main Cover: Qistina Khalidah
    Variant Cover: Alexa Sharpe

THE NEW CLASS IS HERE! As the newly welcomed hedge Magicians and the traditional students come together for the first time in Brakebills history, things go wrong. A horrible accident leaves a student dead—and the only way to keep it a secret is for the two groups to work together..

The Magicians  #2

Your First Look at Lev Grossman’s The Magicians #3

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at The Magicians #3, the latest issue of the brand new original five-issue series which reunites New York Times bestselling series creator Lev Grossman with award-winning writer Lilah Sturges and acclaimed artist Pius Bak for an all-new story in the world of The Magicians, featuring the next generation of magic practitioners and rule breakers, available in January 8, 2020.

After the shocking conclusion of the last issue, the five students chosen to learn battle magic are forced to confront the terrible consequences of what they’ve done, and what it could mean for the future of Brakebills. As tensions mount, the traditional Brakebills students and the newly admitted hedges begin to turn on one another!

The Magicians #3 features a main cover by artist Qistina Khalidah, along with a tarot card variant cover by artist Alexa Sharpe.

The Magicians #3

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #3

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #3

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Price: $3.99
Writer: Nicole Andelfinger
Artist: Matias Basla
Colorist: Miquel Muerto
Letterer:  Jim Campbell
Cover Artists:  
    Main Cover: Mona Finden
    Variant Cover: Kelly and Nichole Matthews

When the Gelfling village of Stone-in-the-Wood is at the brink of annihilation from a terrible enemy, the great warrior Ordon is sent on a quest to retrieve the mythical weapon that promises to turn the tide of battle. Now, his quest is underway and Ordon has an ally in Fara, the future leader of the Stonewood clan. Together, they must find the Dual Glaive before their entire way of life is destroyed. But with Ordon poisoned and Fara helpless, is their quest over before it begins?

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #3

Your First Look at Lev Grossman’s The Magicians #2

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at The Magicians #2, the latest issue of the brand new original five-issue series which reunites New York Times bestselling series creator Lev Grossman with award-winning writer Lilah Sturges and rising star artist Pius Bak for an all-new story in the world of The Magicians, which features the first appearance of the next generation of magic practitioners, available on December 11, 2019.

The new class is here! As the newly welcomed hedge magicians and the traditional students come together for the first time in Brakebills history, things go wrong. A horrible accident leaves a student dead—and the only way to keep it secret is for the two groups to work together. 

The Magicians #2 features a main cover by artist Qistina Khalidah, along with a tarot card variant cover by artist Alexa Sharpe, featuring two new magicians as the Lovers.

The Magicians #2

Hup the Podling Becomes a Hero in Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5

BOOM! Studios has announced a brand new creative team for the next story arc of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, a twelve-issue comic book series based on stories from Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance writers Jeffrey Addis and Will Matthews, introducing the untold histories of key characters from the show, and featuring explosive events tying into the critically acclaimed Netflix series from The Jim Henson Company, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

In Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5, available on January 15, 2020, writer Adam Cesare and artist French Carlomagno present a story of fan-favorite Podling Hup and brand new character Barfinnious. Hup is a Podling cook who dreams of being a Paladin. When the chivalrous bard Barfinnious comes to Hup’s village with tales of former glory, Hup leaves his small town to follow him. But the longer they travel, the more Hup begins to doubt that Barfinnious is truly who he says he is. Can he trust the smooth-talking bard to help him realize his dreams or will his future as a noble knight end before it ever really began?

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5 features a main cover by illustrator Mona Finden and a variant connecting cover by artists Kelly and Nichole Matthews.

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5

Preview: Plate Tectonics: An Illustrated Memoir HC

Plate Tectonics: An Illustrated Memoir HC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Margaux Motin
Artist: Margaux Motin
Cover Artist: Margaux Motin
Price: $24.99

At age thirty-five Margaux’s life is full of upheaval and unexpected twists and turns. She’s divorced, raising a child on her own, and trying to get back on her feet in today’s fast-paced world. When romance eventually returns, it takes on the most unexpected shape . . . in that of her best friend! Could things possibly get more complicated?!

Plate Tectonics: An Illustrated Memoir follows cartoonist Margaux Motin through one of the most transformative periods of her life as she navigates her own heartbreak and subsequent hope with unabashed wit and charm.

Plate Tectonics: An Illustrated Memoir HC

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Creation Myths: The Complete Collection SC

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Creation Myths: The Complete Collection SC

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Brian Holguin, Joshua Dysart, and Matthew Dow Smith
Artist: Brian Froud, Alex Sheikman, and Lizzy John
Letterers: Derron Bennett, Dave Lanphaer
Cover Artist: Brian Froud
Price: $39.99

Collected for the first time in one oversized edition, this 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. 

Written by Brian Holguin (Spawn: Origins), Joshua Dysart (Unknown Soldier), and Matthew Dow Smith (Doctor Who), and lushly illustrated by Alex Sheikman (Robotika) and Lizzy John (Fraggle Rock), Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths  is a breathtaking return to the fantasy world that has captivated audiences for over thirty years.

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal Creation Myths: The Complete Collection SC

Review: Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure

Bolivar is back and he’s taking a tour of New York City’s food to find out what he’s missing. Join Bolivar and Sybil in this graphic novel/activity book where you can not only enjoy the story but have to find some of what NYC is known for within the art.

Story: Sean Rubin
Art: Sean Rubin

Get your copy in comic shops now and book stores on November 12! To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

Amazon
Kindle/comiXology
TFAW

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Preview: Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure HC

Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure HC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer:  Sean Rubin
Artist: Sean Rubin
Cover Artist: Sean Rubin
Price: $14.99

Revisit the dinosaur next door in the stunning followup to Sean Rubin’s Eisner Award-nominated book Bolivar. 

Bolivar is a dinosaur living in New York City, but that isn’t what Sybil is worried about. No, Sybil is much more worried about the fact that her neighbor only likes corned beef sandwiches! He’s been missing out on one of the great attributes of New York City and its rich communities—delicacies from around the world! Knishes! Falafel! Dim Sum! And it wouldn’t be a story in the Big Apple without pizza . . . 

Explore the five boroughs: Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island, and Manhattan in this lushly illustrated Discovery Adventure™ from Eisner-nominated cartoonist Sean Rubin where kids and parents alike search for their favorite foods, and find other sites unique to one of the greatest cities in the world!

Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure HC
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