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Preview: Lumberjanes: Bonus Tracks SC

Lumberjanes: Bonus Tracks SC

Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writers: Faith Erin Hicks, Jen Wang , Kelly Thompson, Holly Black, Gabby Rivera
Artists: Rosemary Valerio-O’Connell, Christine Norrie, Savanna Ganucheau, Marina Julia, Gaby Epstein
Cover Artist: Chynna Clugston Flores
Price: $14.99

Presenting the Lumberjanes short stories collected for the first time in a paperback. Join April, Jo, Mal, Molly, and Ripley as they explore their all-girls camp. From ghost ponies to strange plants, these Lumberjanes are ready to take on anything that comes their way as long as they have each other. Collects the Lumberjanes Specials, including Beyond Bay Leaf, Making the Ghost of It, and Faire and Square.

Preview: Fresh Romance Vol. 1

FRESH ROMANCE VOL. 1

(W) Kate Leth, Sarah Vaughn, Sarah Kuhn, Marguerite Bennett, Kieron Gillen
(A/C) Arielle Jovellanos with Amanda Scurti, Sarah Winifred Searle, Sally Jane Thompson with Savanna Ganucheau, Trungles, Christine Norrie
(CA) Marguerite Sauvage (Retail cover), Babs Tarr (Oni Press Exclusive variant)
AGE RANGE: 18 and up
GENRE: Romance
PRICE: $24.99
224 PAGES

The critically-acclaimed anthology Fresh Romance is finally available in print! Have you been wondering what the fuss is all about? Fresh Romance is an exciting collection of romance comics from some of comics’ most talented creators, including Kate Leth, Arielle Jovellanos, Sarah Vaughn, Sarah Winifred Searle, Sarah Kuhn, Marguerite Bennett, and Trungles. From unhappy historical marriages to covert teenage romances, there’s something for everyone in Fresh Romance.

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Preview: Lumberjanes: Makin’ the Ghost of It 2016 Special #1

Lumberjanes: Makin’ the Ghost of It 2016 Special #1

Writer: Jen Wang, Kelly Thompson
Artist: Christine Norrie, Savanna Ganucheau

Jen takes the girls on a nature walk to show them which plants are edible in case they need to survive in the wilderness. Along the way, she tells them the story about an axe murderer who took his friends out, one by one until no one was left, thoroughly scaring Mal. Terrified and unable to sleep, Mal thinks she sees something lurking outside. Is it…THE AXE MURDERER?! In the second story, Ripley recounts how she saved Jen’s life—but did it go down as fantastic as she claims?

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Preview: Free Comic Book Day BOOM! Studios 2016 Summer Blast

Free Comic Book Day BOOM! Studios 2016 Summer Blast

Writers: David Petersen, Cory Godbey, Box Brown, Jen Wang, Hope Larson, and K.I. Zachopoulos
Artists: David Petersen, Cory Godbey, Box Brown, Christine Norrie, Brittney Williams, and Vincenzo Balzano

In the BOOM! Studios 2016 Summer Blast, read all-new, original short stories of David Petersen’s Mouse Guard and Jim Henson’s Labyrinth. Plus, get sneak peeks of the upcoming new Adventure Time: Comics series, the Lumberjanes: Makin’ the Ghost of It special, and this summer’s highly anticipated original graphic novel from Archaia, The Cloud. As a bonus, we’ve included preview pages from Goldie Vance, our newest BOOM! Box debut. There’s something in this Free Comic Book Day issue for everyone!

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Preview: Hopeless Savages Break

HOPELESS SAVAGES BREAK

(W) Jen Van Meter
(A) Meredith McClaren and Christine Norrie
(CA) Meredith McClaren

All the Hopeless-Savages are back in this fourth volume of the critically-acclaimed series! Zero’s in college (and hating it), though a tour with the Dusted Bunnies promises to rejuvenate her spirits—at least, that’s what she’s telling her therapist. But a rival band threatens to end the tour early, and without her family, Zero’s in no position to fight back. Meanwhile, the rest of the Hopeless-Savages are dealing with their own problems, including babies, contracts, and drug addictions. But if there’s one family who can pull it all off, it’s this one. Stunningly illustrated by Meredith McClaren (Hinges), with flashbacks by original series artist Christine Norrie, this is one volume fans won’t want to miss out on!

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Hopeless Savages Break to Receive New Release Date

Oni Press has announced a new release date for the next chapter in the Hopeless Savages series. Hopeless Savages Break will now release in November 2015. Originally slated for August, the title’s release date has shifted due to a production delay.

Hopeless Savages Break continues the story of fan-favorite protagonist Zero and her punk rock family. Zero finds herself in college and thoroughly hating it, though an upcoming tour with her band The Dusted Bunnies promises to rejuvenate her spirits. But when a rival band threatens to end the tour early, and without her family, Zero is in no position to fight back.

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Oni Announces Hopeless Savages: Break

Oni Press announced today Hopeless Savages: Break, a new chapter in the Hopeless Savages story, by original series creator Jen Van Meter and artist Meredith McClaren, featuring art by original series artist Christine Norrie. Hopeless Savages: Break will release on August 12th, 2015.

Hopeless Savages: Break continues the story of fan favorite protagonist Zero and her punk rock family. Zero finds herself in college and thoroughly hating it, though an upcoming tour with her band The Dusted Bunnies promises to rejuvenate her spirits. A rival band threatens to end the tour early, and without her family, Zero is in no position to fight back. Meanwhile, the rest of the Hopeless-Savages are dealing with their own problems, including babies, contracts and drug addictions. If there’s one family who can pull it all off, it’s this one.

In a release, Van Meter said:

The first Hopeless-Savages story came out in 2000. Fifteen years! And for every one of them, I’ve been so grateful for the support of Oni Press and the work of every one of the many amazing artists who’ve helped me bring this family to life. It took a really, really long time to write Break–largely for personal reasons; I was growing up along with the characters, and I felt a disconnect I couldn’t articulate. When James Lucas Jones–doing what a great editor does–suggested I run toward that, I finally found the emotional center for this story; then Meredith McClaren came aboard and brought beautiful storytelling, great instincts about the characters, and a wonderful sense of humor, making everything I wrote a thousand times better.  The icing on the cake, for me, was when Christine Norrie was able to make time to do the flashback sequences; she’s been with me, Zero, Twitch and the rest of the family since the beginning, and I’m thrilled she was able to continue on this strange road trip with us.

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