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The Entire Seven Secrets Series Gets New Printings

BOOM! Studios has announced that due to the overwhelming support of fans and readers, the first six issues of the highly acclaimed comic book series Seven Secrets will return with new printings in February 2021. This blockbuster original series from New York Times bestselling author Tom Taylor, acclaimed artist Daniele Di Nicuolo, colorist Walter Baiamonte with color assistance by Katia Ranalli, and letterer Ed Dukeshire features a young man born into an ancient organization holding seven deadly Secrets with the power to change the world forever.

To meet demand, BOOM! has announced Seven Secrets #1 Fifth Printing, Seven Secrets #2 Third Printing, Seven Secrets #3 Third Printing, Seven Secrets #4 Second PRINTING, Seven Secrets #5 Second Printing, and Seven Secrets #6 Second Printing, featuring brand new covers by series artist Di Nicuoulo with colors by Fabiana Mascolo, available on February 10, 2021.

In the world of Seven Secrets, the Order has trusted in Keepers and Holders to guard the Secrets in seven briefcases against all harm for centuries, but when their stronghold is attacked and the Secrets put in peril, the entire Order must face their greatest fear—an enemy who knows too much and is willing to kill to get what he wants.

Now, the Order’s newest member, Caspar, must discover the truth of the Secrets before the enemy does, or risk losing everything.

Your First Look at the Spooktacular Specter Inspectors #1

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Specter Inspectors #1, a new original five-issue series in February 2021, from comics creators Bowen McCurdy, rising star Kaitlyn Musto, and letterer 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?!

True believer Noa, her cynical little sibling Gus, credulous camera man Ko, and Noa’s skeptical best friend (and secret crush) Astrid head to one of the most haunted towns in America to prove that ghosts exist, for all the social media likes! The investigations of hauntings uncover something more devilish than just a couple of ghosts, something that will put Noa and Astrid’s relationship to the test… and reveal the centuries-old sinister secrets of the town itself.

Specter Inspectors #1 features main cover art by series artist Bowen McCurdy and variant covers by fan-favorite artists Erica Henderson and Mirka Andolfo. Featuring more than 30 story pages it comes to comic store shelves on February 3, 2021.

Specter Inspectors #1

Preview: Power Rangers #3

Power Rangers #3

(W) Ryan Parrott (A) Francesco Mortarino (CA) Matteo Scalera
In Shops: Jan 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99

Two New Series. Two New Teams. The UNLIMITED POWER ERA continues as Drakkon is the key to the Power Rangers’ new mission.

But to defeat the new cosmic threat, the new Power Rangers team – Jason, Trini, Zack and new members – has put their faith in their greatest enemy.

And the only way they may be able to save the universe is by giving Drakkon exactly what he wants…

Power Rangers #3

Preview: The Expanse #2 (of 4)

The Expanse #2 (of 4)

(W) Corinna Bechko (A) Alejandro Aragon (CA) W. Scott Forbes
In Shops: Jan 20, 2021
SRP: $4.99

Avasarala is approached by the cabal behind the black market Martian weapons dealings, who offer to help her reclaim the thing she wants most – her former political power.

Trapped between a return to glory and a chance to do the right thing, Avasarala’s ultimate decision will lead to fatal consequences.

Meanwhile, Bobbie has made a breakthrough in her investigation – but every victory comes with a price…

The Expanse #2 (of 4)

Preview: Abbott 1973 #1 (of 5)

Abbott 1973 #1 (of 5)

(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Sami Kivela (CA) Taj Tenfold
In Shops: Jan 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99

In a new series for fans of Something is Killing the Children and Bitter Root, Saladin Ahmed, the visionary writer behind Miles Morales: Spider-Man, and Sami Kivelä, the acclaimed artist behind Tommy Gun Wizards, reunite for this Must Read supernatural thriller.

Detroit’s hardest hitting journalist, Elena Abbott, is trying to make a fresh start at a new newspaper…but her deadly past isn’t ready to let go.

The city is days away from the historic election of a Black candidate as their new Mayor, but a vicious new group has emerged to destroy him, targeting anyone who supports his campaign or the change he represents.

That means Abbott, who discovers the group’s connection to a dangerous dark magic, has been targeted for certain death – unless she embraces her true power as the Lightbringer to save her city.

Abbott 1973 #1 (of 5)

Your First Look at Dune: House Atreides #4

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Dune: House Atreides #4, adapted and scripted by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, who co-wrote the eponymous prequel novel based on Frank Herbert’s notes and illustrated by artist Dev Pramanik, colorist Alex Guimarães, and letterer Ed Dukeshire, in partnership with Herbert Properties LLC and in full coordination with Abrams ComicArts, who published the first of three graphic novel adaptations of Herbert’s original classic novel Dune in Fall 2020.

Leto Atreides has discovered the horrifying truth behind Ix’s success, calling House Vernius’ true nature into question and possibly spelling the House’s demise. The Harkonnens’ deadly influence continues to spread, forcing Duncan Idaho to take drastic measures;  Reverend Mother Gaius Mohiam to play her trump card with the Baron. Pardot Kynes forms an alliance with the Freman that will change the course of Dune’s history. Meanwhile, Crown Prince Shaddam and Hasimir Fenring continue unraveling their plot to oust the Emperor Elrood…

Dune: House Atreides #4 features main cover art by Lorenzo De Felici and variant cover art by Mike Del Mundo. It comes to shelves January 27, 2021.

Dune: House Atreides #4

BOOM! Studios Announces New Staff Promotions

BOOM! Studios has announced that it has promoted two key employees in Marketing and Sales teams following a historic year in which the company saw its best-selling original series premiere, launched the most successful comics Kickstarter campaign of all time, published several highly acclaimed original graphic novels, earned three Eisner Award nominations, delivered industry-leading on-time shipping (98%), and secured a first-look deal with Netflix for live-action and animated television shows alongside a series order from Disney+ for Just Beyond.

These promotions include the following:

Esther Kim has been promoted to Marketing Lead

Esther joined the company in 2018, bringing with her experience from comic book retail at the nationally recognized Fantom Comics in Washington, D.C. as well as a stint at Image Comics. In her two years with BOOM! Studios, Esther has taken on a lead role in the company’s publicity efforts, resulting in effusive praise from numerous of the company’s creative partners and more regular coverage in a diverse array of media and news outlets.

Morgan Perry has been promoted to Retail Sales Lead
Morgan joined the company in 2017 and has been a critical part of growing the company’s business in the direct (comic book shop) market. Not only has Morgan launched and overseen the BOOM! Guarantee program for retailers, which set the standard for retailer support and returnability programs, but she was a critical player in the company leading the way in retailer support in 2020. This was perhaps best exemplified by the comprehensive “safe service” shopping map she assembled that received coverage in the New York Times.

Your First Look at Once & Future #15

BOOM! Studios has revealed today a first look at Once & Future #15, continuing a new story arc in the critically acclaimed series from New York Times bestselling writer Kieron Gillen, Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora, colorist Tamra Bonvillain, and letterer Ed Dukeshire, about retired monster hunter Bridgette McGuire, her unsuspecting grandson Duncan, and their intrepid ally Rose who protect their nation from legends and myths risen from the grave to battle for dominion over the land.

Bridgette and Duncan return to a familiar place to pick up Lancelot’s trail, while Rose comes face to face with another member of the McGuire family she was not expecting to see…

Once & Future #15 features main cover art by Mora and variant cover art by Eisner Award-nominated artist Matías Bergara and a black and white variant of Mora’s main cover. It comes to store shelves on January 20, 2021.

Once & Future #15

Your First Look at Something is Killing the Children #14

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Something is Killing the Children #14, the newest chapter of the Eisner Award-nominated horror series from GLAAD Award-winning author James Tynion IV, artist Werther Dell’Edera, colorist Miquel Muerto, and letterer AndWorld Design, about the close-knit community of Archer’s Peak, rocked by a series of murders, and Erica Slaughter, a mysterious figure who rides into town claiming she can stop the brutal attacks turning their lives upside down.

To save the town, Erica must take on the brood of monsters on her own. And Tommy is faced with a decision that means life or death.

Something is Killing the Children #14 features main cover art by series artist Werther Dell’Edera and Miquel Muerto and variant cover art by fan-favorite artist Mirka Andolfo. It comes to shelves on January 27, 2021.

Something is Killing the Children #14
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