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Get a First Look at King of Nowhere #2

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at King of Nowhere #2, the latest issue of an all-new original five-issue series from acclaimed writer W. Maxwell Prince, artist Tyler Jenkins, colorist Hilary Jenkins, and letterer AndWorld Design, an unforgettable thriller that explores the miraculous, the mundane, and all the mysteries in between.

Now an honorary citizen of Nowhere, Denis joins one of the locals on a doomed-to-fail money-making scheme at the outskirts of town, while John Doe’s mysterious killer continues to leave bodies in his wake…

King of Nowhere #2

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

X-O Manowar #1

Wednesdays are new comic book day! Each week hundreds of comics are released, and that can be pretty daunting to go over and choose what to buy. That’s where we come in!

Each week our contributors choose what they can’t wait to read this week or just sounds interesting. In other words, this is what we’re looking forward to and think you should be taking a look at!

Find out what folks think below, and what comics you should be looking out for this Wednesday.

A for Anonymous (Bold Type Books) – A graphic novel that focuses on the hacktivists that took on some powerful targets.

Far Sector #5 (DC Comics/DC’s Young Animal) – This series is the best thing DC is releasing with fantastic artwork and entertaining story. It’s not too late to get started reading this one.

Ghostbusters: Year One #3 (IDW Publishing) – The series has been a lot of fun as it spotlights each member of the team giving us a little more insight into the beloved characters.

Heavy Vinyl: Y2K-O (BOOM! Studios) – The comic series goes graphic novel and in this chapter, the girls enter a Battle of the Bands to stop a shadowy corporation from destroying the world of digital music and blame it on Y2K.

Hellions #1 (Marvel) – The latest addition to Marvel’s X-Men relaunch that brings together some of the villains on Krakoa.

On the Stump #2 (Image Comics) – In this world, politicians pass legislation by battling it out in the ring. Seeing politicians getting punch is somewhat cathartic right now. Plus, it’s just a really good comic.

Transformers vs. Terminator #1 (IDW Publishing) – It’s Transformers and the Terminator mashed-up. How are we not excited for this one!?

Wolverine #2 (Marvel) – The first issue was amazing and we’re hoping the second is just as good. This is the highlight of Marvel’s X-relaunch so far.

X-O Manowar #1 (Valiant) – The debut issue is fantastic for long time fans and new readers. An amazing first issue that’s a hell of a lot of fun.

BOOM! Announces a Retailer Support Services Program which Includes Returnability through June 2020

BOOM! Studios

BOOM! Studios has announced the BOOM! Retailer Support Services Program, a comprehensive set of initiatives effective immediately to aid comic book shops worldwide affected by the current health crisis.

The BOOM! Retailer Support Services Program will initially deliver the following benefits to qualifying accounts pending details being finalized with Diamond Comic Distributors:

  • Full Returnability Through June: BOOM! Studios will extend the industry’s best returnability program, the BOOM! Guarantee, by making all items that ship between March 18th through June 24th fully returnable via affidavit in order to allow retailers to order with confidence. Any retailer not already enrolled in the BOOM! Guarantee can sign up for free right here.
  • #BoostYourLCS Paid Promotion: BOOM! Studios will increase targeted advertising and promotion around comic shops, and specifically spotlight stores offering Safe Services (like curbside and mail order options), using the #BoostYourLCS hashtag to reach over 360,000 fans worldwide. A full list of BOOM! Guarantee and Safe Service retailers (with regular updates) can be found right here.
  • Rare Variant Cover Gift Set: BOOM! Studios will offer retailers a direct cash infusion by providing previously released rare and popular variant covers for free to qualifying Diamond accounts in April. These gifts will create an opportunity for retailers to generate additional revenue and promotion at no cost. For retailers who do not normally sell variant covers at an increased price, these can be used to reward loyal pull-box subscribers or used to further incentivize customer engagement as prizes or purchasing rewards.
  • Monthly 1-Per Store Variant Covers: BOOM! Studios will provide a new, previously unannounced 1-per-store variant every month through December 2020 free to qualifying Diamond accounts. This program will begin with a new 1-per store variant for Faithless II #1 in April, followed by Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #51 in May, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow #1 in June.
  • Diamond Summit Variant: BOOM! Studios will deliver their promised free Diamond Summit retailer variant cover for Faithless II #1 to all qualifying stores in April so that retailers don’t miss out on this hotly anticipated issue.
  • Exclusive Convention Variant Opportunities: BOOM! Studios will offer select variant covers and other items previously planned for 2020 conventions direct to retailers through Diamond, as long as supplies last. Since fans can’t go to conventions, they’re bringing the conventions to the fans!

This program includes BOOM! Studios’ support and participation in future industry-wide, coordinated joint initiatives with Diamond Comic Distributors and other participating publishers to benefit and support comic book stores.

Diamond Comic Distributors and BOOM! Studios will be sharing more information directly with retailers as soon as it is finalized to clearly outline how to receive benefits from the BOOM! Retailer Support Services Program.

BOOM! Studios Announces Faithless III, Launching in 2021

BOOM! Studios has announced that the critically acclaimed team of writer Brian Azzarello and artist Maria Llovet will return to the world of their bestelling erotic series, Faithless, in 2021 with a third and final six-issue series concluding Faith’s magical, erotic, surreal journey of self-discovery, as her true power is awakened in ways that you could never expect. 

Faithless II #1 debuts this year on April 22, 2020, featuring main cover art by series artist Llovet and the first in a series of six erotic variant connecting covers by acclaimed artist Tula Lotay that will be polybagged and not publicly previewed due to sexually explicit material. Each erotic variant cover will be limited to its initial print run and will not be reprinted or collected in any subsequent formats. All issues of Faithless II will continue this variant cover program with similar content, limited release, and packaging.

Faithless II #1

Get a First Look at Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet’s Faithless II #1

BOOM! Studios have revealed a first look at Faithless II, a brand new six-issue sequel series from the critically acclaimed team of writer Brian Azzarello and artist Maria Llovet, who return to the world of their bestelling erotic series, with letterer AndWorld Design, as Faith and her lovers, Louis (AKA The Devil) and Poppy (his daughter), bring magic and chaos to the streets of Italy.

Turin, known as the epicenter of black magic, is also a place of high fashion, art, and literature. Now, Faith is in the center of it all and with that, her own power grows. But any power comes with a price. Faith has only just begun to pay for hers.

Faithless II #1 features main cover art by series artist Llovet, variant cover art by fan favorite Kris Anka, and the first in a series of erotic variant connecting covers by acclaimed artist Tula Lotay that will be polybagged and not publicly previewed due to sexually explicit material. Each erotic variant cover will be limited to its initial print run and will not be reprinted or collected in any subsequent formats. All issues of Faithless II will continue this variant cover program with similar content, limited release, and packaging.

Faithless II #1 will be available for sale on April 22, 2020.

FAITHLESS II #1

Get a First Look at Ghosted in LA #10

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Ghosted in LA #10, the latest issue in the original comic book series from GLAAD Media Award-nominated writer Sina Grace, who will also be illustrating this issue, with colorists Cathy Le and Natalia Nesterenko, and letterer DC Hopkins about figuring out your life – and your afterlife – in Los Angeles, available in stores on April 8, 2020.

Daphne was just getting used to living with ghosts, but when a mysterious door in the basement flies open, Rycroft Manor is overwhelmed with even more strange phenomena than anyone knows how to deal with. And even worse, Daphne’s former roommate Michelle has some ideas about how to handle a haunting… and it doesn’t involve going gently into that good night.

Ghosted in LA #10 features a main cover by series artist Siobhan Keenan and a variant cover by series writer Sina Grace.

Ghosted in LA #10

Preview: Once & Future #7

Once & Future #7

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Dan Mora
Colorist: Tamra Bonvillain
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
    Main Cover: Dan Mora
    Unlocked Retailer Variant: Jenny Frison
Price: $3.99

Although Bridgette and Duncan were able to escape the Otherworld, their adventure is only just beginning! As the chaos of Arthur’s return reaches London, an artifact at the British Museum is stolen. But is it Arthur who’s interested in the relic… or someone, or something, new?

Once & Future #7

Preview: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #49

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #49

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Daniele di Nicuolo
Colorist: Walter Baiamonte, with Katia Ranalli
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
Cover Artists:
      Main Cover:
Jamal Campbell
     Foil Cover: Goñi Montes
    Incentive Cover: Kris Anka
    Unlocked Retailer Variant: Dan Mora
Price: $3.99

NECESSARY EVIL CONTINUES! The Power Rangers are outnumbered! Even with THE OMEGA RANGERS and the POWER RANGERS reunited again, the Anointed have them surrounded. Will the arrival of an old friend—and an older enemy—turn the tide in this battle?

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #49

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #7

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #7

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Adam Cesare
Artist: French Carlomagno
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artists:
      Main Cover:
Mona Finden
    Variant Cover: Kelly and Nichole Matthews
    Unlocked Retailer Variant: Conor Nolan
Price: $3.99

After some hard times on the road, Paladin-turned-bard Barfinnious and his noble Podling squire Hup finally get to relax and enjoy their hero’s welcome at a festive Spriton village. But a mysterious Beast is lurking in the shadows, threatening the lives of the Gelfling villagers. What should be a simple fight for a former Paladin soon turn dangerous, and the truth behind Barfinnious’ grift begins to emerge.

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #7

Preview: Folklords #5

Folklords #5

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Matt Smith
Colorist: Chris O’Halloran
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artists:
    Main Cover: Matt Smith
    Unlocked Retailer Variant: Jeff Smith
Price: $3.99

Ansel and his motley crew converge on the Library of Banned Books, and finally come face to face with a Folklord—but are any of them ready for this encounter, and what it will mean for their entire world?

Folklords #5
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