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BOOM! Taps Mana to Summon Magic: The Gathering Comics

BOOM! Studios has announced a new partnership, under license by Hasbro, Inc., with Wizards of the Coast LLC that adds Magic: The Gathering to their slate of fan-favorite properties. This historic beginning for the pop culture phenomenon launches with Magic, a new original comic book series from acclaimed writer Jed MacKay, artist Ig Guara, colorist Arianna Consonni, and letterer Ed Dukeshire, perfect for new readers and long time fans, available in April 2021.

Across the vast Multiverse, those gifted with a “spark” can tap into the raw power of Magic and travel across realms — they are Planeswalkers. When coordinated assassination attempts on Guildmasters Ral Zarek, Vraska, and Kaya rock the city of Ravnica and leave Jace Beleren’s life hanging in the balance, a fuse is lit that threatens not just these three Guilds, but the entire plane of Ravnica. Now these three must covertly infiltrate the wild plane of Zendikar and form a tenuous alliance to uncover why the targets of the assassins have all been Planeswalkers. . . which will lead them straight to one of the most enigmatic characters in Magic history!

Magic #1 features main cover art by acclaimed artist Matteo Scalera (Batman: White Knight Presents Harley Quinn) as well as variant cover art by Guara, InHyuk Lee, and Junggeun Yoon, and a set of Hidden Planeswalker variant covers by artists Miguel Mercado, Taj Tenfold, and Magdalena Pagowska featuring fan-favorite characters Liliana Vess, Kaya the Ghost Assassin, and Sorin Markov.

Fans can also pre-order the Magic Pack, a limited edition Collector’s Set of Magic#1 covers, featuring an exclusive Magic Pack variant by artist Mirka Andolfo, along with the Magic#1 main cover by Scalera, a randomly inserted Hidden Planeswalker variant cover, and the Black blank sketch cover, available in April 2021.

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 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

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

Get a First Look at The Expanse #2

BOOM! Studios has revealed today a first look at The Expanse #2, the latest issue of a new four-issue limited comic book series from writer Corinna Bechko, artist Alejandro Aragon, colorist Francesco Segala, and letterer Ed Dukeshire, which is set between Season 4 and the fifth season of the Amazon Prime Video hit television series, The Expanse, available in comic shops January 20, 2021.

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 features a main cover art by W. Scott Forbes, as well as variant cover art by Tigh Walker, and Jonas Scharf, and will be available January 20, 2021.


Comics Deserve Better Episode 20: Klaus by Grant Morrison, Dan Mora, and Ed Dukeshire

It’s the Comics Deserve Better Season 2 finale, the last episode of 2020, and Logan’s last episode as co-host/editor. Brian, Darci, and Logan get into the spirit of the holiday season and discuss Grant Morrison, Dan Mora, and Ed Dukeshire‘s “Santa Claus Year One” story, Klaus, its magical art, mythological themes, and how it fits into Morrison’s body of work. They also chat about various news items, including a couple of indie comics Humble Bundles you can support, Fantagraphics publishing its first translated-from-Polish comic, a new BOOM! series from Grant Morrison that isn’t Klaus, and Vault teasing their 2021 slate of creative teams. Other comics mentioned on the show are Overwatch-Tracer: London Calling, The Way of the House Husband, Barbalien: Red Planet, Gideon Falls, BL Metamorphosis, and Edgar Allan Poe’s Snifter of Blood. Have a great holiday, and we’ll see you in 2021! (Episode art by Dan Mora)

Get a First Look at Seven Secrets #6

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Seven Secrets #6, the latest issue of the highly praised new original comic book series from New York Times bestselling author Tom Taylor, artist Daniele Di Nicuolo, colorist Walter Baiamonte, and letterer Ed Dukeshire, introducing readers to seven powerful secrets—words, wonders, weapons, and worse—with the power to change the world.

To save The Order and everyone he loves, Caspar must leave everything he’s ever known behind. But even with his sacrifice, will Amon get his hands on the Secrets once and for all?

Seven Secrets #6 features main cover art by series artist Daniele di Nicuolo and variant covers art by acclaimed artists Jen Bartel, Miguel Mercado, and Matteo Scalera. It comes to shelves on January 13, 2021.

Seven Secrets #6

Preview: Angel Vol. 1 SC

Angel Vol. 1 SC

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Bryan Edward Hill
Artist: Gleb Melnikov
: Gabriel Cassata, Roman Titov
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
Cover Artists: Dan Panosian
Price: $16.99

BOOM! Studios, along with visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Marvel’s The Avengers), presents the shocking reimagining of the pop culture phenomenon ANGEL!

Angel walks the line between two worlds; a vampire cursed with a soul, he’s spent centuries battling back the forces that would destroy humanity, in an attempt to redeem himself for the crimes committed by the monster he was when he was first turned. But now, when the trail of the most recent demonic uprising takes him to Sunnydale, he realizes that the redemption he seeks can only come at a startling price.

As Angel gets closer to redemption, the full truth of his horrific past as Angelus will be revealed—and there may be no way to escape his darkest secret of all.

Written by Bryan Edward Hill (Detective Comics, Killmonger) with art from Gleb Melnikov (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), discover a brand new, modern take on one of the most iconic vampires in pop culture, perfect for fans and new readers alike!

Collects issues #0-4.

The Empty Man Comics Return with All-New Movie Edition Softcover Collection

The Empty Man Movie Edition

20th Century Studios and BOOM! Studios have announced that The Empty Man, based off the acclaimed graphic novels, will be available to own digitally and on Movies Anywhere beginning January 12, 2021, along with an all-new softcover collection set to arrive in comic stores, bookstores, and online in January 2021.

The Empty Man Movie Edition softcover collection comes from the superstar team of writer Cullen Bunn, artist Vanesa R. Del Rey, colorist Michael Garland, and letterer Ed Dukeshire. As the inspiration for the motion picture, The Empty Man Movie Edition will feature the haunting film poster as its new cover. To celebrate the film’s digital release, BOOM! Studios has made the entire debut issue of The Empty Man Movie Edition available to read for free on its website.

Directed by David Prior, this supernatural horror film centers on shocking events originating in a small Midwestern town. After the mysterious disappearance of a group of teenagers, James Lasombra (James Badge Dale), a troubled retired cop, is thrust into action to investigate. Following leads that may tie a secretive occult-minded group to a terrifying local legend, he soon realizes that his life — and the lives of those close to him — are in terrible danger. The screen story and screenplay is by David Prior.

In the world of The Empty Man comics, it’s been one year since the first reported case of the titular disease, and no drug has been able to slow its progress. The cause is unknown, and the symptoms include fits of rage, hideous hallucinations, and suicidal dementia, followed by death or a near lifeless, “empty” state of catatonia. As cults rise nationwide, the FBI and CDC enter a joint investigation of the Empty Man, racing against the clock to piece together clues to stop the cult and uncover a cure.

Get a First Look at Dune: House Atreides #3

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Dune: House Atreides #3, 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 are publishing in the fall the first of three graphic novel adaptations of Herbert’s original classic novel Dune.

Young Duncan Idado is given an ultimatum: escape or die. Meanwhile, Leto Atreides is introduced to the hyper-advanced city of Ix where  his future will be shaped in unimaginable ways. The Planetologist Pardot Kynes ventures into the plains of Dune, and makes a destiny-altering discovery. And Reverend Mother Gaius Mohiam confronts Baron Harkonnen with a proposition he can’t refuse…

Dune: House Atreides #3 features main cover art by Michael Walsh and variant cover art by Rod Reis. It comes to shelves December 23, 2020.

Dune: House Atreides #3
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