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Freelancers #1 Sells Out, Goes to Second Print

BOOM! Studios is proud to announce that Freelancers #1 has sold out and was sent to a second printing before its release on November 7th.  Comic book fans may still find copies at local comic shop near you.

Freelancers, the newest original series from BOOM! Studios, features a main story by writer Ian Brill and newcomer artist Joshua Covey and a special backup story by co-creators Matt Gagnon and Felipe Smith. The full debut issue of this series carries a cover price of only one dollar. Freelancers #1 second print will be available for order from Diamond Comic Distributors the second week of November.

Money Talks. Val and Cassie are two women trying to make it in L.A…who just happened to grow up in a Kung Fu Orphanage, and now make their way in the ultra-competitive world of bounty hunting . They’ve watched each others’ backs since they could stand, and those bonds are tested daily as they navigate a city where loyalty usually only runs as deep as one’s bank account. Val and Cassie take the most dangerous jobs, and watch as others bask in the glory. But now, as their former mentor becomes L.A.’s most wanted fugitive, Val and Cassie will fight through L.A.’s glitziest and grimiest hoods as they learn just what sacrifices are necessary to make Hollywood dreams come true.

Freelancers #1 second print ships with a must- have all new cover by Joshua Covey with a Diamond order code of SEP128234.

Preview – Freelancers #1

Freelancers #1

Written by Ian Brill
Art Joshua Covey
SC, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $1.00
COVER A: PHIL NOTO
COVER B: FELIPE SMITH
Diamond Code: AUG120900

Money Talks. Val and Cassie are two women trying to make it in L.A…who just happened to grow up in a Kung Fu Orphanage, and now make their way in the ultra-competitive world of bounty hunting . They’ve watched each others’ backs since they could stand, and those bonds are tested daily as they navigate a city where loyalty usually only runs as deep as one’s bank account. Val and Cassie take the most dangerous jobs, and watch as others bask in the glory. But now, as their former mentor becomes L.A.’s most wanted fugitive, Val and Cassie will fight through L.A.’s glitziest and grimiest hoods as they learn just what sacrifices are necessary to make Hollywood dreams come true.

Graphic Policy Radio With Guest Ian Brill

Yesterday we had writer Ian Brill on Graphic Policy Radio to discuss his new comic Dracula World Order and the discussion turned to self-publishing and Kickstarter.

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Graphic Policy Radio This Sunday With Special Guest Ian Brill

We’re on early this Sunday with special guest Ian Brill.  The former writer of Ducktales, Chip N’ Dale Rescue Rangers and Darkwing Duck will be launching his own self-published work, Dracula World Order.

Backed up with some top talent, the series is a new take on the Dracula mythos and hits limited shelves and digitally this coming Wednesday, June 13.

So, join us Sunday for a conversation with comic book writer Ian Brill in a special early episode of Graphic Policy Radio.

You can join in on the conversation by calling in at (619) 768-2952 or chatting with us on Twitter.

Dracula World Order – New original horror comic from Ian Brill, Tonci Zonjic, Rahsan Ekedal, Declan Shalvey, Gabriel Hardman

THE WORLD BLEEDS!
DRACULA WORLD ORDER IS HERE!
ALL STAR CAST OF ARTISTS JOIN WRITER IAN BRILL TO BRING DRACULA BACK TO LIFE
Tonci Zonjic, Rahsan Ekedal, Declan Shalvey, and Gabriel Hardman bring you Dracula like you’ve never seen him before!
Available in select retail stores and exclusively on comiXology

June 8th 2012 – Los Angeles – When Ian Brill set out to write a new vision of Dracula, he called on some of the greatest talents in comics to bring it to life —Tonci Zonjic (WHO IS JAKE ELLIS?), Rahsan Ekedal (ECHOES, SOLOMN KANE), Declan Shalvey (THUNDERBOLTS, 28 DAYS LATER), and Gabriel Hardman (HULK, BETRAYAL OF THE PLANET OF THE APES). This June 13th, comic fans everywhere can find DRACULA WORLD ORDER at select retailers across the North America and exclusively worldwide digitally on comiXology across their entire platform including iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire and the web.

Following in the foot steps of Sam Humphries’ OUR LOVE IS REAL and SACRIFICE, Ian Brill’s DRACULA WORLD ORDER is self-published by the author and is offered digitally on comiXology while at the same time a very limited 300 copy print run will be available from these retailers:

  • 4 Color Fantasies in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Beach Ball Comics in Anaheim, CA
  • The Beguiling in Toronto, Canada
  • Collector’s Paradise in Winnetka and Pasadena, CA
  • Comix Experience in San Francisco, CA
  • Desert Island in Brooklyn, NY
  • Laughing Ogre Comics in Lansdowne, VA, Fairfax, VA and Columbus, OH
  • Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, CA
  • Midtown Comics in New York City, NY
  • Speeding Bullet Comics in Norman, OK
  • It can also be purchased online from Things From Another World (http://www.tfaw.com).

Featuring an all star cast of today’s best artists and written by Ian Brill, DRACULA WORLD ORDER tells the story of how the greatest villain of all, Count Dracula, takes advantage of a world on the brink of economic collapse. In a world where the top 1% of the population are vampires, the rest of the human race are prisoners…or the 1%’s next meal. Dracula’s own son Alexandru leads the 99% in rebellion against the Vampire elite – in a battle that will leave you breathless.

Within four startling chapters Tonci Zonjic (WHO IS JAKE ELLIS?), Rahsan Ekedal (ECHOES, SOLOMN KANE), Declan Shalvey (THUNDERBOLTS, 28 DAYS LATER), and Gabriel Hardman (HULK, BETRAYAL OF THE PLANET OF THE APES) bring their amazing talents to Brill’s story. With Zonjic, Jordie Bellaire (BETRAYAL OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, FANTASTIC FOUR), and Stephen Downer (DRACULA: THE COMPANY OF MONSTERS, DRACULA THE UNCONQUERED) bring searing color art, with the amazing Josh Krach lettering the book. All of this under an amazing cover by Shalvey and Bellaire.

Advance praise for DRACULA WORLD ORDER:

“This would be incredibly cool even if it didn’t have some of my favorite artists working! Brill is making one of those books that get me excited about comics, and I would like to read a lot more of this. Read DWO and spread the word, this is the real deal!” says Jeff Parker, writer of HULK and THUNDERBOLTS.

Brill will be celebrating the release of DRACULA WORLD ORDER is dual signings on the release date.  He will be at Beach Ball Comics in Anaheim, CA from 12-2 and Collector’s Paradise in Winnetka, CA from 5-8.

Learn more at HTTP://WWW.DRACULAWORLDORDER.COM

Preview – Darkwing Duck/Ducktales: Dangerous Currency

DARKWING DUCK/DUCKTALES: DANGEROUS CURRENCY TPB

Written by Warren Spector & Ian Brill
Drawn by James Silvani & Jose Massaroli
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $14.99
COVER A: Leonel Castellani
COVER B: James Silvani
ISBN: 9781608862511
Diamond Code: JUL110961

The DARKWING DUCK/DUCKTALES crossover 20 years in the making is finally here! Somewhere in the shadows, a manipulative force has spread chaos throughout the cities of Duckburg and St. Canard and it’s caught the attention of their two most famous residents, the trailblazing tycoon Scrooge McDuck and the daring do-gooder Darkwing Duck! Can these two larger-than-life luminaries work together to discover the source of the mayhem, or will all be lost in the pursuit of “Dangerous Currency”? It’s the end of an era as we say our last goodbye to Disney at KABOOM! Don’t miss this landmark final trade paperback collection from the relationship that put kids comics back on the map!

Preview – Ducktales #6

DUCKTALES #6

Written by Warren Spector & Ian Brill
Drawn by James Silvani & Jose Massaroli
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: James Silvani
COVER B: James Silvani
Diamond Code: AUG110929

The DARKWING DUCK/DUCKTALES crossover event twenty years in the making heats up right here in Part 3 of “Dangerous Currency.” Following the events of DARKWING DUCK #17, Uncle Scrooge and Darkwing Duck discover the source of all the chaos in Duckburg and St. Canard. But will this less than dynamic duo be able to concentrate on the task at hand when skinflint Scrooge finds a way to turn a profit? Only EPIC MICKEY’s Warren Spector has the answers! Last DUCKTALES issue as KABOOM! says goodbye this month to Disney in a final epic story spanning DARKWING DUCK #17, DUCK TALES #6 and DARKWING DUCK #18 — all out this month!

Preview – Darkwing Duck #18

DARKWING DUCK #18

Written by Ian Brill
Drawn by James Silvani
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: James Silvani
COVER B: Sabrina Alberghetti
Diamond Code: AUG110926

The DARKWING DUCK/DUCKTALES crossover event twenty years in the making continues right here! Picking up from DUCKTALES #6, this issue marks Part 4 of “Dangerous Currency.” This is it fans — the last Disney single issue from KABOOM! has arrived. It’s the end of an era as we say goodbye to Disney at KABOOM! Don’t miss this landmark final issue from the relationship that put kids comics back on the map!

Preview – Darkwing Duck: Campaign Carnage Vol. 4

DARKWING DUCK: CAMPAIGN CARNAGE VOL. 4

Written by Ian Brill
Drawn by James Silvani
SC, 144pgs, FC, SRP: $16.99
ISBN: 9781608866434
Diamond Code: AUG110927

The Duck Knight has returned, he’s solved the Crisis on Infinite Darkwings, and he’s withstood the F.O.W.L. Disposition. With all these Darkwing epics in the bag, will the purple powerhouse of peace be able to deal with Campaign Carnage? It’s a super-powered stampede as waves and waves of brand new baddies pop up all over St. Canard, in the midst of a mayoral race you have to see to believe! How many more meta human menaces are gonna show up to crash Darkwing’s political party? You’ll have to read this volume to find out! Special Bonus Material: includes the DARKWING DUCK ANNUAL featuring a story by DARKWING DUCK creator Tad Stones himself!

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