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Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, and David Rubín Present Cosmic Detective on Kickstarter

Cosmic Detective

For over two years bestselling writers Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, and artist David Rubín have worked in secret on an all-new, original graphic novel. The book, titled Cosmic Detective, is an epic science fiction mystery that asks: when a God is murdered, who solves the crime?

You can back the graphic novel now on Kickstarter.

In Cosmic Detective, a God is found dead. Foul play is suspected. But who investigates the murder of a god? Not just anyone, that’s for damn sure. Enter our Detective. He’s got a wife, a kid, and a seemingly normal day job as a private eye. But for years, he’s been working for a secret underground cabal of shadowy figures, an organization committed to an uneasy alliance with cosmic forces beyond our imagining.

In Cosmic Detective, the murder of the god threatens to unhinge the gods and tear apart the very fabric of our reality. Only our detective stands in the way of utter destruction. But will the mystery he uncovers be worse than the disaster he’s trying to avert? And will his mind crack under the revelations he’s about to uncover before he can do anything about it?

Cosmic Detective will be presented in an oversized, deluxe format hardcover (8 ¾ x 11/58”), offering readers an immersive experience, with full-color art and multiple bombastic gatefold pages of art and story. This Kickstarter exclusive edition will include features that will not be available anywhere else after the Kickstarter is over – including exclusive art made specifically for this limited-edition volume. The Cosmic Detective playing cards are also a Kickstarter exclusive.

Tell Comic Shops You Want a Bad Idea Sent You. Pre-Order

Don’t want to miss out on ENIAC from Bad Idea? The publisher is here to help! As part of their ongoing support for comic shops and to make sure they can hit the ground running once the COVID-19 pandemic has passed, Bad Idea has developed an exclusive pre-order portal for the release of ENIAC #1 by Matt Kindt and Doug Braithwaite.

Reserve your copy directly from a Bad Idea Destination Store by following these three simple steps:

  • Visit WhereIsBadIdea.com (or click the PRE-ORDER tab at BadIdeaCorp.com) to locate your nearest Bad Idea Destination Store.
  • Submit the requested contact info, and they’ll let the store know, so that they can be in touch closer to the release.
  • Once the rescheduled release date for ENIAC #1 has been announced, your store will get in touch with you to finalize the details of your pre-order.
Bad Idea pre-order site

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

Preview: Bang! #2

Bang! #2

(W) Matt Kindt (A/CA) Wilfredo Torres
In Shops: Mar 18, 2020
SRP: $3.99

A constant stream of terrorist attacks follows John Shaw, and the only thing that keeps him one step ahead is a collection of power-giving inhalers and a hatred of shoes.

When he’s once again caught in the middle of a terrorist plot, Shaw finds that these random attacks may not be so random-and the fabric of reality may be at stake.

Bang! #2

Review: Bloodshot: Definitive Edition

Want to know what inspired the Bloodshot film starring Vin Diesel? Bloodshot: Definitive Edition has you covered collecting issues #0-13!

Story: Duane Swierczynski, Matt Kindt
Art: Manuel Garcia, Arturo Lozzi, Barry Kitson, Matthew Clark, Matt Ryan, Stefano Gaudiano, Mark Pennington, Clayton Crain, ChrisCross
Color: Ian Hannin, Moose Baumann, Brian Reber, Chris Sotomayor
Letterer: Rob Steen, Dave Sharpe

Get your copy in comic shops and bookstores! To find a comic shop near you, visit http://www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

Amazon
Kindle/comiXology

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Your First Look at Matt Kindt and Matt Smith’s Folklords #5

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Folklords #5, the final issue of an all-new original five-issue series from Eisner Award-nominated writer Matt Kindt, acclaimed artist Matt Smith, colorist Chris O’Halloran, and letterer Jim Campbell, about a young man whose forbidden quest reveals the shocking truth about his world and turns everything he ever knew upside down, available on March 25, 2020.

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 the future of their entire world?

Folklords #5 features main cover art by series artist Smith as well as variant cover art by Jeff Smith, creator of the bestselling worldwide phenomenon, Bone.

Folklords #5

Bang! #1 Gets a 3rd Printing

The debut issue of the hit comic book series BANG! by writer Matt Kindt, artist Wilfredo Torres, colorist Nayoung Kim, and letterer Nate Piekos is going back to press for a third printing, featuring an all new cover by acclaimed artist David Rubín.

The first printing of BANG! #1 sold out ahead of publication, following widespread press attention and endorsements from Keanu Reeves and some of the comic book industry’s most respected writers and artists. Following the sell out of the second printing, a third printing of BANG! will go on sale from Dark Horse Comics on April 1, 2020. Orders close for the third printing cover on March 9th, 2020.

Bang! #1

Preview: Grass Kings Vol. 3 SC

Grass Kings Vol. 3 SC

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Tyler & Hilary Jenkins
Price: $17.99
Cover Artist: Tyler Jenkins

The final chapter for the Grass Kings is here, as the illegal trailer park kingdom wards off attacks from both outwards and within. To defend their kingdom, the three brothers must find a way to put their differences aside and defend the sacred land that’s been passed down through generations.

From the lauded creative team of New York Times bestselling author Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT) and illustrators Tyler & Hilary Jenkins (Peter Panzerfaust), Grass Kings Volume Three concludes the multiple Eisner Award-nominated rural mystery series that examines the lengths man will go to protect their own.

Collects issues #9-12.

Grass Kings Vol. 3 SC

Preview: Folklords #4

Folklords #4

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Matt Smith
Colorist: Chris O’Halloran
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist: Matt Smith
Price: $3.99

Ansel and his new ally Ugly begin to make their way to the Library Branch of Banned Books—and one step closer to the Folklords. But the Library is full of twists and turns they’ll never expect…and the closer they get, the harder it is for them to pin down where Ansel’s story is going to end…

Folklords #4

Bad Idea Expands its Idea of Stores to 50 on Launch

Bad Idea seems to have a very good idea going for them. Announced at ComicsPRO, the upstart comic publisher is expanding its first wave of participating retailers from the initial 20 to 50 stores. It begins with ENIAC #1 from Matt Kindt and Doug Braithwaite in May 2020.

Bad Idea has also announced at ComicsPRO that they’ll be opening registration to every participating ComicsPRO memberwho will be able to enroll on-site to become a Bad Idea Destination Store beginning today during the company’s conference roundtable sessions. Additionally, all participating Bad Idea Destination Store retailer accounts will also be offered a 60% discount and free shipping on all orders.

In order to qualify for participation, each Bad Idea Destination Store must agree to a stringent set of rules and criteria that include:

  • prominent in-store placement for Bad Idea comics
  • some truly galling and gauche promotional displays
  • and strictly enforced “limit one per customer,” street date, pre-order, pricing, and minimum/maximum order and allocation policies for all Bad Idea releases.

Failure to comply with the spirit and/or letter of the rules will result in removal from the program and a well-deserved shaming from your friends, family members, and professional colleagues.

In the event that Bad Idea’s list of approved wave one applicants exceeds 50 stores, retailers may be assigned to the next available wave of admissions. Bad Idea will be working overtime to service each and every one of its trusted retail partners and regularly admitting new stores to the program on a rolling basis. 

That means that each time a new retailer comes on board as a Bad Idea Destination Store anywhere in the world, they’ll be able to access every prior BAD IDEA release in very limited quantities, so, that way the store can start at the beginning.

Non-ComicPRO retailers who wish to participate can continue to email Bad Idea’s customer service team at hello@badideacorp.com

Bad Idea will be kicking things off on May 6th, 2020 with the historic debut of ENIAC #1 –  the monumental, 40-page first issue of Bad Idea’s prestige-format premiere from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt, artistic powerhouse Doug Braithwaite, colorist Diego Rodriguez, and Harvey Award-nominated cover artist Lewis LaRosa.

Eniac #1
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