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Seven Secrets Returns in April

BOOM! Studios has announced the return of the blockbuster series Seven Secrets on April 7, 2021 with issue #7, kicking off the next chapter 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, about the seven powerful secrets—words, wonders, weapons, and worse—with the power to change the world.

In this brand new chapter, another case has been opened, and with it, a new path revealed. Caspar and the remaining members of the Order have managed to escape to the world of Faerie… but are they truly safe? 

Seven Secrets #7 features main cover art by series artist Daniele di Nicuolo and variant cover art by acclaimed artists Bengal and Miguel Mercado.

Space Pirate Captain Harlock Sets Sale with Ablaze

Space Pirate Captain Harlock #1

Ablaze has announced that they will be presenting the next chapter in the Space Pirate Captain Harlock saga by legendary creator Leiji Matsumoto and artist Jérôme Alquié launching June 2021.

Set within the timeline of the original series, this brand-new Captain Harlock adventure marks the beginning of a new story arc. Planet Earth is threatened by an upcoming invasion by the Sylvidres and despite being banished as a pirate, Captain Harlock won’t give up trying to save the world. This time, the source of danger comes directly from Earth, not outer space. A team of scientists discovers a Sylvidres mausoleum where they find information about terrifying genetic manipulations and a destructive power capable of either providing the Sylvidres with immortality or putting an end to their civilization. The unprecedented cold spell hitting Earth might only be a taste of what this new enemy has in store…

Will Captain Harlock and his crew manage to solve this mystery and save the Earth from yet another menace?

Space Pirate Captain Harlock #1 will be on sale June 9, 2021 and will feature cover art by Jérôme Alquié, as well as all-new covers by Derrick Chew, Kendrick Lim, Leirix Li, Yanick Paquette, Miguel Mercado, and Andie Tong.

Magic #1 Taps Matteo Scalera for a Cover

BOOM! Studios has revealed today the main cover by acclaimed artist Matteo Scalera with colors by Moreno Dinisio for Magic #1, the premiere issue of the 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 on April 7, 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 variant cover art by series artist 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.

BOOM! Studios Announces Surprise Magic #1 Ashcan for March 2021

BOOM! Studios has revealed today a brand new first look at Magic #1, the premiere issue of -the 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 on April 7, 2021.

In response to the enthusiastic support and overwhelming demand from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios will provide each qualifying store with one copy of a surprise ashcan that previews the first issue and includes exclusive backmatter, available in stores on March 10, 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 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.

Magic #1

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.

Get a First Look at Orcs #1

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at the series launch of ORCS! #1, an all-new original six-issue comic book series, by cartoonist Christine Larsen, about a band of misfit Orcs who set off into the great, wide Known World in search of glory and gold but find that the real treasures were the friends they made along the way.

The Adventure Starts Here! Join Bog and his crew, who were banished from their Orc village by King Hrograhgah (it was a simple misunderstanding, involving an acorn-related prank!) and must now venture out into the world to seek their fortune and hopefully, one day, find their way back home again. Bog, Zep, Pez, Utzu and Gurh’s many adventures will find them entering the dreaded Eerieasallhel Forest, facing off against Trolls, Gnomes, squirrels and more, and even following in the footsteps of the legendary Orc hero, Dod One-Eye!

ORCS! #1 features a main cover art by series artist Christine Larsen, as well as variant cover art by Sweeney Boo and Miguel Mercado. It comes to store shelves on February 10, 2021.

ORCS! #1

Maria Llovet’s Eros/Psyche Comes to Ablaze in March

Ablaze has announced that they will be publishing creator Maria Llovet’s Eros/Psyche as a five-issue miniseries, with #1 shipping March 2021, each issue written, drawn, and colored by Llovet.

“The Rose” female boarding school is paradise for young girls…but only if you follow the rules. Because, if you disobey them, you can end up expelled, or even worse, dead.

Sara and Silje are two students learning the rules of the school, which includes classes by day…and the casting of curses and spells by night. A love develops between the two, which is tender, but threatens to break under the weight of the dark secret society within The Rose.

Acclaimed creator Maria Llovet (Faithless, Heartbeat, Loud) brings a surreal, bewitching tale of love, magic, and tragedy in Eros/Psyche.

Maria Llovet’s Eros/Psyche #1 will be solicited in the January 2021 issue of Diamond Previews for March 2021 shipping items with an on-sale date of 3/17/21. The first issue features cover art by Maria Llovet, Mirka Andolfo, Miguel Mercado, and Sabine Rich.

Eros/Psyche #1

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

Get a First Look at Mega Man: Fully Charged #5

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Mega Man: Fully Charged #5, part of the six-issue comic book series from Mega Man: Fully Charged television series writers A.J. Marchisello and Marcus Rinehart, along with artist Stefano Simeone and acclaimed comics creators and TV/film executive producers, creators, and writers, Man of Action Entertainment.

Mega Man is betrayed and defeated by the last person he expected. Now, there’s just one more chance to save Silicon City and the people he loves most – can Mega Man go FULLY CHARGED one more time?

Mega Man: Fully Charged #5 features main cover art by Toni Infante, as well as variant cover art by artist Miguel Mercado, and Alex Garner are scheduled to be available on December 16, 2020.

MEGA MAN: FULLY CHARGED #5

Preview: Firefly: Watch How I Soar

Firefly: Watch How I Soar

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Miguel Mercado
In Shops: Nov 25, 2020
SRP: $19.99

Return to the critically-acclaimed world of Joss Whedon’s Firefly and Serenity, in an all new graphic novel spotlighting Hoban “Wash” Washburne, pilot of the spaceship Serenity… who has just realized he’s about to die.

As Wash’s life flashes before him, he revisits untold moments in his life, from growing up on a planet ravaged by pollution, to meeting the woman of his dreams in Zoe.

And in those final moments, Wash will reach out to connect with a surprising someone he never thought possible to meet…proving that some bonds transcend our mortal coils.

With five original short stories from superstar creative teams, learn the untold past, present, and maybe even future of the best pilot in the ‘Verse – Hoban “Wash” Washburne.

Firefly: Watch How I Soar
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