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Review: Bolivar

Bolivar is a beloved graphic novel by Sean Rubin and published by the BOOM! Studios imprint Archaia that follows a young girl who attempts to find out more about her next door neighbor Bolivar, who’s also a dinosaur.

Out for a few years now, the graphic novel is now available in softcover. If you missed the original release, now’s a perfect time to get it and see what you missed with this modern classic.

Story: Sean Rubin
Art: Sean Rubin

Get your copy in comic shops today. 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:
Hardcover
Softcover
Kindle
comiXology

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Preview: Bolivar SC

Bolivar SC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Sean Rubin
Artist: Sean Rubin
Cover Artist: Sean Rubin
Price: $14.99

Meet the dinosaur next door in Sean Rubin’s debut graphic novel, and explore this love letter to New York City in an all-ages adventure perfect for anyone who’s ever felt out of place.
Sybil knows that there is something off about her next-door neighbor, but she can’t seem to get anyone to believe her. Everyone is so busy going about their days in the busy streets of New York City that they don’t notice Bolivar. They don’t notice his odd height, his tiny arms, or his long tail. No one but Sybil sees that Bolivar is a dinosaur!

Bolivar SC

Review: Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure

Bolivar is back and he’s taking a tour of New York City’s food to find out what he’s missing. Join Bolivar and Sybil in this graphic novel/activity book where you can not only enjoy the story but have to find some of what NYC is known for within the art.

Story: Sean Rubin
Art: Sean Rubin

Get your copy in comic shops now and book stores on November 12! 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
TFAW

BOOM! Studios provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review
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Preview: Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure HC

Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure HC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer:  Sean Rubin
Artist: Sean Rubin
Cover Artist: Sean Rubin
Price: $14.99

Revisit the dinosaur next door in the stunning followup to Sean Rubin’s Eisner Award-nominated book Bolivar. 

Bolivar is a dinosaur living in New York City, but that isn’t what Sybil is worried about. No, Sybil is much more worried about the fact that her neighbor only likes corned beef sandwiches! He’s been missing out on one of the great attributes of New York City and its rich communities—delicacies from around the world! Knishes! Falafel! Dim Sum! And it wouldn’t be a story in the Big Apple without pizza . . .

Explore the five boroughs: Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island, and Manhattan in this lushly illustrated Discovery Adventure™ from Eisner-nominated cartoonist Sean Rubin where kids and parents alike search for their favorite foods, and find other sites unique to one of the greatest cities in the world!

Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure HC

Bolivar Returns this November with Bolivar Eats New York

BOOM! Studios has announced Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure, a new original graphic novel arriving in stores November 2019 from Bolivar creator Sean Rubin.

Debuting in 2017, Bolivar introduced readers to a dinosaur that lives in New York City—and his young neighbor Sybil who tries to tell everyone about him. The original graphic novel earned universal acclaim including numerous nominations and awards.

In Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure, Sybil learns that Bolivar only likes corned beef sandwiches, so she informs him that he’s been missing out on one of the great attributes of New York City and its rich communities–delicacies from around the world! Knishes! Falafel! Dim Sum! And it wouldn’t be a story in the Big Apple without pizza! Explore the five boroughs: Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Staten Island, and Manhattan in this lushly illustrated Discovery Adventure where kids and parents alike search for their favorite foods, and find other sites unique to one of the greatest cities in the world!

Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure  will be available for sale in November 2019.

Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure

BOOM! is Heading to Baltimore Comic Con 2018 with Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Convention Exclusives

BOOM! Studios announced today it will return to Baltimore Comic-Con, to be held at the Baltimore Convention Center from September 28-30.

The publisher will once again occupy booth #2001, bringing with them special guests including Marguerite Bennett along with 2018 Eisner Award-nominated creators Sean Rubin and Phillip Kennedy Johnson who will be signing at the booth throughout the weekend.

Two new exclusive variant covers will also debut at the convention, including Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #31 Convention Exclusive by French Carlomagno, priced at $20.00 and limited to 250 units and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Shattered Grid #1 Convention Exclusive by French Carlomagno, priced at $20.00 and limited to 250 units.

BOOM! Studios is also sponsoring the 2nd Annual Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards, colloquially known as the Ringo Awards. Top honors will be announced at an awards ceremony on Saturday, September 29, 2018 as part of the Baltimore Comic-Con. The publisher has 7 nominations this year.

Holiday Gift Guide: Bolivar

Sybil knows that there is something off about her next-door neighbor, but she can’t seem to get anyone to believe her. Everyone is so busy going about their days in the busy streets of New York City that they don’t notice Bolivar. They don’t notice his odd height, his tiny arms, or his long tail. No one but Sybil sees that Bolivar is a dinosaur!

Written by and art by Sean Rubin, Bolivar is a graphic novel published by Archaia and BOOM! Studios.

A cute story with amazing art both kids and adults alike will find something to enjoy about the series.

Definitely one to get this holiday season for yourself or as a gift.

Amazon/Kindle/comiXology

 

 

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Preview: Bolivar HC

Bolivar HC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Sean Rubin
Artist: Sean Rubin
Cover Artist: Sean Rubin
Price: $29.99

Meet the dinosaur next door in Sean Rubin’s debut graphic novel, and explore this love letter to New York City in an all-ages adventure perfect for anyone who’s ever felt out of place.
Sybil knows that there is something off about her next-door neighbor, but she can’t seem to get anyone to believe her. Everyone is so busy going about their days in the busy streets of New York City that they don’t notice Bolivar. They don’t notice his odd height, his tiny arms, or his long tail. No one but Sybil sees that Bolivar is a dinosaur!

Baltimore Comic Con 2017: Sean Rubin Discusses Bolivar

Sybil knows that there is something off about her next door neighbor, but she can’t seem to get anyone to believe her. Everyone is so busy going about their days in the busy streets of New York City that they don’t notice Bolivar. They don’t notice his odd height, his tiny arms, or his long tail. No one but Sybil sees that Bolivar is a dinosaur.

At Baltimore Comic Con 2017, I got a chance to talk to writer and artist Sean Rubin about his new graphic novel Bolivar being published by BOOM! Studios and Archaia.

The graphic novel is available digitally and in comic stores November 15 and in book stores November 28.

You can order it now!

 

 

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Preview: Mouse Guard, Labyrinth, and Other Stories

Mouse Guard, Labyrinth, and Other Stories

Written by David Petersen, Royden Lepp, Adam Smith, Sean Rubin, Tom Hammock, and Ramón K. Pérez
Illustrated by David Petersen, Royden Lepp, Kyla Vanderklugt, Sean Rubin, Megan Hutchison, and Ramón K. Pérez

Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios, once more offers a hardcover book for Free Comic Book Day, featuring a collection of original short stories, including: Mouse Guard: The Tale of the Axe Trio by David Petersen; Rust: Day 23 by Royden Lepp; Labyrinth: Rock Solid Friendship by Adam Smith and Kyla Vanderklugt; Bolivar: The Golden Door by Sean Rubin; Will O’ the Wisp: Missy’s Night Out by Tom Hammock and Megan Hutchison; and Farscape: Backyard Barbecue by Ramón K. Pérez!

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