Saturday, July 11, 2009

Comic News: Boom Studios previews for July 15

Here what's upcoming from Boom Studios on July 15

Written by Darin Moiselle, Josh Lobis

Drawn by Sebastian Piriz

SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $3.99

Diamond Code: APR090733
Think working for a superhero is tough? Try working for an ex-superhero! Edge is disgraced and out of work. The only one who believes in him… is Jimmy Lohman - Edge’s much abused personal assistant. When Jimmy’s dedication leads him to the bottom of a superhero conspiracy that could render the entire city asunder, who’s the real hero now?


Written by Philip K. Dick
24 pgs, FC, (1 of 24), SRP: $3.99

Diamond Code: APR090725

THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE FILM BLADE RUNNER COMES TO BOOM with backmatter by Warren Ellis! Worldwide best-selling sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick’s award-winning DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? has been called “a masterpiece ahead of its time, even today” and served as the basis for the film BLADE RUNNER. BOOM! Studios is honored to present the complete novel transplanted into the comic book medium, mixing all new panel-to-panel continuity with the actual text from the novel in an innovative, ground-breaking 24-issue maxi-series experiment!


Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon,Keith DeCandido

Drawn by Neil Edwards
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $3.99

Diamond Code: MAY090737

Ka D’argo lives on — only in this pulse-pounding FARSCAPE mini-series set in continuity during season 3 between episodes “Revenging Angel” and “Fractures”! D’Argo once took his place to save him from torture but now General Sterikk desires to take on his Luxan brethren in a no-holds barred brawl! The pulse-pounding last issue.

Written by Mark Waid

Drawn by Marcio Takara

SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99

Diamond Code: APR090740
Legendary writer Mark Waid’s action-packed INCREDIBLES story concludes! Mr. Incredible discovers the shocking truth behind his recent loss of powers… and must defend his family against a shocking menace from the past! Features a Kirby-inspired incentive cover from Godland artist Tom Scioli!

POE #1

Written by J. Barton Mitchell

Drawn by Dean Kotz

Diamond Code (Cover A, B): MAY090723

24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99

Everyone knows that Poe created the detective genre, but did you know he was a detective himself? Finally the secret can be revealed for the first time! Enter the world of POE and follow the famous author of darkness as he tracks the killer of his brother’s friend. Supernatural adventure for fans of books like HELLBOY!
“Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” –Edgar Allan Poe


Written by Mark Waid

Drawn by Minck Oosterveer

SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 4), SRP: $3.99

Diamond Code: MAY090729

She has solved every mystery known to man. But there is one mystery that remains… UNKNOWN! Boarding a speeding train of horrors is the only way that Catherine and Doyle can find the next clue in their mystery of the afterlife. A new original mini-series from Mark (KINGDOM COME) Waid in the vein of RUSE with EXCALIBUR’s Minck Oosterveer.


Written by Mark Sable

Drawn by Julian Totino Tedesco

SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 5), SRP: $3.99

Diamond Code: MAY090730

Nobody believed novelist Alan Ripley when he revealed he created UNTHINKABLE terror scenarios for the government. Now the CIA doesn’t just believe him – they blame him. Can he survive interrogation in time to stop his next nightmare from coming true? Only writer Mark (TWO-FACE YEAR ONE, CYBORG) Sable and artist Julian Tedesco know for sure.


Written by Michael Alan Nelson

Drawn by Mat Santolouco

SC, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $15.99

ISBN: 1-934506-93-1

ISBN13: 978-1-934506-93-6

Diamond Code: APR090744

The Apocalypse is upon us! Since the beginning of the FALL OF CTHULHU storyline, readers have been anxiously awaiting the moment when all the tale’s threads begin to tie together into the ultimate war between gods and men. As of now, they wait no longer. Let the Apocalypse begin!

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