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Adventure Time/Regular Show Crossover Coming From BOOM! Studios!

Adventure Time/Regular Show #1 Connecting Main Cover A by Phil Murphy

BOOM! Studios has announced the first crossover between two epically popular Cartoon Network shows: Adventure Time and Regular Show. The first issue of the six-issue crossover will be in comics shops in August.

When a powerful new villain threatens to conquer Adventure Time’s Ooo, Princess Bubblegum sends Finn and Jake on a desperate quest to find The Power that can save the land—a power that Skips from Regular Show just happens to be hiding!

Finn and Jake’s arrival only exacerbates an existing tension between Mordecai and Rigby, and the trip back to Ooo threatens to tear two sets of bros apart…forever.

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The Jim Henson Company Renews Licensing Agreements With BOOM! Studios!

The Dark Crystal:Creation Myths Vol. 1 – SC Cover by Brian Froud – Courtesy of BOOM! Studios

The quality of its award-winning, bestselling titles for classic brands like The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, Fraggle Rock and The Storyteller have earned BOOM! Studios renewed licensing agreement for those brands by The Jim Henson Company.

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Dark Horse and Nelvana Partner for Mysticons Graphic Novels!

Nelvana’s (Delta State, Beyblade: Metal Fusion) animated series Mysticons hasn’t even premiered on TV yet, but it’s already becoming a series of graphic novels from Dark Horse.

The series  follows the epic tale of four unexpected heroes who transform into legendary warriors and undertake a mythic quest to save the world – and the graphic novels will follow suit.

The Mysticons graphic novels will be edited by Shantel LaRocque (Hellboy, B.P.R.D., Kabuki) and are set to be released beginning in Summer 2018.

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Mech Cadet Yu – Making a Hero Out of the Wrong Kid!

Mech Cadet Yu #1 Main Cover by Takeshi Miyazawa – Courtesy of BOOM! Studios

Once a year, giant robots from outer space come to Earth and bond with young cadets from the elite Sky Corps Academy to defend the world from the terrifying aliens known as the Sharg. It’s a great honor to be chosen, but this year…well, the wrong kid was picked.

That’s the premise of BOOM! Studios’ new series Mech Cadet Yu, which follows Stanford Yu – that wrong kid.

The series is by Greg Pak (Totally Awesome Hulk) and Takeshi Miyazawa (Ms. Marvel, Runaways). The first issue will in comics shops in August.

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Dark Horse and Blizzard Entertainment To Release The Art of Overwatch, Overwatch Anthology!

Dark Horse and Blizzard Entertainment are teaming up to send in the cavalry with The Art of Overwatch and Overwatch Anthology.

The Art of Overwatch is a deep dive into the creation of the game that won over 100 ‘Game of the Year’ awards. There will also be a limited edition that comes packaged in a beautiful clamshell box with magnetic clasps and includes an acetate slipcover featuring one of the game’s most iconic heroes, Tracer. The book also comes with two portfolios containing a total of three prints chosen by the Overwatch team.

Overwatch Antholgy is a hardcover collection of the first twelve issues of Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch comics, written and illustrated by a creative team including Matt Burns, Michael Chu, Robert Brooks, Micky Neilson, Nesskain, Bengal, and more.

The Art of Overwatch/The Art of Overwatch Limited Edition will be in store on October 24th. Overwatch Anthology will be in stores on October 10th.

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Intriguing Trailer: Valiant’s Secret Weapons!

SECRET WEAPONS #1 (of 4) – Cover A by Raul Allen

Valiant’s summer blockbuster four-issue limited series, Secret Weapons, has a trailer – it looks intriguing (what we see of it between full-screen blurbs).

Secret Weapons #1 will be in comics shops on June 28th.

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Bane Creator Makes Zenescope Debut on Van Helsing vs. The Werewolf!

Chuck Dixon – creator of Batman’s foe Bane – will be writing Zenescope’s next Van Helsing miniseries, Van Helsing vs. The Werewolf.

Liesel Van Helsing, daughter of famed vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing and the world’s greatest steampunk vampire hunter must travel the globe to find The Sword of Heaven – the only weapon that might possibly stop one of the most dangerous enemies she has ever faced.

Van Helsing vs. The Werewolf #1 is set to be in comic stores everywhere July 5th.  The final order cutoff deadline for retailers is June 12th.

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Dark Horse and 343 Industries Schedule Halo®: Rise of Atriox Anthology Series!

Dark Horse and 343 Industries are set to release a new anthology series based on Halo Wars 2. Halo Wars 2, 343 Industries’ real-time strategy video game, introduces a new ruthless villain, Atriox.

Atriox is a fearsome warrior who rose to power by his charismatic personality and talent for shrewd strategic planning honed during his time serving as a member of the Covenant.

The first issue of Halo: Rise of Atriox goes on sale August 2, 2017, and is available for preorder on DarkHorse.com!

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BOOM! Studios Names Creative Team for Kurt Sutter’s Sisters of Sorrow!

Sisters of Sorrow #1 Main Cover by Jae Lee

By day, Dominique, Greta, Misha, and Sarah run a nonprofit women’s shelter. At night, they each don a nun’s habit and move through Los Angeles hunting down violent abusers who have escaped justice.

Their increasingly public vigilantism has earned them the nickname Sisters of Sorrow, and has drawn the ire of L.A.’s notorious anti-crime task force.

Launching in July, Bram Stoker Award-nominated novelist Courtney Alameda (Shutter) and breakthrough artist Hyeonjin Kim join Sutter for a revenge story he describes as, “Nuns with guns.”

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Z2 Comics’ Free Comic Books Day Edition Comes With Music!

Readers who pick up a copy of Z2 Comics’ Free Comic Book Day release, The Ballad of Frank Bonisteel, will receve a very cool extra: the Leadbelly blues classic In the Pines as performed by Robert Finley and Dan Auerbach.

On May 6th, each person who picks up a copy of The Ballad of Frank Bonisteel will also receive a link for a free download of In the Pines.

The FCBD edition is a preview of the highly anticipated rock ‘n’ roll noir graphic novel from Gabe Soria (Life Sucks ) and Warren Pleese (Incognegro) which is now available for pre-order.

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Dark Horse To Release 21st Century Arthurian Graphic Novel!

The 21st century incarnation of King Arthur is a woman who lives in Portland, Oregon!

Rani Arturus, a chess prodigy with no plans to be a leader of any sort, let alone QUEEN. After she pulls the legendary sword Excalibur from the stone . . . well, no backsies.

Now she’s faced with defending the Earth from the Fae. Oops!

The Once and Future Queen collects the  critically acclaimed twenty-first-century King Arthur adventure from the dream team of Amelia Cole—Adam P. Knave (This Starry Deep), D.J. Kirkbride (Never Ending), Nick Brokenshire (2000 AD), and Frank Cvetkovic (Artful Daggers). The trade paperback arrives November 1, 2017, and is currently available for preorder on DarkHorse.com, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble

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