BOOM! Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products have announced a four-issue limited series – War for the Planet of the Apes – that will serve as a bridge between Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and 20th’s War for the Planet of the Apes.
Written by David F. Walker (Power Man and Iron Fist) and illustrated by Jonas Scharf (Warlords of Appalachia), War of the Planet of the Apes #1 will be in comics shops on July 12th.
‘Fighting evil is hard, but surviving high school may be even harder!’
That’s the tagline for a new Power Rangers title – Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers – from Saban Brands and BOOM! Studios.
Written by Ryan Parrott (Star Trek: Starfleet Academy) and illustrated by Dan Mora (WWE, Klaus), Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers is set after the first episode of “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” and centers around Jason, Kimberly, Zack, Trini, and Billy as they navigate high school, just days after receiving their superhero abilities. The story delves into their lives of saving the world while juggling history tests, dating and after-school jobs.
Saban’s Go Go Powers #1 will be in comics shops in July. An alternate cover gallery (double click to embiggen) follows.
Buffy the Vampire alumna Amber Benson – aka Tara McClay – is writing a comic book follow up to the Alicia Silverstone movie Clueless with art by Adventure Time’s Siobhan Keenan.
It’s senior year at Bronson Alcott High School, and Cher, Dionne, and Tai find themselves in a bit of an existential crisis: Where are they meant to go, and what are they meant to DO after high school? Luckily they have all year—and each other’s help—to figure it out!
Aline Brosh McKenna, co-creator of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Eisner-winning artist Ramón K. Pérez are updating Charlotte Brontë’s classic, Jane Eyre, for BOOM studios’ imprint Archaia.
Jane will tell the story of a girl from a small fishing town who goes to art school in the big city. Needing money, she takes a job as nanny for a young girl named Adele – but finds herself falling for the girl’s father.
Fresh off the Boat’s Haung family is about to be immortalized in four-color.
The family from ABC’s hit comedy make their debut in BOOM! Studio’s special issue for Free Comic Book Day: Fresh off the Boat Presents: Legion of Dope-itude Featuring Lazy-Boy!
Award-winning writer Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, New Super-Man) and artist Jorge Corona (Feathers, Teen Titans Go!) bring the stars of the pioneering hit television series to life in comic book form for the very first time… with a super-powered twist – expanding on an upcoming episode of the series!
Look for the Fresh of the Boat Presents: Legion of Dope-itude Featuring Lazy-Boy in comics shops on Free Comic Book Day, Saturday, May 6th.
BOOM! Studios will be publishing Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Tales, a children’s book from its Arachaia imprint, this summer.
The graphic novel will delve deep into the Skeksis-ruled land of Thra in a beautiful look at some of Jim Henson and Brian Froud’s finest creations from writer/artist Cory Godbey.
“The themes woven within The Dark Crystal have never been more important for children or the parents of those children to hear,” said Godbey. “As the UrSkek tells Jen, ‘…we all are a part of each other.'”
As of today, fans of BOOM! Studios books and comics will be able to access their favorite titles on the go via the BOOM! Studios App – available now on iTunes and coming soon to google Play.
In partnership with the innovative mobile-comics platform Madefire, using their Motion Book Publisher service, BOOM! Studios is the newest standalone app to feature BOOM!’s acclaimed library of acclaimed comics from all four imprints – BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia – along with day-and-date major releases, including today’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #11 and WWE #1. The app is free to download and titles will be available to purchase at their printed cover price on the day of release with older issues, original graphic novels, and collections available at a reduced price.
Saban’s Power Rangers opens in theaters on March 24, 2017. Five days later, BOOM! Studios and Saban Brands will release Aftershock, a graphic novel that follows the events of the film.
Saban’s Power Rangers: Aftershock will feature two covers – a movie cover (above) and a cover by Greg Smallwood (Moon Knight). Both can be pre-ordered but the version with the Smallwood cover will only be available through comics shops.
Kurt Sutter, creator of FX hit series Sons of Anarchy and BOOM! Studios miniseries Lucas Stand, has created a new title for the publisher: Sisters of Sorrow.
“I’ve been wanting to create a mythology around kick-ass female characters—and in this current sociopolitical climate, it seems more important than ever,” said Sutter. “SISTERS OF SORROW is the story of four women, all victims of violent crimes, who unite to exact revenge on their perpetrators.”
Sisters of Sorrow is slated to make its debut in July 2017 at San Diego Comic-Con International. For further details, read on.