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BOOM! Studios Promotes Mech Cadet Yu To Ongoing Series!

#1 Main Cover by Takeshi Miyazawa – Courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

The combination of a first week sell out of its first issue and rave reviews has persuaded BOOM! Studios to promote Mech Cadet Yu from limited to ongoing series.

The series follows janitor Stanford Yu who unintentionally bonds with a giant robot from outer and is chosen to join the ranks of the mech cadets at Sky Corps Academy.

Mech Cadet Yu is available in comics shops and through the BOOM! Studios webstore.

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BOOM! Studios and Barnes & Noble Set Nationwide SLAM! Events!

SLAM! Vol. 1 cover/Courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

BOOM! Studios is teaming up with Barnes & Noble to unite the communities of comics and roller derby with a fan event for SLAM! Vol. 1 by Pamela Ribon and Veronica Fish. At 10 fan events across the country, fans of both comics and derby are welcome to meet and greet their local leagues to learn more about the hard-hitting sport and engage with the community.

Pamela Ribon will be joined by the LA Derby Dolls and San Fernando Valley Roller Derby leagues on August 20th at 4 PM at the Barnes & Noble at The Grove to sign copies of SLAM! Vol. 1, as well as answer questions from fans in addition to the league meet-and-greet.

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En Garde! New BOOM! Studios Title Fence Buckles a Little High School Swash!

Fence #1 Main Cover by Johanna The Mad/Courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

Bestselling novelist C.S. Pacat (Captive Prince) and popular online sensation Johanna The Mad have teamed up to create Fence – a new series for BOOM! Studios.

Fence brings together the worlds of teen soap opera with the adrenaline rush of competitive fencing, an exciting journey of self-discovery that challenges readers with one simple phrase: En garde!

Fence will be released under the BOOM! Box imprint and its first issue will be in comics shops in November.

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Giant Days 2017 Special Arriving In Time for the Holidays!

Giant Days 2017 Special Cover by Jenn St-Onge

BOOM! Studios’ multiple award-nominated series, Giant Days will pay homage (sort of) to the films of Richard Curtis, the Bridget Jones movies and the fictionalized London-as-written-for-Americans in the Giant Days 2017 Special which is set to premiere in November.

When Esther is invited to stay with her friend and mentor, Shelley Winters—who is less a mentor and more utterly mental—she brings Daisy and Susan with her.

The Giant Days 2017 Special is written by series John Allison, with art by Jem & the Misfits  artist Jenn St-Onge.

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BOOM !Studios and WWE Announce WWE Survivor Series 2017 Special

WWE Survivor Series 2017 Special Main Cover by Rahzzah

BOOM! Studios and WWE announce the WWE Survivor Series 2017 Special – an oversized, stand-alone issue that features several short stories tied to key matches from the storied history of WWE, including the Brock Lesnar and Goldberg showdown in 2016 that was 12 years in the making; the 2016 Team Raw vs. Team Smackdown Women’s Elimination match; and perhaps the most controversial (and infamous) match in WWE history—1997’s Montreal Screwjob.

WWE Survivor Series 2017 Special will be in comics shops in November.

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BOOM! Studios Launching Multimedia Graphic Novel Experience Bad Mask!

The contents of the Bak Mask box – art by John chad/Courtesy of BOOM! Studios

BOOM! Studios is launching the first multimedia Graphic novel experience with Bad Mask – a superhero title that is told through comics, trading cards, newspapers, magazines and more.

Bad Mask is about an organization of super-powered terrorists that want to take over the world; Metal Metro, the robot that stands in their way; and one young Bad Mask agent’s quest to destroy Metal Metro,” explains Chad.

Bad Mask will be published under the BOOM Box imprint (home to Lumberjanes, Giant Days and The Backstagers). It will be in comics shops and book stores in November.

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BOOM! Studios and 20th Century Fox To Bring Kong and Planet of the Apes Together!

Kong on the Planet of the Apes #1 Main Cover by Mike Huddleston – Art courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

It’s the most natural crossover idea ever – taking Kong to the Planet of the Apes.

BOOM! Studios, DeVito Artworks, and Twentieth Century Consumer Products Announce Kong on the Planet of the Apes – a six-issue series written by Ryan Ferrier, with art by Carlos Magno.

Following the events of the first Planet of the Apes film (1968), Dr. Zaius and General Ursus lead a small group of soldiers to the Forbidden Zone to destroy any remaining evidence of Taylor’s time among them. To their surprise, they discover… a KONG!

Kong on Planet of the Apes #1 will be in comics shops in November.

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Original Wet Hot American Summer Graphic Novel Coming from BOOM! Studios!

Wet Hot American Summer – Cover by Joe Quinones/Courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

BOOM! Studios will release an original Wet Hot American Summer graphic novel in June, 2018.

The graphic novel is set in between the original movie and the Netflix prequel series and features a cover by Joe Quinones.

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Road To San Diego Day 10: nWay and BOOM! Studios Announce Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Comic Characters Go Video Game!

For the final day on the road to San Diego Comic-Con 2017, BOOM! Studios and synchronous multiplayer fighting game developer nWay announce Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic characters Lord Drakkon and Black Dragon are coming to video games in Power Rangers: Legacy Wars.

Also announced were requested tweaks to Challenge Mode and Talents System.

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 takes place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, during the weekend of July 19 – July 23.

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Road to San Diego Day 9: BOOM! Stoudios Announces Jim Henson’s Laybrinth 2017 Special!

Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special Main Cover by Derek Kirk Kim – Courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

BOOM! Studios, in partnership with The Jim Henson Company, has announced the Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special, on sale in November.

The Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special is a collection of short stories from the world of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth and will feature the work of many acclaimed creators including:  Jeff Stokely, Roger Langridge, Adam Smith, Katie Cook, Ryan Sook, Derek Kirk Kim, and more.

The Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special comes from BOOM! Studios’ Archaia imprint.

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Road to San Diego Day 8: BOOM! Studios and Nickelodeon Announce Partnership!

Rugrats #1 Main Cover by Jorge Corona – Courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

BOOM! Studios and Nickelodeon have announced a new partnership that gives BOOM! Studios the right to adapt the network’s animated show from the ’90s for comic books and graphic novels.

The first title under the new partnership will be Rugrats, by writer Box Brown and artist Lisa Dubois.

Rugrats is slated for release on October 18th.

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