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BOOM!Studios Announces Pen & Ink Program!

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BOOM!Studios (2 Guns, Suicide Risk) has announced a new program to spotlight the work of some of the industry’s biggest names – and the work they’ve done on BOOM! titles. First up is Day Men: Pen & Ink #1 which will focus on the Brian Stelfreeze are from Day Men 1 and 2.

The limited line of publications will be a saddle-stitched, oversized 11” x 17’’ which allows readers to see the art at near-original size. Each page will be accompanied by annotations from the creative team, giving fans and aspiring creators unique insight into the creative process. Each edition in the Pen & Ink series will retail at $9.99. Day Men: Pen & Ink #1 will be in stores early in 2014. for more details, check out the press release following the jump.

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BOOM! Studios Acquires Archaia!

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BOOM! Studios, one of the top publishers  of comics and graphic novels – and two-time winner of Diamond Comics Distributors’ Best Publisher Award – has acquired niche comics publisher Archaia Entertainment. The deal gives BOOM! the largest independent company-controlled comic book and graphic novel library, behind only industry titans DC Entertainment (Warner Bros.) and Marvel Entertainment (Disney)

The move brings a substantial library of critically acclaimed titles into the BOOM! archive, including Royden Lepp’s graphic novel Rust – which, along with Archaia titles Lucid, Bolivar and Feeding Ground, has been optioned for feature film development. For more details, follow the jump to the official press release.

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6-Gun Gorilla–My Kind of Weirdness!

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Okay, sometimes a concept just makes you laugh out loud – then scares the pants off you. That was my reaction to the press release for BOOM! Studios’ 6-Gun Gorilla. It definitely sounds like my kind of weirdness.

The first issue of the six-issue mini-series will be released on June 12th. Check out the press release (following the jump) for series description and ordering info.

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Extermination: They Won; We Lost!

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When an alien invasion shreds the Earth’s defenses and takes over the planet, humanity’s only hope is that the Earth’s superheroes and supervillains can overcome their enmity and work together to win the planet back.

That’s the premise of Boom! Studios new title, Extermination, which will ship its full-size, 22-page, one dollar premiere  in June.The book is written by Simon Spurrier [X-Club, Fear Itself: The Home Front, Crossed, Wolverine: Dangerous Games] and drawn by Jeffrey Edwards. An all-star cast of artists provides variant covers for the premiere issue,.

Follow the jump for a preview of Extermination – and ordering information.

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BOOM! Studios Invades the 2010 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition!

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During the 2010 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition comics fans can stop by booth #235 to meet with Michael Alan Nelson, the writer behind the acclaimed BOOM! Studio’s 28 DAYS LATER comic series and Keith R.A. DeCandido, writer of BOOM!’s Sci-Fi smash hit FARSCAPE comic series. Both will be signing daily through the duration of the ALA event.

The 2010 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition will be held at the Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.

COMIC BOOKS: The Legendary CBGB Rocks Again Thanks to BOOM! Studios!

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CBGB was the legendary New York club that broke such acts as The Ramones, Blondie, Talking Heads and Television – to name a few. BOOM! Studios and CBGB Holdings will release a sneak preview of the CBGB comic book mini-series at the SXSW CBGB Stories panel hosted by Seymour Stein, president and chairman of Sire Records. The first issue, with a Jaime Hernandez [Love & rockets] cover, will hit the shelves in July. During the CBGB Stories panel, a limited edition, original CBGB single page comic by Jesse Blaze Snider (DEADPOOL, TOY STORY) and Eisner Award-winner Chuck BB (BLACK METAL) will be passed out to the audience and press.

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COMIC BOOKS: BOOM! Studios Brings TV’s Most Daring Villain to Comics With Farscape: Scorpius!

BOOM! Studios has built a good reputation as a comics publisher that both licences great properties [Uncle Scrooge, Cars, Die Hard, Farscape] and quality titles [Incorruptible, 10, Irredeemable] produced by some of comics’ most talented writers and artists [Mark Waid, Keith Giffen, Mike Mignola].

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One of their most successful franchises is Farscape – they’ve produced several mini-series and have an ongoing series to boot. And now, they are about to unleash a unique Farscape series: Farscape: Scorpius – written by Farscape co-creator Rockne S. O’Bannon and featuring TV’s most intriguing villain! You can get on board by checking out the ten-page preview – along with an alternate cover, and information for ordering Farscape: Scorpius #0 following the jump.

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