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BOOM! Studios’ Sleepy Hollow Arrives In Time For Halloween!

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BOOM! Studios’ announced Sleepy Hollow four-issue miniseries has a premiere date: October 15th – just in time for Halloween.

From writer Marguerite Bennett and artist Jorge Coelho, the series opens with Ichabod Crane and Lt. Abby Mills glad to see a series of minor miracles of the positive kind occurring in Sleepy Hollow – but, as we’ve come to expect, all is not as it seems.

Each issue will also feature a short backup story written and illustrated by Noelle Stevenson. Follow the jump for further details.

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Fiction Squad: Who Killed Humpty Dumpty?

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BOOM! Studios’ new series, Fiction Squad, takes a novel approach to fairy tales – call it fairy tale noir. From Paul Jenkins (Fairy Quest) and Ramon Bachs (Marvel’s Civil War: Front Line), its publisher describes Fiction Squad as ‘fairy tales gone wrong.’

Set in the mythical land of Fablewood – scene of previous BOOM! Studios series Fairy Quest – Fiction Squad is a classic hard-boiled detective series that turns the familiar into something even stranger and wilder as a detective from an unfinished novel uncovers a conspiracy that could ‘unmaking storytelling itself!’ (Seriously, they had me at Humpty Dumpty as a whodunit!)

More details – and alternate covers – follow the jump. Fiction Squad will be in comics shops on October 1st.

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A Giant Hits The Road: George Pérez Does Nationwide Signing Tour For Sirens!

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Comics titan George Pérez is hitting the road for a nationwide signing tour to promote his first original series in over a decade – George Pérez’s Sirens from BOOM! Studios.

Pérez will visit six comics shops and three conventions in seven states, beginning with Baltimore Comic-Con (September 5-7) – accompanied by the real life friends and fans who inspired the characters in the series. For details, follow the jump.

George Pérez’s Sirens will be in stores September 17th.

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BOOM! Studios Announces Panels and Exclusives For Baltimore Comic-Con!

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BOOM! Studios wants to talk to you about what editors do (you know you want to know); show off some previously unseen work by legendary Peanuts creator Charles Schulz, and share with you the company’s achievements ad plans for the future and, not incidentally, provide you with some unique variant covers (like the cover for George Péréz’s Sirens #1 shown above) that will be exclusive to Baltimore Comic-Con attendees.

Learn the details (and feast your eyes on the artwork) after the jump. Baltimore Comic-Con runs from September 5th to 7th.

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BOOM! Studios’ Butterfly: Family Drama in Spy Thriller Context!

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With spies continuing to be in the zeitgeist, it occurred to Marguerite Bennett (Batgirl, Sleepy Hollow) that it would make for an interesting story to look at the personal cost of the spy business.

Butterfly explores the relationship between an estranged father and daughter couched win terms of a spy thriller. Written by Bennet and screenwriter Arash Amel (Erased), with art by Antonio Fusco (G.I. Joe: Cobra), Butterfly is BOOM! STUDIOS, with first issue due in stores on September 24th. Follow the jump for further details.

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Boom! Studios Presents George Pérez’s Sirens! Do I Need To Say More?

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When an intergalactic force enslaves planets throughout the galaxy, only The Sirens can stop them – or could if they remembered who they were. It doesn’t help that everyone remembers them as villains, either!

It’s been more than a decade since George Pérez put out an original comics series, so Boom! Studios’ announcement that George Pérez’s Sirens, a six-issue miniseries, will be in comics shops on September 17th counts a big news! The artist who defined the original Teen Titans, one of the best takes on Wonder Woman and some of The Avengers’ greatest adventures has created a series that looks to be terrific fun. Follow the jump for ordering information and more details.

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Wild’s End: Mouse Guard Meets The War of the Worlds!

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What do you get when you blend Mouse Guard, Edgar Wright’s Cornetto Trilogy and H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds? Wild’s End – the new BOOM! Studios limited series from writer Dan Abnett (the guy whose take on Guardians of the Galaxy was inspiration for the hit Marvel movie) and artist I.N.J Culbard (H.P. Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness).

It’s 1930s England and three friends – Clive, Peter, and Gilbert – suddenly find their rural community invade by aliens! But what can a rabbit, a dog and a fox do against the aliens and their advanced technology?

Wild’s End will be in comics shops on September 10th. Follow the jump for further details – including ordering codes.

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Mystery Solved! Redacted Clippings Lead To Deep State!

Remember last week’s visual teasers for #WhoCoveredItUp like the one above? They were for a new, ongoing series from BOOM! Studios called Deep State by Justin Jordan and artist Ariela Kristantina.

This new series is about a government operative named John Harrow. He’s the go-to guy for keeping government secrets, well, secret. The series opens with Harrow recruiting a new partner to help deal with a sticky situation – a secret (no, not THAT one) about the moon landing has gotten out. And there is fallout – serious fallout.

Deep State premieres in November. Check out the press release for the Matt Taylor cover for the first issue – and a significant clue as what the abovementioned fallout might be.

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BOOM! Studios Partners With Humble Bundle To Benefit Comic Book Legal Defense Fund!

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BOOM! Studios has set up a bundle of its titles to be downloaded from Humble Bundle to benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. The cost of the basic bundle is, essentially, pay what you want – but if a buyer chooses to pay more than the average amount shown on the page, more titles become available – over 90 issues of BOOM! Studio titles in all.

The money goes to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund – a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the protection of first amendment rights for the comic book form. For a list of titles available through the Humble Bundle offer – and a link to the BOOM! Studios/Humble Bundle page, follow the jump.

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BOOM! Studios Teases Moon Mystery! Who Covered It UP?

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BOOM Studios has a habit of releasing teasers for upcoming titles that consist of nothing more than a piece of art. This one – a heavily redacted newspaper clipping with the headline MEN HAVE LANDED AND WALKED ON THE MOON – appears to be a real killer. Check it out after the jump.

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BOOM! Studios Unveils Comic-Con 2014 Panels, Signings Schedule & 9th Annual Drink-Up!

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BOOM! Studios is making an impact at Comic-Con 2014 with panels on topics as diverse as Gender In Comics, Editing Comics The BOOM! Way, Big Trouble in Little China: Shaking the Pillars of the Comics Industry and The Jim Henson Company: Upcoming Comics with Archaia.

Among the many BOOM! creatives signing autographes will be (in no particular order): Ian McGinty (Bravest Warriors), Travis Hill (Adventure Time), Michael Alan Nelson (Hexed, Day Men), Jeff Stokely (Six-Gun Gorilla, Translucid, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Witches), Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly (Hacktivist) and many, many more.

Finally, the 9th Annual BOOM! Drink-Up will be held from 9pm to close on Thursday, July 24th at the Odysea Bar in the San Diego Hilton Bayfront – no tickets required; no RSVPs necessary.

For more, faollow the jump.

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