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When Legends Collide! Wonder Woman To Meet Conan the Barbarian!

Fan favorite Wonder Woman writer Gail Simone and Wonder Woman artist Aaron LoPresti are teaming up to tell a tale of an even mightier team up – Wonder Woman and Conan the Barbarian.

“I love crossovers, I love Wonder Woman, and being able to bring the undisputed greatest warriors of the DCU and Robert E. Howard’s Hyborian Age together for the very first time is a dream come true,” says Simone.

Wonder Woman/Conan will be in comics shops in the Fall.

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20th Century Fox Film Acquires Minority Share of Comics Publisher BOOM! Studios!

Twentieth Century Fox Film has announced a strategic investment in comics and graphic novels publisher BOOM! Studios – a deal that gives the film studio a ‘significant minority stake in the largest independently-controlled comic book and graphic novel library.’

The deal also extends BOOM Studio’s first look movie and TV deal with Fox.

TCFF is currently in post-production on a feature film based on BOOM!’s The Empty Man, from the graphic novel by Cullen Bunn and Vanesa R. Del Rey.

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Valiant’s Faith Tackles Breast Cancer In Vans Warped Tour Special Edition!

Valiant Entertainment and the Keep a Breast Foundation team up to produce a special edition of Faith as the titular superhero faces the reality of breast cancer head on.

Copies of the Faith Warped Tour/Keep a Breast Special Edition will be available at select Vans Warped Tour® ’17 presented by Journeys®  tour dates, beginning with an exclusive debut this Friday, June 16th in Seattle, WA. A list of subsequent tour dates where the Special Edition will be available follow.

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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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