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BOOM! Studios Adventure Series Misfit City Extended for Second Story Arc!

Misfit City #5 Cover by Naomi Franquiz – Courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

Misfit City, the BOOM! Studios adventure series about Wilder and her friends – whose hometown is where they filmed that cult kids’ adventure movie in the ’80s – has been extended for a second story arc picking up from the discovery of a secret cave and someone thought dead turns out to still be alive.

The second arc of the critically acclaimed series – from screenwriter Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith (Legally Blonde10 Things I Hate About You), co-writer Kurt Lustgarten, and artist Naomi Franquiz – begins in Misfit City #5, in stores on September 20th. Pre-orders will be taken until August 28th.

Pre-orders are also being taken for Misfit City Vol. 1 – collecting the comic’s first story arc, which will be in stores in December.

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More Mayhem Dept. – Dark Horse Releases Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club 2 in Paperback!

Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club 2 was on the New York Times bestseller list for six months in hardcover.

Now Dark Horse is released the sequel to the classic film in paperback.

Fight Club 2 features a cover by legendary artist David Mack and will be in stores on April 18, 2018.

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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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WWE Superstar Becky Lynch To Sign BOOM! Studios’ WWE: SummerSlam 2017 Special and WWE Vol. 1: Redesign. Rebuild. Reclaim. Graphic Novel In NYC!

Becky Lynch photo courtesy of WWE

Becky Savage will be signing copies of BOOM!Studios’ WWE: SummerSlam 2017 Special and WWE Vol. 1: Redesign. Rebuild. Reclaim. graphic novel at the TriBeca Barnes & Noble on Wednesday, August 16th.

Space is limited to the first 300 fans.

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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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November Is Ninjak Month at Valiant Entertainment!

NINJAK: THE COMPLETE CLASSIC OMNIBUS OVERSIZED HC – Cover by Joe Quesada with Paul Mounts

Valiant Entertainment is making November Ninjak month with the release of two big titles: Ninjak: The Complete Classic Omnibus Oversized Hardcover and Ninja-K #1, the first issue in a new ongoing series.

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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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