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Boom! Studios February 2011 Solicitations
BOOM! Studios December Previews for February Shipping 2011 STAN LEE'S THE TRAVELER #4 (A) STAN LEE'S THE TRAVELER #4 (B) Written by Mark Waid Drawn by Chad Hardin SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: DEC100828 Join Stan Lee and Mark Waid for their epic new ongoing series — THE TRAVELER. THE TRAVELER has the power to warp and bend time to his will. But who is he? Where has he come from? And more importantly: what has finally caught up to him. In this issue, THE TRAVELER’s past is finally revealed! With his true love's life on the line, THE TRAVELER's race against time reaches a deadly, critical mass! Don’t miss out as Stan Lee makes comic book history…again! STAN LEE'S SOLDIER ZERO #5 (A) STAN LEE'S SOLDIER ZERO #5 (B) Written by Paul Cornell Drawn by Javier Pina SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: DEC100824 NEW ARC! GREAT START FOR NEW READERS! Stan Lee, Paul Cornell, and Javier Pina continue their celebrated run on the year’s most exciting new superhero series. In the aftermath of last issue’s epic battle, SOLDIER ZERO finds himself hated by the public, and Stewart finds himself more confused than ever— while a new threat emerges! A perfect jumping on point for new readers as Stan Lee drives SOLDIER ZERO full speed ahead. STAN LEE'S STARBORN #3 (A) STAN LEE'S STARBORN #3 (B) Written by Chris Roberson Drawn by Khary Randolph SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: DEC100826 Stan Lee, the most colossal creative force in the history of comics, teams up with BOOM! Studios to deliver a brand new line of superhero comics! Stan joins New York Times bestselling author Chris Roberson (iZOMBIE, CINDERELLA: FROM FABLETOWN WITH LOVE) and fan-favorite artist Khary Randolph (SPIDER-MAN) to deliver Stan Lee's third, epic new ongoing series, STARBORN! Holed up in the Griffith Observatory, Benjamin and Tara fight to survive the predatory aliens known as the Hive. It’s nonstop superhero action as Benjamin continues to try and wrap his head around the fact that he is actual an alien prince! You’ve got questions? Stan “The Man” Lee has answers! Covers by fan-favorite artists Gene Ha and Humberto Ramos (X-MEN, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN)! 28 DAYS LATER #20 Written by Michael Alan Nelson Drawn by Alejandro Aragon SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: DEC100804 Some call her hero. Some call her villain. She knows herself only as a survivor. But now Selena has come face to face with someone who blames her for the destruction of the Manchester Mansion. Someone consumed with fury. And what he has in store for Selena is worse than anything The Infected could ever do to her. If you loved the 28 DAYS LATER movies, this is the comic book you have to be reading! DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? #21 Written by Philip K. Dick Drawn by Tony Parker SC, 32 pgs, FC, (21 of 24), SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: DEC100809 A MUST READ ISSUE! The biggest twist in Philip K. Dick’s revolutionary masterwork will leave you breathless. After Rick Deckard’s life-changing decision, things turn upside down when the truth about Mercerism is revealed to the world! Don’t miss the mind-blowing final arc of the Eisner Award-nominated series from Philip K. Dick and acclaimed artist Tony Parker! DRACULA: THE COMPANY OF MONSTERS #7 Written by Kurt Busiek, Daryl Gregory Drawn by Damian Couceiro SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: DEC100814 It’s bloodsuckers vs. bloodsucker, as Kurt Busiek brings an incredibly modern spin to the Dracula mythos. The enemy of my enemy is…my ally? With Dracula's forces fully amassed, Evan and vampire hunter Marta must team-up to bring down the king of monsters before he brings our world under his dominion! The ongoing horror series from the mind of Kurt Busiek continues! FARSCAPE #16 (Ongoing) Written by Rockne S. O'Bannon, Keith R.A. DeCandido Drawn by Will Sliney SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: DEC100815 The War for the Uncharted Territories continues! Crichton and Aeryn have suffered intense losses. But there is no time to mourn. The Kkore continue their attacks and people are dying and suffering subjugation by the hands of these powerful strangers. Moya’s crew must step up and be heroes. Hope lies only with them! From series creator Rockne S. O’Bannon and writer Keith R.A. DeCandido! INCORRUPTIBLE #15 (A) INCORRUPTIBLE #15 (B) Written by Mark Waid Drawn by Marcio Takara SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: DEC100820 With one of society's most notorious enemies closing in on Max Damage's unlikely team of super-powered allies and the world distrustful of the reformed supervillain's claims of virtue, can Max remain INCORRUPTIBLE? Or will he turn on those he's sworn to protect? The smash IRREDEEMABLE/INCORRUPTIBLE crossover event you've been waiting for continues with this issue of Mark Waid's hit series! IRREDEEMABLE #22 (A) IRREDEEMABLE #22 (B) Written by Mark Waid Drawn by Peter Krause SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: DEC100822 The Paradigm fought, dreamed, and wished for a world without Plutonian — and now they have it! But what Plutonian left in his absence is as horrifying as the Mad God himself. And far away, in the depths of space, Plutonian finds himself an unlikely captive in a terrifying extraterrestrial incarceration of torture and horror. How he'll gain freedom from captors even crazier than himself will send shock waves throughout the galaxy! Mark Waid’s Eisner & Harvey Award-nominated series reaches new heights in this explosive issue! 28 DAYS LATER VOL. 3: HOT ZONE TPB Written by Michael Alan Nelson Drawn by Declan Shalvey, Leonardo Manco SC, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $12.99 ISBN13: 9781608866311 Diamond Code: DEC100805 Selena, Derrick and Clint have set their sights on London. Selena has survived one war with The Infected but can she make it through a second time? They've got a machete that's hacked its share of infected and a gun with only nine bullets. Ammo, and time, is running out… The saga continues in this epic, fan-favorite horror series! FARSCAPE SCORPIUS VOL.2 TPB Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, David Alan Mack Drawn by Gordon Purcell SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $12.99 ISBN13:9781608866175 Diamond Code: DEC100818 With a face like a skull, the half-breed Scorpius takes his villainy to new heights! Chrichton's worst adversary, fandom's favorite villain, and one of science fiction's greatest antagonist finds himself deposed from his throne on Hyneria and making a bold new discovery that could put him back on top of the Uncharted Territories! In this volume, Scorpius rises up the ranks of the Kkore to get his revenge on the Scarrans. But is leading the Kkore too good to be true for science fiction’s favorite villain. This is the next step for the world of FARSCAPE from show creator Rockne S. O’Bannon and celebrated STAR TREK writer David Alan Mack. DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP VOL. 4 HC Written by Philip. K. Dick Drawn by Tony Parker SC, 144 pgs, FC, SRP: $24.99 ISBN13: 9781608866151 Diamond Code: DEC100810 THE EISNER AWARD-NOMINATED SERIES CONTINUES! Worldwide bestselling sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick's award-winning DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? has been called "a masterpiece ahead of its time, even today" and “arguably Mr. Dick’s best.” BOOM! Studios is honored to present the complete novel transplanted to the comic book medium, mixing all new panel-to-panel continuity with the actual text from the novel in an innovative, ground-breaking series experiment that the Village Voice named one of the “Best Comics and Graphic Novels”! Deluxe hardcover edition — Volume 4 of 6. FARSCAPE: GONE AND BACK TPB Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith R.A. DeCandido Drawn by Tommy Patterson SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $12.99 ISBN13: 9781608866250 Diamond Code: DEC100816 FIRST TIME IN TRADE PAPERBACK! Zhaan and D’Argo are alive! Crichton’s not married to Aeryn anymore! What’s going on? Crichton has found himself in an alternate timeline. His friends are alive, but his wife is still part of the Peacekeepers. Can he get back? Will he ever see Aeryn again? From series creator Rockne S. O’Bannon and writer Keith R.A. DeCandido! CHIP 'N' DALE RESCUE RANGERS #3 (A) CHIP 'N' DALE RESCUE RANGERS #3 (B) Written by Ian Brill Drawn by Leonel Castellani SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: DEC100830 It’s the return of your favorite furry flatfoots in an all-new original ongoing series! Trouble for the Rescue Rangers changes from big to absolutely huge when the team travels to the Arctic to saddle a sleuth of crazed polar bears. But the fur really flies when Chip confronts Monterey Jack, and the very leadership of the Rescue Rangers is on the line! Join DARKWING DUCK writer Ian Brill and MARVEL SUPERHERO SQUAD artist Leonel Castellani for part 3 of “Worldwide Rescue,” brought to you by BOOM! Studios and the Disney Afternoon Revolution! DARKWING DUCK #9 (A) DARKWING DUCK #9 (B) Written by Ian Brill Drawn by James Silvani SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: DEC100832 BRAND NEW ARC! GREAT FOR NEW READERS! As the “Crisis on Infinite Darkwings” subsides, the way is made for...what else? A brand new crisis! Something mysterious has emerged in the ranks of the formerly-most-fiendish secret organization on the planet — F.O.W.L. Inside F.O.W.L.’s remnants lurks a plot so insidious that Darkwing Duck has been enlisted to neutralize the nefarious notion by one of their own — Steelbeak! Don't miss the first part of… “F.O.W.L. Disposition!” DONALD DUCK #363 (A) DONALD DUCK #363 (B) Written by Carl Barks, Don Rosa, Geoffrey Bloom Drawn by Daan Jippes, Don Rosa, Carlos Mota SC, 40 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: DEC100834 Classics are back at BOOM as the toast to the 70th Anniversary of Walt Disney's Comics continues in the pages of DONALD DUCK! For starters, presented for the first time in the U.S. is the much-requested 1997 Carl Barks story — recently redrawn by Jippes in the Barks style — titled “Somewhere Beyond Nowhere.” If that doesn't whet your appetite, feast on the Don Rosa classic “Mystery of the Loch” as it's reprinted for the first time in English in 16 years! And if that's not enough, enjoy the Geoffrey Blum/Carlos Mota fan-favorite “Saga of Captain Duckburg” — that may even feature Carl Barks himself! Featuring the never-before-seen cover for “Mystery of the Loch” by the legendary Don Rosa and a special variant featuring an oil painting by the legendary Carl Barks entitled “Slow Boat To Duckburg.” UNCLE SCROOGE # 400 (A) UNCLE SCROOGE # 400 (B) Written by Carl Barks, Byron Erickson, Rudy Salvagnini Drawn by Carl Barks, Daan Jippes, Giorgio Cavazzano SC, 40 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99 Diamond Code: DEC100845 It's the celebration of 58 years of “Uncle Scrooge,” with the milestone 400th issue, and much to Scrooge's chagrin, we're sparing no expense! Join us as we pay tribute to the perennial penny-pincher with an oversized 40-page issue stuffed with classic stories not to be missed — some published in the U.S. for the first time! First up, the incomparable Carl Barks appears as himself in this story, actually meeting Scrooge McDuck and clan in Duckburg! It’s a heartwarming tribute to Scrooge's creator by modern master Giorgio Cavazzano in “The Duck Man.” Next, watch in awe as the witch, Magica de Spell, finally gets her hands on Scrooge's Number One Dime in the classic story “Obsession” seeing print in the US for the first time, with art by master artist Daan Jippes! Then delight at three, count 'em, three, one-page gags by the one and only Carl Barks himself that appeared in the very first issue of Uncle Scrooge — “Osogood Silver Polish,” “Coffee for Two,” and “Soupline Eight.” This edition features a new, never-before-seen in the US cover by the legendary Don Rosa and a brand new piece by the illustrious Daan Jippes. UNCLE SCROOGE #400 DELUXE EDITION Written by Carl Barks, Byron Erickson, Rudy Salvagnini Drawn by Carl Barks, Daan Jippes, Giorgio Cavazzano SC, 40 pgs, FC, SRP: $6.99 Diamond Code: DEC100846 It's the celebration of 58 years of “Uncle Scrooge,” with the milestone 400th issue, and much to Scrooge's chagrin, we're sparing no expense! Join us as we pay tribute to the perennial penny-pincher with an oversized 40-page issue stuffed with classic stories not to be missed — some published in the U.S. for the first time! First up, the incomparable Carl Barks appears as himself in this story, actually meeting Scrooge McDuck and clan in Duckburg! It’s a heartwarming tribute to Scrooge's creator by modern master Giorgio Cavazzano in “The Duck Man.” Next, watch in awe as the witch, Magica de Spell, finally gets her hands on Scrooge's Number One Dime in the classic story “Obsession” seeing print in the US for the first time, with art by master artist Daan Jippes! Then delight at three, count 'em, three, one-page gags by the one and only Carl Barks himself that appeared in the very first issue of Uncle Scrooge — “Osogood Silver Polish,” “Coffee for Two,” and “Soupline Eight.” MICKEY MOUSE #305 Written by Carl Fallberg Drawn by Dann Jippes, Don Rosa, Gil Turner SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99 Diamond Code: DEC100841 The celebration of 70 years of Walt Disney’s Comics continues here with some of the greatest Mickey Mouse stories ever told! Follow Mickey and Goofy on an epic African adventure in “The Lens Hunters” story by Disney legends Carl Fallberg and Paul Murry — printed here for the first time since 1953 and with all three parts printed entirely in one issue for the first time ever in the USA! Cover by Paul Murry. WALT DISNEY'S COMICS AND STORIES #716 Written by Carl Barks Drawn by Carl Barks, Daan Jippes SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99 Diamond Code: DEC100849 The celebration of 70 years of Walt Disney’s Comics continues with two classic stories that have never seen print in the USA! Experience hot rod hijinks with Donald Duck in the classic “A Day in a Duck’s Life”, written by Carl Barks and redrawn by Daan Jippes in the classic Barks style! Then, re-discover the 1948 Carl Barks tale "Rival Beachcombers," which hasn’t seen print in the U.S. in almost twenty years! Including a rare cover by Don Rosa! MICKEY MOUSE AND FRIENDS: 300 MICKEYS TPB Written by Stefan Petrucha, Sergio Badino, Ted Osborne Drawn by Cèsar Ferioli Pelaez, Giorgio Cavazzano, Floyd Gottfredson SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99 ISBN13: 9781608866274 Diamond Code: DEC100842 Join in the fun with Mickey Mouse for a collection of multiplying mischief! When a cloning experiment goes hilariously wrong, Mickey must take on hundreds of…himself! Then, a trip to Mount Rushmore uncovers a scheme by the Phantom Blot to take over the world using robot presidents! Also featuring a classic tale by Disney legend Floyd Gottfredson! THE INCREDIBLES: TRUTH AND CONSEQUENCES Written by Landry Walker Drawn by Ramanda Kamarga SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99 ISBN13: 9781608866038 Diamond Code: DEC100836 The world’s favorite family of superheroes faces its biggest challenge yet! When the Underminer returns with a powerful new ally, The Incredibles are Metroville’s only hope…just as long as the family can stop squabbling long enough to save the day! It’s a high-stakes underground adventure filled with humor, suspense, angry gorillas and giant robots! THE MUPET SHOW COMIC BOOK: MUPPET MASH Written by Roger Langridge Drawn by Roger Langridge SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99 ISBN13: 9781608866113 Diamond Code: DEC100844 Harvey Award-winning and Eisner Award-nominated Roger Langridge’s MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK continues its genius run. After a trip to Eastern Europe, Gonzo’s acting even stranger than what qualifies as normal - displaying a new penchant for avoiding sunlight! While, Statler and Waldorf show their age when an act strangely reminiscent of the days of the Pharoahs makes the Muppet curmudgeons wax nostalgic for their mummies. Meanwhile, the flames of romance rekindle in the old malcontents for a suspiciously youthful crush! MUPPET SHERLOCK HOLMES TPB Written by Patrick Stork Drawn by Amy Mebberson SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99 ISBN13: 9781608866137 Diamond Code: DEC100843 “Once you eliminate the rational, whatever remains, no matter how absurd, must be the Muppets." Join Gonzo as Sherlock Holmes, the world's greatest detective and his associates Dr. Watson (Fozzie) and Inspector LeStrade (Kermit) as they attempt to solve four seemingly unrelated cases. Taking your favorite Muppet characters and dropping them right into the exciting world of Sherlock Holmes, MUPPET SHERLOCK HOLMES dares to ask the questions: Who is the mysterious fellow following them? Why does Miss Piggy keep switching roles? Where do socks come from? These questions and many more will be answered in MUPPET SHERLOCK HOLMES!