Boom! Studios January 2011 Solicitations
BOOM! Studios November Previews for January Shipping 2011 STAN LEE'S STARBORN #2 (A) STAN LEE'S STARBORN #2 (B) Written by Chris Roberson Drawn by Khary Randolph SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: NOV100816 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! Benjamin Warner is on the run! His entire world turns upside down as he fights to escape dangerous alien predators, but his greatest struggle is coming to terms with the biggest revelation of his life…Benjamin is actually an alien prince! Don’t miss out as Stan Lee makes comic book history…again! STAN LEE'S SOLDIER ZERO #4 (A) STAN LEE'S SOLDIER ZERO #4 (B) Written by Paul Cornell Drawn by Javier Pina SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: NOV100814 Stan Lee’s saga soldiers on! Paul Cornell and Javier Pina take the celebrated series to new heights in the conclusion of the first arc. Who is really in control? Will Stewart convince his other half to save the love of his life? Or will Soldier Zero take them into battle against the evil alien villain in pursuit of destroying Earth? Stan Lee has the answers in this epic issue! STAN LEE'S THE TRAVELER #3 (A) STAN LEE'S THE TRAVELER #3 (B) Written by Mark Waid Drawn by Chad Hardin SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: NOV100818 Join Stan Lee and Mark Waid as the countdown clock strikes midnight when the Split Second Men finally catch up with THE TRAVELER! There's nothing left now but to face his past head on in a life or death match between the past, present and the future. 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 is coming after him? 28 DAYS LATER #19 Written by Michael Alan Nelson Drawn by Alejandro Aragon SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: NOV100801 Britain is destroyed. The U.S. Military is trying to re-build. Someone in their ranks have their sights on Selena. Can Clint and Selena survive the Infected while also being hunted down by a rogue agent? You’ll know by the end of this pulse-pounding issue of the horror series that continues to shock fans everywhere! THE AMORY WARS: IN KEEPING SECRETS OF SILENT EARTH: 3 #8 Written by Claudio Sanchez, Peter David Drawn by Chris Burnham SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: NOV100802 A Prise warrior demands that Claudio starts looking ahead of himself, to his destiny. But maybe he should look over his shoulder too…because Al the Killer is lurking right behind him! At the same time a greater evil will arise, one that will play a major role in Claudio’s future. Another not-to-be-missed issue from Coheed and Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez and comics legend Peter David! DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? #20 Written by Philip K. Dick Drawn by Tony Parker SC, 32 pgs, FC, (19 of 24), SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: NOV100803 Philip K. Dick’s sci-fi masterpiece heats up as it begins its final arc! After making a life-altering decision, Deckard embarks on his final journey to exterminate the remaining Nexus-6 androids. A must-read issue of the Eisner-nominated series that foreshadows a shocking reveal that you won’t see coming! DRACULA: THE COMPANY OF MONSTERS #6 Written by Daryl Gregory, Kurt Busiek Drawn by Damian Couceiro SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: NOV100804 It’s bloodsuckers vs. bloodsucker, as Kurt Busiek brings an incredibly modern spin to the Dracula mythos. With Dracula's army finally summoned, Evan and Barrington Industries begin to experience the true might of the Son of the Dragon! Imperiled by both his craven, monstrous uncle, and Dracula's calculating cruelty, Evan must consider making a pact with an enigmatic, deadly force. The ongoing horror series from the mind of Kurt Busiek continues! FARSCAPE #15 (Ongoing) Written by Rockne S. O'Bannon, Keith R.A. DeCandido Drawn by Will Sliney SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: NOV100806 Death. Destruction. Devastation. These are the only words to describe the continuing War for the Uncharted Territories! To fight the bloodthirsty Kkore hard choices must be weighed and sacrifices will have to be made. One of Moya’s crew, someone we’ve seen change and grow through the years, will give their life in the battle. And we assure you; it will not be the last. From series creator Rockne S. O’Bannon and writer Keith R.A. DeCandido! INCORRUPTIBLE #14 (A) INCORRUPTIBLE #14 (B) Written by Mark Waid Drawn by Marcio Takara SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: NOV100810 With the shockwaves from the events of INCORRUPTIBLE #12 and IRREDEEMABLE #19 reverberating throughout the world, Max Damage finds himself teaming up with some unexpected new partners to take down a surprising enemy. Mark Waid delivers another explosive issue that brings the events of INCORRUPTIBLE and IRREDEEMABLE closer than they've ever been before! IRREDEEMABLE #21 (A) IRREDEEMABLE #21 (B) Written by Mark Waid Drawn by Peter Krause SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: NOV100812 The merciless alien race know only as the Vespa have invaded Earth and proven that even the Plutonian can't stand in their way. With Modeus' true nature revealed and the Paradigm outnumbered — global hysteria reaches a fever pitch and the stakes have never been higher. After last issues shocking ending, nothing will ever be the same for Plutonian again. A game-changing issue of the Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated sensation IRREDEEMABLE only from Mark Waid and Peter Krause! DRACULA: THE COMPANY OF MONSTERS VOL.1 TPB Written by Kurt Busiek, Daryl Gregory Drawn by Scott Godlewski SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $12.99 ISBN13: 978-1-60886-044-9 Diamond Code: NOV100805 He's back from the dead and starring in this premiere trade paperback collection of the new ongoing horror series from the mind of Kurt Busiek. A powerful, predatory corporation acquires a valuable asset - Dracula! They think they own him, but no one can own the Son of the Dragon. There's a monster in their midst that puts Hannibal Lecter to shame - and he plans to gain his freedom in blood. It's bloodsuckers vs. bloodsucker, as Busiek brings an incredibly modern spin to the Dracula mythos. Joining Busiek is award-winning author Daryl Gregrory (PANDEMONIUM) and rising star artist Scott Godlewski (CODEBREAKERS). The epic journey starts here, so don't miss the debut issue of DRACULA: THE COMPANY OF MONSTERS, the breakout ongoing series from BOOM! Studios! Featuring a cover by fan-favorite THE NOCTURNALS artist Dan Brereton. FARSCAPE UNCHARTED TALES: D'ARGO'S TRIAL TPB Written by Rockne S. O'Bannon, Keith R.A DeCandido Drawn by Caleb Cleveland SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $12.99 ISBN13:978-1-60886-624-3 Diamond Code: NOV100808 First time in trade paperback! He is a warrior. He is a Luxan. And he has a past. The tragedy behind one of Farscape's greatest characters is explored in this graphic novel collection of the hit mini-series. Before his life on Moya, Ka D'Argo struggled to keep his marriage to a Sebacean woman alive under Peacekeeper pressure. And when D'Argo is under pressure… A breathtaking tale executive produced by Farscape creator Rockne S. O'Bannon and written by FARSCAPE's Keith R.A. DeCandido. CHIP 'N DALE RESCUE RANGERS #2 (A) CHIP 'N DALE RESCUE RANGERS #2 (B) Written by Ian Brill Drawn by Leonel Castellani SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: NOV100825 It’s the return of your favorite furry flatfoots in an all-new original ongoing series! When all the furry denizens in the four corners of the globe turn feral, it's up to the world's most daring diminutive detectives to solve the mystery. But will there be dissension in the team when they learn that one of the Rangers hold a secret about Gadget's past that could unlock the entire case? Join DARKWING DUCK writer Ian Brill and MARVEL SUPERHERO SQUAD artist Leonel Castellani for part 2 of “Worldwide Rescue,” brought to you by BOOM! Studios and the Disney Afternoon Revolution! DARKWING DUCK #8 (A) DARKWING DUCK #8 (B) Written by Ian Brill Drawn by James Silvani SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: NOV100827 It’s the grand finale and shocking end that will leave you wanting more! No, not of the series, just this arc! With Crisis on Infinite Darkwings reaching its zenith, an old evil (and no, we’re not talking Uncle Scrooge here people!) reemerges as the true source of St. Canard's terrible water troubles! Cringe as both hero and villain find themselves treading turbulent terror! Gasp as the Darkwing Ducks rally to turn the tide toward triumph! Run to pick up the exciting conclusion of Crisis on Infinite Darkwings! DONALD DUCK AND FRIENDS #362 Written by Jens Hansegard, Paul Halas, Tom Anderson and Janet Gilbert Drawn by Tito Santanch Hernandez, Vicar, Francisco Rodriguez Peinado SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99 Diamond Code: NOV100829 After months and months of kung-fu training, Donald Duck has finally become a master...of nothing. But he's not going to let that stop him from striking out on a mission to become Hollywood's latest martial arts movie star! Can the would-be web-footed warrior parlay his acting chopsticks into a life of glitz and glamour? Find out in the final chapter of “Feathers of Fury!” MICKEY MOUSE AND FRIENDS #304 Written by Bill Walsh, Floyd Gottfredson Drawn by Floyd Gottfredson, Romano Scarpa SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99 Diamond Code: NOV100830 Classics are back at BOOM! Celebrate 70 years of Walt Disney’s Comics with the greatest Mickey Mouse tales ever told! Including stories that haven’t seen the light of days since their first printing over 50 years ago! Sail the dangerous seas with Mickey and a horde of pirates in the Walsh/Gottfredson tale “The Pirate Ghost Ship!” marking its first complete reprint since 1944. Experience the wonder of Gottfredson’s “Laundry Blues” from 1932 in its first re-printing ever! Don’t miss this extra-sized, 40-page anniversary issue, featuring the fantastic Goofy tale by Romano Scarpa, “Don’t Worry About It,” making its American printing debut! This is what you have been waiting for! Featuring covers by Mickey master artist Casty and the legendary Floyd Gottfredson! UNCLE SCROOGE #399 Written by Paul Halas and Tom Anderson Drawn by José Maria Millet Lopez SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99 Diamond Code: NOV100832 Ancient adventures, artifacts and action as Uncle Scrooge, Donald Duck and the gang match wits with the villainous Flintheart Glomgold! Plus, wait until you get a load of Launchpad McQuack, the Gladiator? Don't miss out on all the hub-bub with the final 'DuckTales' story in the pages of UNCLE SCROOGE before the double-sized anniversary issue #400! WALT DISNEY'S COMICS & STORIES #715 Written by Dann Jippes, Carl Barks, Ruud Straatman Drawn by Dann Jippes, Don Rosa, Gil Turner SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99 Diamond Code: NOV100833 Classics are back at BOOM! Celebrating 70 years of Walt Disney’s Comics, this oversized anniversary issue proudly presents some of the greatest Disney stories ever told! Join Donald, Mickey and the gang for the unforgettable adventure “70th Heaven!” by Daan Jippes in its American publishing debut. Check out the previously untitled Li'l Bad Wolf/Donald Duck tale by Gill Turner in its first appearance since 1950! See Ruud Straatman & Don Rosa's Daisy Duck story “Forget Me Not” from 1989 and the 1969 Carl Barks written “Life Saver” story, redrawn by Jippes in the Barks style and staring those Junior Woodchucks – published for the first time in the U.S.! Featuring covers by beloved classic Disney comics artists William Van Horn and Daan Jippes! CARS: RUST BUCKET DERBY TPB Written by Keith R.A. DeCandido Drawn by Travis Hill SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99 ISBN13: 978-1-60886-607-6 Diamond Code: NOV100820 Shine your tow cables up and put your snow tires on, the Derby is on! Mater's new squares off against his long-time nemesis Bubba the tow truck in the Rust Bucket Derby. Mater and Bubba are determined to answer: who is the toughest tow truck around? An all new-adventure featuring your favorite WORLD OF CARS characters!