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Boom Studios Signs Jenny Frison For Twenty Covers

So here's the patterm. On Monday, Boom Studios announced they had signed a twenty cover deal with Peach Momoko. Tuesday they announced a twenty cover deal with Miguel Mercado. And Wednesday, Boom Studios announced a twelve cover deal with Unnatural, Un/Sacred and Mercy creator Mirka Andolfo. Today? Twenty covers from Jenny Frison. I wonder why […]

Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Willow #1 Teases Future Of The Buffyverse

A few weeks ago, Bleeding Cool asked what does Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Willow #1 reveal about the future of the Buffyverse.This week we got that answer. We were the first to tell you weeks ago that the Buffy the Vampire Slayer comics from Boom Studios had some major plans, from seemingly introducing the Willow […]

Mirka Andolfo Signs With Boom Studios For Twelve Variant Covers

We are definitely getting a pattern here. On Monday, Boom Studios announced they had signed a twenty cover deal with Peach Momoko. Yesterday they announced a twenty cover deal with Miguel Mercado. And today Boom Studios has announced a twelve cover deal with Unnatural, Un/Sacred and Mercy creator Mirka Andolfo. The first of the covers […]

Absolute Fourth World By Jack Kirby Volume 1 Cover

The Back Order List 7/1/20: Fourth World, Berserk & Monster Planet

Every week your Local Comic Book Shop, hopefully, gets in a weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond.  Now some of these goodies sell out fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need more.  Or […]

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Now Boom Studios Signs Miguel Mercado Up For Twenty Covers

Yesterday, Boom Studios announced that it had signed a deal with Peach Momoko to create twenty covers for the publisher through into 2021. They are now following this up with a similar signing for another twenty covers from Miguel Mercado for the same period. The next variant cover from this new deal will be available […]

Peach Momoko Signed Up for Twenty Covers for Boom Studios

Peach Momoko is a Japanese comic book creator and cover artist who began exhibiting at US comic conventions back in 2014. She drew a couple of stories picked up by Grant Morrison when he was EIC of Heavy Metal Magazine and she has since become one of the the hottest cover art variant creator in the […]

New Printings For Die, Power Rangers, Empyre, Kylo Ren and More

New Printings For Die, Power Rangers, Empyre, Kylo Ren and More

It's a sign, to some degree, that the grinding of the machine is beginning to return to normal. Comic books sell, sell well, sell out, and a second printing can be part of the planned promotional process as well, sometimes using the same guts of a comic book as created for the first printing, set […]

Green Lantern 80th Anniversary Special #1 1940's Variant Cover

The Back Order List 6/24/20: Die, Spawn, Batman, Thor, & Green Lantern

Every week your Local Comic Book Shop, hopefully, gets in a weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond.  Now some of these goodies sell out fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need more.  Or […]

Wynd #2 and Power Rangers: Ranger Slayer #1 Top Advance Reorders

Wynd #2 and Power Rangers: Ranger Slayer #1 Top Advance Reorders

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market, the advance reorders chart. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to […]

A Message to Retailers from BOOM! Studios

Who Is The Big Name Behind Boom Studios' New Secret Comic Book?

Back in February at ComicsPRO, Boom Studios announced their "Must Read" creator-owned series for 2020. This included the big news that superstars like DCeased's Tom Taylor and Immortal Hulk's Al Ewing had chosen to launch their first-ever creator-owned series with Boom (over a company like Image) in Seven Secrets and We Only Find Them When […]

A Man Among Ye #1 Variant Cover

The Back-Order List 6/17/20: Hawkman, Crow, Ludocrats & A Man Among Ye

Every week your Local Comic Book Shop, hopefully, gets in a weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond.  Now some of these goodies sell out fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need more.  Or […]

Second Printings for Bounty Hunters #1, Darth Vader #2 and Wynd #1

Second Printings for Bounty Hunters #1, Darth Vader #2 and Wynd #1

As we start to slide back into the new normal, so a few familiar signs can be greeting like the new buds of spring. Such as second printings of sell-out books. Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #1 gets a second printing in July 29th from Marvel Comics. As does Star Wars: Darth Vader #2. And the […]

Zac Thompson and Hayden Sherman on Angel & Spike?

Zac Thompson and Hayden Sherman on Angel & Spike?

Boom Studios has had the Buffy license for a few years now, as well as Firefly. They have published a number of spin-off comic books from Buffy, including the Angel & Spike series currently being published. This is the solicitation for Angel & Spike #14 from Diamond Previewsworld intended for September. You can check it […]

What Is The Big First Appearance in Power Rangers: Ranger Slayer #1? (Spoilers)

What Is The Big First Appearance in Power Rangers: Ranger Slayer #1?

Just yesterday we told you how Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #50 had sold out before it went on-sale even after a nearly 300% jump in sales thanks to the return of SPOILERS Lord Drakkon today. But readers were also reminded that Boom Studios has another big Power Rangers release coming in just a few weeks […]

SPOILER Sees Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #50 Sell Out Before Sale

SPOILER Sees Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #50 Sell Out Before On-Sale

Boom Studios has been promising a big return in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #50, going so far as to share the big secret with retailers weeks ago so they wouldn't be short on copies when the spoilers were finally revealed. We broke down the potential options recently and I'm fairly certain we got it right… […]

Buffy, Firefly and Lots of Wynd in Boom September 2020 Solicits

Buffy, Firefly and Lots of Wynd in Boom September 2020 Solicits

Boom Studios is launching a number of series in their September solicitations including Wynd, an Unkindness Of Ravens and We Only Find Them When They're Dead. Wynd escaped early, as it were, but the new book by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo looks like it had the potential to really explode. Here's the full […]

BOOM! Sets Final Volume of Llovet and Azzarello's Faithless for 2021

Faithless II #1 Sells Out, Returns With a Second Printing

While DC may be suffering from stagnant sales and incurring the wrath of the biggest retailers, it looks like Boom Studios hasn't lost any momentum from 2019, with Wynd #1 becoming their biggest creator-owned launch ever and Faithless II #1 becoming a hot speculator item a week before its wide release. A third and final […]

Wynd #1 - The Rarest One Per Store Ever From Boom?

Wynd #1 – The Rarest One Per Store Ever From Boom?

This Wednesday sees the surprise release of Wynd #1, as we told you about first, from James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas. The historic Boom Studios series arrives at the perfect time for readers of JT4, with big Big Tynion Energy at an all-time high thanks to the huge success of his Batman run and […]

Firefly Comic Event To Reveal Truth About the Blue Sun Corporation

Firefly Comic Event To Reveal Truth About the Blue Sun Corporation

Boom Studios gave their Buffy comics an event with Hellmouth, taking in multiple titles and a spinoff event book. Now they aim to misbehave with Firefly as well. Blue Sun Rising is the name of the event and Firefly: Blue Sun Rising #0 by Greg Pak and Dan McDaid will kick this all off in […]

Speculator Corner: Something Is Killing The Children #7

Something is Killing The Children #7 didn't make it into the UK last week, but it looks like it might do this week. Which could be handy for UK speculators – getting a week's lead on stuff that might be of interest. Look out for that Legion #6 too for similar reasons. Because Wynd #1 […]