Doug Wagner & Doug Dabbs Launch New Image Series, Klik Klik Boom

Doug Wagner and Doug Dabbs of The Ride: Burning Desire are reuniting for a new comic book from Image Comics, Klik Klik Boom.


Comic book creators Doug Wagner and Doug Dabbs of The Ride: Burning Desire are reuniting for a new comic book from Image Comics, Klik Klik Boom, with colourist Matt Wilson and letterer Ed Dukeshire, a five-issue series set to launch in June from Image Comics.

Klik Klik Boom

In Klik Klik Boom, readers meet Sprout, a mute assassin who communicates exclusively through polaroid pictures. After being raised by her doomsday-prepping grandfather in the rolling hills of Idaho, Sprout has grown up with little exposure to other people, TV, or seen clothes outside of Army fatigues. Now she's headed to the big lights of New York City to avenge her grandfather's murder, but will the city's mesmerizing glitz and glam help her succeed—or be the death of her?

Klik Klik Boom

"I can't wait for everyone to see the insanity Doug, Matt, Ed, and I cooked up for this book. When this was all starting to stew, I told Doug Dabbs the muses were speaking to me about mixing movies like Fargo and The Fifth Element with the artistic inspirations of Robert Valley and Bengal," said Wagner. "I wanted to try to find this balance between the old and the new, between neon cyberpunk and crime noir, and wrap all of that in a modern day action tour de force tortilla. The team didn't let me down."

Klik Klik Boom

Dabbs added: "I knew after working with Doug on The Ride: Burning Desire that there was a creative chemistry that had to be explored more. With Klik Klik Boom, Doug blew me away with his scripts and we ended up creating a story that's so different, unexpected, and fun. Working with Matt and Ed was surreal, as they brought their god-level talents to the story. Our main character, Sprout, is a someone people haven't seen before in any media. I can't wait for people to meet her and see what we created!"

Klik Klik Boom

Klik Klik Boom #1 will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, the 21st of June.

Klik Klik Boom

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