Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has released a first look at Heartbeat #3, the upcoming issue of the series by Maria Llovet about the allure of bad boys and ultra-rare first issue variant covers, dubbed "Faithless for Teens" by teen idol Rich Johnston. The preview sees protagonist Eva lacking sympathy for a friend. Check it out below, along with the press release.
LOS ANGELES, CA (December 13, 2019) – BOOM! Studios is proud to reveal a first look at HEARTBEAT #3, the latest issue of the new original five-issue series by comics creator Maria Llovet (Faithless, Loud) and letterer AndWorld Design (Martian Manhunter)—a dark, violent, decadent, disturbing story, in which life, death, blood, and love are inextricably intertwined, available in January 2020.
After a thrilling encounter with Donatien, Eva finds herself becoming more interested in his macabre tastes. As the murderer draws her deeper into his world, what parts of herself is Eva willing to give up to get closer… and will she miss them when she's done?
HEARTBEAT #3 features main cover art by series creator Maria Llovet as well as variant cover art by artist Jen Bartel (Blackbird).
HEARTBEAT is the newest release from BOOM! Studios' eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell'Edera; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Abbott by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; Bury The Lede by Gaby Dunn and Claire Roe; Klaus by Grant Morrison and Dan Mora; Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith; and The Red Mother by Jeremy Haun and Danny Luckert. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Joss Whedon's Firefly from Greg Pak and Dan McDaid; Buffy the Vampire Slayer from Jordie Bellaire and David López; Angel from Bryan Edward Hill and Gleb Melnikov; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo.
Print copies of HEARTBEAT #3 will be available for sale on January 22, 2020 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire.
For more on HEARTBEAT and other projects from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.