Boom! Studios May 2018 Solicits: Beginning of the End for Adventure Time

The Beginning of the End for Adventure Time: Boom! Studios May 2018 Solicits

Posted by February 23, 2018 Comment

Lumberjanes reaches a landmark 50th issue! Return to Fraggle Rock with Jared Cullum. It’s the Beginning of the End for Adventure TimeKong: Skull Island gets a 2018 Special. Also, color your own Dark Crystal! These are provided by Boom! Studios this May. Details below.

 

CODA #1

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: Simon Spurrier
  • Artist: Matías Bergara
  • Wraparound Main Cover A: Matías Bergara
  • Intermix Cover B: Jae Lee
  • Incentive Cover C: Jeff Stokely
  • Simon Spurrier ( The Spire, Godshaper ) and Matías Bergara ( Cannibal, Supergirl ) present a broken fantasy world that’s perfect for fans of Mad Max and The Lord of the Rings.
  • In the aftermath of an apocalypse which wiped out nearly all magic from a once-wondrous fantasy world, a former bard named Hum (a man of few words, so nicknamed because his standard reply is “hm”) seeks a way to save the soul of his wife with nothing but a foul-tempered mutant unicorn and his wits to protect him…but is unwillingly drawn into a brutal power struggle which will decide forever who rules the Weird Wasteland.
  • Oversized first issue, with 40 pages of story content and additional backmatter at no extra cost!
  • 12-issue limited series

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #27

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: Kyle Higgins
  • Artist: Daniele Di Nicuolo
  • Main Cover: Jamal Campbell
  • Subscription Cover: Jordan Gibson
  • Incentive Cover: Carlos Villa
  • As Lord Drakkon’s power and influence grows, the Power Rangers work with new allies from across time and dimensions, including Ranger teams such as Time Force, RPM, and Samurai, to craft a plan to fight back…but is it already too late

SABAN’S GO GO POWER RANGERS #9

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: Ryan Parrott
  • Artist: Dan Mora
  • Main Cover: Dan Mora
  • Intermix Cover: Miguel Mercado
  • Subscription Cover: Audrey Mok
  • Homage Incentive Cover: Natacha Bustos
  • As the Rangers deal with the fallout of Rita’s sinister plan and Matthew’s startling return, a new threat emerges with a shocking connection to Lord Drakkon

SABAN’S GO GO POWER RANGERS VOL. 1 SC

  • *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JULY 2018*****
  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $16.99
  • Writer: Ryan Parrott
  • Artist: Dan Mora
  • Cover Artist: Dan Mora
  • Ryan Parrott ( Star Trek: Manifest Destiny, Saban’s Power Rangers: Aftershock ) and Russ Manning Award winner Dan Mora ( Klaus, WWE ) present a look at the Mighty Morphin story from the perspective the teenagers with attitude; Jason, Kim, Trini, Zack, and Billy days after they first became Power Rangers.
  • Fighting evil is hard, but surviving high school may be even harder—welcome to real life in Angel Grove.
  • Collects issues #1-4.

 

FRAGGLE ROCK #1

  • Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: Jared Cullum
  • Artist: Jared Cullum
  • Main Cover: Jared Cullum
  • Connecting Subscription Cover: Jake Myler
  • In honor of the 35th Anniversary of Fraggle Rock, the Fraggles are back in an all new stand alone adventure illustrated in beautiful watercolor and presented in a format perfect for longtime fans to share with the next generation.

ADVENTURE TIME: BEGINNING OF THE END #1

  • Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writers: Ted Anderson
  • Artists: Marina Julia
  • Wraparound Main Cover: Victoria Maderna
  • Subscription Cover: Diigii Daguna
  • Title Card Incentive Cover: Corey Booth
  • When Finn breaks a promise he can’t remember making, he is confronted by Chronologius Rex, the lord of Hours and All Time.
  • Finn’s life will be consumed in the infinite first of the fourth dimension unless he and his friends back home can find the moment that explains it all and bring him back him back to Ooo.
  • Finn must confront the ghosts of his past selves, the alternate selves of his present, and all his possible futures, while Jake gather help from all of Ooo and beyond. Together, they must save Finn before he goes beyond the Vanishing point and is erased from every reality.

ADVENTURE TIME 100 PROJECT SC

  • Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $14.99
  • Writers: N/A
  • Artists: Jeffrey Brown, John Cassaday, Emi Lenox, Whilce Portacio, Bill Sienkiewicz, Walt Simonson and more!
  • Cover Artist: Designed by Scott Newman
  • Finn, Jake, and the entire Adventure Time crew take center stage in Hero Initiative’s famous “100 Project” format!
  • Using blank sketch cover variants from Adventure Time #36, the Hero Initiative sent out 100 copies to amazing artists around the world so that they could create one of a kind original covers. The results are collected here, with art from Jeffrey Brown, John Cassaday, Emi Lenox, Whilce Portacio, Bill Sienkiewicz, Walt Simonson and many more!
  • Proceeds benefit Hero Initiative, the only charity dedicated to helping comic book creators in medical or financial need!

LUMBERJANES #50

  • Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $4.99
  • Writers: Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh
  • Artist: Dozerdraws, Brooklyn Allen
  • Main Cover: Kat Leyh
  • Subscription Cover: Veronica Fish
  • Connecting Variant Cover: Veronica Fish
  • Wraparound Foil Incentive Cover: Veronica Fish
  • In this oversized anniversary issue, April, Mal and Ripley make several very cool and also pretty gross discoveries deep in the tunnels beneath the Mess Hall. Up above in the civilized world Jo and Molly join Emily, Diane and the Zodiac cabin for a fun and totally chill game of total world conquest! Contains a special short story illustrated by Brooklyn Allen. Oversized Anniversary Issue!

LUMBERJANES VOL. 9 SC

  • *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JULY 2018*****
  • Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $14.99
  • Writer: Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh
  • Artist: Carolyn Nowak
  • Cover Artist: Brooklyn Allen
  • When the yetis are kicked out of their humble treehouse abode, it’s up to Jo, April, Mal, Molly and Ripley to get them back where they belong amongst the trees… by challenging them to a roller derby match!
  • Collects issues #33-36.

FENCE VOLUME 1 SC DISCOVER NOW EDITION

  • Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $9.99
  • Writer: C.S. Pacat
  • Artist: Johanna the Mad
  • Cover Artist: Shanen Pae
  • Novelist C.S. Pacat ( Captive Prince ) and fan-favorite artist Johanna the Mad team up for a new series perfect for fans of Check, Please! and Yuri!!! on Ice.
  • Nicholas Cox is determined to prove himself in the world of competitive fencing, and earn his place alongside fencing legends like the dad he never knew, but things get more complicated when he’s up against his golden-boy half-brother, as well as the sullen fencing prodigy, Seiji Katayama.
  • Collects issues #1-4.
  • Exclusively on-sale in comics shops this April!

FENCE #6

  • Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: C.S. Pacat
  • Artist: Johanna the Mad
  • Cover Artist: Johanna the Mad
  • After an unexpected defeat, tensions run high among the fencers of Kings Row.

$IX FIGURE CROWDFUNDING: THE NO BULLSH*T GUIDE TO RUNNING A LIFE-CHANGING CAMPAIGN HC

  • *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JULY 2018*****
  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $19.99
  • Writer: Derek Miller with Noelle Pugh
  • Artist: Illustrations by Joy Ho
  • Cover Artist: Dylan Todd
  • HOW THE HELL DO YOU CROWDFUND $100,000? HERE’S THE ULTIMATE HANDBOOK
  • In this bold, irreverent, hilarious how-to guide, bestselling Kickstarter campaign manager Derek Miller takes his millions of dollars of supercrowdfunding experience and delivers everything you need to know about being a modern entrepreneur in today’s global marketplace. In other words, this ain’t your parent’s business book.
  • Accompanied by laugh-out-loud illustrations by cartoonist Joy Ho, enjoy an exhaustive look into what it takes to manage and execute a successful six-figure crowdfunding campaign.

KONG OF SKULL ISLAND 2018 SPECIAL

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $7.99
  • Writer: Paul Allor
  • Artist: Dan McDaid
  • Main Cover: Dan McDaid
  • Incentive Cover: Julio Das Pastoras
  • Paul Allor ( Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ) and Dan McDaid ( Big Trouble in Little China, Judge Dredd ) present a new look at the mysterious history of Skull Island.
  • When an early Viking expedition washes ashore on Skull Island, they see only the promises of wealth in the island’s riches, and not the dangers.
  • Decades pass as the Vikings attempt to bend the powerful island to their will — or die trying.

 

PLANET OF THE APES: URSUS #5

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: David F. Walker
  • Artist: Christopher Mooneyham
  • Main Cover: Paolo Rivera
  • Intermix Cover: Michael Allred
  • Subscription Cover: Becca Carey
  • Ursus digs deeper into the secrets of the Forbidden Zone and learns a terrible truth.

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES SC

  • *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JULY 2018*****
  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $14.99
  • Writer: David F. Walker
  • Artist: Jonas Scharf
  • Cover Artist: Robert Sammelin
  • David F. Walker ( Tarzan on the Planet of the Apes ) and illustrated by Jonas Scharf ( Warlords of Appalachia ) present an original story set between 20th Century Fox’s films, 2014’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the War for the Planet of the Apes film.
  • As Caesar and his apes recoup and recover after the Koba-led attack on the human compound in San Francisco, the military begins moving in, setting the stage for the momentous war to come. Even as humans and apes come to violent conflict, the virus that wrecked the world has begun to evolve…
  • Collects the complete limited series.

 

ROBOCOP: CITIZENS ARREST #2

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: Brian Wood
  • Artist: Jorge Coelho
  • Main Cover: Nimit Malavia
  • Subscription Cover: David Rubín
  • With growing unrest in the Ruins, OCP is encouraging people to report on their neighbors. The Ruins is a powder keg, with OCP handing out the matches.

LUCAS STAND: INNER DEMONS #4

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writers: Kurt Sutter & Caitlin Kittredge
  • Artist: Jesus Hervás
  • Cover Artist: Adam Gorham
  • With no one to trust and nowhere left to run, Lucas finally meets his fate, and it’s not what he expected.

ABBOTT #5

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: Saladin Ahmed
  • Artist: Sami Kivelä
  • Cover Artist: Taj Tenfold
  • Captured by the maniacal villain who has been wreaking havoc on Detroit, it’ll take all of Abbott’s gumption and latent abilities to escape his clutches and save the city from the encroaching darkness.

BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA: OLD MAN JACK #9

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writers: John Carpenter & Anthony Burch
  • Artist: Jorge Corona
  • Main Cover: Rahzzah
  • Action Figure Subscription Cover: Michael Adams & Marco D’Alfonso
  • Variant Connecting Cover: Will Robson
  • Following his climactic confrontation with Ching Dai, Jack Burton finds himself in a place he never expected to see…and it ain’t Florida.

 

GRASS KINGS #15

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: Matt Kindt
  • Artist: Tyler Jenkins
  • Main Cover: Tyler Jenkins
  • Intermix Cover: Matt Kindt
  • An oversized finale as we say goodbye to the Grass Kingdom and its residents.

LUCY DREAMING #3

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: Max Bemis
  • Artist: Michael Dialynas
  • Cover Artist: Michael Dialynas
  • Lucy learns that she may not be alone in her dream landscapes.

THE AMORY WARS: GOOD APOLLO, I’M BURNING STAR IV #12

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writers: Claudio Sanchez & Chondra Echert
  • Artist: Rags Morales
  • Cover Artist: Rags Morales
  • Claudio and Ambellina’s assembled army nears a victory against Wilhelm Ryan, while Chase enables the Crowing to face the Creator for the first time.

WWE #17

  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writers: Dennis Hopeless, Tini Howard
  • Artists: Serg Acuña, Hyeonjin Kim
  • Main Cover: Dan Mora
  • Action Figure Variant Cover: Adam Riches
  • RAW Connecting Cover: Brent Schoonover
  • Incentive Cover: Hyeonjin Kim
  • The finale of “Women’s Evolution”, as the Four Horsewomen face off once again, this time on the WWE roster. Also, Asuka hits Monday Night RAW, in the last part of her backup short series!

WWE VOL. 3 SC

  • *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JULY 2018*****
  • Publisher: BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $16.99
  • Writer: Dennis Hopeless
  • Artist: Serg Acuña
  • Cover Artist: Dan Mora
  • Roman Reigns: the Big Dog. The juggernaut descendent of wrestling royalty has made it to the top of the mountain in WWE – just as everyone predicted he would. But it’s lonely at the top, and with the top two contenders for the WWE Championship being his former Shield brothers Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins, keeping the title will be a lot harder than winning it.
  • Collects issues #9-12.

JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL ADULT COLORING BOOK

  • *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JULY 2018*****
  • Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $16.99
  • Writer: N/A
  • Artist: Dylan Burnett, Jorge Corona, Brandon Dayton, Jae Lee
  • Cover Artist: Jorge Corona
  • Experience Jim Henson’s cult classic film like never before in the first-ever The Dark Crystal Adult Coloring Book , illustrated by Dylan Burnett, Jorge Corona, Jae Lee, and Brandon Dayton.
  • Featuring over forty black and white illustrations showcasing the strange and magical world of Thra, populated with vibrant creatures and characters like Jen, Kira, the Skeksis, the Mystics, Aughra, and more, waiting to be brought to colorful life.

JIM HENSON’S LABYRINTH: CORONATION #4

  • Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: Simon Spurrier
  • Artist: Daniel Bayliss
  • Main Cover: Fiona Staples
  • Subscription Cover: Rebekah Isaacs
  • Maria finds allies willing to help guide her to the center of the Labyrinth and to her son, Jareth. But how much can she really trust them?

RUN WILD HC

  • *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JULY 2018*****
  • Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $24.99
  • Writer: K.I. Zachopoulos
  • Artist: Vincenzo Balzano
  • Cover Artist: Vincenzo Balzano
  • Run Wild reunites storytellers K.I. Zachopoulos and Vincenzo Balzano, the visionary creators of The Cloud , as they explore the lengths people will go to realize their dreams, even to the detriment of humanity.
  • When all of civilization begins turning into animals, only two people remain—young siblings Ava and Flynn. On a desperate search for their mother and safety, they’ll traverse a wild and unruly landscape, make friends and foes of all species, and discover what really makes them human.

DODGE CITY #3

  • Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: Josh Trujillo
  • Artist: Cara McGee
  • Cover Artist: Cara McGee
  • Tournament day! Up against their rival the Kettle Balls, the Jazz Pandas are struggling to stay alive in the competition. Sometimes, though, the worst curveballs aren’t the ones literally flying at your face.

GIANT DAYS #38

  • Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: John Allison
  • Artists: Max Sarin
  • Cover Artist: Max Sarin
  • It’s moving day, and each girl has their own set of challenge to face! Not least of which is McGraw’s…unique idea of what a lovely home should be.

ADVENTURE TIME COMICS #23

  • Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writers: James Lloyd, Carissa Powell, Jack Sjogren, Matt Smigiel
  • Artists: James Lloyd, Carissa Powell, Jack Sjogren, Matt Smigiel
  • Main Cover: Jonathan Cantero
  • Subscription Cover: Gustavo Duarte
  • Variant Cover: Igor Wolski
  • Finn and Jake are entrusted with the keys to the Breakfast Kingdom, which they will absolutely not lose in any way.

ADVENTURE TIME COMICS VOL. 5 SC

  • *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JULY 2018*****
  • Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $14.99
  • Writer: Michael Moreci, Pat Shand, Derek Laufman, Jeffery Brown, Scott Nickel, Steve Foxe, Ryan Cady, Daniela Vicoso, Patrick McEown, Nick Cron-De Vico, Marumiya, Chase Van Weerdhuizen, James Asmus, Jason Cooper, Emei Burrell
  • Artist: Christopher Mitten, Spencer Amundson, Derek Laufman, Jeffrey Brown, Walter Pax, Meg Omac, Jorge Monlongo, Patrick McEown, Alexandra Beguez, Marumiya, Reimena Yee, Cristina Rose Chua, Jenna Ayoub, Emei Burrell
  • Cover Artist: Jorge Monlongo
  • Don’t miss out on this fun collection of stories based off of Cartoon Network’s hit show ADVENTURE TIME, featuring work by Jeffrey Brown ( Darth Vader and Son ), Michael Moreci ( Superman ), Christopher Mitten ( American Vampire ) and many more!
  • Collects issues #17-20.

REGULAR SHOW: THE MEATENING OGN VOL. 5 SC

  • *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JULY 2018*****
  • Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $14.99
  • Writer: Nicole Andelfinger
  • Artist: Laura Howell
  • Cover Artist: Matt Smigiel
  • When Benson bans Mordecai and Rigby from video games, they turn to a mysterious new card game, only to discover that the game itself gets stronger the longer it’s played. Soon the whole park is taken over by fictional creatures and it’s up to Mordecai and Rigby to save the day—if they can stop trying to outdo each other first.
  • Written by Nichole Andelfinger (Munchkin, Adventure Time Comics) and illustrated by Laura Howell (Regular Show), this is one game that will keep you on your toes until the very end.

GARFIELD 2018 VACATION TIME BLUES

  • Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $7.99
  • Writers: Mark Evanier, Scott Nickel
  • Artists: Antonio Alfaro, David DeGrand
  • Cover Artists: Andy Hirsch
  • Jon and Liz are breaking up? Say it ain’t so…and if you thought giant sharks were the scariest things terrorizing the beach, just wait until the Lasagna Monster hits the shores!

 

RUGRATS #8

  • Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: Pranas Naujokaitis
  • Artist: Lisa DuBois
  • Main Cover: Jorge Corona
  • Subscription Cover: Eleonora Bruni
  • Grandpa Lou is determined to turn the babies into an internet sensation. As soon as he can figure out how this camera works…

STEVEN UNIVERSE #16

  • Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Writer: Grace Kraft
  • Artist: Rii Abrego
  • Main Cover: Grace Kraft
  • Subscription Cover: Meg Omac
  • Steven and Amethyst sneak out to go to a concert with Jenny and Kiki, but they soon encounter trouble on the way there…

ROCKO’S MODERN LIFE VOL. 1 SC

  • *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JULY 2018*****
  • Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
  • Retail Price: $14.99
  • Writer: Ryan Ferrier
  • Artist: Ian McGinty
  • Cover Artist: Jorge Monlongo
  • Ryan Ferrier ( Kennel Block Blues ) and Ian McGinty ( Welcome to Showside ) continue BOOM! Studios’ partnership with Nickelodeon with all-new stories about everyone’s favorite wallaby! Featuring short stories from KC Green, David DeGrand, and Tony Millionaire.
  • Collects issues #1-4.
(Last Updated February 23, 2018 10:26 am )

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