Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations

Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations

Oh look, Boom Studios have released their February 2020 solicitations… with a launch for Alienated and a bunch of OGNs… welcome to the future.

Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations

Alienated #1 (BOOM! Studios) –  A new sci-fi thriller for fans of Paper Girls and Something Is Killing the Children! Acclaimed writer Simon Spurrier (John Constantine Hellblazer, Coda) and artist Chris Wildgoose (Batgirl, Batman: Nightwalker) present a subversive coming-of-age story about having all the power to change the world but the unready hands to truly wield it.

Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations

We Served The People OGN HC (Archaia) –  An inspiring graphic memoir in the tradition of The Best They Could Do & They Called Us Enemy. In an inspiring tale, Emei Burrell shares her mother’s true experience of growing up in China in the early 1970s. Advance solicited for April.

Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations

Eat, And Love Yourself OGN SC (BOOM! Box) – Join writer/artist Sweeney Boo (Marvel Action: Captain Marvel) on a journey of self-discovery, self-acceptance, and just a bit of magic, for fans of Seconds and Wet Moon. Advance solicited for April.

Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations

Wonder Pony OGN SC (KaBOOM!) – Angouleme Youth Award-nominated writer and artist Marie Spénale presents a magical adventure full of friends and fun for anyone who’s ever wished they had the power to save the day! Advance solicited for April.

Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations

Once & Future Vol. 1 SC (BOOM! Studios) – Bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (Die, Star Wars) and Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Klaus) explore the mysteries of the past, the complicated truths of our history and the power of family to save the day…especially if that family has secret bunkers of ancient weapons and decades of experience hunting the greatest monsters in Britain’s history! Collects issues #1-6. Advance solicited for March.

Something Is Killing The Children Vol. 1 Discover Now Edition (BOOM! Studios)  – GLAAD Award-winning writer James Tynion IV (The Woods, Batman: Detective Comics) teams with artist Werther Dell’Edera (Briggs Land) for a haunting series about staring into the abyss… and what happens when the abyss stares back. Collects issues #1-5 in a direct-market exclusive collection!

Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #3
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Simone di Meo
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Dan Mora
Leonardo Variant Cover B: Goñi Montes
Raphael Variant Cover C: Goñi Montes
Michaelangelo Variant Cover D: Goñi Montes
Donatello Variant Cover E: Goñi Montes
Incentive Cover F: Goñi Montes
Incentive Cover I: Goñi Montes
Synopsis: Rita Repulsa faces off against Shredder for control of the weapon that will change the Power Rangers
forever! No matter who wins, the world will never be the same! As the two villains battle, the Mighty Morphin
Power Rangers must find a way to storm the Foot Clan base to save Tommy, as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
step up to help their new allies in an unexpected way.

Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations

 

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Vol. 11 SC (BOOM! Studios) – Collects issues #40-43. Advance solicited for April.

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #48
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Daniele di Nicuolo
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Jamal Campbell
Incentive Cover: Kris Anka
Synopsis: After the shocking reveal of the last issue, the Rangers are beset by enemies on all sides—even their own.
Tensions mount between Tommy and Jason in the fallout over the Omega Rangers secret identities.Will the two
teams be able to work together in time to defend against the next attack? Don’t miss the return of a fan favorite
character!

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS FOIL VARIANT #48
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Daniele di Nicuolo
Cover Artist: Goñi Montes
Synopsis: Continuing a new Foil Cover initiative from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #40-49.

GO GO POWER RANGERS #29
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Ryan Parrott, Sina Grace
Artist: Francesco Mortarino
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Eleonora Carlini
Variant Cover: Miguel Mercado
Incentive Cover: Amelia Vidal
Synopsis: Tommy steps into his new role as leader of the Power Rangers, but not everyone is convinced he’ll be
able to lead like Jason did. Meanwhile, Zack, Trini, and Jason are given their first mission as OMEGA RANGERS,
and must trust that their friends will be able to handle all of Lord Zedd’s threats without them.

 

 

Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #12
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Jordie Bellaire
Artist: David López
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Marc Aspinall
Spotlight Cover: Kevin Wada
Connecting Cover: Vanesa R. Del Rey
Preorder Cover : Ryan Inzana
Incentive Cover: Joe Quinones
Synopsis: As TEAM KENDRA fights for their town against the Hellmouth-possessed hivemind, Willow and
Xander begin to feel the cost of sharing a soul between them. With darkness creeping into the place a soul should be,
one of them will start down a road that they can’t turn back from.

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: HELLMOUTH #5
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Jordie Bellaire and Jeremy Lambert
Artist: Eleonora Carlini
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Jenny Frison
Connecting Variant Cover: Vanesa R. Del Rey
Synopsis:
THE EVENT OF THE YEAR ENDS HERE!
Angel and Buffy finally confront the enemy in the heart of the Hellmouth, but the journey has already taken its tolls.
Beaten in body and spirit, they might not have enough power between them to save the world. With more allies than
they know, Buffy and Angel will make their final stand… and not everyone will make it out alive.

ANGEL & SPIKE #9
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Bryan Edward Hill
Artist: Gleb Melnikov
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Dan Panosian
Connecting Variant Cover: Vanesa R. Del Rey
Preorder Cover: Scott Buoncristiano
Incentive Cover: Jonas Scharf
Synopsis:
● After the shocking conclusion to Hellmouth, only one vampire can protect Los Angeles…and it’s Spike?
● But as Team Spike must face a new threat in the evil forces of Wolfram & Hart, everyone’s asking one
question: WHAT HAPPENED TO ANGEL?
● The next big Whedonverse epic starts here!Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Legacy Edition Book One SC (BOOM! Studios) – Collects Buffy The Vampire Slayer #1-10 (Dark Horse Comics, published 1998-2003), as well as short stories from the era in a newly designed, value priced format that no Buffy fan can miss! Advance solicited for April.

Firefly Vol. 3 HC: The Unification War Part Three (BOOM! Studios) – Collects issues #9-12. Advance solicited for April.

 

RONIN ISLAND #10
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Giannis Milonogiannis
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Giannis Milonogiannis
Preorder Cover: Ethan Young
Synopsis: With enemies on all sides, Hana and Kenichi struggle to protect the island and themselves. But the
Shogun has a more sinister plan brewing, and for anyone to survive this fight, Kenichi will need to rally the island’s
forces, and Hana will have to prove to those loyal to the Shogun that his way of life is not worth fighting for.

FIREFLY #14
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Lalit Kumar Sharma
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Marc Aspinall
Preorder Cover: Amelia Vidal
Incentive Cover: Daniel Warren Johnson
Synopsis: Mal matches wits with a serial killer! The newly minted Sheriff Mal (don’t call him that, though) and
Boss Moon are given their first big case as local law enforcement—to hunt down and arrest a serial killer haunting
their new town! As Mal and Moon dig deeper into the mystery behind the suspicious murders, a surprising new
benefactor strolls in, offering new technology and new beginnings for the townspeople…all courtesy of the Blue Sun
corporation.

Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations
FOLKLORDS #4
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Matt Smith
Cover Artist: Matt Smith
Synopsis: Ansel and his new ally Ugly begin to make their way to the Library Branch of Banned Books—and one
step closer to the Folklords. But the Library is full of twists and turns they’ll never expect…and the closer they get,
the harder it is for them to pin down where Ansel’s story is going to end…

THE RED MOTHER #3
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Jeremy Haun
Artist: Danny Luckert
Cover Artist: Jeremy Haun
Synopsis: The visions through Daisy’s prosthetic eye are getting stronger—and it’s getting harder every day to
resist their call. When a mysterious puzzle shows up on Daisy’s doorstep, will it provide the answers she’s looking
for, or only draw her deeper into the world of the Red Mother?

HEARTBEAT #4
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Maria Llovet
Artist: Maria Llovet
Cover Artist: Maria Llovet
Synopsis: Donatien has managed to escape the consequences of his brutal crime only by charm and wit, but those
close to the victim want answers, and they will do anything to get them. When someone gets too close to the truth,
Eva will learn how far Donatien will go to protect his secret… and how much Eva is willing to accept.

THE MAGICIANS #4
Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Lilah Sturges, Lev Grossman
Artist: Pius Bak
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Qistina Khalidah
Variant Cover: Alexa Sharpe
Synopsis: After discovering carnage in the midst of the Brakebills library, it’s clear that there is something much
bigger at hand than the rivalry between the hedge witches and the traditional magicians. Someone, or something
sinister is at work, and Dean Fogg will finally have to reveal the truth behind opening the doors of Brakebills to the
hedges… and what it means for their future.

Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations

JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE #6
Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Adam Cesare
Artist: French Carlomagno
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Mona Finden
Variant Cover: Kelly & Nichole Matthews (connecting cover)
Synopsis: Podling cook Hup has joined the famous Paladin Barfinnious as a squire and set out from his small
village for the first time! It seems that Hup’s dreams of becoming a Paladin himself are finally within reach. But
when Barfinnious is more focused on making some quick coin than on performing acts of bravery, Hup realises that
his trust may have been misplaced.

GHOSTED IN L.A. #8
Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Sina Grace
Artist: Siobhan Keenan
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Siobhan Keenan
Variant Cover: Sina Grace
Synopsis: There is some roommate vs roommate drama at Rycroft Manor, and Daphne is right in the middle of it!
Though, she did put herself in the middle of it. She’s really only here because of her crush on the newest Rycroft
ghost. What will the drama mean for the Manor, and Daphne’s place in it?

GHOSTED IN LA VOL. 1 SC
*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR APRIL 2020*****
Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $14.99
Writer: Sina Grace
Artist: Siobahn Keenan
Cover Artist: Siobahn Keenan
Synopsis:
● Rycroft Manor may be old. It may be abandoned. It may even be haunted. But Daphne Walters doesn’t care
about any of that—it has a pool and the rent is free
● New to LA, coming off of a bad breakup and having a pretty terrible week, Daphne might need to crash on
this haunted couch for a while, but having undead roommates might be more than she bargained for!
● Will the dead be able to help Daphne find the life she’s been missing in the big city?
● From GLAAD Award-nominated Sina Grace (Iceman) and illustrator Siobhan Keenan (Clueless, Jem and
the Holograms) comes a story about finding your way in Hollywood, in love, and in the afterlife.
● Collects issues #1-4.

Jim Henson’s Labyrinth Coronation Vol. 1 SC (Archaia) – Long before Sarah ventured to save her baby brother from the clutches of the Goblin King, another young woman sought to save her child from an unknown fate within the Labyrinth. Collects issues #1-4 in a new softcover edition! Advance solicited for April.

 

Alienated, We Served The People, Eat And Love Yourself and Wonder Pony Launch in Boom Studios February 2020 Solicitations

LUMBERJANES #71
Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh
Artist: Kanesha Bryant & Julia Madrigal
Cover Artist: Kat Leyh, Reimena Yee
Synopsis: When the ‘Janes find the long-lost diary of the first ever Lumberjane, they’ll learn more about the true
history of Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types! But are they
ready for what they’ll find?

B.B. FREE #4
Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Gabby Rivera
Artist: Royal Dunlap
Cover Artist: Royal Dunlap
Synopsis: When a burst of unexpected power saves b.b. from her father, she and Chulita are forced to flee Chulita’s
family. Now on the road, and without a support system, the two friends head out to find an old friend, and hopefully
learn more about the visions that have started plaguing b.b.

Lumberjanes: Campfire Songs SC >(BOOM! Box) – Collects Lumberjanes: A Midsummer Night’s Scheme, Lumberjanes: Somewhere That’s Green, and more!  Advance solicited for April.

Steven Universe: Crystal Clean OGN SC (KaBOOM!) –  Steven and the Crystal Gems have plenty of experience saving the day, but when the beach is vandalized overnight, they’ll have to step up and keep cleaning the beach while finding the culprit…or else the Boardwalk won’t get customers!  Advance solicited for April.

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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