BOOM! Studios June 2019 Solicitations

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #5
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Jordie Bellaire
Artist: David Lopez
Cover Artists:
Main Cover A: Marc Aspinall
Main Cover B: Kevin Wada
Main Cover C: Morgan Beem
Preorder Cover D: Becca Carey
Incentive Cover E: Yasmin Putri
Incentive Cover F: Yasmin Putri
Synopsis: After the stunning events of Issue #4, the Scooby Gang tries to recover and deal with a new threat that’s
arising within the very halls of Sunnydale High itself.

FIREFLY #7
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Dan McDaid
Cover Artists:
Main Cover A: Lee Garbett
Preorder Cover B: Joe Quinones
Incentive Cover C: Amelia Vidal
Synopsis: As Serenity and its crew hurdle through space to find their lost Captain and First Mate, romance begins
brewin’ from an unlikely place, and not everyone is happy about it.

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #40
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Daniele di Nicuolo
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Jamal Campbell
Preorder Cover: Goni Montes
Incentive Cover: Kris Anka
Synopsis:
● Last year, Shattered Grid made comic book history—this year NECESSARY EVIL changes what you
think you know about the Power Rangers with a reveal that will have everyone talking!
● The Power Rangers comic book event of 2019 begins here with the first appearance of the Power Ranger
everyone’s been asking about—the fan favorite White Ranger!
● The all-new team of creators from record breaking Power Rangers; Shattered Grid; Ryan Parrot and
Daniele Di Nicuolo present the return of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers—but what happened to the
universe after the defeat of Lord Drakkon, and what do our Rangers remember?
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #40
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $4.99
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Daniele di Nicuolo
Cover Artist: Preorder Foil Cover: Goni Montes
Synopsis: Kicking off a new Foil Cover initiative from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #40-49.

SABAN’S GO GO POWER RANGERS: FOREVER RANGERS #1
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $7.99
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Eleonora Carlini and Francesco Mortarino
Cover Artists:
Main Cover : Dan Mora
Preorder Cover : Kris Anka
Incentive Cover : Gurihiru
Synopsis: Everything in GO GO POWER RANGERS has been leading to THIS MOMENT! Don’t miss the epic
conclusion as The Power Rangers face off against Alpha 1 and the reveal of Rita’s true plan; a familiar newcomer
whose arrival in Angel Grove will change everything.

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID SC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR AUGUST 2019
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $29.99
Writer: Kyle Higgins & Ryan Parrott
Artist: Daniele di Nicuolo, Diego Galindo
Cover Artist: Jamal Campbell
Synopsis:
● THE BIGGEST COMIC BOOK EVENT IN POWER RANGERS HISTORY COLLECTED IN
ONE VOLUME!
● Lord Drakkon—a twisted alternate-reality version of Tommy Oliver (AKA the Mighty Morphin Green
Ranger)—and his newly reformed army are crossing dimensions in order to execute an all-out attack that
threatens the very existence of every Power Ranger ever!
● Collects Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25-30, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Free Comic Book Day
Special , and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Shattered Grid #1.

NEW WORLD OGN SC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR AUGUST 2019
Publisher : Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $29.99
Writer: David Jesus Vignolli
Artist: David Jesus Vignolli
Cover Artist: David Jesus Vignolli
Synopsis:
● New World weaves the stories of three characters from unique backgrounds—an indigenous warrior
seeking revenge against those who invaded her land, an African musician fighting for freedom against
those who enslaved him, and a Portuguese sailor in search of redemption—who come together on a heroic
quest to free the world from an encroaching darkness.
● Written and illustrated by David Jesus Vignolli ( A Girl in the Himalayas ), New World intertwines the
cultures of his personal heritage to explore the European discovery of the Americas with a vibrant blend of
fantasy and history.

GREASE BATS OGN SC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR AUGUST 2019
Publisher : BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $14.99
Writer: Archie Bongiovanni
Artist: Archie Bongiovanni
Cover Artist: Archie Bongiovanni
Synopsis:
● Along with their friends and plenty of beer, Andy and Scout are just trying to make it through their 20s,
survive late capitalism, and navigate the dating world. Tough and loving Andy is a genderqueer trans
individual, who dates like there’s no tomorrow while Scout, an all-feelings-all-the-time mistake-maker, is
still languishing over her ex-girlfriend…from like two years ago.
● Created by Archie Bongiovanni ( The Quick and Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns ) and originally
published on Autostraddle, this edition collects all the best misadventures, internet dates, and bad decisions
in one place!

FAITHLESS #3
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Brian Azzarello
Artist: Maria Llovet
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Paul Pope
Preorder Cover: Dani Strips
Synopsis: All those little shadows and shapes that Faith catches at the peripheral of her vision start to take shape.
There are omens. These events and details have Faith unsettled, but she moves past them with her attention drawn to
something new: the Devil.

THE WOODS YEARBOOK EDITION BOOK TWO SC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR AUGUST 2019
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $29.99
Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Michael Dialynas
Cover Artist: Michael Dialynas
Synopsis:
● It’s been over one year since the students, teachers, and additional staff of Bay Point Preparatory High
School in suburban Milwaukee, Wisconsin were suddenly transported countless light years away to the
middle of an ancient, primordial wilderness. Despite the chaos of their first year, the students have begun to
build a life in this new world, a burgeoning society out of the ruins of their past. But mysterious forces are
conspiring to bring it all crashing down…
● Written by James Tynion IV ( Detective Comics, Memetic ) and illustrated by Michael Dialynas ( Teenage
Mutant Ninja Turtles ), The Woods Yearbook Edition Book Two collects issues #13-24 of the GLAAD
Award-winning series.

RONIN ISLAND #4
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Giannis Milonogiannis
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Giannis Milonogiannis
Preorder Cover: Ethan Young
Synopsis: Hana and Kenichi come face-to-face with the Shogun himself, and discover a startling secret behind the
disaster that destroyed their homelands more than twenty years ago.

SPARROWHAWK SC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR AUGUST 2019
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $19.99
Writer: Delilah S. Dawson
Artist: Matias Basla
Cover Artist: Miguel Mercado
Synopsis:
● As the illegitimate daughter of a Naval Captain, Artemisia has never fit in with her father’s family, nor the
high class world to which they belong. However, when she is targeted by the Faerie Queen and pulled into
another realm, she has no choice but to fight her way back home, amongst evil fairies who want her head,
and untrustworthy allies that claim solidarity but have ulterior motives.
● New York Times bestselling author Delilah S. Dawson (Ladycastle, Star Wars: Phasma) and illustrator
Matias Basla (The Claw and Fang) present a gripping dark fantasy tale of a young woman claiming her
time and her agency. Collects the entire limited series.

THE EMPTY MAN #8
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: Jesús Hervás
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Vanesa R. Del Rey
Preorder Cover: Jesús Hervás
Synopsis: FINAL ISSUE! Jensen and the Kerry family make one last desperate attempt to stop the Empty Man’s
signal before the world is completely lost.

CLIVE BARKER’S NEXT TESTAMENT OMNIBUS SC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR AUGUST 2019
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $29.99
Writer: Clive Barker, Mark Alan Miller
Artist: Haemi Jang
Cover Artist: Goñi Montes
Synopsis:
● Finally collected in one complete volume, experience the terrifying madness of Master of Horror’s first
original comic book series
● Julian Demond is a captain of industry who left behind everything and began a walkabout, believing
himself to be on a mission from above. He soon discovers a figure unlike any other, one who calls himself
Wick…and claims to be God.
● Bestselling author Clive Barker, co-writer Mark Alan Miller (Clive Barker’s Hellraiser), and
internationally acclaimed artist Haemi Jang ( Clive Barker’s Hellraiser: The Road Below ) come together for
a thrilling story not of this world, collecting all twelve issues of the Harvey Award-nominated horror epic.

BLACK BADGE #11
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Tyler Jenkins
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Matt Kindt
Intermix Cover: Tyler Jenkins
Synopsis: As the current Black Badge team learns more about their predecessors, a rift grows between the two
generations—one that could mean the end of the entire Scout program.
BONE PARISH #10
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: Jonas Scharf
Cover Artist: Jonas Scharf
Synopsis: With the walls closing in and their supporters dwindling, it’ll take everything the Winters family has to
make it through the war. It’s no longer about the supply, the ash, or the money. Now, they fight to survive.

KLAUS: HOW SANTA CLAUS BEGAN VOL. 1 SC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR AUGUST 2019
Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $19.99
Writer: Grant Morrison
Artist: Dan Mora
Cover Artist: Dan Mora
Synopsis:
● He’s a myth. He’s a legend. He’s loved worldwide by children and adults alike…but does anyone truly
know the origins of Santa Claus? Set in a dark fantastic past of myth and magic, Klaus tells the story of
how Santa Claus really came to be—the tale of one man and his wolf against a totalitarian state and the
ancient evil that sustains it.
● Award-winning author Grant Morrison ( All-Star Superman, Happy! ) and Eisner Award-nominated
illustrator Dan Mora ( Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Go Go Power Rangers ) revamp, reinvent, and reimagine a
classic superhero for the 21st century, drawing on Santa’s roots in Viking lore and Siberian shamanism, and
taking in the creepier side of Christmas with characters like the sinister Krampus.
● Klaus is “Santa Claus: Year One” and finally answers the burning question: what does Santa Claus do on
the other 364 days a year?
● Collects issues #1-7

JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: SIRENS #3
Publisher : Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Sarah Webb
Artist: Sarah Webb
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Cory Godbey
Preorder Cover: Sarah Webb
Synopsis: Sarah Webb brings to life a Scottish Orkney Island tale. When Willa Westness and her two siblings get
caught in a dangerous high tide, they are at the mercy of the selkies. All seems lost—but there might be something
hidden in Willa’s past that can save her.

JIM HENSON’S BENEATH THE DARK CRYSTAL #10
Publisher : Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Adam Smith
Artist: Alexandria Huntington
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Benjamin Dewey
Preorder Cover: David Petersen
Synopsis: Bolstered by their reunion, Kensho and Thurma both return to their homelands with the truths they have
learned. Kensho journeys back to the Crystal Castle to face the Royal Guard. Some cheer his return, while others
rebuke his claim to the Throne. Meanwhile, Thurma returns from the Cinder with a pressing revelation.

JIM HENSON’S BENEATH THE DARK CRYSTAL VOL. 2 HC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR AUGUST 2019
Publisher : Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $24.99
Writer: Adam Smith
Artist: Alexandria Huntington
Cover Artist: Benjamin Dewey
Synopsis:
● Kensho and Thurma are worlds apart and their hopes of being reunited begin to dim. Alongside her rival,
Nita, Thurma studies under the tutelage of the legendary Fireling elder known simply as The Fire That
Stays. As the two prospective queens compete against one another, their teacher reveals new abilities of the
Firelings with dark and powerful potential that could change the throne forever. In Thra, Kensho’s quest
takes him to a place of wonder long forgotten…the Valley of the Mystics. There, alongside his companions,
Kensho will need to face his past and the future he so desperately flees.
● Writer Adam Smith ( Long Walk to Valhalla ) and artist Alexandria Huntington continue Kensho and
Thurma’s quests as the fate of two worlds hang in the balance.

JIM HENSON’S FRAGGLE ROCK: WHERE IS IT? HC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR AUGUST 2019
Publisher : Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $9.99
Writer: Art Baltazar
Artist: Art Baltazar
Cover Artist: Art Baltazar
Synopsis:
● Gobo is in a crisis! He’s lost the thing most precious to him, the one thing that holds his whole entire
universe together! He enlists the help of Boober, Mokey, Red, and Wembley to search high and low in
every nook and cranny in Fraggle Rock to recover what was lost. But in all the excitement, Gobo hasn’t
told them what they’re looking for and what they find might surprise them.
● Written and illustrated by Art Baltazar ( Superman Family Adventures, Aw Yeah Comics! ), Jim Henson’s
Fraggle Rock: Where Is It? celebrates Jim Henson’s timeless television series with a colorful adventure
perfect for young readers.

LUMBERJANES #63
Publisher : BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writers: Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh
Artist: AnneMarie Rogers
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Kat Leyh
Preorder Cover: Chan Chau
Synopsis: With all the Lumberjanes together in The Land of Lost Things, there is only one clear option when stuck
in a pocket dimension—explore! But being in another dimension is dangerous, and when Ripley wanders off on her
own into the middle of a bitter-cold pocket-dimension winter, the Roanokes’ fun vacation to another realm might
end up being too cool to handle!

BY NIGHT #12
Publisher : BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: John Allison
Artist: Christine Larsen
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Christine Larsen
Preorder Cover: Sarah Stern
Synopsis: Back in the real world, Jane has to choose between exposing the Otherworld, and not showing her
film…after all the blood, sweat, and tears she’s poured into it. Her future, or a whole world?

BY NIGHT VOL. 2 SC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JULY 2019
Publisher : BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $14.99
Writer: John Allison
Artist: Christine Larson
Cover Artist: Christine Larsen
Synopsis:
● LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION!
● Jane Langstaff and Heather Meadows have been to the other side…and now it’s just a question of how to
bring proof back home with them. And then there’s the question of how the portal got there in the first
place…and whether or not the town of Spectrum, South Dakota is safe, or monsters are about to start
pouring through to our world?
● From Eisner Award nominee John Allison ( Giant Days, Scary Go Round ), and artist Christine Larsen
( Adventure Time ), join Jane and Heather as they journey into the Eidolon and a mystical world of adventure
and laughs!

GIANT DAYS #51
Publisher : BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: John Allison
Artists: Max Sarin
Cover Artist: Max Sarin
Synopsis: When McGraw’s father dies unexpectedly, the small friend group is shaken. Susan struggles to be there
for McGraw, but his usual stoicism has turned into a solid wall. With McGraw at home and Susan in their empty
apartment alone, Esther and Daisy have to help Susan deal with someone who doesn’t seem to be dealing. What do
you do for someone you love when you have no idea what they’re going through?

SMOOTH CRIMINALS #8
Publisher : BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Kiwi Smith & Kurt Lustgarten
Artist: Leisha-Marie Riddel
Cover Artist: Audrey Mok
Synopsis: Now that Mia’s old enemy is hot on their trail, Mia and Brenda go into hiding. There’s only one
problem…Mia’s mom has escaped from prison, and she’s determined to find her daughter!

THE AVANT-GUARDS #6
Publisher : BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Carly Usdin
Artist: Noah Hayes
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Noah Hayes
Preorder Cover: Cara McGee
Synopsis: Reeling from a crushing defeat at the hands of the Selfies, the Avant-Guards must rediscover their team
spirit and remember what makes them love the game. It doesn’t help that a member of their team is horribly smitten
with a Selfie player.

FENCE VOL. 3 SC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR AUGUST 2019
Publisher : BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $14.99
Writer: C.S. Pecat
Artist: Johanna The Mad
Cover Artist: Johanna The Mad
Synopsis:
● Sparks fly white-hot on the pitch as Nicholas and Seiji finally face off once again in the halls of King’s
Row. It’s a match that will change King’s Row (and both of them!) forever, and set the stage as the team
journeys to face their bitter rivals and prove themselves once and for all.
● The third volume of the breakneck series from writer C.S. Pacat ( The Captive Prince ) and fan-favorite artist
Johanna the Mad comes at you as fast as a parry and hits as hard as a strike.
● Collects issues #9-12

ADVENTURE TIME: MARCY & SIMON #6
Publisher : KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Olivia Olson
Artist: Slimm Fabert
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Brittney Williams
Marcy Preorder Cover: Jamie Loughran
Simon Preorder Cover: Amelia Vidal
Synopsis: Marcy and Simon’s quest to find Simon’s lost love has taken them all through the multiverse, but the
terrible truth might be more than even they can handle!

ADVENTURE TIME WITH FIONNA & CAKE OGN VOL. 1 SC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR AUGUST 2019
Publisher : KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $9.99
Writer: Kate Sheridan
Artist: Vivian Ng
Cover Artist: Chrystin Garland
Synopsis:
● It’s a very special day in the Land of Ooo: Fionna the Human’s birthday! To surprise her, Prince Gumball
and Marshall Lee have Cake distract Fionna with an adventure as they prepare the biggest surprise party in
history. But when Prince Gumball’s experimental serum turns Fionna’s birthday cake into a monster,
everyone must work together to save the Candy Kingdom…and maybe a friendship, too!
● Join writer Kate Sheridan ( Fallow Time ) and artist Vivian Ng ( Nickelodeon The Legend of Korra – Turf
Wars ) on a brand-new adventure in the incredible world of Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time™ .

STEVEN UNIVERSE #29
Publisher : KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Sarah Gailey
Artist: Rii Abrego
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Missy Pena
Preorder Cover: Jamie Loughran
Synopsis: When Amethyst has a sad spell, Steven doesn’t know how—or even if—he can help. But Steven is not
going to let that stop him, he’s going to cheer Amethyst up whether she likes it or not! Written by Hugo
Award-winning author Sarah Gailey!

AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL: THE STORM OGN SC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR AUGUST 2019
Publisher : KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $14.99
Writer: Kiernan Sjursen-Lien
Artist: Shadia Amin
Cover Artist: Alessandra Patané
Synopsis:
● A big ol’ storm has set its sights on Elmore but the Watterson family isn’t going to let some bad weather
spoil their day, at least not until everything starts going wrong! After a power outage forces Gumball and
Darwin to figure out how to have fun without video games—not an easy task—Richard leads a catastrophic
attempt to fix a leak in the ceiling so one measly puddle will cease driving his household absolutely crazy.
\It’s one calamity after the other as the Watterson’s try and make it to bluer skies!
● It’s is a downpour of good-hearted humor and fun from writer Kiernan Sjursen-Lien ( Over the Garden
Wall™) and artist Shadia Amin!

ROCKO’S MODERN AFTERLIFE #3
Publisher : KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Anthony Burch
Artist: Mattia Di Meo
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Ian McGinty
Preorder Cover: Joey McCormick
Synopsis: Rocko and Filburt finally manage to make it to Heffer’s house, but have they made it in time to prevent
their dear pal from turning into a zombie? Dr. Hutchison makes her debut in the series with an earth-shaking
revelation about what’s causing the outbreak.

CHARLES SCHULZ’S LINUS HC
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR AUGUST 2019
Publisher : KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $14.99
Writer: Charles M. Schulz
Artist: Charles M. Schulz
Cover Artist: Charles M. Schulz
Synopsis:
● Linus Van Pelt. The benevolent, blanket-clutching philosopher always has a kind word for everybody,
especially his best friend, Charlie Brown, and even for his bossy older sister, Lucy.
● This hardcover collection includes stories from across all eras of Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts , so grab your
favorite blanket, and get ready to share some laughs as you await the Great Pumpkin!

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