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Boom! Studios has provided Major Spoilers with the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in June 2009.

file_4_68.jpgfile_4_67.jpgCARS: THE ROOKIE #4 (A)
CARS: THE ROOKIE #4 (B)

Written by Alan J. Porter
Drawn by Albert Carreres
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: APR090735

Lightning McQueen’s thrilling origin story concludes! McQueen has found a top-notch pit crew, a big-name sponsor, an awesome new paint job…and a new nickname! He has truly found his groove, and he’s determined to win his first Piston Cup race!

file_4_64.jpgfile_4_63.jpgCAPED #4 (A)
CAPED #4 (B)

Written by Darin Moiselle, Josh Lobis
Drawn by Sebastian Piriz
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: APR090733

Think working for a superhero is tough? Try working for an ex-superhero! Edge is disgraced and out of work. The only one who believes in him… is Jimmy Lohman – Edge’s much abused personal assistant. When Jimmy’s dedication leads him to the bottom of a superhero conspiracy that could render the entire city asunder, who’s the real hero now?

file_6_12.jpgfile_6_11.jpgDEAD RUN #1 (A)
DEAD RUN #1 (B)

Written by Andrew Cosby, Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Francesco Biagini
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (1 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: APR090724

“All Speed. No Limits.” The end isn’t near… it’s here. America has become a wasteland, leaving the few cities that remain transformed into impenetrable fortresses. NICK MASTERS isn’t just a driver, he’s the best there is. If you need something picked-up, delivered, or disposed of, Nick’s your man. And he’s all business. But when he fails to deliver an important package to a local crime lord, Nick’s business suddenly becomes very personal… A science fiction action piece in the vein of MAD MAX from the writer of HEXED and FALL OF CTHULHU, Michael Alan Nelson, collaborating for the first time with EUREKA creator Andrew Cosby!

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DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP #1 (A)
DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP #1 (B)
DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP #1 (C)

Written by Philip K. Dick
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (1 of 24), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: APR090725

THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE FILM BLADE RUNNER COMES TO BOOM with backmatter by Warren Ellis! Worldwide best-selling sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick’s award-winning DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? has been called “a masterpiece ahead of its time, even today” and served as the basis for the film BLADE RUNNER. BOOM! Studios is honored to present the complete novel transplanted into the comic book medium, mixing all new panel-to-panel continuity with the actual text from the novel in an innovative, ground-breaking 24-issue maxi-series experiment!

file_4_70.jpgfile_4_69.jpgEUREKA: DORMANT GENE #3 (A)
EUREKA: DORMANT GENE #3 (B)

Written by Andrew Cosby, Jonathan L. Davis
Drawn by Mark Dos Santos
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: APR090736

Sci-Fi Channel’s smash hit show returns for another series masterminded by the creators of the show, told completely in continuity! EUREKA creators Andrew Cosby and Jaime Paglia are joined by writer Jonathan L. Davis (THE DUKES OF HAZZARD) continue to follow the town of eccentric geniuses with a issue filled with surprises no one will expect!

file_4_59.jpgfile_4_60.jpgFALL OF CTHULHU: NEMESIS #3 (A)
FALL OF CTHULHU: NEMESIS #3 (B)

Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Mat Santolouco
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: APR090729

FALL OF CTHULHU returns with NEMESIS — an epic origin story revealing the secret history behind Nyarlathotep’s favorite companion. What’s behind those feline eyes? Be prepared for the shock of your life as BOOM!’s bestselling horror title continues.


file_4_74.jpgfile_4_73.jpgFARSCAPE: D’ARGO’S LAMENT #3 (A)
FARSCAPE: D’ARGO’S LAMENT #3 (B)

Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith DeCandido
Drawn by Neil Edwards
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: APR090738

Ka D’argo lives on — only in this pulse-pounding FARSCAPE mini-series set in continuity during season 3 between episodes “Revenging Angel” and “Fractures”! Jool learns more about D’Argo’s days as in the Luxan military, serving under General Sterikk, a man who will play a major part in D’Argo’s future!

file_4_72.jpgfile_4_71.jpgFARSCAPE: STRANGE DETRACTORS #4 (A)
FARSCAPE: STRANGE DETRACTORS #4 (B)

Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith DeCandido
Drawn by Will Sliney
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: APR090737

FARSCAPE creator Rockne S. O’Bannon is back! TV’s science fiction masterpiece FARSCAPE continues with the same hit writing team from the first sold out mini-series! Chricton has discovered the cause of why everyone on Moya is out for each other. To cure them, he must shrink down go on… a fantastic voyage you will never forget!

file_4_66.jpgfile_4_65.jpgFINDING NEMO: REEF RESCUE #2 (A)
FINDING NEMO: REEF RESCUE #2 (B)

Written by Marie Croall
Drawn by Erica Leigh Currey
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (2 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: APR090734

The biggest selling DVD of all time comes to comics! Nemo, Dory and Marlin embark on a journey to save their dying reef. Facing dangerous waters and incredible odds, Nemo travels the great blue sea to save the one thing that matters most of all—home. In this issue, Nemo’s old friend Gil lends a helping fin! Series ‘A’ covers by Amy Mebberson with ‘B’ covers by Erica Leigh Currey.

file_4_78.jpgfile_4_77.jpgTHE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #4 (A)
THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #4 (B)

Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Marcio Takara
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: APR090740

Legendary writer Mark Waid’s action-packed INCREDIBLES story concludes! Mr. Incredible discovers the shocking truth behind his recent loss of powers… and must defend his family against a shocking menace from the past! Covers by Sean “Cheeks” Galloway and Marcio Takara!

file_4_55.jpgfile_4_54.jpgIRREDEEMABLE #3 (A)
IRREDEEMABLE #3 (B)

Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Peter Krause
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: APR090731

A comic book industry event: a new original ongoing superhero series from Mark Waid! IRREDEEMABLE dares to ask the question: what if the world’s greatest hero decided to become the world’s greatest villain? Does Plutonion’s past hold the key to his current deadly rampage? Or does it even matter? A “twilight of the superheroes”-style story that examines super-villains from the writer of KINGDOM COME and EMPIRE!

file_4_62.jpgfile_4_61.jpgMR. STUFFINS #3 (A)
MR. STUFFINS #3 (B)

Written by Johanna Stokes, Andrew Cosby
Drawn by Axel Medellin
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 3), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: APR090730

“My teddy bear’s a secret agent!” This is it! What everyone’s been waiting for: a teddy bear vs. the huge military robot smackdown! The fate of the Tyler family rests in Mr. Stuffins hands…er, paws. Paws of fury that is! Series Features “A” covers By MOUSE GUARD’s David Petersen.


file_4_76.jpgfile_4_75.jpgMUPPET ROBIN HOOD #3 (A)
MUPPET ROBIN HOOD #3 (B)

Written by Tim Beedle
Drawn by Armand Villavert Jr.
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: APR090739

The Muppets tell the Robin Hood legend for laughs, and it’s the reader who will be merry! Robin Hood (Kermit the Frog) and his band of outlaws steal from the rich and give to the poor. But much to the Merry Men’s disbelief, Maid Marian (Miss Piggy) has stolen Robin’s most valuable possession—his heart! Series features “A” covers from David Petersen, the Eisner Award-winning creator of Mouse Guard!

file_4_80.jpgfile_4_79.jpgTHE MUPPET SHOW #4 (A)
THE MUPPET SHOW #4 (B)

Written by Roger Langridge
Drawn by Roger Langridge
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: APR090741

Acclaimed creator Roger Landridge’s zany romp across The Muppet Show stage continues! In this issue, the spotlight shines brightly on Miss Piggy, but is the Muppet Show stage big enough for this diva’s massive ego?

file_6_10.jpgfile_4_81.jpgTOY STORY: THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER #3 (A)
TOY STORY: THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER #3 (B)
Written by Dan Jolley
Drawn by Chris Moreno
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: APR090742

More all-new adventures featuring the world’s favorite toys! Andy’s been working on his science project for weeks, but Rex clumsily breaks one of the pieces! Can Woody and Buzz lead a squadron of toys into the science fair and stealthily repair Andy’s project before he discovers the broken piece? Story by Eisner Award-nominated writer Dan Jolley!

file_4_58.jpgfile_4_57.jpgUNKNOWN #2 (A)
UNKNOWN #2 (B)
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Minck Oosterveer
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (2 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: APR090727

She has solved every mystery known to man. But there is one mystery that remains… UNKNOWN! Revered as the smartest person alive, Catherine Allingham is the world’s most famous private investigator. Follow her adventures as she sets out to solve the one mystery she’s never been able to crack – DEATH! A new original mini-series from Mark (KINGDOM COME) Waid in the vein of RUSE with EXCALIBUR’s Minck Oosterveer.

file_4_56.jpgUNTHINKABLE #2
Written by Mark Sable
Drawn by Julian Totino Tedesco
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (2 of 5), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: APR090728

The UNTHINKABLE has just begun! Can Alan Ripley stop his worst-case terror scenarios from coming true? Will he discover who’s REALLY behind the attacks? Or will they discover HIM? The mystery begins to unravel in part two of the explosive new mini-series from the fiendish mind of Mark (TWO-FACE YEAR ONE, CYBORG) Sable and the blood stained brush of THE REMNANT’s Julian Totino Tedesco

file_6_18.jpgFALL OF CTHULHU: APOCALYPSE TPB
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Mat Santolouco
SC, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $15.99
ISBN: 1-934506-93-1
ISBN13: 978-1-934506-93-6
Diamond Code: APR090744

The Apocalypse is upon us! Since the beginning of the FALL OF CTHULHU storyline, readers have been anxiously awaiting the moment when all the tale’s threads begin to tie together into the ultimate war between gods and men. As of now, they wait no longer. Let the Apocalypse begin!

file_6_19.jpgHERO SQUARED: LOVE & DEATH TPB
Written by J.M. DeMatteis, Keith Giffen
Drawn by Nate Watson
SC, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $15.99
ISBN: 11-934506-81-8
ISBN13: 978-1-934506-81-3
Diamond Code: APR090745

This is it! The final (probably), absolute (pretty much) last (finally!) volume of HERO SQUARED (well, maybe.) Find out what happens to Captain Valor, his parallel-world alter ego, Milo, and at least one homicidal ex-girlfriend! DeMatteis’ and Giffen’s geeeenius super-hero series concludes with a finale that will leave you gobsmacked!

file_6_16.jpgLAST REIGN TPB
Written by Walt Becker with Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Ed Estevez & David Miller
SC, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $15.99
ISBN: 1-934506-92-3
ISBN13: 978-1-934506-92-9
Diamond Code: APR090743

Director Walt Becker (Van Wilder, Wild Hogs) makes his graphic novel debut with his sci-fi/fantasy tale of knights in a post-apocalyptic future! The world has been twisted into a rusting and forgotten dystopia- and a new type of knight rises from the ashes to make order out of chaos! Scripted by Michael Alan Nelson, the fan-favorite writer of Fall of Cthulhu. Cover by top WARHAMMER talent Karl Richardson!

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7 Comments

  1. Jerard
    April 13, 2009 at 11:37 am — Reply

    MR. STUFFINS ill pick up just for the cover UNKNOWN sounds good to IRREDEEMABLE is also good nice to see waid on most of the comics i kinda want to get toy stoy as well

  2. Jerard
    April 13, 2009 at 11:51 am — Reply

    wheres Hexed?

    • April 13, 2009 at 12:00 pm — Reply

      The series was a four issue mini that concluded this month.

  3. Jerard
    April 13, 2009 at 12:03 pm — Reply

    did EUREKA get cancelled or some thing don’t see a reason why it needs a comic

    • April 13, 2009 at 12:49 pm — Reply

      Jerard: Yeah, I’m hoping Hexed did well enough that it prompts Boom! to get an ongoing from this. As far as Eureka goes, the show isn’t canceled as far as I know – i believe there is a new season coming this summer – the Boom! comic series, actually takes place between seasons 1 and 2, which means they can tell stories that they can’t tell now based on how the continuity (and death of certain characters) went with the show. We’ll have to get Ross Ritchie on the MSP soon to talk about that.

  4. Jerard
    April 13, 2009 at 12:16 pm — Reply

    that is very sad news

  5. Mike Keller
    April 14, 2009 at 1:58 pm — Reply

    I’m excited that “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep” is coming out as a series. There has certainly been a lot of Mr. Dick’s work being made into films, which has been wonderful. And it looks like Ellis is going to help flesh it out a little more. Something to look forward to.

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