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This should be a really good week for Boom! Studios.  In stores today is the prequel to the Die Hard franchise, the first Mickey Mouse comic published in three years, the fourth installment of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, and the start of a new Unknown arc.  You can see all the sneaks after the jump before you head down to your comic book store to pick them up.

DIE HARD: Year One #1
Written by Howard Chaykin
Drawn by Stephen Thompson
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Dave Johnson
COVER B: Jock
COVER C: John Paul Leon
Diamond Code: JUN090765

BOOM! Studios is proud to present America’s greatest action hero translated into the sequential art form for the first time! Every great action hero got started somewhere: Batman Began. Bond had his Casino Royale. And for John McClane, more than a decade before the first DIE HARD movie, he’s just another rookie cop, an East Coast guy working on earning his badge in New York City during 1976’s Bicentennial celebration. Too bad for John McClane, nothing’s ever that easy. Join legendary industry creator Howard Chaykin on a thrill ride that’s rung up over $1 billion in box office worldwide and become the gold standard for classic action! Yippee Ki Yay!

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DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? #4
Written by Philip K. Dick
Drawn by Tony Parker
SC, 32 pgs, FC, (4 of 24), SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Bill Sienkiewicz
COVER B: Moritat
Diamond Code: JUL090757

Worldwide best-selling sci-fi author Philip K. Dick’s award-winning DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? – the basis for the film BLADE RUNNER – comes to comics in an innovative, ground-breaking maxi-series with the full text, fully illustrated. What secret does the Rosen Corporation keep? What happens when one bonds with John Mercer, the new messiah for a new age? What does it mean to be human? These are the questions Rick Deckard must face in his strange quest! With backmatter by Ed Brubaker!

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MICKEY MOUSE & FRIENDS #296
Written by Stefano Ambrosio
Drawn by Lorenzo Pastrovicchio
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: JUL090745

First BOOM! Kids issue! One of the longest-lived, most-successful comic book series in the industry’s history comes to BOOM! and brings a little magic — presenting Wizards of Mickey! Student of the great wizard Grandalf, Mickey Mouse hails from the humble village of Miceland. Allying himself with Donald Duck (who has a pet dragon named Fafnir) and team mate Goofy, Mickey’s come to the great tournament to get his revenge on Peg Leg Pete, who has stolen the Rain Crystal from Miceland! Join Mickey Mouse and his friends on an epic tale of magic and wonder! Join BOOM! Kids for a whole new epoch in Disney publishing!

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THE UNKNOWN: THE DEVIL MADE FLESH #1
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Minck Oosterveer
COVER A: Dave Johnson
COVER B: Jock
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (1 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: JUL090747

Back by popular demand, Mark Waid brings another installment of the world’s greatest detective! With only six months to live, Catherine Allingham’s condition is terminal. But nothing will stop her from trying to solve even more mysteries. It’s international suspense and hair-raising macabre as time runs out for our detective. Interior art by superstar Minck Oosterveer.

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via Boom! Studios

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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