Boom! Studios Sneak Peek for the Week of November 11, 2009
Boom! Studios sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the titles arriving in stores this week, plus one arriving November 18, 2009!Â Take the jump for The Anchor #2, Cars: Radiator Springs #2, Farscape: D’Argo’s Trial #4, The Incredibles #2, The Muppet Show Comic Book: The Treasure of Peg-Leg Wilson #4, Nola #1, Wall-E #0, the first hardcover for Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Fall of Cthulhu: Nemesis trade paperback, Farscape: D’Argo’s Lament hardcover, and Walt Disney Christmas Classics collected in a hardcover as well.
THE ANCHOR #2
Written by Phil Hester
Drawn by Brian Churilla
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A & B: Brian Churilla
Diamond Code: SEP090680
Heavenâ€™s hulking enforcer is on the hunt for both demon blood and the truth about his origin. His never ending battle takes him to a wild horse preserve in England where he must destroy or be destroyed by a hellish, bestial huntsman who feasts on unwitting campers. On a scale of 1 to 10, this comic goes to eleven. Retailers â€” clear racks on either side of The Anchor for the safety of lesser books.
CARS: RADIATOR SPRINGS #3
Written by Alan J. Porter
Drawn by Albert Carreres
SC, 24pgs, FC, (3 of 4), SRP: $2.99
COVER A & B: Allen Gladfelter
Diamond Code: JUL090764
Lightning McQueen is hanging out with his friends in Radiator Springs when he realizes that everyone knows his story, but he doesnâ€™t know anyone elseâ€™s. McQueen wants to know how his friends ended up in Radiator Springsâ€¦and why they decided to stay. Issue #3 explores Luigi and Guidoâ€™s journey from Italy to America!
FARSCAPE: Dâ€™ARGOâ€™S TRIAL #4
Written by Keith DeCandido, Rockne S. Oâ€™Bannon
Drawn by Caleb Cleveland
SC, 24 pgs, FC,(4 of 4), SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Jason Palmer
COVER B: Caleb Cleveland
Diamond Code: SEP090685
The origin of one of Farscapeâ€™s most fascinating characters concludes! Dâ€™Argo faces a Peacekeeper court for a crime he didnâ€™t commitâ€¦the murder of his wife! In the middle of such injustice Dâ€™Argoâ€™s life becomes even stranger when his only hope for freedom is Bailar Crais!
THE INCREDIBLES #2
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Marcio Takara
24 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
COVER A & B: Matt Wagner
Diamond Code: JUL090762
Baby Jack-Jack, everyoneâ€™s favorite superpowered toddler, battlesâ€¦a nasty cold! Hopefully the rest of the Parr family can stay healthy, because normal denizens of Metroville are starting to exhibit superpowers. Can The Incredibles discover the cause of both outbreaks before the city is left in total shambles?
THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK: THE TREASURE OF PEG-LEG WILSON #4
Written by Roger Langridge
Drawn by Roger Langridge
Covers A, B by Roger Langridge
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: AUG090754
Roger Langridgeâ€™s celebrated run on THE MUPPET SHOW comic continues! Scooter learns that a cache of treasure is hidden somewhere within the theaterâ€¦and when Rizzo the Rat overhears this, the news spreads like wildfire! Meanwhile, Animalâ€™s acting very strangelyâ€”heâ€™s now refined and well-mannered! And why is Kermit acting like heâ€™s too cool for school?
NOLA #1 (B)
NOTE: WILL BE IN STORES 11/18/09
Written by Chris Gorak, Pierluigi Cothran
Drawn by Damian Couceiro
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (1 of 4), SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Erik Jones
COVER B: Chris Brunner
Diamond Code: SEP090694
After cheating death, Nola Thomas wakes up alone in a deserted New Orleans hospital. Bruised, broken, and badly burned, she emerges from the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina with one thing on her mindâ€¦revenge. From Chris Gorak, the writer/director of the critically-acclaimed film, Right at Your Door!
Written by J. Torres
Drawn by Morgan Luthi
24pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Cover A, B: Morgan Luthi
Diamond Code: SEP090719
Superstar writer J. Torres (TEEN TITANS GO!) chronicles Wall-Eâ€™s life before the events of the hit film. Wall-E is not yet the hardworking robot we know and love. Instead, he lets the few remaining other robots take care of the trash compacting while he collects interesting junk. But when the other robots start breaking down, Wall-E must learn to adjust his prioritiesâ€¦or else Earth is doomed!
DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? Vol. 1 HC
Written by Philip K. Dick
Drawn by Tony Parker
HC, 144 pgs, FC, SRP: $24.99
THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE FILM BLADE RUNNER COMES TO BOOM! Worldwide best-selling sci-fi writer Philip K. Dickâ€™s award-winning DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? has been called â€œa masterpiece ahead of its time, even todayâ€ 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 series experiment illustrated by acclaimed Warhammer artist Tony Parker! Deluxe hardcover editions â€“ Volume 1 of 6.
FALL OF CTHULHU: NEMESIS TPB
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Todd Herman
SC, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $16.99
Michael Alan Nelson, the critically acclaimed author of HEXED, concludes his FALL OF CTHULHU maxi-series with NEMESIS â€” an epic origin story revealing the secret history behind Nyarlathotepâ€™s favorite companion. Who is Nemesis you ask? Get this book and find out. Be prepared for the shock of your life as BOOM!â€™s bestselling horror title comes to a shocking conclusion.
FARSCAPE: Dâ€™ARGOâ€™S LAMENT HC
Written by Rockne S. Oâ€™Bannon,Keith DeCandido
Drawn by Neil Edwards
HC, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $24.99
Ka Dâ€™Argo lives on â€” only in this pulse-pounding FARSCAPE graphic novel set in continuity during season 3 between episodes â€œRevenging Angelâ€ and â€œFracturesâ€! Follow the adventures of John Crichtonâ€™s best friend Dâ€™Argo as heâ€™s forced to not only save the day and end planetary war, heâ€™s got to do it all with mouthy Princess Jool along for the ride. And that means trouble! Executive Produced by Farscape creator Rockne S. Oâ€™Bannon!
WALT DISNEY CHRISTMAS CLASSICS HC
Written by Al Taliaferro , Carl Barks, Don Gunn, Jack Hannah, Romano Scarpa
Drawn by Al Taliaferro , Carl Barks, Don Gunn, Jack Hannah, Romano Scarpa, Walt Kelly
HC, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $24.99
Donâ€™t be a Scrooge McDuck this Christmas season! Itâ€™s the perfect present! BOOM! Kids! has raided the Disney publishing archives and searched every nook and cranny this Christmas season to find the best and the greatest stories from Disneyâ€™s vast comic book publishing history for this â€œbest ofâ€ compilation â€” Disneyâ€™s universally appealing characters starring in stories written and drawn by creators who are legends in the field! A timeless classic from the worldâ€™s most iconic characters that should be on every shelf, Walt Disneyâ€™s Christmas Classics are an essential this holiday season for family fun!