BOOM! Studios has a number of comics coming your way this week (June 16, 2010), including Darkwing Duck #1, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? #11, Donald Duck and Friends #355, Farscape #8, Muppet Snow White #2, Pale Horse #1, Wall-E #7, Muppet King Arthur trade paperback and I Thought You Would Be Funnier trade paperback.

Written by Ian Brill
Drawn by James Silvani
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Magic Eye Studios
COVER B: James Silvani
Diamond Code: APR100836

You demanded it. And BOOM! Studios delivers. Don’t miss the long-awaited, much requested return of your favorite, Darkwing Duck. Once St. Canard’s greatest protector, Darkwing Duck was known the world over as ‘The Terror That Flaps In The Night.’ Now, mysteriously, DW has not been seen or heard from in well over a year – and St. Canard finds that evil is once again on the rise. But when a nefarious plan threatens everyone, Darkwing Duck knows it’s time for the Duck Knight to return! ‘Let’s Get Dangerous!’ with Disney and BOOM! Studios as one of Disney’s most beloved characters makes a comeback in his own not-to-be-missed original ongoing series!

Written by Philip K. Dick
Drawn by Tony Parker
SC, 32 pgs, FC, (11 of 24), SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Tony Parker
COVER B: Brett Weldele
Diamond Code: FEB100747

Will Rick Deckard escape the Hall of Justice? Find out as the saga that inspired BLADE RUNNER continues! A second bounty hunter joins the pursuit and Deckard crosses another rogue Nexus-6 android off his list. Expect the unexpected in this new issue of DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, the comic THE VILLAGE VOICE declared to be one of the best of 2009!

Written by Fausto Vitaliano, Marco Bosco
Drawn by Giorgio Cavazzano, Vitale Mangiatordi
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
COVER A: Magic Eye Studios
COVER B: Giorgio Cavazzano
Diamond Code: APR100841

A brand-new Double Duck arc begins here! When the notorious criminal, Red Primerose, escapes from his prison, it’s only a matter of time before she plots her revenge on The Agency, starting with a high-risk heist in the City of Lights. Enter the Agency’s number one operative, Donald Duck aka Double Duck, in a race against time to track down the villainous vixen and discover the hidden truth behind her schemes.

FARSCAPE #8 (Ongoing)
Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith DeCandido
Drawn by Will Sliney
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Joe Corroney
COVER B: Caleb Cleveland
Diamond Code: APR100822

The startling conclusion to ‘Red Sky at Morning,’ Farscape’s biggest, most startling story yet! All of Moya battles to save Pilot’s homeworld – and one crewmember isn’t coming back! This is a story that could only be told in the comics medium. Another breathtaking Farscape tale from series creator Rockne S. O’Bannon and best-selling novelist Keith R.A. DeCandido. Covers by Joe Corroney and Caleb Cleveland.

Writen by Jesse Blaze Snider with Patrick Storck
Drawn by Shelli Paroline
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (2 of 4), SRP: $2.99
COVER A: David Peterson
COVER B: James Silvani
Diamond Code: MAR100819

The Electric Mayhem arrive home to find they have an unexpected house guest – Snow White, who instantly has an amorous admirer in Animal! Then an open audition for a seventh member, ‘Grumpy,’ has unexpected results, all the while Queen Piggy schemes to become the fairest one of all! Covers by David Petersen and James Silvani.

Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Christian Dibari
SC, 24pgs, FC, (1 of 4), SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Leonardo Manco
COVER B: Robert Adler
Diamond Code: APR100829

BOOM! Studios re-invents the Western – and you’ve never seen the Old West like this before. Ex-slave and former Union soldier Cole has spent the years following the Civil War building a reputation as the most fearsome bounty hunter in the land. But when the tables turn and a bounty is placed on Cole’s head, all hell breaks loose. Finding himself unable to protect the thing most precious to him – his family – Cole goes on a rampage of revenge, leaving only a trail of blood in his wake. With nothing but his horse, his one surviving son and his gun, Cole’s rampage leaves no stone unturned and no culprit alive! Covers by Leonardo Mancoo and Robert Adler.

Written by Bryce Carlson
Drawn by Morgan Luthi
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Cover A & B: Morgan Luthi
Diamond Code: APR100854

Everyone’s favorite garbage-crunching robot is back – and he’s cleaning up another big mess! Determined to help his new friend escape Earth’s deserted wastelands and reunite with his family, WALL-E leads a trash-toppling, fun-filled adventure. The last part of ‘Out There’ is a must-read for WALL-E fans!

Written by Paul Benjamin, Patrick Storck
Drawn by Dave Alvarez, James Silvani
TPB, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99
Diamond Code: MAR100818
ISBN13: 9781608865550

Many have sought the Holy Grail, and many have failed. Now the Muppets present some very good reasons why, as they recount the fantastic quest of King Arthur and his Muppets of the Round Table! This classic tale of adventure, romance, and magic is told once again, but this time with more frogs, chickens, bears, and Whatnots than you can shake an Excalibur at! In the words of Fozzie, it will be a ‘knight’ to remember! (Please note: The puns of Fozzie Bear do not reflect the comedic sensibilities of the management or staff.)

Written by Shannon Wheeler
Drawn by Shannon Wheeler
TPB, 120 pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99
Diamond Code: FEB100763
ISBN13: 9781608860340

A new cartoon collection from the mind of Eisner Award-winning, Harvey nominated and current New Yorker Magazine cartoonist, Shannon Wheeler! It’s the best-of-the-best of what’s left on the cutting room floor from Wheeler’s cartoon submissions to The New Yorker Magazine. Never seen in print before anywhere else!

via BOOM! Studios


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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. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

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