It’s a brand new week, and that means New Comics!  BOOM! Studios sent a sneak peek of all the titles they are releasing this week, including The Calling: Cthulhu Chronicles #1, Robert E. Howard’s Hawks of OUtremer #2, and Codebreakers #4.

Written by Johanna Stokes, Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Christopher Possenti
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Sean Phillips
COVER B: Federico Piatti
Diamond Code: MAY100840

An all-new ongoing Lovecraft-inspired supernatural horror series with a decidedly modern spin from superstar writing team Michael Alan Nelson and Johanna Stokes! A cruise ship comes to port, hundreds are aboard dead – but why? Clayton Diggs is a pharmaceuticals salesman who discovers his sister has committed herself to an insane asylum; she’s checked herself in, fearing she’ll hurt herself or someone else. All across the world, ordinary people in an ordinary world find themselves drawn by fate to see darkness and despair unlike anything they ever could imagine. Meanwhile, a cult makes its move, believing that there is a great one sleeping that will hear… The Calling! Cover by Criminal’s Sean Phillips and Federica Platti!

Written by Alan J. Porter
Drawn by Allen Gladfelter
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
COVER A & B: Allen Gladfelter
Diamond Code: APR100833

The racers converge on Chi Car Go as they make a final desperate dash towards the finish line. Will Chick Hicks and Bubba scheme their way to victory, will Mater and McQueen overcome the odds or will the unexpected happen and a wild card emerge victorious?

Written by Carey Malloy
Drawn by Scott Godlewski
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Julian Totino Tedesco
COVER B: Brett Weldele
Diamond Code: MAY100842

The Pulse-Pounding Ending! Desperate to prevent Stanley from making the same mistake he did, Agent Donald Garner must betray a promise he made for himself years ago. As Malcolm and Lindsay race to find another answer, Garner is faced with an impossible decision to save Stanley: kill him. Covers by Julian Totino Tedesco and Brett Weldele.

Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, David Alan Mack
Drawn by Mike Ruiz
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Chad Hardin
COVER B: Nick Runge
Diamond Code: MAY100848

The end to the first startling Scorpius storyline! How does the villain regain his position as the most feared name in the Uncharted Territories? Discover if he comes ever closer to that dark victory in this tale written by Farscape creator Rockne S. O’Bannon and scripted by best-selling Star Trek novelist David Alan Mack! Covers by Chad Hardin and Nick Runge.

Written by Rober E. Howard, Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Damian Couceiro
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Joe Jusko
COVER B: Damian Couceiro
Diamond Code: MAY100866

Savage warrior Cormac FitzGeoffrey has discovered who murdered the knight he considered a brother – and he will not rest until his thirst for revenge is quenched! Sword swinging, berserker action as only Robert E. Howard, the creator of Conan and Kull, and BOOM! Studios can deliver! Featuring covers by Joe Jusko and Damian Couceiro.

Written by Didier Le Bornec, Doug Murray
Drawn by Jose Maria Carreras, Cosme Quartieri, Wanda Gattino
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
COVER A: Magic Eye Studios
COVER B: Amy Mebberson
Diamond Code: MAY100898

The Disney Afternoon Revolution continues as Uncle Scrooge, Launchpad, and the gang are on the hunt for the tomb of Pharaoh Prak Tikal Dioker to complete a priceless treasure collection, but will they return empty handed when the notorious Beagle Boys stow away on the journey? Plus, find out what sorts of hijinks await the McDuck clan when Launcpad switches jobs for a day with the gadgety Gizmoduck! Covers by Giorgio Cavazzano and Magic Eye Studios.

Written by Fausto Vitaliano, Marco Bosco
Drawn by Vitale Mangiatordi, Marco Mazzarello, Giorgio Cavazzano, Francesco D’Ippolito
SC, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99
Diamond Code: APR100843
ISBN13: 9781608865901

Donald Duck, the part-time international duck of mystery, has his world turned upside-down as friends become enemies and vice versa… sort of. So who can our web-footed freedom fighter really trust? Who knows? Strap yourself in as BOOM Kids! brings you the thrilling next chapter of the DOUBLE DUCK serial that you’ve all been waiting for, as all your questions are finally answered… maybe. It’s the unprecedented sequel to the original spy saga, DONALD DUCK AND FRIENDS: DOUBLE DUCK!

via BOOM! Studios

The Author

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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1 Comment

  1. Damascus
    July 22, 2010 at 12:10 pm — Reply

    The first cover to Codebreakers looks pretty sweet. The story looked pretty good, but I don’t know. Maybe I’ll look for a review on here for the title see if it’s worth picking up.

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