Boom! Studios Sneak Peek of the Week

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This week sees the release of Soldier Zero #1 from BOOM! Studios.  The company sent along a sneak peek of the issue, along with previews of Darkwing Duck, The Calling: Cthulhu Chronicles #4, Donald Duck and Friends #359, Farscape #12, and many more.

STAN LEE’S SOLDIER ZERO #1
Written by Paul Cornell
Drawn by Javier Pina
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A:Trevor Hairsine
COVER B:Dave Johnson
Diamond Code: AUG100871

STAN’S BACK! THE PUBLISHING EVENT OF THE YEAR! Stan Lee, the most colossal force in the history of comics, teams up with BOOM! Studios to deliver a brand new line of superhero comics! The great innovator of our industry brings his inimitable talents back to the direct market in an explosive line of comics that nobody is prepared for! Half Human. Half Alien. All Weapon. In this first ongoing series, SOLDIER ZERO, Stan teams up with critically acclaimed writer Paul Cornell (ACTION COMICS, DOCTOR WHO) and artist Javier Pina (SUPERMAN, BATMAN) for a dramatic, action-packed superhero scorcher. When an alien parasite falls to Earth, wheelchair-bound college student Stewart Trauttmann becomes infected, and goes through super-human changes that no mortal could imagine. Forced into a galactic war that’s chosen Earth as the battlefield, Stewart defends the front line as&SOLDIER ZERO! The intergalactic war hits Earth this October in a new ongoing series from Stan Lee and BOOM! Studios. Featuring covers by fan-favorite artists Trevor Hairsine (X-MEN), Dave Johnson (PUNISHER), and Phil Noto (AVENGERS: THE ORIGIN).

DARKWING DUCK #5
Written by Ian Brill
Drawn by James Silvani
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Sabrina Alberghetti
COVER B: James Silvani
Diamond Code: AUG100887

BRAND NEW ARC! GREAT FOR NEW READERS!

Now an ongoing! No exaggeration, no hyperbole…this is not the last issue of the series, but just the end of the first arc! As the villain behind Quackwerks’ takeover of St. Canard is revealed,the events he’s set in motion may be too much for even the Masked Mallard to overcome! This is the one fans will be talking about for years to come, and leads directly into next month’s DARKWING DUCK #5! Ships with a special “pulp” variant by Amy Mebberson!

THE AMORY WARS: IN KEEPING SECRETS OF SILENT EARTH: 3 #5
Written by Claudio Sanchez, Peter David
Drawn by Chris Burnham
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER: Chris Burnham
Diamond Code: AUG100851

The future of the Prise race is in the hands of Chase, an IRO-BOT with the body of a child and the wisdom of an old soul. She will change the Keywork forever…and make herself a target of the Red Army! The saga from COHEED AND CAMBRIA frontman Claudio Sanchez and comics legends Peter David continues!

THE CALLING: CTHULHU CHRONICLES #4
Written by Johanna Stokes, Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Christopher Possenti
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER: Federico Piatti
Diamond Code: AUG100853

The giant revelations in this issue expose an even bigger mystery that you won’t want to miss! What is the story behind The Dreamer and what part does he play in the strange events unfolding around the world? Don’t miss this new supernatural horror series with a decidedly modern spin from superstar writing team Michael Alan Nelson (28 Days Later, Hexed) and Johanna Stokes (Death Valley, Station)!

CBGB #4
Written by Kelly Sue DeConnick, R. Eric Lieb
Drawn by Chuck BB, Dave Crosland
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER: Chuck BB
Diamond Code: AUG100878

Kelly Sue DeConnick (Marvel’s RESCURE, SIF) and Eisner Award-winner Chuck BB give you a story of one CBGB fan’s life over the decades. R. Eric Lieb (SAW: REBIRTH) and Dave Crosland (SCARFACE) go even further, with a time traveler of the future landing right in the middle of punk’s past!

DONALD DUCK AND FRIENDS #359
Written by Ennio Missaglia
Drawn by Valerio Held
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
COVER: Paolo Mottura
Diamond Code: AUG100889

A brand new arc literally kicks off in Donald Duck and Friends as Donald dreams of being a mallard martial artist! When a lazy day with his nephews suddenly sends the unsuspecting duck on a surreal journey in the far east, our web-footed warrior must tackle some seemingly familiar foes to save Daisy and find some time to sleep! The action heats up as BOOM Kids! travel to “The Land of the Rising Sun!”

FARSCAPE #12 (Ongoing)
Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith DeCandido
Drawn by Will Sliney
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER: Joe Corroney
Diamond Code: AUG100858

This is the end of John and Aeryn’s toughest battles yet. This is the start of the darkest chapter in the Uncharted Territories. Only one comic book will reveal the new leader of The Peacekeepers. Do not miss this pulse-pounding issue from FARSCAPE show creator Rockne S. O’Bannon!

THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK #11 (ONGOING)
Written & Drawn by Roger Langridge
COVER: Roger Langridge
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: AUG100896

Roger Langridge’s Eisner Award-nominated run continues! You’ll find more spooky themed Muppet hijinks than you can shake a giant Beaker at after Beaker undergoes some electrifying experiments that would make a giant Mary Shelley blush.

via BOOM! Studios