BOOM! Studios sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week (April 06, 2011). Take the jump for Peanuts: Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, Irredeemable #24, Chip & Dale Rescue Rangers #5, Uncle Scrooge #402, and Farscape: D’Argo’s Quest.
PEANUTS: HAPPINESS IS A WARM BLANKET, CHARLIE BROWN! HC
Written by Charles Schulz, Craig Schulz, Stephan Pastis
Drawn by Bob Scott, Vicki Scott, Ron Zorman,
SC, 96pgs, FC, SRP: $19.99
This April, for the first time ever, Charles Schulz’s world-renowned comic strip, PEANUTS, takes the stage as a graphic novel! Adapted from the brand new animated special, Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, this timeless retelling takes us back to the neighborhood and features Linus’ insecurities, Charlie Brown’s kite-flying woes, Lucy’s unrequited love for Schroeder, and everyone’s favorite beagle, Snoopy, in a lively and colorful spin through Charles Schulz’s imagination. HAPPINESS IS A WARM BLANKET, CHARLIE BROWN! is certain to please old and new fans alike!
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Peter Krause, Diego Barreto
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Drew Johnson
COVER B: Scott Clark
Diamond Code: FEB110849
With the Plutonian off world fighting for his life in an alien prison camp, the Paradigm is left with the worldwide clean-up. But what happens when, in the Plutonian’s absence, the planet’s most dangerous villains come out from underground? The remaining members of the Paradigm engage in a desperate battle for control of the planet, without the aid of the world’s greatest protector. Mark Waid’s Eisner and Harvey-nominated series continues!
CHIP ‘N’ DALE RESCUE RANGERS #5
Written by Ian Brill
Drawn by Leonel Castellani, Ricardo Garcia
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Leonel Castelleni
COVER B: James Silvani
Diamond Code: FEB110861
NEW READER FRIENDLY. A NEW STORY ARC BEGINS! Join DARKWING DUCK writer Ian Brill and MARVEL SUPER HERO SQUAD artist Leonel Castellani for the return of your favorite furry flatfoots in this all-new original ongoing series! Who or what are the Danger Rangers? We don’t even know, and we’re putting out the book! There’s only one way to find out, and that’s in Part One of a brand new arc of the critically acclaimed fan-favorite series, “Slipping Through The Cracks!”
UNCLE SCROOGE #402
Written & Drawn by Carl Barks
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER: Marco Rota
Diamond Code: FEB110871
The 70th Anniversary Celebration of Walt Disney’s Comics rolls on as we present another timeless tale from the Disney comics vault with Scrooge McDuck starring in “The Fabulous Philosopher’s Stone!” For the first time in over 14 years, fans can experience Scrooge and the gang as they embark on a journey to find a fantastic, fabled stone capable of turning regular objects into gold—but not without a few side effects. Written and illustrated by the incomparable Carl Barks with a cover by fan favorite Marco Rota. The only side effect here is fun!
FARSCAPE: D’ARGO’S QUEST TPB
Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keithe R.A. DeCandido
Drawn by Caleb Cleveland
SC, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $12.99
Diamond Code: FEB110841
COLLECTED FOR THE FIRST TIME! Cycles ago, D’Argo was unjustly convicted of his wife’s murder, while the real killer went free. Now D’Argo is on the hunt for the actual murderer, his Peacekeeper brother-in-law! What he soon discovers is that the key to his wife’s killer is…Raxil. Frelling Raxil. Will D’Argo’s greatest irritation be his greatest help? Executive produced by FARSCAPE creator Rockne S. O’Bannon!