SNEAK PEEK: BOOM! Studios for November 02, 2011

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BOOM! Studios sent a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week.  Take the jump for an early look at Peanuts #0, 7 Warriors #1, Betrayal of the Planet of the Apes #1, Elric: The Balance Lost #5, Irredeemable #31 The Rinse #3, Roger Langridge’s Snarked #2, Stan Lee’s The Traveler #12, and the Darkwing Duck: Campaign Carnage volume 04 trade paperback.

PEANUTS #0
Written by Charles Schulz, Ron Zorman, Vicki Scott
Drawn by Paige Braddock, Vicki Scott, Ron Zorman, Lisa Moore
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $1.00
Diamond Code: SEP110913

Happiness is a monthly comic book series, Charlie Brown! PEANUTS came to KABOOM! last spring in their first graphic novel HAPPINESS IS A WARM BLANKET, CHARLIE BROWN. Now Snoopy and the gang are back in monthly comic books! The series kicks off with a special #0 featuring a new original story and supplementary material that will provide a sneak peek at the series launching in January! This is a line drive that’s sure to knock your socks off (along with your shoes, hat, shirt, and mitt)! Don’t miss Charles Schulz’s timeless characters at KABOOM! every month!

7 WARRIORS #1
Written by Michaël Le Galli
Drawn by Francis Manapul
SC, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER :Francis Manapul
Diamond Code: SEP110849

From the fan-favorite artist of The Flash and Adventure Comics comes 7 beautiful women, 7 WARRIORS! In 6th century Libya, the capitol of an ancient nation is surrounded by the Persian and Byzantine armies. Seven are chosen to save the heir to the kingdom. Seven Warriors. Seven… sexy, gorgeous women? An exquisitely rendered tale in the vein of 300, written by Michaël Le Galli and drawn by Francis Manapul.

BETRAYAL OF THE PLANET OF THE APES #1
Written by Corinna Bechko & Gabriel Hardman
Drawn by Gabriel Hardman
SC, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Gabriel Hardman
COVER B: Dr. Zaius Photo Cover
COVER C: Mitch Gerads
COVER D: Tonci Zonjic
Diamond Code: SEP110880

Hot on the heels of BOOM!’s sold out, best selling PLANET OF THE APES ongoing series comes a brand new four issue mini co-written and drawn by Gabriel Hardman. Best known for his series-defining work on HULK and AGENTS OF ATLAS and his storyboard work on such hit films as Christopher Nolan’s INCEPTION, Hardman and writer Corinna Sara Bechko (HEATHENTOWN, FEAR ITSELF: THE HOME FRONT) bring you PLANET OF THE APES: BETRAYAL! Taking place during the continuity of the original seminal fan favorite film, the feared and respected General Aleron finds himself at the center of a conspiracy that could transform ape/human relations! Aleron’s journey puts him face to face with…Dr. Zaius! A not-to-be-missed mini-series with story and art that is sure to make you go… ape!

ELRIC: THE BALANCE LOST #5
Written by Chris Roberson
Drawn by Francesco Biagini
SC, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Francesco Mattina
COVER B: Dimitri Armand
COVER C: Francesco Mattina
Diamond Code: SEP110855

Each answer leads to more questions as Elric, Hawkmoon, Corum and Eric Beck attempt to uncover what’s causing the conflict between law and chaos. Along their respective journeys, new and old allies appear, aiding the Eternal Champion across universes. But as the worlds of the Multiverse grow perilously out of balance, is it too much for even the Eternal Champion to reverse? Legendary fantasy author Michael Moorcock and New York Times bestseller Chris Roberson (SUPERMAN, iZOMBIE, STAN LEE’S STARBORN) continue catapulting the Pale Prince back into comics in this exciting new arc of the hot new series! See why Neil Gaiman called Moorcock “my model for what a writer was” while Warren Ellis said he is one of the “eight core sites in my creative genome.” It’s can’t-miss fantasy like you’ve never seen before.

IRREDEEMABLE #31
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Diego Barreto & Damian Couceiro
SC, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Trevor Hairsine
COVER B: Matteo Scalera
Diamond Code: SEP110872

As Earth remains in the grip of terror, and society’s heroes desperately try to defend its people, the Plutonian’s rage has been driven to heights by revelations about his past. After sacrifice, hope, and death, is it truly too late to stop the Plutonian? This arc-ending issue will leave IRREDEEMABLE fans reeling! Find out what everyone is talking about in the latest installment of Mark Waid’s multiple Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated superhero series!

THE RINSE #3
Written by Gary Phillips
Drawn by Marc Laming
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER: Paul Azaceta

Acclaimed crime novelist Gary Phillips (THE JOOK, VERTIGO’S ANGELTOWN and COWBOYS) returns to BOOM! with a new brand of crime! The rinse is spiraling out of control for money launderer Jeff Sinclair — not only have his clients flown the coop, but he is also caught in the crosshairs of both IRS agent Della Dash and the menacing casino henchmen tracking down the stolen cash. Jeff only has three options left: get arrested, get killed…or pull off the biggest rinse of his life. A grounded, gritty look at the world of money laundering in the vein of Elmore Leonard, THE RINSE is a modern crime classic in the making! For fans of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ CRIMINAL!

ROGER LANGRIDGE’S SNARKED #2
Written & Drawn by Roger Langridge
SC, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER: Roger Langridge
Diamond Code: SEP110915

Roger Langridge — the Harvey Award winner behind THE MUPPET SHOW and THOR: THE MIGHTY AVENGER — continues his all new side-splitting adventure that can only be explained as…SNARKED! Journey with Langridge as he pulls the carpet out from under such Lewis Carroll classics as The Walrus and The Carpenter, Through the Looking Glass, and The Hunting of the Snark, creating an all new world of humorous grandeur. Join Princess Scarlett as she, her baby brother Rusty, and the Walrus and the Carpenter outwit the villainous royal advisors to save the Kingdom and set sail in search of the missing Red King. It’s a rip-roaring issue that you won’t want to miss!

STAN LEE’S THE TRAVELER #12
Written by Mark Waid, Tom Peyer
Drawn by Chard Hardin
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER: Chard Hardin
Diamond Code: AUG110916

FINAL ISSUE! It’s here, the cataclysmic can’t-miss finale! With the help of Soldier Zero, The Traveler is faced with a horrific decision with consequences greater than even The Traveler can imagine…and he’s seen them all! Don’t miss out as Stan Lee, Mark Waid, Tom Peyer, and Chad Hardin break time and space in half in this epic series-ending issue that will blow your mind!

DARKWING DUCK: CAMPAIGN CARNAGE VOL. 4
Written by Ian Brill
Drawn by James Silvani
SC, 144pgs, FC, SRP: $16.99
ISBN: 9781608866434
Diamond Code: AUG110927

The Duck Knight has returned, he’s solved the Crisis on Infinite Darkwings, and he’s withstood the F.O.W.L. Disposition. With all these Darkwing epics in the bag, will the purple powerhouse of peace be able to deal with Campaign Carnage? It’s a super-powered stampede as waves and waves of brand new baddies pop up all over St. Canard, in the midst of a mayoral race you have to see to believe! How many more meta human menaces are gonna show up to crash Darkwing’s political party? You’ll have to read this volume to find out! Special Bonus Material: includes the DARKWING DUCK ANNUAL featuring a story by DARKWING DUCK creator Tad Stones himself!

via BOOM! Studios