BOOM! Studios sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week.

VALEN THE OUTCAST #1
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Matteo Scalera
SC, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $1.00
COVER A: Liam Sharp
COVER B: Cary Nord
COVER C: Ale Garza
Diamond Code: OCT110899

SPECIAL $1 FULL FIRST ISSUE! The King is dead — long live the DEAD KING! King Valen Brand is a fair, just king as well as a great and mighty warrior. Killed by a Necromancer in battle and resurrected as one of the walking dead. Now he’s considered an abomination in his own realm,an outcast with only one purpose: to restore his lost soul! From the mind of fan-favorite creator Michael Alan Nelson (28 DAYS LATER, HEXED, DINGO, ROBERT E. HOWARD’S HAWKS OF OUTREMER) comes OUTCAST, a visceral new ongoing series that blends “epic fantasy” with “sword-and-sorcery.” Perfect for fans of A Game of Thrones and Conan.

BETRAYAL OF THE PLANET OF THE APES #2
Written by Corinna Bechko & Gabriel Hardman
Drawn by Gabriel Hardman
SC, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Gabriel Hardman
COVER B: Declan Shalvey
Diamond Code: OCT110928

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 #6
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: OCT110908

SEE WHY CRITICS AND FANS LOVE ELRIC’S RETURN TO COMICS! The mystery is deepening for the Eternal Champion, as Elric, Hawkmoon, Corum and Eric Beck come face to face with nearly unstoppable forces of Law and Chaos. But can they find the key to restoring the balance in time to stop catastrophe across the Multiverse? New York Times bestseller Chris Roberson (SUPERMAN, iZOMBIE, STAN LEE’S STARBORN) and legendary fantasy author Michael Moorcock are bringing Elric back to comics in a big way in this sixth issue of the critically acclaimed series!

IRREDEEMABLE #32
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Diego Barreto
SC, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Trevor Hairsine
COVER B: Matteo Scalera
COVER C: Dan Panosian
Diamond Code: OCT110916

THE IRREDEEMABLE/INCORRUPTIBLE CROSSOVER EVENT BEGINS! This month in the pages of IRREDEEMABLE or INCORRUPTIBLE…witness a life-changing tale from when the Plutonian was the world’s most beloved superhero and Max Damage was one of the most savage super-villains anywhere! Don’t miss the origin of this famous set of super-enemies in this 4-issue crossover event! This is the crossover event fans have been begging for! A can’t-miss issue of Mark Waid’s multiple Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated superhero series! NOT READING INCORRUPTIBLE TOO? You’re missing out! THE FIRST ISSUE OF THE IRREDEEMABLE/INCORRUPTIBLE CROSSOVER!

THE RINSE #4
Written by Gary Phillips
Drawn by Marc Laming
SC, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER: Paul Azaceta
Diamond Code: OCT110930

Acclaimed crime novelist Gary Phillips (THE JOOK, VERTIGO’S ANGELTOWN and COWBOYS) returns to BOOM! with a new brand of crime! The stage is set. The pieces are in place. But time is running out for Jeff Sinclair as the first arc of the smash hit series THE RINSE comes to a close! Steve Maxon, the kingpin of Vegas, has come to San Francisco in search of his stolen casino skim money, and he ain’t happy. The stakes have never been higher — will Jeff be able to pull off the rinse…or will he die trying? 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!

via BOOM! Studios

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