SOLICITATIONS: Grace Randolph’s Supurbia gets ongoing
BOOM! Studios is proud to announce the official return of 2012’s surprise “supes-meets-soaps” hit, GRACE RANDOLPH’S SUPURBIA. GRACE RANDOLPH’S SUPURBIA #1 (ONGOING) arrives in stores on Wednesday, November 21st ideally timed for retailers to capitalize with Black Friday sales. One week later, GRACE RANDOLPH’S SUPURBIA Volume 1 will be hitting comic stores on November 28th, at the introductory price of $9.99, exclusively in comic shops.
The fan-favorite phenomenon returns in a brand new ongoing series! Meet the Meta Legion, the world’s foremost faction of crime-fighting capes. But what happens when the masks come off and the heroes are faced with the sordid problems of everyday life in the suburbs? From rising star writer Grace Randolph (Marvel’s NATION X, HER-OES) and hot new talent Russell Dauterman, GRACE RANDOLPH’S SUPURBIA is a unique new twist on the superhero genre that appeals to both diehard fans and readers completely new to comics. New stories, new characters, new drama… Don’t miss out on what Bleeding Cool called “The Superhero Comic We’ve Been Waiting For”!
“We’re so excited about this first issue, we decided it would be best to release it for the biggest shopping day of the year – Black Friday!” explained creator and writer Grace Randolph, “Plus since Supurbia is all about superhero families, what better time to read such a book than a holiday that’s all about family – Thanksgiving! And you can give thanks that you can buy five issues – the first trade collecting the limited series and #1 – for just fifteen bucks!”
GRACE RANDOLPH’S SUPURBIA #1 (ONGOING) ships with a must- have all new covers by Stephanie Roux and Jonboy Meyers under Diamond order code SEP120889. GRACE RANDOLPH’S SUPURBIA Volume 1 trade paperback ships with a fan favorite cover from the first series by Ale Garza under Diamond order code SEP120892. The trade paperback carries an introductory price of $9.99, exclusively in direct market comic shops, while the mass market edition will be priced at the more standard price of $14.99.
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Founded by Ross Richie, 2009 and 2010′s “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of bestselling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning comic books and graphic novels with the industry’s top talent, including Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning’s HYPERNATURALS, new HELLRAISER comics written by Clive Barker, PLANET OF THE APES, and Sam Humphries’ HIGHER EARTH. BOOM!’s all ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz’ PEANUTS, Jim Davis’ GARFIELD, Cartoon Network’s ADVENTURE TIME, and 20th Century Fox’ ICE AGE. KaBOOM! recently won an Eisner Award for its first original series Roger Langridge’s SNARKED. BOOM!’s lit comix-focused imprint, BOOM! Town, won an Eisner Award for its first book, Shannon Wheeler’s I THOUGHT YOU WOULD BE FUNNIER, and just released SPACE DUCKS, the first comic book from indie musician legend Daniel Johnston.