SOLICITATIONS: Adventure Time: Spooktacular

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KaBOOM! Studios, an imprint of BOOM! Studios, is proud to announce the newest installment of ADVENTURE TIME comic book fun, ADVENTURE TIME: 2013 SPOOOKTACULAR #1. Available just in time for Halloween, the ADVENTURE TIME: 2013 SPOOOKTACULAR #1, based on the top-rated Cartoon Network animated series of the same name, collects a grab bag of sweet and scary short stories in the spirit of the season.

The stand-alone issue is written and drawn by various creators and artists including Jen Bennett (ADVENTURE TIME: MARCELINE AND THE SCREAM QUEENS), Bryce Carlson (HIT), Ming Doyle (Mara), Jones Wiedle (Helvetica), Jay Hosler (Sandwalk Adventures), Jen Vaughn, and Kevin Church (The Line). ADVENTURE TIME 2013 SPOOKTACULAR ships with a main cover illustrated by Becky Dreistadt (Tiny Kitten Teeth) as well as retailer incentive variant covers by Ming Doyle and Jones Wiedle. And as an extra “treat” for fans, the special will include a yet-to-be-announced bonus story that you won’t want to miss!

WHY WE LOVE IT: The surreal, post-apocalyptic world of Ooo is already a little bit spooky, which makes it perfect for a collection of funnily scary stories.

WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: This time of year, everyone loves a good scare! Why not get in the spirit with all of your favorite characters from Cartoon Network’s top-rated comedy series?

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: The Spooktacular is a collection of short stories following some of our favorite friends in ADVENTURE TIME. Enjoy Marceline’s attempt at being a “good girl”, how Fionna and Cake get through their latest adventure and other stories! It’s going to be a great time!

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The over-sized ADVENTURE TIME: 2013 SPOOOKTACULAR #1 arrives in comic shops on October 30th with a cover price of $4.99 under Diamond order code AUG131116.

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Founded by Ross Richie in 2005, Diamond Gem Award-winning “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios (boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of best-selling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning original and licensed comic books and graphic novels with the industry’s top talent. BOOM! Studios is the home of Mike Carey’s SUICIDE RISK, Clive Barker’s NEXT TESTAMENT and HELLRAISER, Paul Jenkins and Humberto Ramos’ FAIRY QUEST, PLANET OF THE APES, Max Bemis’ POLARITY and Mark Waid’s IRREDEEMABLE. Steven Grant’s graphic novel 2 GUNS was recently released as a feature film from Universal Pictures starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. BOOM!’s all-ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz’ PEANUTS, Jim Davis’ GARFIELD, Cartoon Network’s ADVENTURE TIME and REGULAR SHOW, Mike Kunkel’s HEROBEAR AND THE KID, and Roger Langridge’s Eisner Award-winning SNARKED. In June 2013, BOOM! acquired Archaia Entertainment (archaia.com). Archaia is the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning graphic novel publisher of MOUSE GUARD, COW BOY, GUNNERKRIGG COURT, RUST, SPERA, JIM HENSON’S TALE OF SAND, RETURN OF THE DAPPER MEN, and other many great titles.

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