BOOM! Studios dropped us a quick email this weekend to let us know about three upcoming books arriving in stores in November. Official solicitations for November won’t be released until later this week, but now is a good chance to see what kind of goodness BOOM! Studios has in store for us in November.

Last-Sons-of-America-1Last Sons of America #1 (of 4)
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Phillip Kennedy Johnson
Artist: Matthew Dow Smith
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Tonci Zonjic
BOOM! 10 Years Incentive Cover: Brian Stelfreeze
Incentive Cover: Matthew Dow Smith
Format: 32 pages, full color
Price: $3.99
On sale: November
Synopsis:
What’s to Love: We were instantly taken with newcomer Phillip Kennedy Johnson’s inventive high-concept story and mature characterization. Throw in a crime thriller element and Matthew Dow Smith’s moody art and Last Sons of America can be the perfect answer to the question, “What if Elmore Leonard directed Children of Men?”
What It Is: When a biological terrorist attack makes it impossible for anyone in America to conceive children, adoption of kids from other countries explodes. Brothers Jackie and Julian are adoption agents based in Nicaragua. They usually do all their options through legal means, but they’re facing increasing competition from straight-up kidnappers. One desperate move from Jackie could put them in the cross-hairs of some very dangerous people.

 

Amazing-World-of-Gumball-Vol-1The Amazing World of Gumball Vol. 1: Fairy Tale Trouble
Original Graphic Novel
Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writers: Megan Brennan, Jeremy Lawson
Artists: Katy Farina, Jeremy Lawson
Cover Artist: Katy Farina
Format: 6″ x 9″, 160 pages, full color, softcover
Price: $14.99
On sale: November
Synopsis:
What’s to Love: The mixed-media look of The Amazing World of Gumball lends itself perfectly to comics, but now, we get to tell a full-length story, much like what it’d be like if you were watching a super-sized episode of the animated series!
What It Is: It’s a beautiful day for a Renaissance Faire, and the Watterson family is having a blast taking in ye olde fun and games…until a magician’s illusion turns into a real spell, and all of Elmore is cast into a fairy-tale world of quests, danger, and magical adventures! Can Wizard Darwin, Knight Anais, and Jester Gumball save Richard from his everlasting, turkey-leg-induced sleep, or will the citizens of Elmore remain trapped in the Middle Ages forever?

 

Peanuts-the-Snoopy-SpecialPeanuts: The Snoopy Special
One-shot
Writers: Jason Cooper, Charles M. Schulz
Artists: Vicki Scott, Charles M. Schulz
Covers:
Main: Charles M. Schulz
Incentive: Charles M. Schulz
Format: 48 pages, full color
Price: $4.99
On sale: November
Synopsis:
What’s to Love: With The Peanuts Movie set to debut in November, it’s the perfect time to recognize everyone’s favorite beagle in this Snoopy-centric special, featuring a new, original story.
What It Is: Celebrate the release of the new film with this one-shot Snoopy Special. Follow Snoopy, the World Famous Sergeant-Major of the Foreign Legion, on the mission of a lifetime to save his dear brother Spike, encountering adventure at every which corner of the neighborhood—from Lucy’s Psychiatric Booth to Schroeder’s piano.

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