BOOM! Studios is excited to announce GIANT DAYS: EARLY REGISTRATION, a new collection of the stories that led to the Eisner Award-nominated hit series. Travel back in time to discover these previously little-known stories, revealing the origin of Daisy, Esther and Susan’s friendship, and see them embark on orientation, getting-to-know-you-exercises, and collisions with a secret society devoted to Black Metal, among other adventures, all written and illustrated by creator John Allison (Bad Machinery, Scary Go Round).
“The three self-published Giant Days comics are very special to me so I’m thrilled that BOOM! Studios putting them out in this collected edition,” said John Allison. “Though Esther had appeared before in my webcomics, these were the first appearances of Susan, Daisy and Ed Gemmell, and they seemed to hit the page fully formed. The stories in GIANT DAYS: EARLY REGISTRATION are as interesting to me for the directions I decided not to go in the BOOM! Studios series – crazy battles, yogic flying, demonic presences – as all the things that laid the groundwork for what came a few years later. They’ve always felt like part of the whole to me so I can’t wait for more people to be able to read them.”
GIANT DAYS: EARLY REGISTRATION, featuring a new cover illustrated by John Allison, is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning BOOM! Box imprint, home to groundbreaking original series such as Lumberjanes by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Brooklyn Allen, and Noelle Stevenson; Giant Days by John Allison, Lissa Treiman, and Max Sarin; Misfit City by Kiwi Smith, Kurt Lustgarten and Naomi Franquiz; Fence by C.S. Pacat and Johanna The Mad; and Goldie Vance by Hope Larson and Brittney Williams.
“Giant Days has been one of the projects closest to my heart since John brought the girls to me with these self-published comics,” says Shannon Watters, Editor, BOOM! Studios. “Seeing the early days of these girls is an incredible treat whether you’re new to the world of Giant Days or, like me, you’ve read every issue so many times over you’ve lost count.”
Print copies of GIANT DAYS: EARLY REGISTRATION will be available for sale in December 2018 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) book stores or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.