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Farscape Sells Out in Five Days

Knowing it would be a hot property, Boom! Studios released its first issue of Farscape just in time to fill the holiday stocking of long time fans.  Even with two major holidays going on, the first issue by Rockne O’Bannon and Keith R.A. DeCandido sold out in just a week. “We are tracking the unfilled re-orders carefully at the moment. But a second printing looks like it may just happen,” said Marketing and Sales Director Chip Mosher. The series, picks up where the television mini-series The Peacekeeper Wars left off, so those who are looking to get their Farscape continuity…

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Boom! Studios Sneak Peek of the Week

While Boom! Studios may have had a plethora of titles arriving this past week, next week is just as interesting with the release of Zombie Tales #9, and the Warhammer 40,000: Fire and Honour hardcover.  Take the jump for a sneak peek, provided by our friends at Boom!

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Boom! Studios Sneak Peek of the Week

Boom Studios has a slew of issues hitting shelves next week, just in time for the long holiday week.  Take the jump for Fall of Cthulhu: Apocalypse #1, Farscape #1, Galveston #2, Necronomicon #4, Remnant #1, Warhammer: Crown of Destruction #3, and Warhammer 40,000: Defenders of Ultramar #1.

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Tony Shenton Joins Boom! Studios

Press Release December 17th, 2008 – Los Angeles, CA –Today there are now three ways for comic retailers to get BOOM! Studios growing list of graphic novels: Diamond, Perseus, and finally.  Tony Shenton! Working with BOOM! Studios’ growing library, Shenton will represent BOOM!’s trade paperback and hardcover lists to comic books stores and other specialty stores across the nation.

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Farscape #1 Arrives in Time for Christmas

If you were looking for Farscape #1 in November, and were wondering what was up, the issue was delayed until December 24th to make sure everything was perfect. “We originally solicited this for November, but we pushed back the release because we had to make sure the book was the best product possible for fans awaiting FARSCAPE’s return,” said Chip Mosher, BOOM!’s Marketing and Sales Director. “And let me tell you, it will be worth the wait!” The Farscape series follows what many other television to comic series have done in the last couple of years by being in continuity…

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Kick it with Boom! Studios’ Holiday Party

It’s time once again for the BOOM! Studios Holiday Party at Meltdown! Everyone’s invited to our holiday party taking place this next Wednesday December 17th at Meltdown. We couldn’t have made BOOM! a success without our friends and fans, so come and help us celebrate another successful year. Most importantly – FREE BEER. Who: The BOOM! crew. Mingle with Mark Waid, Andy Cosby, Ross Richie, Michael Alan Nelson and many more! When: Wednesday, Dec. 17, 8:00pm – till they kick us out! Where: Meltdown Comics & Collectibles 7522 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046 Why: Free Beer while supplies last.…

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Boom! Studios Sneak Peek of the Week

Sadly, comics are delayed a day this week, thanks to the Thanksgiving holiday.  But fear not dear Major Spoilers faithful!  Major Spoilers has your Boom! Studios Sneak Peek of the Week featuring Necronomicon #3, Fall of Cthulhu volume 3: The Gray Man, and a peek at the Scream Queen trade paperback.

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Warhammer Trade Includes Exclusive for Warhammer Online

Boom! Studios has announced Warhammer: Crown of Destruction will include an exclusive in-game ittem for the MMORPG Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning.  Look inside each trade for a code to unlock the Book of BOOM! a bonus item that “has an explosive effect on a player’s character”. “I’m so happy to bring together the fans of WARHAMMER gaming and WARHAMMER comics,” said BOOM! Studios’ Games Workshop editor Ian Brill.  “BOOM! is all about telling stories with visual art, conveying our tales of adventure and human drama as comics.  Video games are interactive stories, and while their interfaces may differ from…

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Review: Cthulhu Tales #8

Colour Out of Space Updated Believe it or not, I’m not a huge horror fan.  Sure I like the occasional tale told to terrorize tikes, but most of the horror comics I’ve seen over the last 15 years seem to revel in the gore and violence associated with Halloween and Friday the 13th, but kicked up a notch for shock value alone.  I discovered the brilliance of H.P. Lovecraft about 8 years ago and have been hooked on his tales ever since. When Boom! Studios unveiled its Cthulhu line I snagged as many issues of the various titles as I…

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Boom! Studios Sneak Peek of the Week

Boom! Studios has a bunch of titles hitting stores this week, and Major Spoilers has your sneak peek of Cthulhu Tales #8, Fall of Cthulhu: Godwar #3, Last Reign: Kings of War #1, Warhammer 40,000 Exterminatus #4, Warhammer 40,000: Fire & Honour #3, Warhammer: Crown of Destruction #2, and Zombie Tales Volume 2: Oblivion Trade Paperback.

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Boom! Studios Announce Eureka Season 1.5 Comic

I’m surprised this comic wasn’t done sooner as Andrew Cosby is a co-creator of the Eureka television series on the Sci-Fi Channel, and co-founder of Boom! Studios. EUREKA #1 ships December 2008 with 2 covers in a 50/50 split with a 1 in 10 variant. The comic is written by EUREKA co-creator Andrew Cosby and Brendan Hay, who is best known for his work on THE DAILY SHOW WITH JOHN STEWART, THE SIMPSONS and FRANK TV. Interior art is by Diego Barreto with cover art by J.K. Woodward. EUREKA# 1 has a Diamond Order Code: OCT083922. Take the jump for…

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Advanced Review: Hexed #1

Now that is creepy…  More please. There really aren’t enough good titles covering the various supernatural realms.  Sandman concluded years ago, as did Preacher, and while Buffy the Vampire Slayer continues to rock, Shadowpact got the axe.  Cthulhu Tales delivers the chilling supernatural sure to give the reader nightmares, but when it comes to supernatural thriller crime stories, the cupboard is pretty bare.  So, when Boom! Studios sent me an advanced copy of Hexed by Michael Alan Nelson with art by Emma Rios, I knew it was worth checking out, even if I am generally wary of titles I know…

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