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Boom! Launches Galveston

I know people that will sit around and debate Pirates vs. Ninjas, so I wonder how the conversation will turn once Boom! Studios releases Galveston that has cowboys fighting pirates.  Galveston is a new mini-series written by Tom Peyer and Mark Rahner with art by Greg Scott.  The writing duo are pitting pirate Jean Lafitte against Texas big wig Jim Bowie, and the fact the writers are incorporating facts from the time period, should make this a really interesting read. “Bowie could throw down,” said Rahner.  “This is the dude who once had a gun broken over his head, then…

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Who Needs a Drink?

If you are going to the San Diego Comic-Con this year – and really, who isn’t – you can help celebrate the 3rd anniversary of Boom! Studios. Where: Hyatt Grand Lobby Bar When: Thursday July 24th from 9 to ?? (For those not in the know, a “Drink Up” is just like a “Meet Up” but with people drinking. This will be a gathering of friends and fans, so make plans to stop by and see what’s happening!) via Boom! Studios

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Buy Some Books, Help Josh Medors

I think this is a very worth cause, and if you can afford to buy some book or donate to Josh directly, it would be appreciated, I’m sure. Press Release July 7th, 2008 (Los Angeles, CA) – Help BOOM! Studios support comic book artist Josh Medors, recently diagnosed with cancer, by ordering the benefit comic book PULP TALES.  This two-fisted one-shot features all-new, action-packed stories by horror master Steve Niles, P.U.N.K.S’ Josh Fialkov and Kody Chamberlain, ’76’s B. Clay Moore & Seth Peck, CAPOTE IN KANSAS’ Chris Samnee,  IN MY LIFETIME’s Tony Fleecs and features covers by Ben Templesmith and…

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On the Next Major Spoilers Podcast – WOOT ALERT!

Hey everybody!  If you have been listening to the Major Spoilers Podcast since the beginning, you know we are big big fans of Mark Waid.  Well tonight, Matthew, Rodrigo and I had the pleasure of chatting it up with Mr. Waid, the Editor in Chief of Boom! Studios, for next week’s show. We had a limited time, but we were able to cover topics ranging from his tenure at Boom!, differences in small and big companies, the problems with the industry (and possible fixes), what Mr. Waid likes and dislikes about his own work, and the idea of leaving behind…

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If you could ask one question…

If you could ask one question of Mr. Mark Waid, what would it be, and why? Throw your questions and comments in the talk back below. I’m not saying why I want to know, but if you have followed my cryptic messages in the past, you might have some idea…

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Boom! Studios Sneak Peek: Necronomicon

Okay, H.P. Lovecraft fans, get your cyclopean engines started as Boom! Studios has announced a four issue mini-series based on the Necronomicon religious text featured in many of Lovecraft’s horror tales. In August Boom! Studios will release Necronomicon written by William Messner-Loebs, with art by Andrew Ritchie. The company has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the issue, which might cause some of you night terrors, and is sure to get the religious people all up in arms. “Lovecraft believed – and he was right – that the scariest things are those least understood. Thus he kept everything as…

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MSP#17: The Judas Contract Podcast

This time ‘round: Captain Trips Revisited! Captain Marvel Decomposing! New Muppets Rising! New Gods Falling! Sixteen year old sociopaths! Seventy year old universes in crisis! And former Captain America Steve Rogers is still dead!!! All this and more in our longest Major Spoilers Podcast, the Podcast of Champions, the Podcast that tries harder, the Major Spoilers podcast is on the air. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_17.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Show Notes After The Jump.

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Free Beer and Comics

Who doesn’t like the enjoyment of sipping a frosty beverage while discussing and reading comics? To celebrate the launch of the horror-comedy mini-series Scream Queen, Boom! Studios is hosting a launch party.

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Ian Brill Joins Boom! Studios

Boom! Studios has announced the appointment of Ian Brill as the company’s Games Workshop Editor. Brill will helm BOOM!’s Warhammer, Warhammer 40,000 and Blood Bowl line of comics while providing steady leadership and unique insight to the expanding BOOM! catalog as the company continues its explosive growth. “I’m thrilled to see what ideas Ian will bring to the table,” said Mark Waid, BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief in a prepared statement. “BOOM! continues to bring in top talent with various backgrounds, which gives us a cutting edge in what used to be a two-company market.” Congrats Ian! via Boom! Studios

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Get in on Beta of Warhammer Online

If you are a gamer, enjoy playing Warhammer, and love MMORPGs, then you will probably love getting in on the Beta of the new Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning coming from EA Mythic. Boom Studios and EA Mythic have teamed up to give readers of Warhammer: Condemned by Fire #1 a one in five chance to get in on the beta test. Each copy of the first issue will contain a scratch card, and with really good odds, I’m guessing there are going to be a lot of satisfied readers and gamers out there Of course even with those odds,…

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Work for a Comic Book Company!

Hey, all you college kids looking for something to do this summer!  Boom! Studios is looking for interns to help out around the office. As with most internships, these are unpaid positions for college credit only. If you are interested, you need to send your resume, cover letter, references, and availability to interns[at]boom-studios.com. If you want your chances of hanging out with Mark Waid to increase, you better have some Photoshop and HTML skills. via Boom Studios