BOOM! Studios December 2013 Solicitations

by Jeff

BOOM_DECEIVERS_001 BOOM! Studios December 2013 SolicitationsThe kind folks at BOOM! Studios have supplied ComicList with their solicitations for comics and other products featured in the October 2013 Previews, scheduled to ship starting December 2013.


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Steven Grant
Artist(s): Jose Holder
Cover Artist(s): A. Stephane Roux B. Steven Grant Signed Incentive

WHY WE LOVE IT: Everybody loves a good underdog story, and we’re no exception. Make that double for your classic Robin Hood-style “steal from the rich, give to the poor” yarns, and when you couple that with Steven Grant’s (2 GUNS) crackling dialogue and beautiful artwork from Jose Holder? We couldn’t resist!

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: DECEIVERS is a globetrotting espionage action/comedy populated by charming, clever characters and thrilling sleight of hand, perfect for fans of films like Catch Me if You Can and the Ocean’s 11 series.

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Lincoln McCord and Prince Adony Zaruka are two American con men living abroad in Europe, posing as an oil magnate and the descendant of long-lost royalty to live the high life by leeching off the European elite. But when an international thief begins wreaking havoc on their marks, the deceivers are enlisted by a rogue CIA agent to help entrap him.


Price: $9.99
Author(s): Matt Gagnon & Michael Alan Nelson
Artist(s): Brian Stelfreeze
Cover Artist(s): Brian Stelfreeze

WHY WE LOVE IT: It’s pretty simple. We think Brian Stelfreeze is one of the industry’s best artists and storytellers and deserves to be showcased in his purest form. As fans of Brian’s art, we wanted this for ourselves.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Stelfreeze is known around the convention circuit as a great mentor to young creators with an understanding of the craft of making comic books that is second to none. A rare opportunity to learn the creative process of a comics industry luminary.

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Collecting DAY MEN #1-2 in an over-sized prestige format, DAY MEN: PEN & INK #1 presents Brian Stelfreeze’s artwork stripped down to the inks side-by-side with in-depth annotations from the entire creative team. This item will be limited to the initial print run.


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Ryan North
Artist(s): TBD
Cover Artist(s): A: John Keogh B: Emily Partridge C: Noelle Stevenson D: Signed “Writer’s” Edition

WHY WE LOVE IT: We have been having so much fun with writer Ryan North (Dinosaur Comics, To Be Or Not To Be: That Is The Adventure) on ADVENTURE TIME that we couldn’t resist the opportunity to publish a new original idea of his. And it is original.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: We’ve all heard of The Midas touch. You know, the Greek Mythology about the man who did a number on himself by wishing for everything he touched to turn to gold? Who better to turn that tale on its head with a heavy dose of sci-fi than Ryan North? Also, did we mention the Utahraptor?

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Fatima and her space crew have decided to return to Earth—a planet completely sectioned off, abandoned, and covered in gold—to find out exactly what happened to this once thriving planet and see if they can use that knowledge against the evil empire that’s tracking them down. As luck would have it, they just landed the most powerful weapon in the universe: some ancient dead guy’s body.


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Michael Alan Nelson
Artist(s): Mariano Navarro
Cover Artist(s): Stephane Roux

Being a member of this family means a lifetime of death, danger, changed identities and buried memories. After the mysterious murder of a fellow orphan, our agents are thrust head first into another mission. On the tail of the high society funders of the terrorist-operation Black Friday, our agents are further from the truth then they could ever imagine.


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Brian Joines
Artist(s): Bachan
Cover Artist(s): A: Khary Randolph B. Felipe Smith

Elliot is kidnapped and Dapple’s sinister plan is in full effect. With imaginary friends from all around the world gathering together, mankind may finally lose the upper hand. IMAGINE agents, Terry and Dave, may not have the wits to save the day, but with the help of Elliot’s mother and imaginary friend, they may just have a chance.


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Christopher Golden
Artist(s): Damian Couceiro
Cover Artist(s): Garry Brown

With Kendra’s life on the line, tensions rise and guns are drawn. As the Ghost Brothers close in on Kendra’s location, Jax must win Lin over to the side of honor and family, driving the Sons closer to war with Griggs.

HIT #4

Price: $3.99
Author(s): Bryce Carlson
Artist(s): Vanesa R. Del Rey
Cover Artist(s): Ryan Sook

There’s no honor among thieves, and the same goes for crooked cops… Beaten, bloodied, and betrayed in an abandoned junkyard, the end looms near for Slater as Blair reasserts his control over the Hit Squad and exacts his plan to bring Los Angeles to its knees.


Price: $3.99
Story: Frank Miller
Sequential Adaptation: Steven Grant
Artist(s): Korkut Öztekin
Cover Artist(s): Declan Shalvey

RoboCop and Marie have been set up. Fighting with every ounce of strength and wit they can muster, Marie and RoboCop must face an army of android Ottomos coming at them from all directions. With no chance of survival, they can only hope that their deaths will mean the end of OCP.

3 GUNS #5

Price: $3.99
Author(s): Steven Grant
Artist(s): Emilio Laiso
Cover Artist(s): Rafael Albuquerque

Burned by her government handler and left for dead, Joey must team up with Bobby and Marcus to fight their way through both the separatist militia and the Russian mafia with stolen weapons and money intact.


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Mike Carey
Artist(s): Elena Casagrande
Cover Artist(s): Tommy Lee Edwards

When Leo decides to fully embrace his powers, something hidden deep inside him will finally find its way to the surface With Nightmare Crew’s plan in full affect, Leo will make a decision to change everything.


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Clive Barker & Mark Miller
Artist(s): Haemi Jang
Cover Artist(s): Goni Montes

Tristan & Elspeth finally reach Providence, but after Wick’s latest strike, their efforts may be in vain. And what does Julian want in Paris?


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Clive Barker & Brandon Seifert
Artist(s): Tom Garcia
Cover Artist(s): Lorena Carvalho

As the war between Hells rages, the three people to hold the title of Lead Cenobite — Elliott Spencer, Kirsty Cotton, and Harry D’Amour, each attempt to end the conflict in their favor.


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Mad Rupert
Artist(s): Mad Rupert
Cover Artist(s): A: Mad Rupert B: Kory Bing C: Sabrina Scott D: Rachel Saunders

This vacation isn’t what it seems and Skips is starting to think there is a lot more going on with the tourists then just fanny packs and sunscreen. Will he be able to figure out what is really going on before his day suddenly repeats? Join Skips in this crazy adventure…that just might never end.


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Mike Kunkel
Artist(s): Mike Kunkel
Cover Artist(s): Mike Kunkel

It’s the final issue for HEROBEAR AND THE KID: THE INHERITANCE! Tyler and Herobear finally face off with the mastermind behind all of their trouble, Von Klon! The secret behind Tyler’s grandpa is revealed…


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Yuko Ota and Ananth Panagariya
Artist(s): Ian McGinty
Cover Artist(s): A: Yuko Ota B: Emily Warren C: Fellipe Martins D: Andy Hirsch

It’s the conclusion to this sugary sweet mystery of a series! Has Peppermint Butler finally found Ooo’s new protectors? Will Cinnamon Bun ever stop trying to help? You definitely don’t want to miss this final issue as Peppermint Butler and Cinnmon Bun finally figure out what has happened to Finn and Jake!


Price: $3.99
Author(s): KC Green
Artist(s): Allison Strejlau
Cover Artist(s): A: Ian Bertram B: Laura Birdsall C: Tom Hunter D: Michael DeForge

Mordecai and Rigby have a plan! It’s only a matter of time before our friends finally have their time in the sun, but will they be able to make it? Will Benson finally be able to stop their shenanigans for good? It’s going to be a crazy issue starring our favorite park employees!


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Mark Evanier & Scott Nickel
Artist(s): Andy Hirsch & Gary Barker
Cover Artist(s): Gary Barker & Mark & Stephanie Heike

We’re got a holiday season treat for you — Pet Force! Planet Dorkon’s finest are back for an all-new adventure and the fur will fly.


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Eric Esquivel
Artist(s): Mike Holmes
Cover Artist(s): A: Tyson Hesse B: Kali Fontecchio C: Laura Knetzger D: Ian Bertram

Have you ever wondered where the Bravest Warriors got their super rad weapons? Were they found in a yard sale, was it some prize after a series of training, or was it just a twist of fate and a lot of luck that lead our heroes to their most trusted weapons? Find out the true story in this issue!


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Ryan North
Artist(s): Shelli Paroline, Braden Lamb
Cover Artist(s): A: Mike Holmes B: Brad McGinty C: Genevieve Farley-Tremblay D: Bryan Turner

Will Princess Bubblegum be able to stop her creation from spreading, or is already too late for the Kingdom of Ooo?! With the Kingdoms Heroes under it’s influence it leaves Marceline and Princess Bubblegum in a race again time as they try to find a way to not only save themselves, but everyone else in Ooo!


Price: $3.99
Author(s): Charles M. Schulz, Various
Artist(s): Charles M. Schulz, Various
Cover Artist(s): Charles M. Schulz, Various

Schroeder could not be more excited. It is the most important day of the whole year…Decemeber 16th! Beethoven’s birthday! Unfortunately, no one but Schroeder seems to have remembered. Enjoy this twist on the birthday spirit along with a wonderful series of new and classic Peanuts stories.


Price: $14.99
Author(s): Paul Jenkins
Artist(s): Carlos Magno
Cover Artist(s): Carlos Magno

The second round of the ultimate battle royale begins here, as the world’s greatest superheroes are forced to fight each other to the death in a mysterious, other-worldly prison. The mysteries grow deeper and the casualty list grows longer as DEATHMATCH continues.


Price: $14.99
Author(s): Max Bemis
Artist(s): Jorge Coelho
Cover Artist(s): Frazer Irving

WHY WE LOVE IT: The combination of a very personal story with a completely fresh take on the nature of super powers had us hooked from the beginning.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Max Bemis is not only an incredibly talented songwriter (and lead singer for the band Say Anything), but an exciting, fresh voice in comics. Jorge Coelho serves up dynamic, expressive action while keeping POLARITY grounded. Plus everyone hates hipsters, right?

WHAT IT IS: What if having super powers meant losing your mind?Tim Woods is a bipolar artist stuck in the world of hipsters, meaningless sex, and vain art — better known as Brooklyn. But after he survives a near fatal car accident, Tim discovers that his mental instability is more than just a disorder, and that his bipolar medication hasn’t just been subduing his manic depression…it’s been suppressing his super powers.

This collection comes with a free download code for the entire POLARITY E.P., including a fifth original song written and performed by Max Bemis!


Price: $14.99
Author(s): Paul Jenkins
Artist(s): Humberto Ramos
Cover Artist(s): Humberto Ramos

WHY WE LOVE IT: The combination of Paul Jenkins (DEATHMATCH, Inhumans) and Humberto Ramos (Amazing Spider-Man) delivered a smart, but sweet fairy tale we’re smitten with.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Jenkins and Ramos took fairy tales and created a rich, unique world that is at once familiar and wholly original. Adventure, beautiful art, and a girl and her wolf. What’s not to love?

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: The world of Fablewood, where all of the stories that have ever been told live side-by-side, is a sinister place indeed! Under the watchful eye of the dreaded Mister Grimm and his Think Police, Red Riding Hood and her Wolf must risk everything to try and escape and find sanctuary in a mysterious place called the Real World…


Price: $24.99
Author(s): Various
Artist(s): Various
Cover Artist(s): Paul Pope

WHY WE LOVE IT: One of our favorite parts of working on ADVENTURE TIME is how we’ve been allowed to let all sorts of unique artists play in this magical world with a monthly assortment of inspired covers.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Not everyone can find or buy every ADVENTURE TIME cover, but fans of the series and fans of art will not want to miss this cover gallery collection.

WHAT IT IS: The ADVENTURE TIME collection every fan has been waiting for! This book collects every cover from the ADVENTURE TIME ongoing series from issue #1 to #15. Including beautiful art from INSERT ARTIST NAMES HERE

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