BOOM! Studios March 2024 Solicitations

by Charles LePage

The kind folks at BOOM! Studios have supplied ComicList with their solicitations for comics and other products scheduled to ship starting March 2024.

I Heart Skull-Crusher! #1

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Josie Campbell
Artist: Alessio Zonno
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover: Alessio Zonno
B: Variant Cover: R1c0
C: Incentive Cover (1:10): R1c0
D: Incentive Cover (1:20): Gus Allen
E: Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Alessio Zonno

Burst:
• Post-Apocalyptic Mayhem from Screenwriter & Breakout DC Star Josie Campbell!

Synopsis:
• 18-year-old Trini will do anything to compete in her favorite sport, Screaming Pain Ball, alongside her longtime hero Skull-Crusher! But she can’t do it alone, and a gaggle of misfits is just what she needs to cross the American wastes and battle in Queen Mob’s deadly tournament.
• With Trini’s dreams of being just like Skull-Crusher on the line, do she and her friends have what it takes to win a coveted spot on their team?
• Breakout writer of DC’s Amazons Attack event and screenwriter Josie Campbell (Wonder Woman, She-Ra And The Princesses Of Power, My Adventures With Superman) along with rising star artist Alessio Zonno (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) bring sports action to post-apocalyptic America with comic relief and brevity at its brutal heart, perfect for fans of Do A Powerbomb and Fence!

Man’s Best #1

Retail Price:$4.99
Writer: Pornsak Pichetshote
Artist: Jesse Lonergan
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover: Jesse Lonergan
B: Variant Cover: Trish Forstner
C: Incentive Cover (1:10): Frany
D: Incentive Cover (1:25): TBA
E: Incentive Cover (1:50): Dustin Nguyen
F: FOC Reveal Variant Cover: TBA
G: Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Jesse Lonergan

Burst:
• Sea of Stars meets We Only Find Them When They’re Dead in this epic adventure from two of comics’ brightest stars!

Synopsis:
• Homeward Bound on an alien planet, Man’s Best follows three emotional support pets living on the Starship Horizon – a spacecraft searching for a new planet to house a humanity compromised by bad decisions and corporate corruption.
• But after the ship crashes and their crew is captured, these loyal pets are their owners’ only hope. Outfitted in outrageous mech suits, these three best friends must traverse a hostile world to rescue their owners – leaving them the only hope for a humanity that might not be worth saving, in an adventure threatening to tear their friendship apart.
• Pornsak Pichetshote, writer of the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning The Good Asian, soon to be adapted by director James Wan, in his first collaboration with Eisner Award-nominated rising star artist Jesse Lonergan (Hedra, Miss Truesdale and the Fall of Hyperborea) provide an action-packed sci-fi romp with something to say in a tale that spans the furthest reaches of space to tug at readers’ hearts.

Nomads: The Sky Kingdom OGN SC (Book 1)

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Retail Price: $12.99
Writer: Captain Juuter
Artist: Captain Juuter
Cover Artist:Captain Juuter

Burst:
• The popular Webtoon Original finally arrives to print!

Synopsis:
• Lance never wanted to be a Nomad, but on his 19th birthday, he leaves his homeland in the Sea Kingdom behind while searching for his brother in the Sky Kingdom. However, things take an unexpected turn when he meets the mysterious Satra and the magical cat Saber who imbues Lance with supernatural powers. When the two decide to join Lance, it ignites a series of misunderstandings that will chase them throughout the kingdoms, branding Lance as a kidnapper, with bounty hunters competing for their capture.
• Together, the trio will face unexpected foes, mysterious new creatures, and their own deep secrets as they search for Lance’s missing brother and, perhaps, company to call home.
• Creator Captain Juuter brings the first 23 episodes of the fan favorite Webtoon series that’s One Piece meets Hooky to print.

Dune: House Corrino #1

Retail Price: $5.99
Writer: Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson
Artist: Simone Ragazzoni
Colorist: Dan Jackson
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover: Raymond Swanland
B: Variant Cover: Veronica Fish
C: Incentive Cover (1:10): Raymond Swanland (reuse of cover A)
D: Incentive Cover (1:25): Rebeca Puebla
E: FOC Reveal Variant Cover: TBA
F: Unlockable Cover (1 copy): TBA

Burst:
• Just ahead of Dune Part II’s release, the final prequel in the House Trilogy arrives in comic shops!

Synopsis:
• House Corrino, once the deadliest house in the Dune universe as the Imperial family, plays a key role in the developments leading into the events of the first novel.
• While conflicts escalate between the Fremen and House Harkonnon on Arrakis, the Bene Gesserit keep a close eye on Jessica’s fateful pregnancy, and House Atreides takes part in the plan to seal Ix’s fate…
• Legendary authors Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson are joined by artist Simone Ragazzoni (Power Rangers Universe) for the third and final prequel to one of the most celebrated science fiction novels of all time!

BRZRKR: Poetry of Madness Pen & Ink #1

Retail Price: $6.99
Created By: Keanu Reeves
Writer: Steve Skroce
Artist: Steve Skroce
Colorist:
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover:
B: Spot UV Variant Cover: Steve Skroce
C: Blank Sketch Variant Cover: N/A

Synopsis:
• Delve into the madness at the foundation of it all, and relive BRZRKR: Poetry of Madness (or experience it for the very first time) in all of its raw and gritty glory!
• Collectors won’t want to miss this Lovecraftian dive into B.’s past in Atlantis, presented in a brand new format with commentary and insights from writer/artist Steve Skroce.

House of Slaughter #21

Retail Price: $3.99
Created By: James Tynion IV & Werther Dell’Edera
Writer: Tate Brombal
Artist: Antonio Fuso
Colorist: Miquel Muerto
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover: Nimit Malavia
B: Main Cover: Werther Dell’Edera
C: Blackout Spot UV Variant Cover: Antonio Fuso
D: Incentive Cover (1:15): Nimit Malavia
E: Incentive Cover (1:25): David Marquez
F: Incentive Cover (1:50): TBA
G: FOC Reveal Variant Cover: TBA
H: Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Werther Dell’Edera

Burst:
• THE BUTCHER’S WAR Begins Here!

Synopsis:
• After the terrifying conclusion to Bait’s tale, Jace Boucher’s final story begins!
• For the first time in 25 years, the feeble Old Dragon is welcomed to the Butcher Shop, and the stark contrast in power between the House of Boucher and the others is clear as day.
• Through clandestine scheming in the shadows, the House of Slaughter will do whatever it takes to track down the rogue Jace as their target, including aligning with Jace’s former house.
• But… will Jace go on the run, or finally seize the opportunity for the revenge he’s always wanted?

Something is Killing the Children Book Two Deluxe Edition HC

*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR MAY 2024*****
Retail Price: $49.99
Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Werther Dell’Edera
Colorist: Miquel Muerto
Cover Artist: Werther Dell’Edera

Burst:
• Winner of the 2023 Ringo Award for Best Series!

Synopsis:
• With the unforgiving Order of St. George on her trail, the deadly Duplicitype on the hunt, and Cutter in pursuit, Erica is in dire straits.
• Collecting the entire second story cycle of Something is Killing the Children, this epic deluxe hardcover edition is the perfect place to continue reading the national bestseller, with over 2.5 million copies sold!
• Erica Slaughter returns after the Archer’s Peak Saga in this collection of the multiple Eisner Award-winning and Harvey Award-nominated series from GLAAD Award-winning author James Tynion IV (The Department Of Truth, W0rldtr33), artist Werther Dell’Edera (Razorblades), colorist Miquel Muerto (Bleed Them Dry), and letterer AndWorld Design (Nightwing).
• Collects Something is Killing the Children #21-35.

Something is Killing the Children Book Two Deluxe Edition HC LE w/ Slipcase

*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR MAY 2024*****
Retail Price: $69.99
Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Werther Dell’Edera
Colorist: Miquel Muerto
Cover Artist: Werther Dell’Edera

Burst:
• Winner of the 2023 Ringo Award for Best Series!

Synopsis:
• With the unforgiving Order of St. George on her trail, the deadly Duplicitype on the hunt, and Cutter in pursuit, Erica is in dire straits.
• Collecting the entire second story cycle of Something is Killing the Children, this limited edition hardcover collection with a unique slipcase is the perfect place to continue reading the national bestseller, with over 2.5 million copies sold!
• Erica Slaughter returns after the Archer’s Peak Saga in this collection of the multiple Eisner Award-winning and Harvey Award-nominated series from GLAAD Award-winning author James Tynion IV (The Department Of Truth, W0rldtr33), artist Werther Dell’Edera (Razorblades), colorist Miquel Muerto (Bleed Them Dry), and letterer AndWorld Design (Nightwing).
• Collects Something is Killing the Children #21-35.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #118

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Melissa Flores
Artist: Simona Di Gianfelice & Marco Renna
Colorist: Raúl Angulo
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover: Taurin Clarke
B: Dark Grid Variant Cover: Björn Barends
C: Helmet Variant Cover: Goñi Montes
D: Incentive Cover (1:10): Björn Barends
E: Incentive Cover (1:15): Taurin Clarke
F: Incentive Cover (1:25): Michael Walsh
G: Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Goñi Montes

Synopsis:
• Reality hits Mistress Vile hard and she does the unthinkable, which puts her in dire straits, to the point where her survival is on the line!
• As Dark Specter’s relentless assault continues, Mistress Vile finds refuge in a familiar place, but finds unexpected company.
• But most importantly, where will fate lead a trapped Tommy, desperate to reunite with the other Rangers?

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Return #2

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Amy Jo Johnson & Matt Hotson
Artist: Nico Leon
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover: Goñi Montes
B: Variant Cover: Ejikure
C: Incentive Cover (1:10): Goñi Montes
D: Incentive Cover (1:25): InHyuk Lee

Synopsis:
• Amy Jo Johnson–the Pink Ranger herself–continues leading this alternate universe story, with the classic Mighty Morphin Power Rangers plagued by tragedy. Kimberly reflects on a shocking choice she had to make all those years ago when telling the story of the Rangers’ final hour against Rita and Zedd!
• But, did they make it out in time, and what ramifications did their final battle have for Earth in the present, including for Trini’s mysterious niece, Selena?

Ranger Academy #5

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Maria Ingrande Mora
Artist: Jo Mi-Gyeong
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover: Miguel Mercado
B: Character Design Variant Cover: Jo Mi-Gyeong
C: Incentive Cover (1:10): Jo Mi-Gyeong
D: Incentive Cover (1:25): Dan Mora

Synopsis:
• Sage finally gets what she wants and successfully morphs, but the results are unexpected, and she harbors a taboo secret from her friends and the rest of the Academy!
• Meanwhile, Sage is feeling low with Parent Weekend approaching, and in a sparring session with Tula, makes a shocking confession that Tula never saw coming…

Mighty Morphin / Power Rangers Book Two Deluxe Edition HC

*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR MAY 2024*****
Retail Price: $75.00
Writer: Ryan Parrott, Rachel Wagner, Marguerite Bennett, and Dorado Quick
Artist: Dan Mora, Francesco Mortarino, Moisés Hidalgo, Marco Renna, Anna Kekovsky Chandra, Giuseppe Cafaro, and Brenna Bythewood
Colorist: Walter Baiamonte, Raúl Angulo, Sara Antonellini, and Joana Lafuente
Cover Artist: Goñi Montes
Burst:
• A dark secret from Zordon’s past and Zedd’s true identity in a deluxe hardcover, with never before seen content!

Synopsis:
• Even the most bitter of old foes will have their enemy status called into question as some of the most epic and mind blowing events in Power Rangers history come together in this deluxe hardcover.
• As Lord Drakkon’s loyalty remains in question, both the Mighty Morphin team and the new Power Rangers on the scene will have to contend with a dark secret from Zordon’s past…one revealing the long-debated true identity of Lord Zedd.
• In addition, calamity looms for fan-favorites Andros and Zhane from the hit series Power Rangers in Space. Discover their past growing up on KO-35, their journey to becoming Rangers, and the epic battle that changed their lives forever…
• Superstar writer Ryan Parrott (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), fan favorite artist Francesco Mortarino (Firefly: Bad Company), and others deliver the second volume of intertwined tales that changed the Power Rangers universe forever.
• Collects Mighty Morphin #9-16, Power Rangers #9-16, Power Rangers Unlimited: Countdown to Ruin #1, and an all-new 10 page short story from writer Dorado Quick and artist Brenna Bythewood.

Sirens of the City SC

*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR MAY 2024*****
Retail Price: $19.99
Writer: Joanne Starer
Artist: Khary Randolph
Cover Artist: Khary Randolph

Synopsis:
• Runaway teen Layla struggles to survive on the mean streets of 1980s New York City, far from home. But now every supernatural creature from the darkest corners of the urban grime is after Layla… and the fetus with great power she never wanted growing inside her. Being a Siren also comes with its share of power, and Layla wouldn’t dare let that go to waste.
• A mysterious villain known as the Rat King will use any means necessary to find out more about the boundless power Layla carries against her will, but will her power be enough to escape from his clutches, and save her friends, the city, and… even herself?
• Writer Joanne Starer (Fire & Ice: Welcome To Smallville, The Gimmick) and artist Khary Randolph (Excellence) shine a light on bodily autonomy in a patriarchal world in this gritty urban fantasy.
• Collects Sirens of the City #1-6.

Alice Never After SC

*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR MAY 2024*****
Retail Price: $19.99
Writer: Dan Panosian
Artist: Giorgio Spalletta
Colorist: Francesco Segala
Cover Artist: Dan Panosian

Synopsis:
• Wonderland is Alice’s new home, but the mad residents are turning against her. As Alice’s sister Edith and her childhood friend Earl fight for a way to bring her back, Alice has to contend with whether or not her torment is due to her father, herself, or a curious combination of both.
• Though all of Wonderland’s citizens profess to love their new queen, Alice is beginning to wonder if she needs more than friends. Perhaps she needs a family. But even if she escapes Wonderland, will home be what she remembers?
• Superstar writer/artist Dan Panosian (Unkindness of Ravens, Black Tape) and artist Giorgio Spalletta (007: For King & Country) explore the morbid side of escapism in this twisted tale that blurs the line between fantasy and reality.
• Collects Alice Never After #1-5.

Displaced, The #2

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Ed Brisson
Artist: Luca Casalanguida
Colorist: Dee Cunniffe
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover: Luca Casalanguida
B: Variant Cover: Declan Shalvey
C: Incentive Cover (1:10): Luca Casalanguida
D: Incentive Cover (1:25): Ramón Pérez

Synopsis:
• The survivors of the Oshawa, Ontario disappearance are few and far between, and those that don’t stick together continue to vanish without a trance.
• Down to a final 12, what will the remaining desperate group do to survive in a world where by all verifiable means… they don’t exist?

Pine and Merrimac #3

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Kyle Starks
Artist: Fran Galán
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover: Fran Galán
B: Variant Cover: Steve Lieber
C: Incentive Cover (1:10): Fran Galán
D: Incentive Cover (1:20): Jorge Corona

Synopsis:
• Small town detectives Linnea and Parker have discovered something big and sinister, and they’re on the run… for their lives!
• Unable to return home and without a safe corner to hide in, an unexpected figure offers a symbol of hope that may lead them somewhere…

Lotus Land #5

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Darcy Van Poelgeest
Artist: Caio Filipe
Colorist: Patricio Delpeche
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover: Alex Eckman-Lawn
B: Variant Cover: Francesco Francavilla
C: Incentive Cover (1:10): Alex Eckman-Lawn
D: Incentive Cover (1:20): Andrea Sorrentino

Synopsis:
• As the series approaches the highly anticipated conclusion, Tabitha and Ethan continue to struggle through their strained relationship and her inability to see his new body as anything but an imposter.
• Meanwhile, Bennie and Wickstrom uncover more details in the drowning girl’s case, and through a more esoteric form of interrogation, Bennie, discovers some devastating answers concerning the missing children…

Once Upon a Time at the End of the World #13

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Nick Dragotta
Colorist: Rico Renzi
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover: Ariel Olivetti
B: Variant Cover: Leila Del Duca
C: Incentive Cover (1:5): Ariel Olivetti
D: Incentive Cover (1:10): Leila Del Duca
E: Incentive Cover (1:15): Gerald Parel

Synopsis:
• The Ravagers, a group that Mezzy was once involved with who are hellbent on destroying the world, are primed to do just that, having been interested in Maceo’s machines.
• With Maceo determined to stop them from doing the unthinkable, will Mezzy be able to find him in time to save not just the one she once loved, but what’s left of the world?

Expanse, The: Dragon Tooth #10

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Andy Diggle
Artist: Francesco Pisa
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover: Christian Ward
B: Variant Cover: Toni Infante
C: Incentive Cover (1:10): Junggeun Yoon
D: Incentive Cover (1:15): Christian Ward

Synopsis:
• As the final story arc continues, The Transport Union controls all commerce between the thousand worlds that lie beyond the alien Ring Gates, but a conspiratorial cancer has spread through the Union’s heart.
• A devastating attack in the Sol System suddenly brings peace to an end, and the Rocinante crew suits up for battle once again…

Expanse, The: Dragon Tooth Vol. 2 SC

*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR MAY 2024*****
Retail Price: $17.99
Writer: Andy Diggle
Artist: Francesco Pisa
Colorist: Raúl Angulo and Francesco Segala
Cover Artist: Christian Ward

Synopsis:
• Fire up the Epstein Drive and get ready to set course for the second story arc of the record-breaking series, The Expanse!
• Ten years have passed since the stunning climax of the first arc of The Expanse: Dragon Tooth, legendary comics writer Andy Diggle (The Losers, Green Arrow: Year One) and artist Francesco Pisa (Stable) chart the next chapter of the series that has enraptured fans.
• As mysterious technological troubles and human disconnection abounds on an interstellar scale, problems arise with the Laconia gate that could prove deadly. In an effort to gather more intel on the Laconia gate and the Transport Union, Dhillon sends his compromised agents on a suicide run…
• The Rocinante crew hunt down an elite cadre of deep-cover operatives who’ll stop at nothing to cover their tracks—no matter how many innocents they kill in the process. And when the true enemy hides among you… trust can be a dangerous thing…
• Collects The Expanse: Dragon Tooth issues #5-8.

Firefly: Return to the Earth That Was Vol. 3 SC (Book 10)

*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR MAY 2024*****
Retail Price: $17.99
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Simona Di Gianfelice
Colorist: Francesco Segala
Cover Artist: Bengal

Synopsis:
• Can the Serenity crew finally take care of the Alliance once and for all?
• What happens when your worst enemy becomes your only ally? With her sights set on freeing Leonard, Kaylee’s team chases the Jefa across the Earth That Was only to be led directly into a trap. But everything changes when they get attacked by plunderer robos who have been tracking both groups… to exterminate them all. Now, Kaylee must team up with the Jefa in order to fend off the robos. But if they survive this, how will they survive each other?
• Meanwhile, Kaylee faces the grim choices… and sacrifices involved in saving the Earth That Was. Which of the crew will follow their Captain, ready to make peace with the past and face what future the ‘Verse holds for them? And if our heroes can take care of the Alliance once and for all, what destiny will the Washbot choose?
• Collects Firefly #33-36.

Magic Book One SC

*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR MAY 2024*****
Retail Price: $24.99
Writer: Jed MacKay
Artist: Ig Guara and French Carlomagno
Colorist: Arianna Consonni (Arancia Studio) and Francesco Segala
Cover Artist: Miguel Mercado

Synopsis:
• Across the vast Multiverse, those gifted with a “spark” can tap into the raw power of Magic and travel across realms. They are Planeswalkers, and in Ravnica, they are hunted. Three Planeswalkers from rival guilds–Ral Zarek, Vraska, and Kaya–together investigate a series of assassination attempts that left Jace Beleren, the famous mind mage, in peril.
• They soon learn that the assassins came from a cult with members from all of Ravnica’s guilds. A cult that worships the ancient, incomprehensibly powerful being Marit Lage, whose physical manifestation is hurtling toward the city in a frozen comet. The influence of Marit Lage upon her followers tends in one direction: toward obsessive worship, and endless death as tribute. The Planeswalkers’ investigation becomes a battle: to rid Ravnica of the influence of the Cult of Marit Lage, and to save their world and every other world in the Multiverse from her maddening power. It will take more than three Planeswalkers working together, and one Planeswalker’s ultimate sacrifice.
• Collected for the first time in a value-priced softcover edition are the first two groundbreaking story arcs by bestselling acclaimed writer Jed MacKay (Moon Knight, Avengers), and artist Ig Guara (Silk), as well an issue by guest artist French Carlomagno (The Dead Lucky, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers).
• Collects Magic #1-10.

Zawa + The Belly of the Beast #5

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Michael Dialynas
Artist: Michael Dialynas
Colorist: N/A
Cover Artist:
A: Main Cover: Michael Dialynas
B: Variant Cover: Rian Gonzales
C: Incentive Cover (1:10): Rian Gonzales
D: Incentive Cover (1:25): Logan Faerber
E: FOC Reveal Cover: TBA

Burst:
• The FINAL ISSUE of the hit series from the co-creator of Wynd!

Synopsis:
• Zawa is captured–on food festival day, of all days! But a rebellion brews in town…
• However, as a terrifying force is unleashed upon the townsfolk, Zawa will give everything to make sure only those responsible pay for what they’ve done, and give the town a fresh start.

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