Media Release — Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is pleased to announce that Burning Fields #1, a new horror series from Curse creators Michael Moreci, Tim Daniel, and Colin Lorimer, has sold out at the distributor level. The publisher has rushed to a second printing.
Comic book fans should bear in mind that first printings of Burning Fields #1 may still be found at the local comic shop nearest you. Not sure where to find your nearest comic retailer? Use comicshoplocator.com or findacomicshop.com to find one!
In Burning Fields #1, Dana Atkinson, a dishonorably discharged army investigator, is pulled back to the Middle East when a group of American oil technicians disappear under bizarre circumstances. With the help of an Iraqi investigator, what Dana discovers is unimaginable. A series of unusual incidents at the drill site lead her and her unlikely ally to discover a mythic evil that has been released, one that threatens both the lives of the entire region and the fragile peace that exists.
Praise for Burning Fields #1:
“The cast is in place, the mystery is bubbling and bodies are piling up. This has the makings of a solid thriller, easy on the exposition and heavy on the uncomfortable moments.” – CBR
“With a book rooted with so much horror and ugliness, its hard to believe it could be this beautiful.” – Comics Bulletin
“This is an impressive first issue that hits the ground running with blood-curdling imagery.” – Horror Talk
“Simply put, Burning Fields looks all-but-guaranteed to become yet another creator owned success from the fine folks at BOOM! Studios, and is a series I honestly can’t recommend highly enough.” – Big Comic Page
“Burning Fields could have been a great political thriller or a gory horror story or a dark police procedural. Instead it chose to be all of them and thank goodness it did.” – Geeks with Wives
“Burning Fields is a great book to pick up for those interested in a gritty, horror story that will pull you in right off the hop.” – Capeless Crusader
Burning Fields #1 second print ships with a modified cover by Colin Lorimer and carries a retail price of $3.99 with a Diamond Code of DEC148340. Final orders close for retailers on February 9th. It is anticipated to be in stores on February 25th.
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Founded by Ross Richie in 2005, Diamond Gem Award-winning “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios (boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of best-selling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning original and licensed comic books and graphic novels with the industry’s top talent. BOOM! Studios is comprised of four distinct imprints. The original Studios imprint is home to Mike Carey’s Suicide Risk; James Tynion IV’s The Woods; Mark Waid’s Irredeemable; Sons of Anarchy; and Big Trouble in Little China. Steven Grant’s graphic novel 2 Guns was released as a feature film from Universal Pictures, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. BOOM!’s all-ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz’ Peanuts; Jim Davis’ Garfield; Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, and Steven Universe; Mike Kunkel’s Herobear and the Kid; and Natasha Allegri’s Bee and PuppyCat. BOOM!’s experimental imprint BOOM! Box publishes The Midas Flesh and Lumberjanes. In June 2013, BOOM! acquired Archaia Entertainment (archaia.com). Archaia is the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning graphic novel publisher of Mouse Guard, Cow Boy, Gunnerkrigg Court, Rust, and Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand. In October 2013, BOOM! Studios entered into a unique first-look relationship with 20th Century Fox, giving the studio access to its library of titles and giving the publisher access to Fox’s vast catalog of films. In August 2014, BOOM! Studios began a similar first-look relationship with 20th Century Fox TV to develop properties for the small screen.