Enjoy this preview of BAGS (OR A STORY THEREOF) by Patrick McHale, acclaimed creator of Over The Garden Wall.
The press release follows:
Media Release — BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at BAGS (OR A STORY THEREOF), a new original graphic novel by Patrick McHale, creator of the Emmy Award-winning Cartoon Network series Over The Garden Wall, artist Gavin Fullerton (Disney’s Space Chickens in Space), and colorist Whitney Cogar (Steven Universe), available in stores July 2019.
BAGS (OR A STORY THEREOF) is the tale of a man and his dog. John Motts lives his life in his home with his dog, Beth, until one day, she goes missing. John begins a frantic search that leads him to the policeman’s home, the advice-giving walrus down the street, and eventually into the dark woods beyond the edge of town where he runs into several mysterious figures in this haunting tale of loss and the unknown.
BAGS (OR A STORY THEREOF), featuring a cover by Fullerton, is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning KaBOOM! imprint, home to comics for middle grade and younger readers including licensed series such as Adventure Time™, Steven Universe™, Rugrats, and Over The Garden Wall™, along with original series like Pandora’s Legacy by Kara Leopard, Kelly & Nichole Matthews, Bodie Troll by Jay Fosgitt, Ruinworld by Derek Laufman, and Just Beyond by R.L. Stine, Kelly & Nichole Matthews.
“Patrick’s original short story comes to life with Gavin’s stunning art and Whitney’s classic colors as we follow a man who is shaken from his normal routine by a surprising and unexpected loss.” said Shannon Watters, Editor, BOOM! Studios. “In the wake of the disappearance of his dog, John follows an increasingly erratic train of thought which leads down an unusual and dangerous path until it may be too late to find his way back.”
Print copies of BAGS (OR A STORY THEREOF) will be available for sale July 17, 2019 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) and the BOOM! Studios webstore, and July 23, 2019 at bookstores everywhere. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
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About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through the development of four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—BOOM! has produced award-winning original work, including Lumberjanes, The Woods, Giant Days, Klaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Cartoon Network, and The Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox for film and with 20th Television for the small screen. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.