BOOM! Studios has released a special first look at the July 2019 graphic novel BEN 10: FOR SCIENCE.
The press release follows:
Media Release — BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at BEN 10™: FOR SCIENCE!, the next middle grade original graphic novel based on Cartoon Network’s global hit series, with Rainbow Award-winning writer CB Lee (Not Your Sidekick) and artist Mattia Di Meo (Adventure Time/Regular Show), which will debut in stores July 2019.
Cartoon Network’s Ben 10™ was just recently greenlit for season four and is expected to premiere globally beginning 2020. The new season will follow Ben, his cousin Gwen and Grandpa Max on adventures to some of the world’s most popular destinations including Italy, Japan and Mexico. Season four will continue to empower its worldwide fanbase through new alien transformations, action-packed battles with villains and more. Ben 10™ is produced by Cartoon Network Studios and created and executive produced by Man of Action Entertainment.
In BEN 10™: FOR SCIENCE!, from Rainbow Award-winning writer CB Lee (Not Your Sidekick) and artist Mattia Di Meo (Adventure Time/Regular Show), Ben and Gwen go undercover at the Stars Beyond Science Camp when rumors of a strange monster attacking kids reaches them. Despite his apprehension at doing science projects during summer vacation, Ben quickly makes a lot of new friends in the Robotics track. But when his friend Jesse’s robot goes missing, Ben and Gwen will have to use all the tools in their arsenal to deal with what comes next.
This is second original graphic novel release from the partnership between BOOM! Studios and Cartoon Network, following the upcoming debut of BEN 10™: THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE from Lee and artist Lidan Chen in March 2019.
BEN 10™: FOR SCIENCE! 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, Regular Show 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 The Deep by Tom Taylor and James Brouwer.
Print copies of BEN 10™: FOR SCIENCE! will be available for sale in July 2019 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) bookstores and the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
For continuing news on BEN 10™: FOR SCIENCE! and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.
About Cartoon Network Enterprises
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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.