Media Release — BOOM! Studios is proud to conclude KaBOOM! Summer Blast, a week-long spotlight on the best middle grade comic books and graphic novels from the award-winning imprint in the coming months with your first look at PANDORA’S LEGACY, an all-new original graphic novel from writer Kara Leopard ([Super]natural Attraction) along with the art duo of Kelly & Nichole Matthews (Jim Henson’s Power of The Dark Crystal) arriving in stores November 2018
What starts out as a typical family vacation to their grandparents house goes sideways when Charlie, Janet, and Trevor Panagakos accidentally break an old jar that was hidden away deep in the woods….revealing they’re descendants of Pandora and their family’s tasked with protecting a certain famous box. Now on the run, the Panagakos have to figure out how to capture all the monsters that have escaped the jar…and save the rest of their family before it’s too late. Between talking cats, trying not to drop their phone, and making new friends, this is one vacation that these kids will never forget.
Based on the successful Kickstarter campaign featuring a beautifully illustrated field guide to the story’s mythological monsters, PANDORA’S LEGACY brings the creatures to life in this new original graphic novel, with a cover by Kelly & Nichole Matthews.
“Everyone knows family is special – but sometimes the specialness means fighting scary monsters and going on crazy adventures to save the day alongside a talking cat,” said Whitney Leopard, Editor, BOOM! Studios. “PANDORA’S LEGACY is the kind of graphic novel that takes you on an incredible journey from the first page and doesn’t let you go till the last. Kara, Kelly, and Nichole have created a truly special world you’ll fall in love with.”
PANDORA’S LEGACY is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ critically acclaimed KaBOOM! imprint, publisher of world-class licensed series such as Adventure Time, Steven Universe, Over the Garden Wall, Peanuts, and Garfield, along with original series like Mega Princess by Kelly Thompson and Brianne Drouhard, Brave Chef Brianna by Sam Sykes and Selina Espiritu and The Deep by Tom Taylor and James Brouwer.
Print copies of PANDORA’S LEGACY will be available for sale in November 2018 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one), bookstores or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
For more on PANDORA’S LEGACY and other projects from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.
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.