Media Release — BOOM! Studios is excited to unveil a new cover strategy for MISFIT CITY #1, the upcoming original BOOM! Box series by Legally Blonde and 10 Things I Hate About You creator Kiwi Smith, Kurt Lustgarten, and Naomi Franquiz. The realignment comes before the Final Order Cutoff (FOC) date of April 17 for retailers to adjust their final orders for the issue. The issue goes on sale May 10.
The main cover by series artist Naomi Franquiz remains unchanged and is open to order. The Movie Poster variant cover by Ester Zejn is now open to order as well at a retail price of $3.99. Additionally, fans can discover the Treasure Map variant cover by Paulina Ganucheau (Zodiac Starforce, Another Castle), which will now ship as a 1-in-5 intermix in each of the main covers—retailers will receive one copy for every five they order of the Franquiz and Zejn covers.
In addition, the publisher released the first four colored pages from Misfit City #1 by Franquiz and colorist Brittany Peer.
The solicitation information for Misfit City #1 is below.
Misfit City #1
Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writers: Kiwi Smith and Kurt Lustgarten
Artist: Naomi Franquiz
Main Cover: Naomi Franquiz
Movie Poster Homage Main Cover: Ester Zejn
Treasure Map Intermix Variant: Paulina Ganucheau
Nothing’s happened in Wilder’s hometown since they filmed that cult kids’ adventure movie there in the 80s…but that’s ancient history.
Until one day, she and her friends come upon a centuries-old pirate map drawn by someone named Black Mary…and find out there might be some REAL adventure in their tiny town after all!
Format: 32 pages, full color
On sale: May 10, 2017 (Final Order Cutoff: April 17, 2017)
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, Adventure Time and Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox in film and with Fox Television. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.