OVER THE GARDEN WALL makes some CIRCUS FRIENDS this Fall

by Jeff

9f0868f1-bd92-44db-bd1a-1ddc78ee0909 OVER THE GARDEN WALL makes some CIRCUS FRIENDS this FallMedia Release — BOOM! Studios is proud to announce OVER THE GARDEN WALL: CIRCUS FRIENDS, a brand new original graphic novel set in the world inspired by the Emmy® Award-winning Cartoon Network animated series, Over The Garden Wall.

Writer Jonathan Case (Over the Garden Wall: Distillatoria) and artist John Golden follow Greg, Wirt, and Beatrice deeper into The Unknown on their search for a path home and instead stumble upon a distraught Strongman and Clown who have run away from their circus. But when they follow the two disgraced performers back, Greg and Wirt lose Beatrice to the greedy Ringmaster who’s found his newest act: a talking bird! The boys will have to team up with the reluctant circus acts to save Beatrice and escape the clutches of the biggest show in the Unknown.

“I’m so pleased to be dabbling in the Over the Garden Wall universe again.” said writer, Jonathan Case. “John’s doing a great job bringing our new characters to life and filling every inch of the circus with funny and creepy details.”

“I look forward to introducing readers to a colorful new cast of characters on Wirt and Greg’s latest adventure!” said artist, John Golden.

OVER THE GARDEN WALL: CIRCUS FRIENDS 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, Peanuts, and Garfield, along with original series like Mega Princess by Kelly Thompson and Brianne Drouhard, Bodie Troll by Jay Fosgitt, and The Deep by Tom Taylor and James Brouwer.

“You never know who you’ll run into in The Unknown, but each new encounter has shaped Greg, Wirt, and Beatrice in unexpected ways as they wander ever deeper into the surreal and bewildering forest around them, ” said Matthew Levine, Editor, BOOM! Studios. “Jonathan and John throw our brave young heroes into the thick of it as they overcome their fears and step up to fight to save their friend from a lifetime of misery and servitude.”

Print copies of OVER THE GARDEN WALL: CIRCUS FRIENDS will be available for sale in October 2019 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 continuing news on OVER THE GARDEN WALL: CIRCUS FRIENDS and more previews from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

About Cartoon Network Enterprises
Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks’ award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, The Amazing World of Gumball, Mighty Magiswords, and We Bare Bears, as well as Rick and Morty on Adult Swim.

Cartoon Network is Turner’s global entertainment brand and the # 1 animation network in the U.S., offering the best in original content for kids and families with such hits as, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, We Bare Bears and The Amazing World of Gumball. Seen in 192 countries and over 400 million homes, Cartoon Network inspires the next generation of creators and innovators by engaging its audience at the intersection of creativity and technology. Its award-winning pro-social initiative, Stop Bullying: Speak Up, is an acknowledged and often-used resource for kids and adults looking for tools that can assist in dealing with the ongoing issue of bullying.

Turner, a WarnerMedia company, is a global entertainment, sports and news company that creates premium content and delivers exceptional experiences to fans whenever and wherever they consume content. These efforts are fueled by data-driven insights and industry-leading technology. Turner owns and operates some of the most valuable brands in the world, including Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, ELEAGUE, Great Big Story, HLN, iStreamPlanet, TBS, Turner Classic Movies (TCM), TNT, truTV and Turner Sports.

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.

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