Space Captain Lars guards the galaxy in STEVEN UNIVERSE #25

by Jeff

d17d32d7-9dfb-49bf-9fe0-36853bd86752 Space Captain Lars guards the galaxy in STEVEN UNIVERSE #25Media Release — BOOM! Studios today announced that STEVEN UNIVERSE™ #25, on-sale in February 2019, will kick off an epic new comic book exclusive storyline featuring fan favorite space hero, Lars of the Stars! Writer Terry Blas (Hotel Dare) and artist Gabriele Bagnoli reveal Lars and the Off Colors’ hidden truths, as Steven and Connie join them in space for a mind-bending adventure no fan can miss.

Bingo bongo, spacefarers! From slinging donuts in Beach City to swashbuckling his way across the galaxy in a stolen spaceship, Lars has come a long way. And now with the Off Colors as his dependable and devoted crew, he’ll travel even further into the cosmos. But how deep is this newfound confidence? And what happens when the entire crew’s lives depend on him? Blas and Bagnoli blast us into hyperspace for an out-of-this-world journey into a mysterious nebula that forces our daring cast of gems, humans, and fusions to confront their deepest, darkest fears.

“Steven Universe and its characters have had a great impact on so many, so the opportunity to add to this amazing world was too good to pass up. To be able to breathe life into a story about Lars and the Off Colors, a group of misfits trying to find their confidence and where they belong in the cosmos, is exactly the type of story I enjoy writing.” said writer Terry Blas.

“When I received the proposal to draw this adventure I was enthusiastic! Steven Universe is a series full of crazy things and incredible characters that I love. I really enjoyed drawing it, and I hope the readers will have as much fun as I did while working on this comic book.” said artist Gabriele Bagnoli.

“There’s so much left to discover about this new space pirate version of Lars and the rest of the crew. We’re excited to give fans a story that shows new facets and sheds new light on these uniquely fascinating characters.” said Matthew Levine, Editor, BOOM! Studios. “Sometimes it takes a death-defying adventure into the darkest recesses of the universe to confront what’s hidden inside.”

STEVEN UNIVERSE™ #25 features a main cover by fan favorite artist Missy Peña (Steven Universe), along with a preorder variant cover by Francesca Perrone.

STEVEN UNIVERSE™ 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 Over The Garden Wall, Regular Show, Steven Universe, Peanuts, and Garfield, along with original series like Mega Princess by Kelly Thompson and Brianne Drouhard, Bodie Troll by Jay Fosgitt, Ruinworld by Derek Laufman, and The Deep by Tom Taylor and James Brouwer.

Print copies of STEVEN UNIVERSE™ #25 will be available for sale on February 27, 2019 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) 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 STEVEN UNIVERSE™ comic books, graphic novels and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

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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.

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