Media Release — The Village Voice has selected BOOM! Studios & Electric Shepherd Productions’ DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? Vol. 1 as one of 2009’s Best Comics and Graphic Novels.
From The Village Voice:
“If you’re a fan of Blade Runner but have never read the source material, this experimental adaptation should be just the ticket.”
“Village Voice is a fantastic publication that is always pointing readers towards new and exciting things,” said Marketing and Sales Director Chip Mosher. “This is high praise from a source of such smart readership. We’re honored.”
Since it’s first release DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? has garnered praise for numerous critics accross the globe:
“…impressively, it works… it’s a great job.” – io9.com
“Best bet” – MTV Splash Page
“…what a wonderful idea and fantastic way to introduce the work of Philip K. Dick to new readers… a great package, ideal for newcomers and fans alike.” – Comic Book Resources
“…it works incredibly well ….” – Fanboy Planet
“…it’s going to be a treat. 4 out of 5. Check this out, especially if you’re a fan of the novel, the movie, or Philip K. Dick.” – Comicvine.com
Worldwide best-selling sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick’s award-winning DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? has been called “a masterpiece ahead of its time, even today” and served as the basis for the film BLADE RUNNER. Last Summer BOOM! Studios in association with Electric Shepherd Productions debuted the first issue of the complete novel transplanted into the comic book medium, mixing all new panel-to-panel continuity with the actual text from the novel in an innovative, ground-breaking 24-issue maxi-series experiment!
DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP #7 hits shelves December 23rd and is written by Philp K. Dick with interior art by Tony Parker. This issue ships with two covers in a 50/50 split by Brett Weldele and Scott Keating. This is issue 7 of 24, and each issue retails at $3.99.
About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) is a unique publishing house specializing in high-profile projects across a wide variety of different genres from some of the industry’s biggest talents, including Philip K. Dick’s DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, The Henson Company’s FARSCAPE, and the original Mark Waid series IRREDEEMABLE. BOOM! recently launched its youth imprint, BOOM Kids!, with Pixar’s THE INCREDIBLES, CARS, and TOY STORY, as well as Disney’s THE MUPPETS, DONALD DUCK, UNCLE SCROOGE and WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND STORIES. This year, BOOM! Studios celebrates its fourth anniversary.