Boom! Studios have revealed some of their upcoming June releases in a new previews catalog.
Boom! Studios Official Press Release
- Buffy ’97 #1 (BOOM! Studios) – SPECIAL ISSUE. “That Buffy Show,” a The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air meets Dawson’s Creek style teen drama sitcom, is a perfect fit for the Buffster. It’s all going well until the cast gets a taste of the supernatural when the audience totally vamps out! The Scooby Gang is forced to learn actual slayage skills on live television from “TV” Buffy to save their lives, and more importantly… keep the show from being canceled! Tap into some geeky joy with this celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Buffy The Vampire Slayer by Say Anything frontman Max Bemis (Moon Knight) and Marianna Ignazzi (An Unkindness of Ravens), and you’ll be five by five!
- Power Rangers Unlimited: Countdown to Ruin #1 (BOOM! Studios) – SPECIAL ISSUE. In the next crucial Power Rangers Unlimited special, calamity looms for fan-favorites Andros and Zhan from the hit series Power Rangers in Space. Discover their past growing up on KO-35, their journey to becoming Rangers, and the epic battle that changed their lives forever… The future of the Power Rangers saga starts here in this exciting one-shot adventure! Note: This morning the digital listing was released with erroneous details. The writer is currently TBA. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
- ORCS!: The Curse #1 (KaBOOM!) – NEW SERIES. The fun and fantastical ORCS! series from creator Christine Larsen (Adventure Time) returns with a new installment featuring our favorite underdog heroes: Bog, Pez, Zep, Utzu, and Gurh! After returning from their travels and celebrating with a dance party, a prank gone wrong inadvertently unleashes something ancient and evil. Even worse, in a tower in the middle of a dark forest, a wizard with grand, sinister plans needs a real army, and his sight turns toward the Orcish tribe…
- Seven Secrets #18 (BOOM! Studios) – FINAL ISSUE. The truth about Caspar’s origins is finally revealed! In this mind-blowing ending, discover the future of the order and the very nature of the secrets themselves!
- Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Shapeshifters #4 (Archaia) – FINAL ISSUE. In the final issue of the mythical mini-series, the Caribbean story of the Ole Heg comes to life—a normal woman by day, but a terrifying, bloodsucking fire spirit at night. When the mother of a young girl named Ruth falls prey to this skin-shedding soucouyant, Ruth is desperate for a way to save her. Can Ruth defeat the Ole Heg, and live to tell the tale as a warning for generations to come?
Collections and Graphic Novels
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer Vol. 10 SC (BOOM! Studios) – The Scooby Gang goes head-to-head with Silas in a final showdown for the fate of the multiverse! Meanwhile with Buffy and Giles trapped in the memoryscape, things look grim for the Slayer. Writer Jeremy Lambert (Doom Patrol) and artists Marianna Ignazzi (An Unkindness of Ravens) and Valentina Pinti (Destiny, NY) along with their own Scooby Gang of writer and artist friends bring the “We Are The Slayer” storyline to its pulse-pounding conclusion! Collects Buffy the Vampire Slayer #34-35 and the “We Are The Slayer” epilogue from Buffy The Vampire Slayer: 25th Anniversary Special #1.
- Firefly: Blue Sun Rising Vol. 1 SC (BOOM! Studios) – Sheriff Mal Reynolds has a new partner—a law enforcing robot from the Blue Sun corporation, who only cares about enforcing the law—no matter the cost! If Mal wants to keep his job and protect his sector, the smart move would be to play by Blue Sun Corporation’s rulebook. But for Mal, there’s really only one choice—reunite the crew of the Serenity for one last impossible job to save the ‘Verse! New York Times best-selling writer Greg Pak (Darth Vader) and acclaimed artist Dan McDaid (Judge Dredd: Mega-City Zero) launch Mal and the crew of Serenity into their biggest battle yet, officially continuing the acclaimed sci-fi series. Collects Firefly: Blue Sun Rising #0 and Firefly #21-22.
- Fence: Rise OGN SC (BOOM! Box) – En Garde! Excitement is in the air as Nicholas and his friends celebrate their prestigious invitation to the Halverton Training Camp. But they soon find themselves pushed to their limits as they come face-to-face with the best teams in the country. Will a new addition to the opposing team help Nicholas awaken the fighting spirit he needs to prevail? And what will it mean for his friendship with Seiji? USA Today best-selling author C. S. Pacat (Captive Prince) and popular web cartoonist Johanna the Mad reunite for the next chapter in this fierce and heartfelt GLAAD Media Award-nominated series!
- Regarding the Matter of Oswald’s Body SC (BOOM! Studios) – Where is Lee Harvey Oswald’s body? The Kennedy assassination is a rat’s nest of conspiracy theories: mafia involvement, a second gunman, a government cover-up… but the most important one may just be the idea that the body in Oswald’s grave is not actually Lee Harvey. Meet the ragtag group of “useful idiots” unwittingly brought together to clean up the crime of the century – a wannabe cowboy from Wisconsin, a Buddy Holly-idolizing (former) car thief, a world-weary Civil Rights activist ready for revolution, and a failed G-Man who still acts the part. Eisner Award-nominated writer, producer, and director Christopher Cantwell (Iron Man, The United States of Captain America) and artist Luca Casalanguida (Lost Soldiers, Scout’s Honor) deliver an off-kilter crime thriller set in the shadows of history’s greatest conspiracy! Collects Regarding the Matter of Oswald’s Body #1-5.
- WWE The New Day: Power of Positivity SC (BOOM! Studios) – WWE Superstars Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, and Big E debuted as a team called The New Day… changing the WWE Universe forever! Everyone knows they’re six-time Tag Team Champions—including the longest reign in WWE history—but now, discover the true origins of this unforgettable trio for the first time. Follow young Kofi, Xavier, and Big E as they learn about the world of wrestling, take on opponents big and small, battle their egos (as well as those around them), and realize that they’ll always be stronger together than apart! Acclaimed writers Evan Narcisse (Rise of The Black Panther) and Austin Walker (Friends At The Table), and artist Daniel Bayliss (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), reveal the untold story behind one of the greatest tag teams in WWE history. Collects the complete WWE The New Day: Power of Positivity #1-2.
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