July Previews/In Stores September

Here are the BOOM! Studios titles that are solicited in July Previews 2008 and will be in-Store September 2008.

Enjoy!


BLOOD BOWL: KILLER CONTRACT #5 (COVER A)
BLOOD BOWL: KILLER CONTRACT #5 (COVER B)
Written by Dan Abnett and Ian Edginton
Art by Daniel Lapham
24pgs, FC, (5 of 5), SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: JUL083785
Cover B Diamond Code: JUL083786

Welcome to the hyper-violent hilarity of Blood Bowl, the miniseries that puts the fantasy (as in elves, dwarves, orcs, and ogres) back into football! In this climatic issue, the Bad Bay Hackers take on the Champions of Death in a bid for the Blood Bowl Championship trophy. Assassin Kalter Morder still hopes to kill Hacker hero Dunk Hoffnung, but he has to compete for the honor with hi shocking client, not to mention a small army of the undead! Features two alternate covers, both by series artist Lads Helloven.

CHALLENGER DEEP #3
Written by Andrew Cosby and Andy Schmidt
Art by Chee
Cover Art by Kody Chamberlain
24pgs, FC, (3 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: JUL083763

Take a deep breath. Hold it. Now, imagine you’re on a -I didn’t say breathe!- on a sunken submarine at the bottom of the ocean, teetering on enough methane ice to blow the world in half if you make Ihe slightest wrong move. Your only prayer of survival lies with the only diver on Earth who’s ever gone this deep. Of course, that was the time he lost his wife and half his crew, but he’s older now. Comforted? No? Thank writers Andrew Cosby, creator of the hit Sci-Fi Channel show Eureka, and Andy Schmidt!

CTHULHU TALES #7 (COVER A) ONGOING
CTHULHU TALES #7 (COVER B) ONGOING
Written by John R. Fultz and Mark Rahner
Art by Various
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: JUL083770
Cover B Diamond Code: JUL083771

BOOM! presents the Cthulhu Tales debut of Primordia writer and Lovecraft scholar John R. Fultz, writer for Weird Tales magazine, who tells the chilling tale of what happens when “A Stronger Comes to Night Hill!” Also, Seattle Times writer Mark Rahner pits the irresistible force of the oId-god worshippers against the immovable object known as Child Protective Services -and no one wins! Features covers by Chee and Michel Fiffe.

FALL OF CTHULHU: GODWAR #3 (COVER A)
FALL OF CTHULHU: GODWAR #3 (COVER B)
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Art by Mateus Santolouco
24pgs, FC,(3 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: JUL083772
Cover B Diamond Code: JUL083773

At last, Mr. Arkham’s plans are coming to fruition and the warring cults of Cthulhu and Nodens begin their death-march toward battle. But as Cy and Lucifer continue to search for a way to stop the coming Godwar, on ancient city begins its slow ascent from the frigid depths of the ocean. Has Cthulhu finally heard the CalI? Features two covers, one by series artist Santolouco.


GALVESTON #1 (COVER A)
GALVESTON #1 (COVER B)
Written by Tom Peyer and Mark Rahner
Drawn by Greg Scott
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: JUL083760
Cover B Diamond Code: JUL083761

True fact -fabled pirate Jean Lafitte spent his lost years not on the high seas, but in Texas. Guess who his best friend was? Jim Bowie. Whot adventures musl a swashbuckling corsair and on American frontiersman hove hod together in the Old West? It’s Deadwood with pirates, man. Pirates! Available with 2 covers.

HIGH ROLLERS #4
Written by Gary Phillips
Art by Sergio Carrera
24pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: JUL083764

The Sopronos was about the soap opera of upper-closs mob life. What do you get, Gary asked, when you transplant that tension to the African-American gangs of inner-city Los Angeles? Answer -You get the story of CQ, a young man who’s set his sights on becoming the boss of the L.A. rackets -if he lives to see the dawn! A potent mix of American Gangster and The Wire for fans of Brubaker’s Criminal!

NECRONOMICON #2
Written by William Messner-Loebs
Illustrated by Andrew Ritchie
24pgs, FC, (2 of 4) SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: JUL083762

The history of the most infamous book known to man continues to unfurl! Student Ali Said is caught between the warring forces that want the Necronomicon’s power for their own – but Said knows that neither side intends to leave the world better off. In order to save mankind, Said will have to plumb the mysteries of the book itself – and pray that he can do so without going mad!


PULP TALES #1 (COVER A)
PULP TALES #1 (COVER B)
Written by Various
Drawn by Various
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: JUL083758
Cover B Diamond Code: JUL083759

Help BOOM! support comic book artist Josh Medors, recently diagnosed with cancer, by ordering the benefit comic book Pulp Tales! This two fisted one-shot features all-new, action-packed stories by horror master Steve Niles, P.U.N.K.S’ Josh Fialkov and Kody Chamberlain, ’76′s B. Clay Moore and Seth Peck, Capote in Kansas’ Chris Samnee, In My Lifetime’s Tony Fleecs, and more! Available in regular and prestige editions, prestige cover by Josh Medors! All proceeds will go to Josh Medors and his family.

SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS #3
Written by Chris Morgan and Kevin Walsh
Art by Wilfredo Torres
24pgs, FC, (3 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: JUL083765

The controversial series continues! The Queen of Thorns has set her sights on Hooke and his accomplices and will not rest until he is captured -and forced to face the truth about who and what he is! A new hero in the tradition of Robert E. Howard’s Solomon Kane and Clint Eastwood’s The Man with No Name, from the screenwriter of Wanted!

SCREAM QUEEN #5
Written by Brendan Hay
Art by Nate Watson
24pgs, FC, (5 of 5), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: JUL083767

BOOM!’s first horror-romance barrels towards its bizarre climax! Wrighty, the Shambling Terror of Rumson, continues to try to win the heart of highschooler Molly by smiting her enemies. It sucks for Molly that everyone in town now thinks she’s the hatchet-wielding crazeoid behind all this. On the plus side, though, she’s now the prom queen. In a class of, like, nine survivors. Eight. Seven. Hurry up and buy the book before they’re all gone!

STATION #4
Written by Johanna Stokes
Art by Leno Carvalho
24pgs, FC, (4 of 5), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: JUL083766

The ultimate locked-room murder has been committed. Someone’s been killed aboord the international space-station two hundred and twenty miles above the Earth. And now that the killer has at last been revealed, it’s going to take more than science to save the rest of the crew -it’s going to toke a huge leap of faith! A thriller in the vein of Whiteout!

WARHAMMER: CROWN OF DESTRUCTION #1 (COVER A)
WARHAMMER: CROWN OF DESTRUCTION #1 (COVER B)
Written by Graham McNeill
Art by Tony Parker
24pgs, FC, (1 of 4) SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: JUL083776
Cover B Diamond Code: JUL083777

When the Chaos-vermin Skaven rise from their endless burrows, there’s always a vile purpose in mind. So when a vast horde equipped with unfathomable weaponry sweep into a backwater of the Empire, disgraced Greatsword leader Frohlich knows there has to be a reason. But can he find out what it is before the thin shield of human steel shatters beneath an irresistible hail of warpstone bullets? Features two alternate covers, both by Karl Richardson.


WARHAMMER 40,000: EXTERMINATUS #4 (COVER A)
WARHAMMER 40,000: EXTERMINATUS #4 (COVER B)
Written by Dan Abnett and Ian Edginton
Art by Daniel Lapham
24pgs, FC, (4 of 5), SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: JUL083782
Cover B Diamond Code: JUL083783

The true extent of House De Kyp’s treachery and corruption is about to be revealed when without warning, a huge object impacts the surface. It’s a drop pad which deposits the which deposits the nightmarish juggernaut that is a Chaos Dreadnought. Tasked to wipe out both Inquisitor Alastor’s team and the Damask Brothers, will Chaos reign? Features to alternate covers, both by Warhammer 40,000: Fire and Honor artist Tony Parker.

WARHAMMER 40,000: FIRE AND HONOR #2 (COVER A)
WARHAMMER 40,000: FIRE AND HONOR #2 (COVER B)
Written by Graham McNeill
Art by Tony Parker
24pgs, FC, (2 of 4) SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: JUL083779
Cover B Diamond Code: JUL083780

The Tau ready another attack against the Imperial Guard defenses, armed with inside tactical information from their source on the Imperial planet. Blazer Company ‘s ready, but difficult choices will have to be made during the heat of bottle when the scales to war tip against them! Features two alternate covers, both by series artist Tony Parker


ZOMBIE TALES #6 (COVER A)
ZOMBIE TALES #6 (COVER B)
Written by Monte Cook, Jeremy Rock
Art by TBA
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: JUL083768
Cover B Diamond Code: JUL083769

Famed novelist and RPG designer Monte Cook (World Of Darkness) , brings his skills to BOOM! with his Zombie Tales debut, “Headshot,” a macabre tale of survival and sacrifice. Features covers by Shane Oakley and Lee Moder.

CTHULHU TALES VOL. 2: WHISPERS OF MADNESS TPB
Written by Various
Art by Various
SC, 6×9, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $15.99
Diamond Code: JUL083774

Collecting the first four issues of Cthulhu Tales: The Series! Steve Niles, master of modern comics horror, makes his first foray into the Lovecraft mythos with two disturbing tales of evil. William Messner-Loebs introduces two strange detectives who won’t soon be forgotten. Mark Waid struggles to keep up. Luckily, he has the help of Tom Peyer, Michael Alan Nelson, Christine Boylan, and others! Viva Nyarlothotep!

WARHAMMER: CONDEMNED BY FIRE LTD HC
WARHAMMER: CONDEMNED BY FIRE TPB

Written by Dan Abnett and Ian Edginton
Art by Rahsan Ekedal
HC, 6×9, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $49.99
SC, 6×9, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $16.99
Diamond Code LTD HC: JUL083788
Diamond Code TPB: JUL083789

From the same team that brought you WARHAMMER: FORGE OF WAR! When Witch Hunter Magnus Gault hears that the nearby village of Loughville has fallen prey to the canker of Chaos, he is driven to investigate. Once there, he finds the buildings rancid and rotted and the villagers wretched and mutated – eager to prey upon any lost soul who should come their way. Can one man stand against this monstrous regiment? Collecting all five issues from the hit mini-series.

I CTHULHU NEW YORK POSTER
Art by Stephen Stamb
Poster, 24×36, FC, SRP: $14.99
Diamond Code: JUL083759

Cthulhu makes a call to New York City and strikes a familiar pose on the Empire State Building. Featuring art by Left On Mission cover artist Steph Stamb, this 24″ x 36″ poster will make a terrifying addition to your wall. But don’t stare too long! Limited to just 1,000, order today to show your support for the coming darkness!