In Stores Today! (12/24/08)

Here are the BOOM! Studios titles in stores this week (12/24/08).

Enjoy!

FALL OF CTHULHU: APOCALYPSE #1 (CVR A)
FALL OF CTHULHU: APOCALYPSE #1 (CVR B)
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Mat Santolouco
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP083815

The Apocalypse is upon us! Since the beginning of the FALL OF CTHULHU storyline, readers have been anxiously awaiting the moment when all the tale’s threads begin to tie together into the ultimate war between gods and men. As of now, they wait no longer. Let the Apocalypse begin!

FARSCAPE #1 (CVR A)
FARSCAPE #1 (CVR B)
FARSCAPE #1 (CVR C)
Written by Keith DeCandido and Rockne O’Bannon
Drawn by Tommy Patterson
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP083803

TV’s Sci Fi masterpiece FARSCAPE returns! FARSCAPE creator Rockne O’Bannon continues his creation in comic book form right where the Peacekeeper Wars left off! Find out what’s in store for John Crichton, Aeryn Sun, Rygel, Chiana, and the rest of the Moya crew! Do the comics tie into Sci-Fi Channel’s upcoming webisodes? You know it, ‘Scapers! Don’t frelling miss this!

GALVESTON #2 (CVR A)
GALVESTON #2 (CVR B)
Written by Johanna Stokes
Drawn by Todd Herman
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: AUG083845

Really, just about the last thing you expect walking down the streets of Galveston, Texas in the 1800′s is a crazy French pirate with cannons mounted to the top of his mansion- but Jean LaFitte is the law in that part of Texas, like it or not, and together with his pal Jim Bowie, they rule the land! It’s Deadwood with pirates, man. Pirates! Features two alternate covers.

NECRONOMICON #4
Written by William Messner-Loebs
Drawn by Andrew Ritchie
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP083807

The fate of the world hangs in the balance as a lowly college student must fight to keep the Necronomicon’s magic from unleashing the vengeance of the Old Ones—and turning the entire Middle East into a raging cauldron of mystical power that will rule the Earth! Don’t miss this shocking conclusion!

REMNANT #1 (CVR A)
REMNANT #1 (CVR B)
Written by Andrew Cosby, Caleb Monroe, Stephen Baldwin
Drawn by Julian Totino Tedesco
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: OCT083927

Actor Stephen Baldwin and writer Andrew Cosby (creator of Sci-Fi Channel’s EUREKA) unleash THE REMNANT at BOOM! Studios! When natural disasters erupt around the world and people start to vanish, C.I.A. agent David Sacker is pulled into a dangerous mystery that will challenge everything he knows about reality. Featuring sensational interior art by hot newcomer artist Julian Totino Tedesco! Cover by Paul Azaceta.

WARHAMMER: CROWN OF DESTRUCTION #3 (CVR A)
WARHAMMER: CROWN OF DESTRUCTION #3 (CVR B)
Written by Kieron Gillen
Drawn by Dwayne Harris
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP083827

As the Skaven chitter ominously around the tattered Empire army, Greatsword Frohlich finally wrestles answers from the Necromancer Brecht. The reason behind the Clan Skyre scurrying forth with their foul warpstone engines is revealed! There are worse things than Skaven abroad in the Empire…

WARHAMMER 40,000: DEFENDERS OF ULTRAMAR #1 (CVR A)
WARHAMMER 40,000: DEFENDERS OF ULTRAMAR #1 (CVR B)
Written by Graham McNeill
Drawn by Jordan Gunderson, Kevin Hopgood, Eric Jimenez and Tony Parker
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP083829

Discover one of the fiercest fighting Chapters in the Universe: The Ultramarines 4th Company! Sergeant Learchus must take twenty-five newly recruited Battle Brothers on their first engagement, as they embark on an investigation of the lost patrol ship Guilliman’s Honour. What was a routine mission becomes much more when 4th Company encounters one of the Imperium’s deadliest enemies!Writer Graham McNeill (THE ULTRAMARINE OMNIBUS) and artist Kevin Hopgood (co-creator of Marvel Comic’s U.S. WAR MACHINE) embark on a new chapter in the Empire’s Imperium’s fight for supremacy!

H.P. LOVECRAFT’S NYARLATHOTEP HC
Written by H. P. Lovecraft
Drawn by Chuck BB
HC, 7×10, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $14.99
Diamond Code: SEP083817

BOOM! gives horror legend H.P. Lovecraft’s original prose poem NYARLATHOTEP new life in this handsome hardcover, featuring illustrations by Eisner winning Chuck BB (Black Metal)! This is a must-have for Lovecraft fans. Lovecraft’s original prose poem is reprinted in its entirety and visually interpreted by one of comics’ most exciting new talents.

SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS TPB
Written by Chris Morgan and Kevin Walsh
Drawn by Jeremy Rock, Nick Schley, Raphael Lucchini, Unai and Wilfredo Torres
SC, 6×9, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $15.99
ISBN13: 9781934506462
Diamond Code: SEP083819

Collecting the five issues of BOOM!’s controversial SALEM miniseries co-written by Chris Morgan, screenwriter of the smash-hit movie WANTED! Elias Hooke is a witchhunter in 17th century New England—and he finds the true forces of the supernatural not in the poor young girls of Salem, but in the hideous might of the misshapen Queen of Thorns, whose plans for the human race will subjugate us all!

STATION TPB
Written by Johanna Stokes
Drawn by Leno Carvalho
SC, 6×9, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $15.99
ISBN13: 9781934506233
Diamond Code: OCT083946

The International Space Station — the crowning achievement of mankind’s space program, assembled and maintained by the governments of the world’s five greatest superpowers…and the site of the ultimate locked-room mystery as one of seven astronauts aboard has targeted the others for death! A thriller in the vein of WHITEOUT! Collects STATION #1-4.

WARHAMMER 40,000: EXTERMINATUS TPB
WARHAMMER 40,000: EXTERMINATUS HC
Written by Dan Abnett, Ian Edginton
Drawn by Daniel Lapham
SC, 6×9, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $16.99
HC, 7×10, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $49.99
Diamond Code TPB: SEP083822
Diamond Code HC: SEP083821

In this series, we focus on the Inquisitors of Warhammer 40,000. They scour the Imperium searching for threats without, and within. Inquisitor Delius Alastor is dispatched to investigate why a pair of dormant Titans has gone undetected beneath the city of Carrion Gulf? Dan Abnett (NOVA, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY), Ian Edginton (STORMWATCH: POST-HUMAN DIVISION), and Daniel Lapham bring you another tale of savage Warhammer 40,000 action. Available in softcover and hard cover editions!