May Previews/In Stores July 2009

 

 

Here are the BOOM! Studios titles that are solicited in
MAY Previews 2009 and will be In-Store JULY 2009.
 

 

POE (A)
POE (B)
Written by J. Barton Mitchell
Drawn by Dean Kotz
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (1 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAY090723 

Everyone knows that Poe created the detective genre, but did you know he was a detective himself? Finally the secret can be revealed for the first time! Enter the world of POE and follow the famous author of darkness as he tracks the killer of his brother’s friend. Supernatural adventure for fans of books like HELLBOY! “Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” –Edgar Allan Poe

28 DAYS LATER #1 (A)
28 DAYS LATER #1 (B)
28 DAYS LATER #1 (C)
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Declan Shalvey
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAY090724
COVER A: Tim Bradstreet
COVER B: Sean Phillips
COVER C: Brett Weldele 

28 DAYS LATER comes to comics as an ongoing series, connecting the film 28 DAYS LATER to its sequel 28 WEEKS LATER! Focusing on Selena, one of the three survivors of the first film, as she embarks on an epic journey of her return to Great Britain! Scripted by HEXED and FALL OF CTHULHU’s Michael Alan Nelson and drawn by newcomer sensation Declan Shalvey. 

ZOMBIE TALES 2061 (ONE SHOT)
Written by Kim Krizan
Drawn by Jon Reed
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAY090726 

The living dead walk among us! Zombies have taken over the planet! Humans only exist as novelty attractions…or worse. But today is the day of revolution and soon the tide will turn on undead supremacy! Academy Award-nominated writer Kim Krizan (BEFORE SUNRISE, BEFORE SUNSET) presents a zombie epic like no other! Ripped from the pages of the critically acclaimed Zombie Tales anthology! Collected in one volume for the first time!

DEAD RUN #2 (A)
DEAD RUN #2 (B)
Written by Andrew Cosby, Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Francesco Biagini
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (2 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAY090727 

“All Speed. No Limits.” The end isn’t near… it’s here. America has become a wasteland, leaving the few cities that remain transformed into impenetrable fortresses. NICK MASTERS a driver, the best there is. If you need something picked-up, delivered, or disposed of, Nick’s your man. But when he fails to deliver… all hell breaks loose. Part two of the epic saga that redefines the science fiction action genre. From the writer of HEXED and FALL OF CTHULHU, Michael Alan Nelson, collaborating for the first time with EUREKA creator Andrew Cosby!

DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP #2 (A)
DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP #2 (B)
Written by Philip K. Dick
Drawn by Tony Parker
SC, 32 pgs, FC, (2 of 24), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAY090728 

Worldwide best-selling sci-fi author Philip K. Dick’s award-winning DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? – the basis for the film BLADE RUNNER – comes to comics in an innovative, ground-breaking 24-issue maxi-series with the full text fully illustrated. In 2021 Earth is a far uglier place. Most humans are on Mars but Deckard’s back home, among the wretched. See San Francisco as its denizens try to live in the aftereffect of World War Terminus. If they think human life is hard, try being an android among the masses…

UNKNOWN #3 (A)
UNKNOWN #3 (B)
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Minck Oosterveer
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAY090729 

She has solved every mystery known to man. But there is one mystery that remains… UNKNOWN! Boarding a speeding train of horrors is the only way that Catherine and Doyle can find the next clue in their mystery of the afterlife. A new original mini-series from Mark (KINGDOM COME) Waid in the vein of RUSE with EXCALIBUR’s Minck Oosterveer.

UNTHINKABLE #3
Written by Mark Sable
Drawn by Julian Totino Tedesco
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 5), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAY090730 

Nobody believed novelist Alan Ripley when he revealed he created UNTHINKABLE terror scenarios for the government. Now the CIA doesn’t just believe him – they blame him. Can he survive interrogation in time to stop his next nightmare from coming true? Only writer Mark (TWO-FACE YEAR ONE, CYBORG) Sable and artist Julian Tedesco know for sure.

FALL OF CTHULHU: NEMESIS #4 (A)
FALL OF CTHULHU: NEMESIS #4 (B)
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Todd Herman
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAY090731 

FALL OF CTHULHU: NEMESIS concludes in this issue, as it must, with all-out war between man and Gods for the fate of Atlantis! Nyarlathotep’s despicable machinations are wrought upon the legendary island… and he’s planning on taking a living, breathing souvenir with him.

IRREDEEMABLE #4 (A)
IRREDEEMABLE #4 (B)
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Peter Krause
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAY090729 

What if the world’s greatest hero decided to become the world’s greatest villain? The Plutonian’s deadly rampage continues. His former comrades-turned-victims are beaten, tired, and searching for hope. A “twilight of the superheroes”-style story that examines super-villains from the writer of KINGDOM COME and EMPIRE!

THE INCREDIBLES #0 (A)
THE INCREDIBLES #0 (B)

Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Marcio Takara
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: MAY090734 

THE INCREDIBLES #0 launches an all-new story arc written by legendary scribe Mark Waid with covers by Matt Wagner! We take a quick glimpse at the recent past…and witness the action-packed birth of everyone’s favorite super-powered baby—Jack-Jack! But labor pains were never THIS difficult! The Parrs will have to fight through a phalanx of evil before the new addition to their family can safely arrive! The action-packed prelude to next month’s launch of THE INCREDIBLES ongoing!

FINDING NEMO: REEF RESCUE #3 (A)
FINDING NEMO: REEF RESCUE #3 (B)
Written by Marie Croall
Drawn by Erica Leigh Currey
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: MAY090736 

Nemo, Dory and Marlin continue their dangerous journey, searching for a way to rescue their dying reef! Facing incredible odds, Nemo travels the great blue sea to save the one thing that matters most of all—home. Will Nemo and company survive an eerie encounter with a giant squid?

TOY STORY: THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER #4 (A)
TOY STORY: THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER #4 (B)
Written by Dan Jolley
Drawn by Chris Moreno
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: MAY090745 

More all-new adventures featuring the world’s favorite toys! Mr. Potato Head decides that he’s tired of just being an inanimate toy. He’s going to reveal his walking-and-talking nature to Andy! He’s a total Potato Head Case! Can Woody stop him before it’s too late? Story by Eisner Award-nominated writer Dan Jolley!

CARS: RADIATOR SPRINGS #1 (A)
CARS: RADIATOR SPRINGS #1 (B)
Written by Alan J. Porter
Drawn by Albert Carreres
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (1 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: MAY090738 

An all-new CARS arc! Lightning McQueen is hanging out with his friends in Radiator Springs when he realizes that everyone knows his story, but he doesn’t know anyone else’s. McQueen wants to know how his friends ended up in Radiator Springs…and why they decided to stay. Issue #1 of CARS: RADIATOR SPRINGS shines the showroom spotlight on Flo and Ramone!

THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK: THE TREASURE OF PEG-LEG WILSON #1 (A)
THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK: THE TREASURE OF PEG-LEG WILSON #1 (B)
Written by Roger Langridge
Drawn by Roger Langridge
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (1 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: MAY090740 

Roger Langridge’s celebrated run on THE MUPPET SHOW comic book begins a new, zany arc! Scooter discovers old documents which reveal that a cache of treature is hidden somewhere within the theater…and when Rizzo the Rat overhears this, the news spreads like wildfire! Meanwhile, Animal’s acting very strangely—he’s now refined and well-mannered!

FARSCAPE: GONE AND BACK #1 (A)
FARSCAPE: GONE AND BACK #1 (B)

Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith DeCandido
Drawn by Tommy Patterson
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (1 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAY090742 

Zhaan and D’Argo are alive! Crichton’s not married to Aeryn anymore! What’s going on? Crichton tries to find out as he finds himself in an alternate timeline. While examining Aeryn and Crichton’s son an accident occurred that sent Crichton off into this strange world. How does he get back? Will he ever see Aeryn again?

MUPPET ROBIN HOOD #4 (A)
MUPPET ROBIN HOOD #4 (B)
Written by Tim Beedle
Drawn by Armand Villavert Jr.
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: APR090739 

The Muppets tell the Robin Hood legend for laughs, and it’s the reader who will be merry! Robin Hood (Kermit the Frog) steals from the rich and gives to the poor. In this concluding issue, imprisoned Robin awaits the gallows. Can the Merry Men spring Robin free and defeat Prince John? If only they could find the “narrator” and discover how the story is supposed to end… Series features “A” covers from David Peterson, the Eisner Award-winning creator of MOUSE GUARD!

FARSCAPE: D’ARGO’S LAMENT #4 (A)
FARSCAPE: D’ARGO’S LAMENT #4 (B)
Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith DeCandido
Drawn by Neil Edwards
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAY090737 

Ka D’argo lives on — only in this pulse-pounding FARSCAPE mini-series set in continuity during season 3 between episodes “Revenging Angel” and “Fractures”! D’Argo once took his place to save him from torture but now General Sterikk desires to take on his Luxan brethren in a no-holds barred brawl! The pulse-pounding last issue.

EUREKA: DORMANT GENE #4 (A)
EUREKA: DORMANT GENE #4 (B)
Written by Andrew Cosby, Jonathan L. Davis
Drawn by Mark Dos Santos
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAY090746 

Sci-Fi Channel’s smash hit show returns for another series masterminded by the creator of the show, told completely in continuity! Zoe and Gene have to team up to save Eureka from a horde of genetically altered teens who are kinda acting like zombies (but without all the gross fleshy stuff).

THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS TPB
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Marcio Takara
SC, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99
ISBN: 1-934506-83-4
ISBN13: 978-1-934506-83-7
Diamond Code: MAY090748 

This action-packed trade collects all four issues THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS. Acclaimed scribe Mark Waid has written the perfect INCREDIBLES story! What happens when Mr. Incredible’s super-abilities start to wane…and how long can he keep his powerlessness a secret from his wife and kids?

CARS: THE ROOKIE TPB
Written by Alan J. Porter
Drawn by Albert Carreres
SC, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99
ISBN: 1-934506-84-2
ISBN13: 978-1-934506-84-4
Diamond Code: MAY090749 

See how Lightning McQueen became a Piston Cup sensation in this pulse-pounding collection! CARS: THE ROOKIE reveals McQueen’s scrappy origins as a local short track racer who dreams of the big time…and recklessly plows his way through the competition to get there! Along the way, he meets Mack, who help McQueen catch his lucky break.

THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK TPB
Written by Roger Langridge
Drawn by Roger Langridge
SC, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99
ISBN: 1-934506-85-0
ISBN13: 978-1-934506-85-1
Diamond Code: MAY090750 

This hilarious trade collects the first four issues of THE MUPPET SHOW, written and drawn by the incomparable Roger Langridge! Packed full of madcap skits and gags, The Muppet Show trade is certain to please old and new fans alike! If you have a favorite Muppet, chances are it’s featured in this show-stopping collection!

 

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