In Stores Today! (5/28/09)

Here are the BOOM! Studios titles in stores this week (5/29/09).

Enjoy!

EUREKA: DORMANT GENE #2 (A)
EUREKA: DORMANT GENE #2 (B)
Written by Andrew Cosby, Jaime Paglia, Jonathan L. Davis
Drawn by Mark Dos Santos
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (2 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR094136

Sci-Fi Channel’s smash hit show returns for another series masterminded by the creators of the show, told completely in continuity! It’s high school shenanigans in Eureka as Zoe falls for the new guy in school who has everybody talking. But what she doesn’t know is that the stud used to be a dud!

FALL OF CTHULHU: NEMESIS #2 (A)
FALL OF CTHULHU: NEMESIS #2 (B)
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Todd Herman
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (2 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR094128

FALL OF CTHULHU returns with NEMESIS — an epic origin story revealing the secret history behind Nyarlathotep’s favorite companion. The fight for Atlantis continues as a weary king exposes sycophants who pray to the Old Ones. Their dissent and aggression is mounting. The Crawling Chaos must be stopped. Be prepared for the shock of your life as BOOM!’s bestselling horror title continues.

FARSCAPE: D’ARGO’S LAMENT #2 (A)
FARSCAPE: D’ARGO’S LAMENT #2 (B)
Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith DeCandido
Drawn by Neil Edwards
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (2 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR094138

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 and Jool are stuck in the middle of a global war, and a figure from D’Argo’s past is only going to make things worse!

HERO SQUARED: LOVE AND DEATH #3
Written by J.M. DeMatteis, Keith Giffen
Drawn by Nate Watson
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 3), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: FEB094137

This is it! The final (probably), absolute (pretty much) last (finally!) issue of HERO SQUARED (well, maybe). Find out what happens to Captain Valor, his parallel-world alter ego, Milo, and at least one homicidal ex-girlfriend! Interested in checking out HERO SQUARED but never had the chance? Catch up at www.boom-studios.com!


MUPPET ROBIN HOOD #1 (A)
MUPPET ROBIN HOOD #1 (B)
Written by Tim Beedle
Drawn by Armand Villavert Jr.
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (1 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: FEB094143

The Muppets tell the Robin Hood legend for laughs, and it’s the reader who will be merry! Robin Hood (Kermit the Frog) joins with the Merry Men — Sherwood Forest’s infamous gang of misfit outlaws — to take on the stuffy Sheriff of Muppetham (Sam the Eagle) and the wicked Gonzo of Gisbourne! Series features “A” covers from David Petersen, the Eisner Award-winning creator of MOUSE GUARD!

GALVESTON TPB
Written by Johanna Stokes
Drawn by Todd Herman
SC, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $15.99
ISBN: 1-934506-68-0
ISBN13: 978-1-934506-68-4
Diamond Code: FEB094156

True fact – fabled pirate Jean Lafitte spent his last years not on the high seas, but in Texas. Guess who his buddy was? Jim Bowie. What adventures must a swashbuckling corsair and an American frontiersman have had together in the Old West? It’s DEADWOOD with pirates, man. Pirates! Collecting the do-not-miss four issue mini-series.

2nd Prints Out This Week:

FARSCAPE #4 (2nd PRINT)
Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith DeCandido
Drawn by Tommy Patterson
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: DEC083847

TV’s science fiction masterpiece FARSCAPE returns! The battle for Hyneria comes to its shocking conclusion! This is a game-changer for the Farscape mythology, ‘Scapers! Don’t frelling miss this!

CARS: THE ROOKIE #1 (2nd PRINT)
Written by Alan J. Porter
Drawn by Albert Carreres
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (1 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: JAN094067

Cars fans, start your engines! Before the big Dinoco 400 race, rookie sensation Lightning McQueen is interviewed by Darrel Cartrip. Full of braggadocio, McQueen reveals his scrappy origins as “Bulldozer” McQueen–a local short track racer who dreams of the big time…and recklessly plows his way through the competition to get there!

THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK #1 (2nd PRINT)
Written by Roger Langridge
Drawn by Roger Langridge
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: JAN094069

The incomparable Roger Langridge (FRED THE CLOWN) brings his absurdist humor to THE MUPPET SHOW stage! Longing for the swamp, Kermit forlornly plucks his banjo, while Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo and the entire gang tries to jolly him out of his funk. Packed full of madcap skits and gags, THE MUPPET SHOW is sure to please old and new fans alike.