BOOM! Studios SDCC Exclusives Announced
Every year, in the middle of summer, hordes swarm into San Diego for a celebration that has long since outgrown its name, San Diego Comic-Con (officially Comic-Con International: San Diego). Publishers bring out exclusive variant editions of their comics to sell directly to fans and the latest to announce their exclusives, complete with images is BOOM! Studios. Here is a rundown.
Four bros. Two shows. One epic quest. Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time and Regular Show mash together in this unprecedented crossover event written by Conor McCreery (Kill Shakespeare) and illustrated by Mattia Di Meo, published by the KaBOOM! imprint of BOOM! Studios. This San Diego Comic-Con exclusive of issue #1 is the worldwide debut of the series and features a cover by Sanford Greene (Power Man and Iron Fist).
This San Diego Comic-Con exclusive cover by Eryk Donovan (Quantum Teens Are Go) connects with the San Diego Comic-Con exclusive cover to Amory Wars: Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV #4, available at the Evil Ink booth, to form the complete “Good Vs. Evil” image (see below). Written by Claudio Sanchez (of Coheed and Cambria) and Chondra Echert (Translucid), illustrated by Rags Morales (Action Comics), and published by BOOM! Studios.
This new series that counts Ellen Page and Anna Faris as fans is written by screenwriter Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith (“10 Things I Hate About You,” “Legally Blonde”) and Kurt Lustgarten, and illustrated by Naomi Franquiz. Published by BOOM! Studios’ BOOM! Box imprint (Lumberjanes, Goldie Vance), this San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive of the debut issue features a cover illustrated by critically acclaimed cartoonist John Allison (Giant Days, Scary Go Round).
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #17 SDCC Exclusive
Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers #1 SDCC Exclusive A
Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers #1 SDCC Exclusive B
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2017 Annual SDCC Exclusive
Four Power Rangers SDCC Exclusive covers connect to form one image illustrated by Dan Mora (Klaus), an homage to Jim Lee’s iconic cover to 1991’s X-Men (Vol. 2) #1.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #17 continues BOOM! Studios’ critically acclaimed run of Power Rangers comics, kicking off a new story arc and is a great jumping-on point for new readers. Written by Kyle Higgins and illustrated by Hendry Prasetya.
With Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers, BOOM! Studios launches a new Power Rangers ongoing series by writer Ryan Parrott (Saban’s Power Rangers: Aftershock) and artist Dan Mora (Klaus) that will have a heavy emphasis on the team trying to lead their lives as normal teens—while being superheroes.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2017 Annual is a one-shot, special anthology issue that contains Power Rangers short stories by Kyle Higgins, Tom Taylor, Jamal Campbell, Goñi Montes, Dan Mora, Frazer Irving, and more!
Over the Garden Wall: Rock Facts! 2017 Zine SDCC Exclusive
BOOM! Studios’ KaBOOM! Imprint presents a one-of-a-kind item, extremely limited, for fans of Patrick McHale’s Over the Garden Wall. From the publisher of the tie-in comics comes a 7” x 5” zine written by Ryan Ferrier (Regular Show: Wrasslesplosion) and illustrated by Over the Garden Wall storyboard artist Jim Campbell, featuring two different covers, each by Campbell.
Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers #1 Double Gatefold SDCC Exclusive C
With Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers, BOOM! Studios launches a new Power Rangers ongoing series by writer Ryan Parrott (Saban’s Power Rangers: Aftershock) and artist Dan Mora (Klaus) that will have a heavy emphasis on the team trying to lead their lives as normal teens—while being superheroes. This extremely limited, San Diego Comic-Con exclusive features a rare, double gatefold cover illustrated by Mora that pays homage to Jim Lee’s cover to 1991’s X-Men (Vol. 2) #1.
Kurt Sutter’s (Sons of Anarchy) first, original comic book series is a crime story about four women who dress as nuns to exact revenge against those who victimized them. Sutter writes alongside novelist Courtney Alameda (Shutter) with art by newcomer Hyeonjin Kim. This San Diego Comic-Con exclusive features a cover illustrated by Vanesa R. Del Rey (Redlands, The Empty Man).
By popular demand, Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe is now an ongoing comic book series from BOOM! Studios’ KaBOOM! imprint. This issue is written by Grace Kraft—who wrote and illustrated four issues of the original Steven Universe limited comic series—and illustrated by Meg Omac (Adventure Time Comics), with a San Diego Comic-Con exclusive cover by Paulina Ganucheau (Zodiac Starforce).
BOOM! Studios’ widely praised run on WWE comics continues! Written by Dennis Hopeless (All-New X-Men) and illustrated by fantastic newcomer Serg Acuña, this San Diego Comic-Con exclusive cover by Lynne Yoshii celebrates the Women’s Revolution of the WWE.
SDCC will take place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, during the weekend of July 19 – July 23. BOOM! Studios can be found at #2229 with an upgraded booth design.