BOOM! Studios – News week (January 28th, 2019)

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In our weekly recap of news from BOOM! Studios, comes a preview of the upcoming MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS, as well as a preview of
BAGS (OR A STORY THEREOF), from Over The Garden Wall creator Patrick McHale.

As January came to an end, BOOM! Studios and Hasbro released a preview of the upcoming MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #36 from the team of writer Marguerite Bennett, artist Simone di Meo, and colorist Walter Baiamonte.

Look for the issue at your local comic book store on February 27th with
main cover art from Jamal Campbell, and variant covers from artists Phil Murphy, and Linda Lithén.

Lastly this week, is a preview of the upcoming graphic novel BAGS (OR A STORY THEREOF), from Over The Garden Wall creator Patrick McHale as well as artist Gavin Fullerton, and colorist Whitney Cogar.

The story is about a man’s search for his dog, that leads him on an adventure that includes advice from a walrus, as well several mysterious figures at the edge of town.

Look for it this July with cover art by Fullerton.

Press releases are below. All artwork courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

Your First Look at MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #36

The Fight For Survival Continues

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 31, 2019) – BOOM! Studios and Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) unveiled today a first look at MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #36, continuing the Beyond the Grid storyline from writer Marguerite Bennett and artist Simone di Meo with colorist Walter Baiamonte, available in stores February 2019.

Beyond the farthest reaches of the known galaxy, beyond everything they’ve ever known, the Rangers have found a dying universe and a bright new star who may be the key to keeping them alive and helping them find a way home. Ellarien, the Solar Ranger, has joined the team and with her help, the Rangers of the lost ship, Promethea, need to find a way to reconnect this universe to the Morphin Grid before the evil Praetor can realize its demise.

This issue features a main cover by fan favorite Jamal Campbell, along with variant covers by artists Phil Murphy (Star Trek Vs Transformers) and Linda Lithén (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers).

“The Power Rangers are risking their lives in this new, unknown universe, all while running out of the very power that allows them to morph and fight for their survival. But being a Ranger has always been about more than just powers, weapons, and a suit,” said Dafna Pleban, Senior Editor, BOOM! Studios. “Even in the midst of dwindling resources and enemy attacks on every side, the Rangers show us at every turn and with every decision why they were chosen to wield the power of the Grid.”

Print copies of MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #36 will be available for sale on February 27, 2019 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers like comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.

Power Rangers is one of the longest running kids’ live-action series in television history with nearly 900 episodes aired to date. Created by Haim Saban and launched in 1993 with Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the franchise celebrated its milestone anniversary year with the 25th season, “Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel” which aired on Nickelodeon in the U.S.

For continuing news on MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

For more on Saban’s Power Rangers, please visit www.powerrangers.com and follow Power Rangers on http://rangernation.com/YouTubeFacebookTwitter and Instagram.


Your First Look at BAGS (OR A STORY THEREOF) from BOOM! Studios

A New Graphic Novel from the Acclaimed Creator of Over the Garden Wall 

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 1, 2019) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at BAGS (OR A STORY THEREOF), a new original graphic novel by Patrick McHale, creator of the Emmy Award-winning Cartoon Network series Over The Garden Wall, artist Gavin Fullerton (Disney’s Space Chickens in Space), and colorist Whitney Cogar (Steven Universe), available in stores July 2019.

BAGS (OR A STORY THEREOF) is the tale of a man and his dog. John Motts lives his life in his home with his dog, Beth, until one day, she goes missing. John begins a frantic search that leads him to the policeman’s home, the advice-giving walrus down the street, and eventually into the dark woods beyond the edge of town where he runs into several mysterious figures in this haunting tale of loss and the unknown. 

BAGS (OR A STORY THEREOF), featuring a cover by Fullerton, is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning  KaBOOM! imprint, home to comics for middle grade and younger readers including licensed series such as Adventure Time™Steven Universe™, Rugrats, and Over The Garden Wall™, along with original series like Pandora’s Legacy by Kara Leopard, Kelly & Nichole Matthews,Bodie Troll by Jay Fosgitt, Ruinworld by Derek Laufman, and Just Beyond by R.L. Stine, Kelly & Nichole Matthews.

“Patrick’s original short story comes to life with Gavin’s stunning art and Whitney’s classic colors as we follow a man who is shaken from his normal routine by a surprising and unexpected loss.” said Shannon Watters, Editor, BOOM! Studios. “In the wake of the disappearance of his dog, John follows an increasingly erratic train of thought which leads down an unusual and dangerous path until it may be too late to find his way back.”  

Print copies of BAGS (OR A STORY THEREOF) will be available for sale July 17, 2019 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) and the BOOM! Studios webstore, and July 23, 2019 at bookstores everywhere. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.

For continuing news on BAGS (OR A STORY THEREOF) and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through the development of four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—BOOM! has produced award-winning original work, including LumberjanesThe WoodsGiant DaysKlaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Cartoon Network, and The Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox for film and with 20th Television for the small screen. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information. 

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