BOOM! Studios is our eponymous imprint, home to a world-class group of licensed comic book series and ambitious original series. Whether you’re shopping for a parent, a sibling, a friend or yourself, BOOM! Studios offers a wide variety of titles to appeal to any reader. We’ve collected just a handful of titles from this imprint to be the ideal gift on your Holiday wish-list!
Mech Cadet Yu Vol. 1 SC
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Takeshi Miyazawa
Synopsis: Once a year, giant robots from outer space come to Earth and bond with young cadets from the elite Sky Corps Academy to defend the world from the terrifying aliens known as the Sharg. It’s a great honor to be chosen, but this year…well, the wrong kid was picked.
Greg Pak (Totally Awesome Hulk) and Takeshi Miyazawa (Ms. Marvel) team up for an action-packed and heartfelt underdog story about the true makings of heroism and friendship in the face of overwhelming odds.
Grass Kings Vol. 1 HC
Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Tyler Jenkins
Synopsis: From The New York Times bestselling writer Matt Kindt and artist Tyler Jenkins comes a rural mystery series chronicling the tragic lives of the Grass Kings, three brothers and rulers of a community living off the grid and outside of the law.
Eldest brother Robert has been a broken man since the disappearance of his daughter, but when a young woman swims across the great lake dividing the Grass Kingdom from the nearby city of Cargill in search of a safe haven, he must decide if getting a chance at atonement is worth risking the entire Kingdom.
Firefly Legacy Edition Book One SC
Writers: Joss Whedon, Zack Whedon, Patton Oswalt, Brett Matthews, Jim Krueger
Artists: Will Conrad, Chris Samnee, Patric Reynolds, Fabio Moon
Synopsis: From Joss Whedon (the visionary creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer), buried histories and secret identities are revealed, along with all the heist-takin’, authority-dodgin’, death-defyin’ space-cowboyin’ you’ve been missing from your life, as this ragtag crew of mercenaries, outlaws, and fugitives travel the stars in search of their next adventure in these sequels to the hit Firefly television series and Serenity film.
Writer: Saladin Ahmed
Artist: Sami Kivelä
Synopsis: Hugo Award-nominated novelist Saladin Ahmed (Black Bolt) and artist Sami Kivelä (Beautiful Canvas) present one woman’s search for the truth that destroyed her family. Hard-nosed, chain-smoking tabloid reporter Elena Abbott investigates a series of grisly crimes that the police have ignored. Crimes she knows to be the work of dark occult forces. Forces that took her husband from her. Forces she has sworn to destroy.
Writer: Chad Dundas
Artist: Rodrigo Lorenzo
Synopsis: The Dead Man. The Phenom. The Legend who dominated Sports Entertainment for over twenty-five years. For the first time, the unrivaled career of the Undertaker is chronicled in graphic novel form from WWE and BOOM! Studios.
Archaia is the imprint of our prestige hardcovers, of sweeping adventures and stunning artwork. Archaia is the imprint for people with a grand imagination and a love of reading. These books are an ideal present for anyone who spends their day with their nose in a book or their head in the clouds.
Writer: Sean Rubin
Artist: Sean Rubin
Synopsis: Meet the dinosaur next door in Sean Rubin’s debut graphic novel, and explore this love letter to New York City in an all-ages adventure perfect for anyone who’s ever felt out of place.
Sybil knows that there is something off about her next-door neighbor, but she can’t seem to get anyone to believe her. Everyone is so busy going about their days in the busy streets of New York City that they don’t notice Bolivar. They don’t notice his odd height, his tiny arms, or his long tail. No one but Sybil sees that Bolivar is a dinosaur!
A Girl In The Himalayas SC
Writer: David Jesus Vignolli
Artist: David Jesus Vignolli
Synopsis: Beyond the peaks and valleys of the Himalaya Mountains lies a magical sanctuary. Protected from the chaos of man, it is home to immortal beings and mystical creatures.
When Vijaya, a young human, is brought into the sanctuary for her protection, some immortals fear her presence may lead to their ruin. But as mankind draws ever closer to the sanctuary’s border, Vijaya will have to prove that there is more to being human than the violence her new family fears beyond their borders.
Writer: Aline Brosh McKenna
Artist: Ramon K. Perez
Synopsis: A powerful modern day reimagining of Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel Jane Eyre. Jane learns that in the world of New York’s elite, secrets are the greatest extravagance and she must decide if she should trust the man she loves or do whatever it takes to protect her best friend from the consequences of his deception.
Writer: Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky
Artist: Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky
Synopsis: French author Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky presents a modern-day retelling of the Greek myth of Demeter and her daughter Persephone in an exciting universe that blends high-fantasy adventure with visuals reminiscent of Japanese anime and 1950s American-style comics.
Persephone may be the adopted daughter of the famous magician Demeter, but she struggles to find her place alongside such a force of nature. Persephone’s desire to find out where she belongs takes her on an epic adventure deep into the Underworld, where she’ll discover who—or what—she is.
Run Wild HC
Writer: K.I. Zachopoulos
Artist: Vincenzo Balzano
Synopsis: Run Wild reunites storytellers K.I. Zachopoulos and Vincenzo Balzano, the visionary creators of The Cloud, as they explore the lengths people will go to realize their dreams, even to the detriment of humanity.
When all of civilization begins turning into animals, only two people remain—young siblings Ava and Flynn. On a desperate search for their mother and safety, they’ll traverse a wild and unruly landscape, make friends and foes of all species, and discover what really makes them human.
BOOM! Box is our YA imprint, full of comics made for the fun of it, focused on progressive stories that defy convention with a focus on women and other underrepresented creators and audience communities. From this ecclectic imprint, we have pulled some of the best titles for people who live each day as an adventure.
Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass SC
Writer: Lilah Sturges
Synopsis: Eisner Award-nominated writer Lilah Sturges (Fables, Thor: Season One) teams with artist polterink (Enough Space for Everyone Else) for the first Lumberjanes graphic novel in a story about finding your way and navigating life, love, and a literal forest.
When the ‘Janes start to become separated during an orienteering outing thanks to a mysterious compass, Molly becomes more and more insecure about the effect of her relationship with Mal on the other girls. Meanwhile, a lonely woman explorer is trying to steal the compass, with the help of some weirdly polite automaton butlers.
Fence Vol. 1 SC
Writer: C.S. Pacat
Artist: Johanna the Mad
Synopsis: Novelist C.S. Pacat (Captive Prince) and fan-favorite artist Johanna the Mad team up for a new series perfect for fans of Check, Please! and Yuri!!! on Ice.
Nicholas Cox is determined to prove himself in the world of competitive fencing, and earn his place alongside fencing legends like the dad he never knew, but things get more complicated when he’s up against his golden-boy half-brother, as well as the sullen fencing prodigy, Seiji Katayama.
Heavy Vinyl SC
Writer: Carly Usdin
Artist: Nina Vakueva
Synopsis: YNew Jersey, 1998. Chris has just started the teen dream job: working at Vinyl Mayhem, the local record store. She’s prepared to deal with anything—misogynistic metalheads, grunge wannabes, even a crush on her wicked cute co-worker, Maggie.
But when the staff’s favorite singer mysteriously vanishes the night before her band’s show in town, Chris finds out her co-workers are doing more than just sorting vinyl… her local indie record store is also a front for a teen girl vigilante fight club!
I Moved To Los Angeles To Work In Animation SC
Writer: Natalie Nourigat
Artist: Natalie Nourigat
Synopsis: When artist Natalie Nourigat left her life in Portland to move to Los Angeles and pursue a job in animation, she realized that despite her research, nothing truly prepared her for the wild world that awaited in the studios of Southern California.
This autobiographical how-to graphic novel explores the highest highs and lowest lows of pursuing a dream in animation. Brushed with a dose of humor and illustrated advice about salaries, studio culture, and everything in between, I Moved to Los Angeles to Work in Animation is the unique insider experience you won’t find anywhere else.
Misfit City Vol. 1 SC
Writer: Kirsten Kiwi Smith, Kurt Lustgarten
Artist: Naomi Franquiz
Synopsis: Nothing’s happened in Wilder’s hometown since they filmed the cult kids’ adventure movie The Gloomies there in the ’80s. Now Cannon Cove is just a boring tourist trap where nothing ever happens… until she and her friends come upon a centuries-old pirate map drawn by someone named Black Mary! It’s a rip-roaring adventure written by award-winning screenwriter Kirsten ‘Kiwi’ Smith (10 Things I Hate About You, Legally Blonde) and Kurt Lustgarten, and illustrated by Naomi Franquiz. Collects issues #1-4.
KaBOOM! is our all-ages imprint. Curious middle grade and younger audiences will find their first comic here in a variety of family-friendly, creative titles including original concepts and adaptations of their favorite cartoon heroes. These books make the perfect present for kids and kids at heart!
Pandora's Legacy SC
Writer: Kara Leopard
Artist: Kelly & Nichole Matthews
Synopsis: What starts out as a typical family vacation to Grandma and Grandpa’s house quickly erupts into supernatural mystery and peril when three siblings accidentally break an old, mystical jar hidden deep in the woods, revealing they are descendants of Pandora and their family has been tasked for generations with protecting the very jar they just broke…
Hex Vet: Witches In Training SC
Writer: Sam Davies
Artist: Sam Davies
Synopsis: Have you ever wondered where witches’ cats go when they pull a claw? Or what you do with a pygmy phoenix with a case of bird flu? Nan and Clarion have you covered. They’re the best veterinarian witches of all time—or at least they’re trying to be.
When an injured rabbit with strange eyes stumbles into their lives, Nan and Clarion have to put down their enchanted potions and face the biggest test of their magical, medical careers.
Writer: Gustavo Borges
Artist: Gustavo Borges
Synopsis: During a long winter, a family of foxes struggle to survive the merciless cold. One day, the young cub leaves his house looking for much needed firewood and crosses paths with a tall and peculiar bird wearing a singular top hat.
Rocko's Modern Life Vol. 1 SC
Writer: Ryan Ferrier
Artist: Ian McGinty
Synopsis: BOOM! Studios’ partners with Nickelodeon for all-new stories about everyone’s favorite wallaby! When Rocko faces unemployment, a terrible living situation, and increasingly slim job prospects, he is forced to find out just how far he is willing to go to get a job.
Steven Universe Vol. 1: Warp Tour SC
Writer: Melanie Gillman
Artist: Katy Farina
Synopsis: The Crystal Gems are off on a series of new adventures! This first collected edition includes stories where the Gems help a lost baby bird, enter a food truck competition, go to a prom, and take part in a Renaissance Faire!