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In Stores Today! (12/24/08)

Here are the BOOM! Studios titles in stores this week (12/24/08). Enjoy! FALL OF CTHULHU: APOCALYPSE #1 (CVR A)FALL OF CTHULHU: APOCALYPSE #1 (CVR B)Written by Michael Alan NelsonDrawn by Mat Santolouco24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99Diamond Code: SEP083815 The Apocalypse is …

In Stores Today! (12/10/08)

Here are the BOOM! Studios titles in stores this week (12/10/08). Enjoy! CHALLENGER DEEP #4 Written by Andrew Cosby and Andy Schmidt Drawn by Chee 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: AUG083840 The clock is ticking. A nuclear submarine sits …

SALEM featured on MTV’s Splash Page

Chris Morgan (WANTED, FAST & FURIOUS TOKYO DRIFT) and Kevin Walsh’s SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS was featured on MTV’s Splash Page earlier this month. They talk about everything from how history and mythology play their parts in the story to …

In Stores Today! (11/5/08)

Here are the BOOM! Studios titles in stores this week (11/5/08). Enjoy! HIGH ROLLERS #4 Written by Gary Phillips Drawn by Sergio Carrera 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code: JUL083764 The Sopranos was about the soap opera of upper-class mob …

In Stores Today! (9/10/08)

Here is the BOOM! Studios titles in stores this week (9/10/08). Enjoy! BLOOD BOWL: KILLER CONTRACT #3 (COVER A) BLOOD BOWL: KILLER CONTRACT #3 (COVER B) Written by Matt Forbeck Drawn by Lads Helloven 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99 Diamond Code …

In Stores Today! (8/27/08)

Here is the BOOM! Studios titles in stores this week (8/27/08). Enjoy! ZOMBIE TALES #4 (COVER A) ONGOING ZOMBIE TALES #4 (COVER B) ONGOING Written by Chris Morgan, Terry Morgan Drawn by Minck Oosterveer, Jason Ho, Gabriel Hardman 24pgs, FC, …

BEHIND THE SCENES: Chris Morgan and G4 at BOOM!

G4 TV and WANTED screenwriter Chris Morgan came by the BOOM! office to shoot a piece for Comic-Con International. Chris Morgan is currently writing SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS and co-wrote “ZAAMBI“, a special book length story in ZOMBIE TALES: THE …

August Previews/In Stores October

Here are the BOOM! Studios titles that are solicited in August Previews 2008 and will be In-Store September 2008. Enjoy! CHALLENGER DEEP #4 Written by Andrew Cosby and Andy Schmidt Art by Chee 24pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $3.99 …

Mark Waid & Chris Morgan at the BOOM! Drink Up at SDCC

It’s Mark Waid, writer of Kingdom Come and POTTER’S FIELD, Wanted and SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS writer Chris Morgan relaxing with several friends at the BOOM! Studios Drink Up during the San Diego Comic-Con two weekends ago. Thanks to Peter …

July Previews/In Stores September

Here are the BOOM! Studios titles that are solicited in July Previews 2008 and will be in-Store September 2008. Enjoy! BLOOD BOWL: KILLER CONTRACT #5 (COVER A) BLOOD BOWL: KILLER CONTRACT #5 (COVER B) Written by Dan Abnett and Ian …

SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS “8 OUT OF 10!” Paradox Comics Group

"A well paced non-spandex book that should appeal to horror fans…" – Paradox Comics Group          

In Stores Today! (5/21/08)

Here is the BOOM! Studios titles in stores this week (05/21/08).

Enjoy!

FALL OF CTHULHU #12 (COVER A)
FALL OF CTHULHU #12 (COVER B)
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Art by Mat Santolouco
24pgs, FC SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code Cover A : FEB083584
Diamond Code Cover B : FEB083585

Continuing a brand new story arc! Sheriff Raymond Dirk hunts for the killer that only teenage Lucy has seen! Can Sheriff Dirk find the mysterious "Gray Man" before he kills again? Or are Lucy's prophecies of doom destined to come true?

SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS #1 (COVER A)
SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS #1 (COVER B)
Written by Chris Morgan & Kevin Walsh
Drawn by Wilfredo Torres
$3.99, 24 pages, full color (1 of 4)
Diamond Code Cover A: MAR083550
Diamond Code Cover B: MAR083551

The already controversial series continues from the red-hot zero issue! Elias Hooke, dark crusader against the forces of magic, learns the secrets of his own origin, and the revelations nearly consume him! A new hero in the tradition of Robert E. Howard's SOLOMON KANE and Clint Eastwood's The Man with No Name, from the screenwriter of WANTED and THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT!

 


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Breaking News: BOOM! Studios NYCC 2008 Signings!

BOOM! Studios NYCC 2008 Signings:
BOOTH # 845

Breaking News! Now Signing:

Rafael Albuquerque, cover artist on 2 GUNS, artist on SAVAGE BROTHERS
Paul Azaceta, artist on POTTER'S FIELD
Kevin Church, co-writer of COVER GIRL
J.M. DeMatteis, writer and co-creator of STARDUST KID and HERO SQUARED
Michael Fiffe, artist on FALL OF CTHULHU
Tim Hamilton, artist on DOMINION and FALL OF CTHULHU
Mike Leib, writer of TAG: CURSED
Chip Mosher, writer/creator LEFT ON MISSION
Michael Alan Nelson, writer of FALL OF CTHULHU / DOMINION / X ISLE / SECOND WAVE
Cris Peter, colorist on SAVAGE BROTHERS
Tom Sniegoski, writer and co-creator of TALENT
Wilfredo Torres, artist on SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS
Mark Waid, writer of POTTER'S FIELD - SATURDAY ONLY!

Friday April 18th
3pm-4pm - Kevin Church - COVER GIRL, WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?!
4pm-5pm - Michael Alan Nelson - FALL OF CTHULHU / DOMINION / X ISLE / SECOND WAVE
5pm-6pm - Chip Mosher - LEFT ON MISSION
6pm-7pm - Mike Leib - TAG: CURSED
Wilfredo Torres - SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS
7pm-8pm - TALENT Signing with writer/co-creator Tom Sniegoski & artist Paul Azaceta

Saturday April 19th
10am-11am - Mike Leib - TAG: CURSED
11am-12pm - J.M. DeMatteis - STARDUST KID- both TPB & HC will be in stock!
12pm-1pm - FALL OF CTHULHU / DOMINION signing with writer Michael Alan Nelson and artists Tim Hamilton & Michael Fiffe
1pm -2pm - POTTER'S FIELD / TALENT Signing! Featuring Mark Waid, writer of POTTER'S FIELD, Tom Sniegoski, writer of TALENT and Paul Azaceta, artist on both POTTER'S FIELD & TALENT!
2pm-3pm - Rafael Albuquerque - cover artist on 2 GUNS, artist on SAVAGE BROTHERS and Cris Peter - colorist on SAVAGE BROTHERS
3pm-4pm - Wilfredo Torres - SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS
4pm-5pm - Kevin Church - COVER GIRL, WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?!
5pm-6pm - BOOM PANEL - Join Mark Waid, Ross Richie and Chip Mosher for special announcements that will make your head explode in Room 1E09!

Sunday April 20th
10am-11am - Michael Alan Nelson - FALL OF CTHULHU / DOMINION / X ISLE / SECOND WAVE
Kevin Church - COVER GIRL, WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?!
11am-12pm - Mike Leib - TAG: CURSED
12pm-1pm - Chip Mosher - LEFT ON MISSION
2pm-3pm - TALENT Signing with writer/co-creator Tom Sniegoski & artist Paul Azaceta

Keep watching www.boom-studios.com/blog for signing updates!

SALEM “…has smartly found a way to have its cake and eat it too.” – Underground Online

"Meanwhile, as little girls slap pentagrams onto their Trapper Keepers, some new comics are looking at bringing back the old scary witches that filled us with fear so long ago. One of these is SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS, an action-horror comic from creators Chris Morgan and Kevin Walsh. SALEM takes place in the 1600s and follows a Grand Inquisitor who discovers innocents were killed in the famous Salem Trials and that though the church may be punishing heretics it is ignoring what really haunts the woods. Our hero packs up his weapons and sets off on his own to hunt down the real witches. By dismissing Wiccans and pagans and practitioners of the Craft as innocents separate from the monstrous elemental creatures of magic that are the real witches, Salem has smartly found a way to have its cake and eat it too." - Underground Online

 

 

 

 

 

March Previews 2008 / In Stores May 2008

Here are the BOOM! Studios titles that are solicited in March Previews 2008 and will be in-Store May 2008.

Enjoy!

BLOOD BOWL: KILLER CONTRACT #2 (COVER A)
BLOOD BOWL: KILLER CONTRACT #2 (COVER B)
Written by Matt Forbeck
Illustrated by Lads Helloven
24pgs, FC, (2 of 5) SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: MAR083543
Cover B Diamond Code: MAR083544

Welcome to the hyper-violent hilarity of BLOOD BOWL, the miniseries that puts the fantasy (as in elves, dwarves, orcs, and ogres) back into football! "Retired" assassin Kalter Mörder seeks redemption for the only contract he ever blew when his team, the Bad Bay Hackers, battles the feared Dwarf Giants. Mörder finally gets his shot at star Giants blitzer Snazkazi Ungrim, and he's going to take it, no matter who else might die in the process!

CTHULHU TALES #3 (COVER A) ONGOING
CTHULHU TALES #3 (COVER B) ONGOING
Written by William Messner-Loebs, Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Various
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: MAR083546
Cover B Diamond Code: MAR083547

Acclaimed writer William Messner-Loebs (JOURNEY) joins the BOOM! family! Don't tell the Elder Gods, or they'll take him from us! Messner-Loebs and Michael Alan (FALL OF CTHULHU) Nelson chill the blood in the new, monthly anthology series! Something big is happening in the Boom! horror universe in 2008...and it starts here! Heed the call of Cthulhu!

FALL OF CTHULHU #13 (COVER A) ONGOING
FALL OF CTHULHU #13 (COVER B) ONGOING
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Various
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: MAR083548
Cover B Diamond Code: MAR083549

As Lucifer and the Sheriff continue their search for the elusive Gray Man, they find themselves the hunted rather than the hunters. Either way, they must stop the Gray Man or the Cthulhu cultists will have their way...and that can’t be good for mankind’s survival.

HERO SQUARED VOLUME 2: ANOTHER FINE MESS TP
Written by J.M. DeMatteis and Keith Giffen
Illustrated by Joe Abraham
SC, 6x9, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $14.99
ISBN-10: 1934506184
ISBN-13: 978-1934506189
Diamond Code: MAR083557

The twisted - and extremely hot - Caliginous starts to lay out a plan to set Stephie against Milo and Captain Valor, even as Milo and his super-heroic twin visit a therapist-in the endless talkfest that Giffen and DeMatteis, who've been known to talk endlessly themselves, consider their finest work together to date (their previous "finest work" involved an army of mutated penguins, so take that with a grain of salt)! If that's not enough to make you want to shell out Big Bucks for this collection, then how's this? Captain Valor is attacked by his evil clone - no it's not Ben Reilly- and Mile, who's wanted for murder, ends up in the hay with Caliginous! Still not convinced? Did we mention that Giffen and DeMatteis need the money? There! We thought that would do it!

SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS #1 (COVER A)
SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS #1 (COVER B)
Written by Chris Morgan and Kevin Walsh
Drawn by Wilfredo Torres
24pgs, FC, (1 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: MAR083550
Cover B Diamond Code: MAR083551

The already controversial series continues from the red-hot zero issue! Elias Hooke, dark crusader against the forces of magic, learns the secrets of his own origin, and the revelations nearly consume him! A new hero in the tradition of Robert E. Howard's SOLOMON KANE and Clint Eastwood's The Man with No Name, from the screenwriter of WANTED and THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT!

SCREAM QUEEN #1 (COVER A)
SCREAM QUEEN #1 (COVER B)
Written by Brendan Hay
Illustrated by Nate Watson
24pgs, FC, (1 of 5) SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: MAR083541
Cover B Diamond Code: MAR083542

Everyone wants to be loved. Even the shambling, macabre mockery of a man who brings terror to the town of Rumson and leaves blood in his wake. But when he sets his sights on Molly, beauty queen of Rumson High, she’s going to be more than he can handle! THE DAILY SHOW staff writer Brendan Hay brings a HEATHERS-meets-CARRIE sensibility to his horror series debut!

WARHAMMER: CONDEMNED BY FIRE #3 (COVER A)
WARHAMMER: CONDEMNED BY FIRE #3 (COVER B)
Written by Dan Abnett and Ian Edginton
Drawn by Rahsan Ekedal
24pgs, FC, (3 of 5), SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: MAR083552
Cover B Diamond Code: MAR083553

Having single-handedly put the Chaos-corrupted inhabitants of Loughville to the sword and flame, Witch Hunter Magnus Gault backtracks along the tainted river to find the source of the corruption. Gault's quest ends at the village of Mittlesedorf, which he finds miraculously untouched. However, there is a worm in the apple, and even Gault may not be a match for the foes that await him. has gone undetected beneath the city of Carrion Gulf?

ZOMBIE TALES #2 (COVER A) ONGOING
ZOMBIE TALES #2 (COVER B) ONGOING
Written by Joe R. Lansdale, Christine Boylan, and Brian Augustyn
Drawn by Various
24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Cover A Diamond Code: MAR083555
Cover B Diamond Code: MAR083556

Legendary author Joe R. Lansdale (The Drive-In, BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES) continues his serialized “THE WAR AT HOME” zombie tale! Plus, award-winning playwright Christine Boylan and writer Brian Augustyn (BATMAN: GOTHAM BY GASLIGHT, COUNTDOWN: GOTHAM BY GASLIGHT) bring the undead love to your doorstep this month!

SALEM – Director’s Commentary with CHRIS MORGAN and KEVIN WALSH up on CBR!

In the further adventures of our behind the scenes series, check out Comic Book Resources for another director's commentary. This time it's Chris Morgan & Kevin Walsh detailing the backstory on our new colonial horror boom SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS. Find out the finer points of trees eating people and other key elements of the new smash SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS. Click to read.

 

 

 

 

 

In Stores Today! (01/30/08)

Here is the BOOM! Studios titles in stores this week (01/30/08).

Enjoy!

SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS #0
Written by Chris Morgan & Kevin Walsh
Drawn by Wilfredo Torres
$3.99, 24 pages, full color (0 of 5)
Diamond Code: SEP073453

Colonial America. Salem. For mankind's greatest sin against God, they were born - the Coven of Thirteen. Thirteen witches granted elemental powers, each one derived from an aspect of Christ's crucifixion. One man stands against them: Elias Hooke. A new hero in the tradition of Robert E. Howard's Solomon Kane or Clint Eastwood's The Man with No Name from the screenwriter of WANTED and THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT!

 

 

 

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WHAT WERE THEY THINKING!? TPB
Written by Keith Giffen, Joe Casey, Andrew Cosby, John Rogers & Johanna Stokes
Drawn by Various
SC, 6x9, 128pgs, FC SRP: $14.99
ISBN: 1934506079
ISBN13: 978-1934506073
Diamond Code: NOV073415

We hijacked some old 1940s and 1950s comic books and re-wrote the word balloons to make them funny! It's WHAT'S UP, TIGER LILY? for comic books, or comedy in the vein of MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000. Featuring a cutting, irreverent sense of humor that refuses to honor boundaries and has no problem cranking the sarcasm past the point of biting, WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?! proved to be a surprise sleeper hit that snuck up on the comic book market and painted a mustache on its upper lip while it was sleeping.

An Open Letter to Concerned Pagans

Since announcing SALEM, a five-issue series written by Chris Morgan and Kevin Walsh shipping this November, we here at BOOM! Studios have been inundated with a tremendous positive response…for the most part. Unfortunately, we have also received a number of alarmed reactions from the Pagan community. To address their concerns, Chris and Kevin have written the following letter:

To All Concerned Parties,

We agree that a comic book that asserts Pagans are evil and destructive might well be considered insensitive, offensive and even slanderous.  However, SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS is not that book.  We appreciate your criticisms, but feel they are based on a mistaken understanding of the true content of our story.

In SALEM, the religious authorities are an evil force that persecutes innocents in the witch trials.  They aren't celebrated in any way and are, in fact, major villains.

Our protagonist, Elias Hooke, is a reformed member of the Church who carries a heavy burden of guilt for the evil he performed for them in ignorance.  And his quest to redeem himself is one of his main motivations.

More importantly, one of our chief characters, Hannah Foster, is a healer accused of witchcraft.  She is in no way the "demonized" villain of the piece.  Rather, she is one of the key heroes on a noble journey to combat evil and save the world.

We welcome your opinions and realize that when all is said and done, you may still disagree with what we feel to be a positive depiction of Pagans and a strong pro-tolerance theme in SALEM.  But we respectfully request that you base such judgment on the content of the work itself, rather than incorrect assumptions and incomplete information.

Because you are correct about one thing -- prejudice in all forms is an ugly thing.

Sincerely,
Kevin Walsh and Chris Morgan
Creators, SALEM: QUEEN OF THORNS

Ambrosia, a concerned Pagan, was kind enough to let us reprint her letter to us. Here it is in full:

Date: Sep 3, 2007 9:40 PM
Subject: Religious intolerance
Body:
I am an avid comic reader and I am also a pagan. I have been on this path for many years and my family and I have fought off hate, bigotry and verbal abuse due to the large quantity of misinformation about the craft. To think I would be safe from this sort of thing in my own genre of pop culture. I guess I was wrong because apparently you are publishing a comic named Salem Queens of Thorns which demonizes witchs and adds further justification for their torturing and death. Did you know that in the dark ages 9 million people (mostly women and some children) were accused, tortured and killed because of lies and misinformation spread by the church? These women were midwives, healers and herbalogists. All of these people were tortured into saying things that were not true. They were told what to say by witch hunters. Ever heard of the witch's hammer? It was a book comprised of methods to identify, interigate, torture, prosecute and finally kill a witch for in the bible it says "Though not suffer a witch to live" I mean you all have a least a little sensitivity right? Would you write a comic putting the jews of the holocaust in a negative light? What about the slaves of the south? They practiced voudoun rituals to scare away slave traders from abducting them. But no of course everyone has enough compassion to not cause further distress to those who have suffered. I and other Pagans alike are trying to dispell ignorance and create a more tolerant world to accept our beliefs and right now you are creating an obstacle to that. I would look out for more pagan activists and lobbyists to get involved and speak out against this assault to our faith. This project was written in poor taste and is offensive to my brothers and sisters of the craft. Please take this into consideration when making such a decision...
Regretfully yours,
Ambrosia


Hopefully, in printing this, we have put a preemptive end to this controversy. Thank you for reading.