BOOM! Studios 2017 Gift Guide

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!

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Year One Deluxe HC

Writer: Kyle Higgins, Steve Orlando, Mairghread Scott
Artist: Hendry Prasetya, Thony Silas, Jonathan Lam, Daniel Bayliss, Corin Howell
Price: $75.00
Synopsis: Based on the worldwide phenomenon TV series from the 1990s, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Year One Deluxe Edition contains the first year (issues #0-12) of BOOM! Studios’ hit comic book series into a gorgeous, oversized, hardcover package, perfect for collectors.

The Official Making of Big Trouble in Little China HC &
The Official Art of Big Trouble in Little China HC

Writer: Tara Bennett, Paul Terry
Price: $39.99 each
Synopsis: We’ve shaken the pillars of Heaven and paid our dues to put together two stunning hardcover volumes that collect the only official, comprehensive behind-the-scenes look into the making of the 1986 cult classic film, Big Trouble in Little China and the artistic world behind the film and it’s expanded universe. Both books feature a foreword by Big Trouble in Little China director John Carpenter.

Namesake SC

Writer: Steve Orlando
Artist: Jakub Rebelka
Price: $14.99
SynopsisOnce every seven years, Earth overlaps with Ektae, which breaches our world for seven days, bringing dirty magic and ideas. One man born of both worlds must sacrifice everything to put his fathers to rest and save himself in the process.

Ladycastle SC

Writer: Delilah S. Dawson
Artist: Ashley A. Woods, Becca Farrow
Price: $14.99
Synopsis: When all the men in Mancastle get eaten by a dragon, the women take over! Now the blacksmith’s wife Merinor is King, Princess Aeve is the Captain, and the only remaining (and least capable) knight Sir Riddick is tasked with teaching the ladies of the castle how to defend against all manner of monsters!

WWE Vol. 1 SC

Writer: Dennis Hopeless
Artist: Serg Acuña
Price: $19.99
Synopsis: The secret behind the betrayal and destruction of THE SHIELD is revealed here! Why did Seth Rollins join Triple H and turn on his brothers, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose? Collects issues #1-4 and WWE: Then. Now. Forever. #1.

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.

Bolivar HC

Writer: Sean Rubin
Artist: Sean Rubin
Price: $29.99
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!

Jim Henson's The Power of the Dark Crystal Vol. 1 HC

Writer: Simon Spurrier
Artist: Kelly and Nichole Matthews
Price: $24.99
Synopsis: Return to the world of Thra in an official sequel to the beloved fantasy film.
Thurma is a young Fireling tasked with stealing a shard of the Dark Crystal to restore power to her realm. Along the way she’ll befriend the young Gelfling Kensho, accidentally bring back the Skeksis and Mystics, and embark on one incredible adventure.
Collects issues #1-4.

Jane HC

Writer: Aline Brosh McKenna
Artist: Ramon K. Perez
Price: $24.99
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.

Mouse Guard Alphabet Book

Writer: David Peterson
Artist: Serena Malyon
Price: $16.99
Synopsis: Learn the ABCs in the world of David Petersen’s Mouse Guard where brave mice protect one another from predators large and small, explore the expansive nature around them, and thrive in harsh conditions. Hand-painted by Serena Malyon, this is a look into a beautiful world with rich culture and stalwart friendships, worth exploring one letter at a time.

Jim Henson's Labyrinth Adult Coloring Book

Artist: Philip Murphy, Jay Fosgitt, Jorge Corona, and more!
Price: $16.99
Synopsis: Experience Jim Henson’s cult-classic film like never before in this interactive coloring book with art by illustrators Philip Murphy (Adventure Time), Jay Fosgitt (Bodie Troll), and Jorge Corona (Feathers). Featuring over 40 black-and-white illustrations showcasing the vibrant and compelling world of Labyrinth and featuring fan-favorite characters (and creatures!) Jareth the Goblin King, Sarah, Hoggle, Sir Didymus, Ludo, the goblins, and many more!

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.

Bad Mask

Writer: Jon Chad
Artist: Jon Chad
Price: $39.99
Synopsis: Bad Mask pushes the boundaries of comics storytelling in a way rarely seen before in a multi-format box set that encourages readers to discover a mysterious organization through newspapers, magazines, comic books, trading cards, digital files, and more!

The Backstagers Vol. 1 SC

Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Rian Sygh
Price: $14.99
Synopsis: When Jory transfers to an all-boys private high school, he’s taken in by the lowly stage crew known as the Backstagers. Hunter, Aziz, Sasha, and Beckett become his new best friends and introduce him to an entire magical world that lives beyond the curtain that the rest of the school doesn’t know about, filled with strange creatures, changing hallways, and a decades-old legend of a backstage crew that went missing and was never found.
Collects issues #1-4

Clueless: Senior Year SC

Writer: Amber Benson, Sarah Kuhn
Artist: Siobhan Keenan
Price: $14.99
Synopsis: Your favorite girls from Beverly Hills are back in an all-new adventure! It’s senior year and Cher, Dionne, and Tai find themselves in a bit of a crisis of self… Where are they meant to go, and what are they meant to DO after high school? Luckily they have all year—and each other’s help—to figure it out!

SLAM! Vol. 1 SC

Writer: Pamela Ribon
Artist: Veronica Fish
Price: $19.99
Synopsis: In roller derby you take your hits, get back up, and learn how to be a better jammer, a better blocker, and a better friend-if the competition doesn’t tear you apart! A tale of friendship, heartbreak, and truly epic jams. Collects issues #1-4

Misfit City Vol. 1 SC

Writer: Kirsten Kiwi Smith, Kurt Lustgarten
Artist: Naomi Franquiz
Price: $14.99
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!

The Not-So Secret Society SC

Writer: Matthew Daley, Arlene Daley, Trevor Crafts, Ellen Crafts
Artist: Wook Jin Clark
Price: $9.99
Synopsis: Madison, Dylan, Emma, Aidan, and Ava have pretty normal lives for a group of 12-year-olds: They go to school, participate in extracurricular activities, and oh yeah, they also have AWESOME ADVENTURES.
Together they form The Not-So Secret Society. But when they invent a candy-making machine for their school’s annual science fair, things don’t go according to plan . . . and their candy creation comes to life and escapes, threatening to destroy the entire city!

Snoopy SC

Writer: Charles M. Schulz, Jason Cooper
Artist: Charles M. Schulz, Vicki Scott, Paige Braddock
Price: $14.99
Synopsis: Celebrate over 65 years of Charles M. Schulz’s Snoopy with this jam-packed collection of stories starring everyone’s favorite beagle! This first volume in the series contains adventures from the top of the dog house to the skies with the World War I Flying Ace.

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The Deep SC

Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist: James Brouwer
Price: $14.99
Synopsis: Where the hit Netflix series began! Journey into The Deep with the daring aquanaut family, The Nektons, aboard their state-of-the-art (and oh, so shiny) submarine, The Aronnax. When an earthquake off the coast of Greenland leads to strange reports of monster sightings, William and Kaiko Nekton, along with their kids, Fontaine and Ant (and of course, Ant’s pet fish, Jeffrey), dive into the mystery! Collects the complete limited series.

Steven Universe Ongoing Vol. 1: Warp Tour SC

Writer: Melanie Gillman
Artist: Katy Farina
Price: $14.99
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!

Mega Princess SC

Writer: Kelly Thompson
Artist: Brianne Drouhard
Price: $14.99
Synopsis: On Princess Maxine Titan’s 10th birthday, her fairy godmother grants her the powers of every princess, from speaking to animals to sensing a pea under a ton of mattresses. Max is more interested in being a detective than a princess, but when her baby brother goes missing, she’ll have to combine her princess powers with her sleuthing prowess to get him back!

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