Hotly Anticipated New Series Sells Out with Final Printing Coming in October 2019
BOOM! Studios announced today that ONCE & FUTURE #1, the most anticipated original series launch of the year, from New York Times bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Star Wars), Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Klaus), and acclaimed colorist Tamra Bonvillain (Doom Patrol), has sold out of its fifth printing at the distributor level.
Due to the historic levels of demand from retailers and fans alike, BOOM! Studios is making the ONCE & FUTURE #1 SIXTH PRINTING VARIANT, featuring an all-new cover for the final printing of the phenomenal series launch by acclaimed series artist Dan Mora, arriving in stores on September 25, 2019.
The most anticipated original series of the year, ONCE & FUTURE #1 introduces readers to ex-monster hunter Bridgette McGuire, who must pull her unsuspecting grandson Duncan, into a world of magic and mysticism to defeat a legendary threat when a group of Nationalists use an ancient artifact to bring a villain from Arthurian myth back from the dead. Now Bridgette and Duncan must navigate the complicated history of the McGuire family and combat the deadly secrets of England’s past that threaten its very future.
“The launch of ONCE & FUTURE has been an unprecedented success on every level and resulted in BOOM! Studios’ first ever sixth printing,” said Filip Sablik, President Sales and Marketing, BOOM! Studios. “We’ve fast tracked each new printing to make sure retailers had copies in stock for every new fan in the door but this sixth and final printing will ensure that every single order placed is fulfilled. Thanks to all the retailers and fans who’ve supported this historic launch, ONCE & FUTURE has also been extended into an ongoing series so the best is yet to come!”
You can also download the official ONCE & FUTURE trailer right here: ONCE & FUTURE #1 Trailer
ONCE & FUTURE #1 is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Abbott by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; Bury The Lede by Gaby Dunn and Claire Roe; Klaus by Grant Morrison and Dan Mora; as well as the upcoming Something is Killing The Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera and Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Joss Whedon’s Firefly from Greg Pak and Dan McDaid; Buffy The Vampire Slayer from Jordie Bellaire and David Lopez; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo.
Print copies of ONCE & FUTURE #1 First Printing and ONCE & FUTURE #1 Second Printing, featuring cover art by Dan Mora, are now available at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore.
ONCE & FUTURE #1 Third Printing, with a new variant cover by Dan Mora, will be available on September 4, 2019 at local comic book shops.
ONCE & FUTURE #1 Fourth Printing, with a new variant cover by acclaimed artist, Jakub Rebelka (Joss Whedon’s Angel), will be available on September 11, 2019 at local comic book shops.
ONCE & FUTURE #1 Fifth Printing, with a new variant cover by acclaimed artist, Khary Randolph (Excellence), will be available on September 18, 2019 at local comic book shops. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.