GRIM: PEN & INK #1 Announcement

Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano’s Hit Supernatural Mystery Series GRIM Joins the Pen & Ink Collection

GRIM #1 joins the prestigious Pen & Ink line at BOOM! Studios

BOOM! Studios announced today the continuation of the PEN & INK collection: a deluxe art-focused format of select first issues, featuring stunning black and white interior artwork and cover alongside artist commentary. This latest installment will spotlight the first issue of the breakout series GRIM #1 by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano, available February 2024. 

This newest issue follows the BRZRKR #1: PEN & INK, by the record smashing creative team of Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney, SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1: PEN & INK, by Eisner-winning creators James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera, the multiple award-nominated THE MANY DEATHS OF LAILA STARR #1: PEN & INK by Ram V and Filipe Andrade, and the runaway hit spinoff series HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER PEN & INK #1 by Tate Brombal and Chris Shehan. 

The iconic first issue that introduced the world to Jessica Harrow returns in a stunning new format, featuring all-new commentary from series artist Flaviano!

“We were seeing fans coming to conventions dressed as Jessica Harrow before the first issue of Grim was out on shelves!” said BOOM! Studios President of Publishing and Marketing, Filip Sablik. “Bringing Stephanie and Flaviano’s wonderful, harrowing world to the Pen & Ink line was an absolute no brainer for us, and I am so excited for fans to experience the story in this new luxe format.”

Every PEN & INK issue will feature a premium cardstock cover and luxuriously thick wood free interior paper, alongside a gorgeous Spot UV variant cover and a blank sketch cover.

The PEN & INK Collection is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including BRZRKR by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano; Stuff of Nightmares by R.L. Stine and A.L. Kaplan; Damn Them All by Simon Spurrier and Charlie Adlard; Once Upon a Time at the End of the World by Jason Aaron, Alexandre Tefenkgi, Leila del Duca, and Nick Dragotta; Know Your Station by Sarah Gailey and Liana Kangas; A Vicious Circle by Mattson Tomlin and Lee Bermejo; The Neighbors by Jude Ellison S. Doyle and Letizia Cadonici; Ghostlore by Cullen Bunn and Leomacs; Sirens of the City by Joanne Starer and Khary Randolph; Coda by Simon Spurrier and Matías Bergara; Rare Flavours by Ram V and Filipe Andrade, and the upcoming Underheist by David and Maria Lapham. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Harkonnenfrom Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Michael Shelfer; Mighty Morphin Power Rangers by Melissa Flores and Simona Di Gianfelice; and The Expanse: Dragon Tooth by Andy Diggle and Rubine.

GRIM #1: PEN & INK will be available February 2024 exclusively at local comic book shops (use to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, and Google Play. 

SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN: PEN & INK #1THE MANY DEATHS OF LAILA STARR: PEN & INK #1, and BRZRKR: PEN & INK are available now, and HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER: PEN & INK #1 will be available January 31, 2024.