New Releases 11/20/19

Firefly #11
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Dan McDaid
Colorist: Marcelo Costa
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artists:  
    Main Cover: Lee Garbett
    Preorder Cover: Joe Quinones
    Incentive Cover: Juan Doe
Price: $3.99
Synopsis: War has come to the small planet, and Mal finds himself caught between the two sides. Will Mal be able to stem the tide of war, or is he already too late to stop it? And how will the mysterious figure from his past influence his choice?

Heartbeat #1
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Maria Llovet
Artist: Maria Llovet
Letterer: Andworld Design
Translator: Andrea Rosenberg
Cover Artist: Maria Llovet
Price: $3.99
Synopsis:  Eva, a high school outcast, finds herself witness to a horrible secret: the most popular boy in school enjoys the taste of blood and will kill to get his hands on it. 

Horrified and intrigued, Eva lets herself be pulled into Donatien’s macabre world. He offers the escape she has been looking for…but how much is Eva willing to betray her moral code in order to find something that gives her life meaning? And will she—or Donatien—ever find redemption?

Maria Llovet (Faithless) presents a dark, violent, decadent, disturbing story, in which life and death, blood and love, are inextricably intertwined. 

Once & Future #4
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Dan Mora
Colorist: Tamara Bonvillain
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
Cover Artist: Dan Mora
Price: $3.99
Synopsis: Gran’s monster hunting wasn’t the only thing she kept from Duncan. He’s about to discover more of the family secrets, and the sacrifices one must make to reach the Holy Grail.

Something Is Killing The Children #3
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Werther Dell’Edera
Colorist: Miquel Mureto
Letterer: Andworld Design
Cover Artist: Werther Dell’Edera
Price: $3.99
Synopsis: Things in Archer’s Peak are only growing worse. Erica Slaughter is on the hunt, but the children are still dying. Angry and afraid, the inhabitants turn their suspicions on the stranger in their midst, the woman who arrived just as the killings began. Will Erica be able to save the town, or will the very people she is trying to protect turn on her?

Steven Universe #34
Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Taylor Robin
Artist: S.M. Mara
Colorist: Ziyed Y. Ayoub
Letterer: Mike Fiorentino
Cover Artists:
    Main Cover: Missy Peña
    Preorder Cover: Chan Chau
Price: $3.99
Synopsis: Join Lars and the Off-Colors as they begin the treacherous journey to Earth. As they travel, Lars tells the Gems about everything he misses about his home planet, becoming frustrated as the Gems can’t understand such human concepts.Will his crew ever be able to understand him, or is Lars stuck as an outsider forever on his own ship?

The Empty Man: Manifestation SC
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer:  Cullen Bunn
Artist: Jesús Hervás
Colorist: Niko Guardia
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
Cover Artist: Vanesa R. Del Rey
Price: $14.99
Synopsis: The Empty Man has gone viral—not just pathologically, but also through the airwaves as cultists broadcast their “message” of indoctrination to all within range of a television. Agents Jensen & Marsh must escort the Kerry family outside the city limits, shielding them from quarantine crews and the cults looking to bring the infected Melissa into their ranks. 

Written by Eisner Award-nominated author Cullen Bunn (Harrow County, Bone Parish) and illustrated by artist Jesús Hervás (Lucas Stand), Manifestation is the third installment in The Empty Man franchise, bringing the haunting story of the Kerry family to a close. 

Grass Kings Vol. 2 SC
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer:  Matt Kindt
Artist: Tyler Jenkins
Colorist: Hilary Jenkins
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist: Tyler Jenkins
Price: $17.99
Synopsis: The next chapter in the lives of the Grass Kings—three brothers who rule their own trailer park kingdom outside of the laws of man—begins not with a whimper, but with a bang, as Robert uproots the community in search of the long-fabled serial killer. With paranoia setting in, Bruce and Ashur must decide if their brother is still fit to lead…

Written by The New York Times bestseller Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT, Black Badge) and beautifully illustrated by Tyler & Hilary Jenkins (Peter Panzerfaust), Grass Kings Volume Two continues the Eisner Award-nominated rural mystery series that explores the binding legacies of love and loss.

Lumberjanes: The Shape Of Friendship OGN SC
Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer:  Lilah Sturges
Artist: polterink
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist: Alexa Sharpe
Price: $14.99
Synopsis: While adventuring in the woods, Jo, Mal, Molly, April, and Ripley discover the hiding place of a group of magical creatures called Pookas and they think they’ve found new friends. But what they don’t know is that the Pookas are tired of hiding, and they’ve found the perfect way to join the outside world…by impersonating the Lumberjanes themselves and taking over Camp! 

To reclaim their identities, the ’Janes will have to work together to remember who they really are…and to help another group of friends accept themselves, too, in a story about looking inside yourself and learning to love who you meet there.

Based on the New York Times bestseller and multiple Eisner Award and GLAAD Award-winning series, Lumberjanes: Shape of Friendship is written by New York Times best-selling author Lilah Sturges and illustrated by polterink.

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