PEN & INK Announcement

BOOM! Studios Announces the PEN & INK Collection; Deluxe, Black and White Art-Focused Comics for Fans Everywhere

Experience your favorite stories like you never have before!

BOOM! Studios announced today the PEN & INK collection: a deluxe art-focused format of select first issues featuring stunning black and white interior artwork and cover with artist commentary. Leading off the new initiative is SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1, by Eisner-winning creators James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera, available June 14, 2023. Following the release is the multiple award-nominated THE MANY DEATHS OF LAILA STARR #1 by Ram V and Filipe Andrade, available August 2023, and the record smashing BRZRKR #1 by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney, available October 2023.

Begin your Pen & Ink collection with this premium reformat of SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1, celebrating the start of Erica Slaughter’s bloody journey with behind the scenes insight from artist and co-creator Werther Dell’Edera.

Experience the first issue of the Eisner, Harvey, and Ringo Award-nominated THE MANY DEATHS OF LAILA STARR #1 by writer Ram V (Detective Comics), artist Filipe Andrade (Captain Marvel), in a whole new light, with exclusive notes and annotations from artist Filipe Andrade.

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; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Wynd by James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas; Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano; Briar by Christopher Cantwell and Germán García; Stuff of Nightmares by R.L. Stine and A.L. Kaplan; The Approach by Jeremy Haun, Jason A. Hurley, and Jesus Hervas; Damn Them All by Simon Spurrier and Charlie Adlard; Behold, Behemoth by Tate Brombal and Nick Robles; 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; Mosely by Rob Guillory and Sam Lotfi; Harrower by Justin Jordan and Brahm Revel; The Neighbors by Jude Ellison S. Doyle and Letizia Cadonici; The Seasons Have Teeth by Dan Watters and Sebastián Cabrol; and the upcoming Sirens of the City by Joanne Starer and Khary Randolph. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Harkonnen from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Michael Shelfer; Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Melissa Flores and Simona Di Gianfelice; Magic from Jed McKay, Rich Douek, and Ig Guara; and The Expanse: Dragon Tooth by Andy Diggle and Rubine.

SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN: PEN & INK #1 will be available June 14, 2023, and THE MANY DEATHS OF LAILA STARR: PEN & INK #1 will be available in August 2023 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.