Terrifying Force Unleashed in FINAL Issue of ZAWA + THE BELLY OF THE BEAST

The FINAL issue of Michael Dialynas’s charming epic of food and fantasy is finally here!

BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at ZAWA + THE BELLY OF THE BEAST #5, the FINAL issue of the original series from GLAAD Award-winning and Eisner Award-nominated cartoonist Michael Dialynas (Wynd, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles). ZAWA + THE BELLY OF THE BEAST is a charmingly macabre eco-friendly fable about nature, greed, and good food shared with better friends, available March 2024.

Zawa is captured–on food festival day, of all days! But a rebellion brews in town… However, as a terrifying force is unleashed upon the townsfolk, Zawa will give everything to make sure only those responsible pay for what they’ve done, and give the town a fresh start.

ZAWA + THE BELLY OF THE BEAST #5 features a main cover by Michael Dialynas with variants by fan-favorite artists Rian Gonzales (Batgirls), Toni Infante (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), and Logan Faerber (Harley Quinn).

ZAWA + THE BELLY OF THE BEAST is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning BOOM! Box imprint, home to groundbreaking original series such as Lumberjanes by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Brooklyn Allen, and ND Stevenson; Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera and Celia Moscote; Giant Days by John Allison, Lissa Treiman, and Max Sarin; Mamo by Sas Milledge; Save Yourself! by Bones Leopard and Kelly and Nichole Matthews;Specter Inspectors by Bowen McCurdy and Kaitlyn Musto; The Last Witch by Conor McCreery and V.V. Glass; Ghosted in LA by Sina Grace and Siobhan Keenan; The Avant-Guards by Carly Usdin and Noah Hayes; Fence by C.S. Pacat and Johanna the Mad; Goldie Vance by Hope Larson and Brittney Williams; educational series Seen: True Stories of Marginalized TrailblazersGetting Dizzy by Shea Fontana and Celia Moscote, and Hollow by Shannon Watters, Branden Boyer-White, and Berenice Nelle.

Print copies of ZAWA + THE BELLY OF THE BEAST #5 will be available in comic shops March 13, 2024. It is available for pre-order at your local comic shop. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle. 

Zawa + The Belly of the Beast #5 A Main: JAN240100

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Zawa + The Belly of the Beast #5 E FOC Reveal Variant: JAN240104

Fans and readers can purchase copies of ZAWA + THE BELLY OF THE BEAST SC, collecting the entire five-issue series, in local comic shops on October 23, 2024 and in bookstores everywhere on October 29, 2024.