Boom Studios May 2021 Solicitations

Boom Studios May 2021 Solicitations


The Boom Studios May 2021 solicitations are here! Firefly Blue Sun Rising gets a hardcover, Something Is Killing the Children continues along with Buffy, Power Rangers, and much more!

Common abbreviations:

  • TP/TPB: Trade Paperback
  • SC: Softcover (like a TPB)
  • HC: Hardcover
  • FC: Full Color
  • DM: Direct Market. This refers primarily to comic book stores or online shops that order via the same means as a comic book store (primarily Diamond or Lunar). Places like Amazon or Barnes and Noble will generally NOT have these variants.
  • FOC: Final Order Cutoff – The time an order has to be submitted by the vendor. Also when you need to get your order in by at TalesofWonder for preorders.
  • RES: Resolicit – A new listing for a product that was previously solicited in PREVIEWS or New to Order, and which is being listed anew since the original Solicitation was cancelled either by the vendor or by Diamond.
  • O/A: Offered Again – This designates an item that has been previously solicited and released, but is being solicited again

Hardcovers

DUNE HOUSE ATREIDES LTD ED HC VOL 01

(W) Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson (A) Dev Pramanik (CA) J. G. Jones

THE OFFICIAL PREQUEL TO THE GROUNDBREAKING DUNE.

  • Welcome to the far future on the desert planet Arrakis where Pardot Kynes seeks its secrets.
  • Meanwhile, a violent coup is planned by the son of Emperor Elrood; an eight-year-old slave Duncan Idaho seeks to escape his cruel masters; and a young man named Leto Atreides begins a fateful journey.
  • This limited edition is limited to 500 copies and collects Dune: House Atreides #1-4.

In Shops: Jul 14, 2021
SRP: (not listed)
MAR210912

FIREFLY BLUE SUN RISING LTD ED HC

(W) Greg Pak (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Christian Ward

  • THE SHINY SPECIAL COLLECTOR’S EDITION.
  • The first-ever Firefly event returns in a new edition collecting the opening and closing chapters.
  • Sheriff Mal Reynolds has a new partner-a law enforcing robot from the Blue Sun corporation, but Mal isn’t about to play by their rules.
  • There is only one thing to do: reunite the crew of the Serenity for one last impossible job to save the ‘Verse!
  • Collects Firefly: Blue Sun Rising #0 and Firefly: Blue Sun Rising #1.

In Shops: Jul 07, 2021
SRP: $19.99
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Trade Paperbacks

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER TP VOL 06

(W) Jodie Bellaire, Jeremy Lambert (A) Genolet, Andres, Ramon Bachs, Eleonora Carlini (CA) Kevin Wada

  • Anya has a secret connection to the Watcher’s Council and it leads to… the first full appearance of the Slayer who came before Buffy??? And the truth behind Anya’s mysterious past connects Buffy(s) – yes, plural – in ways no one ever saw coming…
  • Plus, discover the shocking truth behind the Slayer known as Faith!
  • Collects Buffy the Vampire Slayer #21-22, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Faith #1.

In Shops: Jul 28, 2021
SRP: $14.99
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ONCE & FUTURE TP VOL 03

(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Dan Mora

  • As the tether between our world and the Otherworld grows dangerously thin, Bridgette and Duncan are determined to stay one step ahead of Arthur and Merlin’s plans…though this time it may not be enough.
  • To prevent more chaos, Bridgette, Duncan, and Rose must fight harder than ever to keep things secret, but it’s a modern era and Merlin’s secrets may not stay hidden very long…
  • Collects Once & Future #13-18.

In Shops: Jul 21, 2021
SRP: $16.99
MAR210921

Single Issues

EVE #1 (OF 5) CVR A ANINDITO

(W) Victor Lavalle (A) Jo Migyeong (CA) Ario Anindito

  • For fans of Undiscovered Country and Little Bird comes a new adventure series from award-winning author Victor LaValle (Victor LaValle’s Destroyer) and rising-star artist Jo Mi-Gyeong (Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal) about a dangerous journey across a future dystopian America to save the world.
  • When the ice caps melted, most of humanity was lost to the hidden disease that was released.
  • Now, a mysterious girl named Eve has awoken in secret and must deal with a world that’s nothing like the virtual reality she was raised in.
  • In order to save her real father, Eve must embark on a deadly quest across the country, but she has no idea of the threats that await her – or the price she will pay to restore life to a dying planet…

In Shops: May 05, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #25 CVR A FRANY

(W) Jeremy Lambert, Jordie Bellaire (CA) Frany

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #25 CVR B QUINONES
(W) Jeremy Lambert, Jordie Bellaire (CA) Joe Quinones

  • The BIGGEST Buffy story of the century STARTS HERE.
  • The truth about Buffy, the Scooby Gang and their very existence is revealed in this jaw dropping anniversary issue.
  • But what is their connection to and how does it connect to ?
  • Every answer only leads to more questions…and straight to the Big(gest) Bad you never saw coming.

In Shops: May 05, 2021
SRP: $4.99
A: MAR210862 | B: MAR210863

MAGIC THE GATHERING (MTG) #2

(W) Jed MacKay (A) Ig Guara (CA) Daniel Warren Johnson, Michael Walsh, Jahnoy Lindsay

  • A NEW ERA FOR MAGIC CONTINUES HERE!
  • With their homes rocked by an attack – and Jace Beleren’s life hanging in the balance – Planeswalkers Kaya, Ral and Vraska must discover who is behind it all.
  • But as they begin to suspect one of Ravnica’s biggest Guilds is behind the attack, it becomes clear their enemy may be plotting something even more destructive…

In Shops: May 12, 2021
SRP: $4.99
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MANY DEATHS OF LAILA STARR #2 (OF 5)

(W) V. Ram (A/CA) Filipe Andrade

  • The avatar of Death now exists in the mortal world as twenty-something Laila Starr after humanity begins the path to discovering immortality.
  • Years pass, and Laila unexpectedly meets the boy who will change everything at one of the formative moments in his life.
  • Laila must decide what she truly wants from him – and how far these revelations will push her…

In Shops: May 19, 2021
SRP: $3.99
MAR210922

SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #16 CVR A DELL EDERA

(W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Werther Dell’Edera

SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #16 CVR B FRISON
(W) James TynionIV (A) Werther Dell’Edera (CA) Jenny Frison

The story you demanded begins here: the origin of Erica Slaughter!

What shocking events brought Erica to the House of Slaughter?

…and what did she have to do to join the Order of St. George?

The secrets are revealed here for the first time in this perfect jumping-on point for new readers.

In Shops: May 26, 2021
SRP: $3.99
A: MAR210917 | B: MAR210918

WE ONLY FIND THEM WHEN THEYRE DEAD #6 CVR A DI MEO

(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Simone Di Meo

WE ONLY FIND THEM WHEN THEYRE DEAD #6 CVR B INFANTE
(W) Al Ewing (A) Simone Di Meo (CA) Toni Infante

Fifty years have passed since Captain Malik and the crew of the Vihaan II embarked on their fateful mission-and the universe has changed in ways no one ever expected.

Jason Hauer, one of the fated Vihaan II crew, is now 71 years old and living a life on the razor’s edge between the Harvesters and the Worshippers. But as these rivalreligious factions clash throughout the galaxy, Jason finds himself thrown into the center of the chaos and forced to confront his tortured past.

But the only people who can help Jason have their own secret agenda-one that may bring him face to face with Captain Malik in ways beyond comprehension…

In Shops: May 19, 2021
SRP: $3.99
A: MAR210913 | B: MAR210914

WYND #6 (OF 5) CVR A DIALYNAS

(W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Michael Dialynas

WYND #6 (OF 5) CVR B GONZALES
(W) James TynionIV (A) Michael Dialynas (CA) Rian Gonzalez

  • James Tynion IV (Batman, Something is Killing the Children) and Michael Dialynas’ (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) hit series returns as Wynd, Oakley, Thorn, and Yorik take the next step in their dangerous quest.
  • But what is the secret behind Wynd’s terrifying visions?
  • Meanwhile, back in Pipetown, the dying King Yossar does the unthinkable in his attempt to bring Yorik home – letting Vampyres into the city for the first time in generations.

In Shops: May 05, 2021
SRP: $4.99
A: MAR210870 | B: MAR210871

ABBOTT 1973 #5 (OF 5) CVR A TENFOLD

(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Sami Kivela (CA) Taj Tenfold

ABBOTT 1973 #5 (OF 5) CVR B ALLEN
(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Sami Kivela (CA) Raul Allen

This is it – Elena vs. The Umbra, with the future of Detroit on the line.
But even if Elena can save those closest to her, nothing will ever be the same…
Final Issue.

In Shops: May 26, 2021
SRP: $3.99
A: MAR210925 | B: MAR210926

DUNE HOUSE ATREIDES #7 (OF 12)

(W) Brian Herbet, Kevin J. Anderson (A) Dev Pramanik (CA) Jonas Scharf

  • Leto has narrowly escaped death after an unexpected revolt on Ix and must now protect Rhombus and Kailea Vernius, children of the planet’s rulers.
  • While the Duke welcomes them with open arms, his wife Lady Helena is rebuffed and skeptical that housing them could bring more harm than good.
  • Duncan Idaho is welcomed into Castle Atreides and discovers all may not be well…

In Shops: May 26, 2021
SRP: $4.99
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FIREFLY #29 CVR A BENGAL

(W) Greg Pak (A) Guillermo Sanna (CA) Bengal

THE NEW ERA OF FIREFLY CONTINUES!

The crew of Serenity need to go where the Alliance can’t reach them.

And that one place may be The-Earth-That-Was, a strange world filled with ancient artifacts, a new civilization and…maybe some semblance of hope.

Well, if Captain Kaylee and Captain Mal can somehow get along…

In Shops: May 26, 2021
SRP: $3.99
MAR210899

FIREFLY BRAND NEW VERSE #3 CVR A KHALIDAH

(W) Josh Lee Gordon (A) Fabiana Mascolo (CA) Qistina Khalidah

FIREFLY BRAND NEW VERSE #3 CVR B FISH
(W) Josh Lee Gordon (A) Fabiana Mascolo (CA) Veronica Fish

  • The Serenity soars once again, 20 years after the events of Firefly, and Zoe must complete the most important mission of her life: keeping her daughter Emma safe.
  • But Emma doesn’t see herself as needing protection and aims to misbehave in ways that are mighty familiar…
  • Which wouldn’t be such a problem if the Blue Sun Corporation hadn’t caught up to Serenity.

In Shops: May 12, 2021
SRP: $4.99
A: MAR210904 | B: MAR210905

JIM HENSONS STORYTELLER TRICKSTERS #3 (OF 4) CVR A MOMOKO

(W) Amal El-Motar (A) Isa Hanssen (CA) Peach Momoko

Meet Reynard, a wily but penniless fox who boasts to his learned friend Stork that he will make himself a fortune at the market, despite having nothing to sell but an empty pouch.

But Reynard’s scheme may come with terrible consequences, both for the customers he cons and for the con-man himself…

Award-winning author Amal El-Mohtar (This is How You Lose The Time War) and Isa Hanssen present the next standalone chapter of this Jim Henson-inspired epic limited series here, with a different acclaimed creative team on each issue!

In Shops: May 19, 2021
SRP: $4.99
A: MAR210939 | B: MAR210940

LAST WITCH #5 (OF 5) CVR A GLASS

(W) Conor McCreery (A/CA) Vv Glass

LAST WITCH #5 (OF 5) CVR B CORONA
(W) Conor McCreery (A) Vv Glass (CA) Jorge Corona

The final battle has arrived-Saoirse vs Badb!

With the full power of the Cailleach against her, can Saoirse avenge her hometown and protect her family from further tragedy?

Final issue.

In Shops: May 05, 2021
SRP: $4.99
A: MAR210942 | B: MAR210943

LUNA #4 (OF 5) CVR A LLOVET (MR)

(W) Maria Llovet (A/CA) Maria Llovet

LUNA #4 (OF 5) CVR B KRISTANTINA (MR)
(W) Maria Llovet (A) Maria Llovet (CA) Ariela Kristantina

  • Lux reveals the truth to Teresa.
  • Teresa is poisoned.
  • And then things get really bad.

In Shops: May 19, 2021
SRP: $3.99
A: MAR210936 | B: MAR210937

MIGHTY MORPHIN #7 CVR A LEE

(W) Ryan Parrott (A) Marco Renna (CA) In-Hyuk Lee

MIGHTY MORPHIN #7 CVR B LEGACY VAR CARLINI
(W) Ryan Parrott (A) Marco Renna (CA) Eleonora Carlini

  • It’s The New Mighty Morphin Team versus…The New Green Ranger!
  • But whoever’s left standing will have to deal with Lord Zedd’s shocking machinations.
  • And his even more surprising ally.

In Shops: May 12, 2021
SRP: $3.99
A: MAR210885 | B: MAR210886

ORCS #4 (OF 6) CVR A LARSEN

(W) Christine Larsen (A/CA) Christine Larsen

ORCS #4 (OF 6) CVR B BOO
(W) Christine Larsen (A) Christine Larsen (CA) Sweeney Boo

The Orcs have made it to safety! Yes!

Wait.

Looks like Bog, Zep, Pez, Utzu, and Gurh have a new battle ahead of them against an ancient evil from the Astral Plane.

In Shops: May 19, 2021
SRP: $4.99
A: MAR210948 | B: MAR210949

POWER RANGERS #7 CVR A SCALERA

(W) Ryan Parrott (A) Francesco Mortarino (CA) Matteo Scalera

POWER RANGERS #7 CVR B LEGACY VAR DI NICUOLO
(W) Ryan Parrott (A) Francesco Mortarino (CA) Daniele Di Nicuolo

  • The New Power Rangers and Drakkon are on the run in space, but they must find new allies if they want to defeat the Empyreals.
  • But that means trusting someone they’re not sure is friend or foe if they are to save the universe.
  • And then…there’s Drakkon.

In Shops: May 19, 2021
SRP: $3.99
A: MAR210892 | B: MAR210893

PROCTOR VALLEY ROAD #3 (OF 5) CVR A FRANQUIZ (MR)

(W) Alex Child, Grant Morrison (A/CA) Naomi Franquiz

PROCTOR VALLEY ROAD #3 (OF 5) CVR B WILDGOOSE (MR)
(W) Alex Child, Grant Morrison (A) Naomi Franquiz (CA) Chris Wildgoose

The girls are supposed to stay out of trouble…and away from the haunted stretch of Proctor Valley Road.

But a stolen police car leads to the return of the Proctor Valley Bull and more danger than anyone could imagine…

In Shops: May 12, 2021
SRP: $3.99
A: MAR210932 | B: MAR210933

SEVEN SECRETS #8 CVR A DI NICUOLO

(W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Daniele Di Nicuolo

SEVEN SECRETS #8 CVR B RICCARDI
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Daniele Di Nicuolo (CA) Vincenzo Riccardi

The Order has managed to find their way through the land of Faerie, but danger awaits them on the other side.

After experiencing such loss, can Caspar continue to keep his vow as a Holder to protect the Secrets before all else?

In Shops: May 12, 2021
SRP: $3.99
A: MAR210928 | B: MAR210929

SPECTER INSPECTORS #4 (OF 5) CVR A MCCURDY

(W) Bowen McCurdy, Kaitlyn Musto (A/CA) Bowen McCurdy

SPECTER INSPECTORS #4 (OF 5) CVR B HENDERSON
(W) Bowen McCurdy, Kaitlyn Musto (A) Bowen McCurdy (CA) Erica Henderson

The Spector Inspectors are on the trail of a demon and just met a ghost.
The problem is, that’s the good news.

Turns out Cape Grace has a whole lot of secrets and none of those are good.

In Shops: May 26, 2021
SRP: $4.99
A: MAR210945 | B: MAR210946

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