Boom December 2022 Solicitations

Boom December 2022 Solicitations

The Boom December 2022 Solicitations are here! Dune: Waters of Kanly receives a hardcover, Mattson Tomlin and Lee Bermejo’s prestige Vicious Circle, A starts, 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.



Dune: Waters of Kanly HC

Retail Price: $24.99
Writer: Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson
Artist:Francesco Mortarino
Cover Artist: Massimo Carnevale

Following the Battle of Arrakeen, House Atreides warmaster Gurney Halleck takes refuge with spice
smugglers, vowing revenge against the Harkonnens. His house may be shattered, but it will never be forgotten… To embark on his mission of vengeance, Gurney takes on not only House Harkonnen, but the Spacing Guild itself! There may soon be an opportunity to strike, but at what cost? Will he finally get revenge against the Beast Rabban? Or will they be met with certain death, their sacrifices all for nothing?

Artist Francesco Mortarino (Power Rangers) brings the original short story adapted by authors Brian
Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson to life in ways that will excite both fans of the novels and the recent hit film

Collects Dune: The Waters of Kanly #1-4.

Trade Paperbacks

Product Title: Mighty Morphin Vol. 6 SC

Retail Price: $16.99
Writer: Mat Groom, Marguerite Bennett
Artist: Moisés Hidalgo, Anna Kekovsky Chandra, Giuseppe Cafaro
Cover Artist: InHyuk Lee

Emotions run high in the wake of a recent tragedy and the Rangers face an identity crisis, realizing they
can’t simply overcome every challenger. With the help of a returning Ranger, can they turn the tide of their current battle and discover their true role in the universe? And in the Power Rangers Unlimited: Countdown to Ruin #1 special, discover the origins of fan-favorites Andros and Zhane, their present danger, and what the future holds for the Power Rangers saga! Superstar Power Rangers writer Mat Groom, GLAAD-nominated writer Marguerite Bennett, and artists Moisés Hidalgo, Anna Kekovsky Chandra, and Giuseppe Cafaro deliver the future of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers!

Collects Mighty Morphin #21-22 and Power Rangers Unlimited: Countdown to Ruin #1.

Alice Ever After SC

Retail Price: $16.99
Writer: Dan Panosian
Artist: Giorgio Spalletta
Cover Artist: Dan Panosian

Alice first visited Wonderland as a child. Now an adult, it’s her only escape from her cold, strange reality. But to go back, Alice needs something stronger than mushrooms… After continuing down a terrible path, Alice is committed to the dreaded asylum. Will Alice ultimately escape from her uncaring family and childhood trauma in Wonderland, or face her demons in reality?

Return to Wonderland in this dark sequel by superstar artist and writer Dan Panosian (An Unkindness of
Ravens, Canary) and artist Giorgio Spalletta (Red Sonja: Black, White, Red), perfect for fans of Neil
Gaiman’s Snow, Glass, Apples, and Mirka Andolfo’s Mercy and Fables.

Collects Alice Ever After #1-5.

Single Issues

Know Your Station #1

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Sarah Gailey
Artist: Liana Kangas
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Liana Kangas
Variant Cover: Becca Carey
Cardstock Variant Cover: Becca Carey
Incentive Cover (1:10): Liana Kangas
Incentive Cover (1:25): Jenny Frison
Cardstock Incentive Cover (1:50): Jenny Frison
FOC Reveal Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Becca Carey
B!G Variant: Jenn Woodall

The wealthiest people in the solar system abandoned the Earth for a private sanctuary in space, leaving the rest of us to die amidst cataclysmic climate change. But the 1% won’t be safe for long…A murderer is on the loose, specifically targeting the super-rich. Soon Elise, an employee of the billionaire’s space station, is wrapped up in a deadly investigation, with each issue featuring a new, diabolically different kill! 2021’s breakout writer Sarah Gailey (Eat the Rich) and rising star Liana Kangas (TRVE KVLT) take a stab at the ultra-wealthy, their dreams of escaping the very planet they’ve put in peril, and the consequences of a future that might not be so far away…

Vicious Circle, A #1

Retail Price: $9.99
Writer: Mattson Tomlin
Artist: Lee Bermejo
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Lee Bermejo
Variant Cover: Alex Garner
Incentive Cover (1:10): Lee Bermejo
Incentive Cover (1:15): Jae Lee
Incentive Cover (1:25): Rafael Grampá
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Alex Garner

Director, screenwriter, one of the visionaries behind The Batman, and Project Power creator Mattson
Tomlin teams up with iconic artist Lee Bermejo (Batman: Damned, Joker)! Shawn Thacker is a trained assassin from the future who seeks revenge on the only other man with his affliction—each life they take forces them both to travel between vastly different past and future eras. Spanning from 22nd century Tokyo to 1950s New Orleans to the Cretaceous Era and beyond, the two mortal rivals are locked in a battle of wills that spans millions of years, all to alter the course of history. With each time period, artist Lee Bermejo adjusts his artististic style to pay homage to luminary comics artists and historical master painters, presented in a prestige, oversized format!

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #1

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Dan Mora
Cover Artist:
Main Connecting Cover 1: Dan Mora
Main Connecting Cover 2: Dan Mora
Main Connecting Cover 3: Dan Mora
Main Connecting Cover 4: Dan Mora
Double Gatefold Variant Cover: Dan Mora
Variant Cover: Kevin Eastman & Freddie Williams II
MMPR Variant Cover: Bon Bernardo
TMNT Variant Cover: Jenny Frison
Cardstock Variant Cover: Taurin Clarke
Blank Sketch Variant Cover: Design Variant
Deluxe Edition Variant Cover: Freddie Williams II
Incentive Cover (1:25): Kevin Eastman & Freddie Williams II
Incentive Cover (1:50): Simone Di Meo
Incentive Cover (1:100): Francesco Francavilla
Incentive Cover (1:150): Björn Barends
Incentive Cover (1:200): Björn Barends
Incentive Cover (1:250): Ejikure
Incentive Cover (1:500): InHyuk Lee
FOC Reveal Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Taurin Clarke

It’s been six months since the Teenagers With Attitude and the Heroes In A Half Shell teamed up to defeat the unholy alliance of Rita Repulsa and Shredder, but a new threat will force them to reunite in the crossover YOU demanded! Between an invasion from beyond, old enemies teaming up with unlikely accomplices, and a threat to the Rangers’ powers themselves, will the two teams survive the onslaught, or will they need help from the most unexpected ally imaginable?

Longtime Power Rangers architect Ryan Parrott (Rogue Sun) joins forces with superstar artist Dan Mora
(World’s Finest, Once & Future) to deliver the follow-up to the hit crossover! Collect all four connecting main covers by Dan Mora, a very special double gatefold variant, and don’t miss this collector’s opportunity as TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman and Freddie Williams II team up for a variant cover for every issue in this series! But that’s not all, a Deluxe Edition will include 1 of 10 intermixed trading cards and an EXCLUSIVE print celebrating this epic crossover event!

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #1 Pack #1

Retail Price: Main Cover: $39.99
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Dan Mora
Cover Artist: Mike Del Mundo

The ultimate collector set for the ultimate Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and Teenage Mutant Ninja
Turtle fan! In addition to the variant covers by legendary Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman, iconic cover artist Jenny Frison, Bon Bernardo, and the customizable Blank Sketch edition, you’ll get a unique variant cover by Mike Del Mundo (Thor) exclusive to this pack. Don’t get shell shocked, pre-order yours today and may the power protect you!

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #103

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Melissa Flores
Artist: Simona Di Gianfelice
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Taurin Clarke
Variant Cover: Reiko Murakami
Action Figure Incentive Cover (1:10): Bon Bernardo
Incentive Cover (1:25): Reiko Murakami
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Taurin Clarke
B!G Variant: Dani Pendergast

In dreams of the distant past and the battle for Earth and the Moon, new revelations are revealed about
Zedd, Zordon, and Rita! While the Rangers debate over their priorities and the fate of their captured friend, an agent of their enemies waits for them–one of an evil presence that’s all too familiar!

Book of Slaughter #1

Retail Price: $9.99
Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Werther Dell’Edera
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Dan Mora
Main Cover: Werther Dell’Edera
Incentive Cover (1:10): Dan Mora
Incentive Cover (1:25): Stephanie Hans
FOC Reveal Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Werther Dell’Edera
B!G Variant: Dylan Todd/Design

The future of the Slaughterverse is laid bare by Something is Killing the Children and House of Slaughter creators James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera in the very first SIKTC one-shot special! From the sidelines to the spotlight, Book of Slaughter follows the white mask Maxine Slaughter… but will her loyalties remain where they are, or will she show her true colors? In addition to being a precursor to the upcoming chapters of both series, this special issue features a sizable guidebook that delves into the deep lore of the Order of St. George!

Something is Killing the Children #27

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Werther Dell’Edera
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Werther Dell’Edera
Holofoil Variant: Dan Mora
Incentive Cover (1:25): Dan Mora
Incentive Cover (1:50): Ariel Olivetti
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Werther Dell’Edera

Leaving death and tragedy in her wake, a grief-burdened Erica hunts for the terrifying Duplicitype. With nothing left to lose and seemingly no one in her corner, Erica is faced with a choice to reach out to an unexpected source of help, or find herself dealing with both a monster and her human enemies alone…

Grim #6

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Stephanie Phillips
Artist: Flaviano
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Flaviano
Reaper Variant Cover: Justine Florentino
Incentive Cover (1:10): Justine Florentino
Incentive Cover (1:25): Toni Infante
Incentive Cover (1:50): TBA
FOC Reveal Variant Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Flaviano

Following the wild success and high demand for reprints from the initial issues of GRIM, the series continues on in its next exciting chapter! For fans new to the series, GRIM #6 releases in tandem with the GRIM Vol. 1 SC Discover Now Edition, a perfect starting point to binge the secrets of the afterlife! Still trapped in Las Vegas, Jessica, Eddie, and Marcel encounter a fabulous twist on mythical Greek figures, as well as someone with the authority to get them out of their phantasmal dilemma…


Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Keanu Reeves & Matt Kindt
Artist: Ron Garney
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Ron Garney
Variant Cover: David Rubín
Foil Variant Cover: Ron Garney
Foil Variant Cover: David Rubín
Incentive Cover (1:10): Raul Allen
Incentive Cover (1:50): David Rubín
Incentive Cover (1:75): Raul Allen
Incentive Cover (1:100): David Rubín

A vicious battle returns us to where it all began! It’s cult forces vs. Black Ops as B. travels to the metaphysical Blue Plane with Diana’s help. And as the series approaches an explosive close, is B. finally near the end of his fatal goal, or will his violent efforts be in vain? The mindblowing ending of this epic, blockbuster series is nearly here!

Behold, Behemoth #2

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Tate Brombal
Artist: Nick Robles
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Nick Robles
Variant Cover: Jeff Stokely
Incentive Cover (1:25): Martin Simmonds
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Nick Robles

Just what happened between the past and the present to create a world so overrun by supernatural monstrosities? Meanwhile, Wren and Grey continue their journey across the apocalyptic landscape, hiding their true selves and struggling to suppress their inner demons…

Once Upon a Time at the End of the World #2

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Alexandre Tefenkgi
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Mike del Mundo
Variant Cover: Frany
Incentive Cover (1:25): Mike del Mundo
Incentive Cover (1:50): Frany
Incentive Cover (1:75): Peach Momoko
Incentive Cover (1:100): Peach Momoko

Jason Aaron and Alexandre Tefenkgi’s fable of a bleak future continues in Maceo and Mezzy’s childhood
years, with nothing but Mezzy’s guidebook and her skills as a wastelander to get them through their
dangerous, post-apocalyptic journey. As time passes and they endure the horrors of plastic tornadoes and frozen sludge, Maceo proves to be more than just a burden, and they make a connection where none seemed possible at first. But to their unexpected peril, they might not be as alone as they thought…

Specs #2

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: David M. Booher
Artist: Chris Shehan
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: David Talaski
Incentive Cover (1:10): Chris Shehan

In this Stranger Things meets Stand by Me story from House of Slaughter artist Chris Shehan and writer David M. Booher (All-New Firefly), the Magic Specs were far more than Kenny and Ted signed up for. Given their unwillingness to acknowledge the dangerous consequences of their recent wish, what does this mean for their victim, and what do they do with the glasses moving forward? Kenny fears that all of this may affect his and Ted’s relationship… and wonders if they’ll truly remain just “friends.”

Approach, The #3

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Jeremy Haun and Jason A. Hurley
Artist: Jesús Hervás
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Jeremy Haun
Incentive Cover (1:10): Megan Hutchison-Cates
Incentive Cover (1:25): Dani Strips

The monster could strike at any time and any place, and it’s up to Mac and Abi to figure out how to stop it, while the surviving passengers do what they can to find refuge from the horror! With Jake as their eye in the sky, can Abi and Mac discover the looming monstrosity before it kills again?

Briar #3

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Christopher Cantwell
Artist: Germán García
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Germán García
Variant Cover: Yanick Paquette
Incentive Cover (1:10): Yanick Paquette
Incentive Cover (1:25): Maria Llovet
FOC Reveal Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Germán García

What if the one meant to protect you–more than anyone else–became the one that betrayed you? Briar unfortunately learns the answer, burdened beyond belief with the crushing prophecy that she’s connected to, and decides to make the future her own with a promise of vengeance. But while Briar wrestles with her new reality, Spider, her blue-skinned companion, harbors a secret of shocking significance…

Damn Them All #3

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Simon Spurrier
Artist: Charlie Adlard
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Charlie Adlard
Variant Cover: Mirka Andolfo
Incentive Cover (1:25): Charlie Adlard
Incentive Cover (1:50): Jenny Frison
Incentive Cover (1:75): TBA
FOC Reveal Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Mirka Andolfo

Ellie, Dora, and Carlin are shocked to find what Theo, a wealthy member of the 500 Club, is planning to do with his collection of demons and their coinciding sigil coins. The clues soon lead them to shocking implications for all of demonkind and their masters. While Ellie suspects Theo of having connections to Alfie and potentially his death, chaos unexpectedly ensues, building to a truly demonic confrontation!

Eve: Children of the Moon #3

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Victor LaValle
Artist: Jo Mi-Gyeong
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Ario Anindito
Variant Cover: Jahnoy Lindsay
Incentive Cover (1:10): Jahnoy Lindsay
Incentive Cover (1:25): Ashley A. Woods

While Eve courts the people with her determined and hopeful spirit, Selene loses herself in vengeful
plotting. Meanwhile, a recently activated A.I., long since separated from humanity with terrifying actions divergent from its intended purpose, brings apocalyptic tidings from a mysterious world at the very bottom of the sea…

Stuff of Nightmares #4

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: R.L. Stine
Artist: A.L. Kaplan
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Francesco Francavilla
Variant Cover: Jonathan Marks Barravecchia
Homage Variant Cover: Ariel Olivetti
Incentive Cover (1:25): Elizabeth Torque
Incentive Cover (1:50): Elizabeth Torque
FOC Reveal Variant Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Francesco Francavilla

It’s the horrifying finale of the Cameron Brothers’ quest to defy death! But for a team of scientists aiming to improve human life, their mortality rate is shockingly high. Perhaps it’s true what they say, three can keep a secret, but only if two of them are dead… Don’t miss the conclusion to R.L. Stine’s first original comic book series for older audiences!

Wynd: The Throne in the Sky #5

Retail Price: $5.99
Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Michael Dialynas
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Michael Dialynas
Variant Cover: Martin Simmonds
Incentive Cover (1:10): Martin Simmonds
Incentive Cover (1:25): Werther Dell’Edera
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Michael Dialynas

The final battle is here as the Faerie army closes in! The kids seemingly have nowhere to escape, with Wynd in dire straits as he takes it upon himself to battle the Faerie General. What will it take to save the children, and more importantly, what role does Wynd’s blood play in all of this?

All-New Firefly: Big Damn Finale #1

Retail Price: $8.99
Writer: David M. Booher
Artist: Simona Di Gianfelice
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Mona Finden
Variant Cover: Nimit Malavia
Cardstock Variant Cover: Becca Carey
Incentive Cover (1:10): Nimit Malavia
Incentive Cover (1:25): Lee Garbett
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Mona Finden

All-New Firefly comes to a stunning conclusion in this double-sized series finale by writer David Booher
(Canto, Joe Hill’s Rain) and artist Simona Di Gianfelice! Things come to an explosive conclusion with Requiem, the mercenaries, and the Alliance portals, but as Jayne reckons with his family and the past, a beloved member of the spaceship Serenity will make the ultimate sacrifice. Covers A-C will each come polybagged to avoid spoiling this character’s final fate!

Vampire Slayer, The #9

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Sarah Gailey
Artist: Hannah Templer
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Seba Fiumara
Variant Cover: Nicole Goux
Incentive Cover (1:10): Sebastian Fiumara
25 Years of Buffy Incentive Cover (1:25): Stephanie Pepper
Incentive Cover (1:50): Stephanie Pepper

While Xander gets ready for a monstrous confrontation, he finds a new one in his relationship as well… a
fight that could mean the end in more ways than one. But Willow and Faith are one step ahead of Xander, and winning without magic seems unlikely. Will Willow push herself to a place she may not be able to return from?

Magic #21

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Jed MacKay & Rich Douek
Artist: Ig Guara
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Miguel Mercado
Secret Planeswalker Variant: Chris Shehan
Wraparound Incentive Cover (1:10): Fabiana Mascolo

Rich Douek (Superman Red & Blue) joins series writer Jed MacKay (Moon Knight) for the next
monumentally MAGIC story arc! While our planeswalker heroes enjoy a time of relative peace and happiness that they (and readers!) have thirsted for, threats from their past refuse to rest… With a villain ready to pull at the seams of the multiverse, will the wildcard planeswalker entering the story help Jace, Vraska, Ral, Kaya, Niko, Chandra, Garruk, and Liliana, or is chaos in store? Get ready for an all new era of MAGIC, and a story that will change the fate of the Multiverse itself!


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