Boom January 2023 Solicitations

Boom January 2023 Solicitations

The Boom January 2023 Solicitations are here! The Many of Deaths of Laila Starr and Flower Girls receive hardcovers, Farmhand creator Rob Guillory starts a brand-new series in Mosely, 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 Diamon
  • O/A: Offered Again – This designates an item that has been previously solicited and released, but is being solicited agai

ALL DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO PAPER SHORTAGES, PRINTER JAMS, AND SHIPPING CONFLICTS.

Hardcovers

The Many Deaths of Laila Starr HC

Retail Price: $29.99
Writer: Ram V
Artist: Filipe Andrade
Cover Artist: Filipe Andrade

Humanity is on the verge of discovering immortality. As a result, the avatar of Death is cast down to Earth to live a mortal life in Mumbai as twenty-something Laila Starr.

Struggling with her newfound mortality, Laila has found a way to be placed in the time and place where the creator of immortality will be born.

Will Laila take her chance to stop mankind from permanently altering the cycle of life, or will death really become a thing of the past?

Don’t miss this premium, oversized presentation of the Ignatz Award-winning, Eisner, Harvey, and Ringo-nominated, bestselling graphic novel from writer Ram V (These Savage Shores, Swamp Thing) and Filipe Andrade (Captain Marvel) that explores the fine line between living and dying through the lens of magical realism.

Collects The Many Deaths of Laila Starr #1-5.

Flavor Girls HC

Retail Price: $24.99
Writer: Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky
Artist: Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky
Cover Artist: Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky

Naoko, Camille, and V are the FLAVOR GIRLS, Sacred Fruit Guardians of Earth! They defend the earth from the threat of ever-looming Agarthians, whose motives regarding earth and humanity are still unknown.

Sara, a young woman studying to become an international peacekeeper, finds herself in over her head when she’s thrown into this crisis in a way she never could have imagined! As the Flavor Girls hone their sacred fruit powers with their master Himiko, can their newest member help them save the planet from impending destruction?

From writer and artist Lo c Locatelli-Kournwsky (Persephone), with colors by Angel De Santiago, comes a new Magical Girl all-ages adventure with an environmental twist!

Collects Flavor Girls #1-3.

Trade Paperbacks

Basilisk Vol. 3 SC

Retail Price: $14.99
Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: Jonas Scharf
Cover Artist: Jonas Scharf

The unspeakable horrors of the past unfold while Hannah and Regan plan one final assault. Will Hannah manage to reach Vanessa? What will it cost her?

Meanwhile, Vanessa awakens in a familiar yet foreign place with terrifying implications. Rediscovering the origins of her five siblings’ fearsome abilities, Vanessa’s madness and bloodlust take on a whole new level, threatening everything around her as the endgame looms…

The final volume of the dark supernatural horror series by lauded collaborators Cullen Bunn (The Empty Man) and Jonas Scharf (The Witcher: A Grain of Truth), following the critically acclaimed Bone Parish.

Collects Basilisk #9-12.

Power Rangers Vol. 6 SC

Retail Price: $16.99
Writer: Ryan Parrott, Paul Allor
Artist: Marco Renna, Kath Lobo, and Anna Kekovsky Chandra
Cover Artist: InHyuk Lee

  • Driven by the grief of losing everything dear to him, Andros sought out a priceless artifact: the Gold
    Omega Morpher. Believing this morpher can revive his closest friend, Zhane, Andros soon discovers that he may have brought back something else along with him. Now the Power Rangers will face their most deadly foe yet: Death.
  • How did the Gold Omega Ranger become the terrifying being known as The Death Ranger? What does Dark Specter intend to do with his very own Ranger, and does the past hold the key that will save the Power Rangers in the present? In the distant past, The Legendary Omega Rangers defended the universe from evil, using their elemental powers against sinister forces. But that all changed when one key member turned on the others, seduced by the death-defying powers of the Rangers’ greatest foe.
  • Power Rangers veteran writer Ryan Parrott (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) joins writer Paul Allor (Past the Last Mountain) and artists Marco Renna (Rogue Sun) and Kath Lobo (Good Game, Well Played) as everything comes together in the highly-anticipated CHARGE TO 100!

Collects Power Rangers #21-22 and Power Rangers Unlimited: The Death Ranger #1

Single Issues

Mosely #1

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Rob Guillory
Artist: Sam Lotfi
Main Cover: Sam Lotfi
Variant Cover: Rob Guillory
Foil Cover: Rob Guillory
Incentive Cover (1:10): Joe Palmer
Incentive Cover (1:25): Mike Huddletson
Incentive Foil Cover (1:50): Mike Huddletson
FOC Reveal Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Sam Lotfi
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Rob Guillory

From Farmhand creator Rob Guillory and Sam Lotfi (Harley Quinn), Mosely is a satirical sci-fi blockbuster perfect for fans of God Country and Ghost Cage! In the hyper-technological world of the later 21st century, Mosely is a bitter old janitor on a mission from a higher power-to unleash holy Hell upon the “too big to fail” Tech Gods. Can one man bring down the corporate powers who’ve used their vast influence to oppress an all too complacent human race (and hopefully win back the favor of his estranged family while he’s at it)? Mosely’s taking up the Holy Hammer and you better believe he’s gonna smash some $h!t until he sets mankind free!

Each issue has wall to wall content, and will feature a bonus story by series writer Rob Guillory starting with issue #2!

Dune: House Harkonnen #1

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
Artist: Michael Shelfer
Main Cover: Raymond Swanland
Variant Cover: Reiko Murakami
Blank Sketch Cover: N/A
Incentive Cover (1:10): Raymond Swanland
Incentive Cover (1:25): Stephanie Hans
Incentive Cover (1:50): Jeremy Bastian
FOC Reveal Cover: TBA
FOC Reveal Foil Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Reiko Murakami
B!G Variant Cover: Audrey Mok

The second official, NYT Bestselling prequel to Dune is adapted for the first time by award-winning novelists Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson and artist Michael Shelfer (Domino), unveiling a closer look at the rising conflict between beloved characters and bitter villains.

Fans will gain insight into how the early years of iconic figures Gurney Halleck, Lady Jessica, and Liet Kynes had their future shaped by the complex and brutal machinations of House Harkonnen!

What difficult choices will tear Leto Atreides apart as Baron Harkonnen plots against not just House Atreides, but the Bene Gesserit and the Emperor himself?

House of Slaughter #11

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: James Tynion IV & Tate Brombal
Artist: Werther Dell’Edera & Antonio Fuso
Main Cover: Mateus Manhanini
Main Cover: Werther Dell’Edera
Connecting Cardstock Cover: Danny Luckert
Incentive Cover (1:25): Mateus Manhanini
Incentive Cover (1:50): Danny Luckert
Incentive Cover (1:100): TBA
FOC Reveal Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Werther Dell’Edera

New series artist Antonio Fuso (Lost Falls, GI Joe: Cobra) joins returning writer Tate Brombal (Behold, Behemoth) to reveal the next chapter of Jace Boucher’s story!

No longer the monster hunter he once was and unaware of Aaron’s fate, Jace’s new mission is to protect the orphans under his care.

Can he save them from not just the monsters, but his own rage and guilt?

One of these children may be in even worse danger than Jace knows, as a strange pair of eyes watches him from the woodland shadows…

Something is Killing the Children #28

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Werther Dell’Edera
Main Cover: Werther Dell’Edera
Variant Cover: E.M. Gist
Incentive Cover (1:25): E.M. Gist
Incentive Cover (1:50): Christian Ward
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Werther Dell’Edera

As Erica closes in on the Duplicitype, another hunter closes in on her! Time is running out for Erica as the ruthless Cutter leaves her with nowhere left to turn. Weakened and unable to flee from a town that’s too full of suspicion to trust her, can Erica find a way to save the people of Tribulation before Cutter arrives? Can she even save herself?

Know Your Station #2

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Sarah Gailey
Artist: Liana Kangas
Main Cover: Liana Kangas
Variant Cover: Becca CareyIncentive Cover (1:10): Liana Kangas
Incentive Cover (1:25): Paulina Ganucheau

The horror heats up for the ultra wealthy in their supposed sanctuary! Elise finds herself dragged deeper into the conspiracy as the last body she wants to go missing–does. Even worse, her addiction withdrawals are getting worse and causing terrible hallucinations. But those drug-induced delusions are nothing compared to the gut-wrenchingly grisly discovery that she’s about to make.

Behold, Behemoth #3

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Tate Brombal
Artist: Nick Robles
Main Cover: Nick Robles
Variant Cover: Werther Dell’Edera
Incentive Cover (1:25): Raul Allen
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Nick Robles

What unspeakable events brought Grey and Wren together in the past? And what does it mean for the pair’s treacherous journey north? As the two continue on, revelations about the Behemoth will reveal a hidden truth about their shared story, and the nature of the mysterious pursuer on their tail…

Once Upon a Time at the End of the World #3

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Alexandre Tefenkgi, Nick Dragotta
Main Cover: Mike del Mundo
Variant Cover: Frany
Incentive Cover (1:25): Mike del Mundo
Incentive Cover (1:50): Frany
Incentive Cover (1:75): Miguel Mercado

Just as Maceo and Mezzy manage to find a touch of laughter and whimsy in the toxic hellscape they are
traveling through, a gruesome encounter changes both of them forever. Even though Mezzy has been able to protect her naive companion so far, there is no shielding him from what comes next… an encounter with the nightmarish WASTELAND RANGERS!

Specs #3

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: David M. Booher
Artist: Chris Shehan
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Skylar PatridgeIncentive Cover (1:10): David Talaski
Synopsis:
● Ted is behind bars at the police station after his wrongful arrest, but he’s unfortunately far from alone, as an
angry mob blames him for Skunk’s “murder.”
● Kenny is desperate to help, relentlessly searching for the company that created the Magic Specs.
● Will a Hail Mary wish be enough to get Ted off the hook and set things right, or will it just drag them
deeper into trouble?

Approach, The #4

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

To Mac and Abi’s horror, the monster grows in size with each victim it consumes! Amongst the carnage, one terrifying question remains… who or what brought this creature to their doorstep? Can they discover the secrets of its origins? And do they hold the key to stopping its hellish rampage?

Damn Them All #4

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Simon Spurrier
Artist: Charlie Adlard
Main Cover: Charlie Adlard
Variant Cover: Dan Mora
Incentive Cover (1:25): Charlie Adlard
Incentive Cover (1:50): TBA
FOC Reveal Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover: Dan Mora

In this spotlight on Abshir, Ellie and Dora do everything in their power to help him. Because this unhoused person, desperate to find asylum and a place in the world, has stumbled across not only a dead body, but the demonic glint of a strange coin…

Product Title: Briar #4
Retail Price:$3.99
Writer: Christopher Cantwell
Artist: Germán García
Main Cover: Germán García
Variant Cover: Yanick PaquetteIncentive Cover (1:10): Yanick Paquette
Incentive Cover (1:25): TBA
FOC Reveal Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Germán García

Grendrid, the only surviving remnant of the sleeping beauty’s past, seeks Briar’s blood! Even the seemingly impenetrable city of Windcross and its king Rodion can’t protect our hero and her companions Spider and Roop. The relentless Deadcrawl and his nine assassins hunt at Grendrid’s behest, and it will take everything Briar and her allies have to survive. Will they all make it out alive, perhaps with even a scrap of happy ending? And will Spider finally reveal her connection to Briar’s past?

Eve: Children of the Moon #4

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

While a mysterious newcomer provides new revelations about his work to Eve’s sister, it seems that the
threats to humanity could also be from an unexpected source. Meanwhile Eve, Wexler, and Selene form a fellowship to rescue Eve’s sister–one that threatens to provoke civil war!

Grim #7

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Stephanie Phillips
Artist: Flaviano
Main Cover: Flaviano
Reaper Cover: Justine Florentino
Incentive Cover (1:10): Justine Florentino
Incentive Cover (1:25): Dan Panosian

As the highly anticipated second arc continues, Jess’s means of moving between the world of the living and the realm of the dead has gone awry. When everyone becomes marked for death but no one is dying, the consequences could be catastrophic!

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #2

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Dan Mora
Main Cover: Dan Mora
Variant Cover: Kevin Eastman & Freddie E. Williams II
MMPR Variant Cover: Tim Lattie
TMNT Variant Cover: Bon Bernardo
Cardstock Cover: Taurin Clarke
Incentive Cover (1:25): Kevin Eastman & Freddie E. Williams II
Incentive Cover (1:50): Simone Di Meo
Cardstock Cardstock Cover (1:100): Junggeun Yoon
Incentive Cover (1:150): Simone Ragazzoni
Cardstock Incentive Cover (1:200): Simone Ragazzoni
Incentive Cover (1:250): Ariel Olivetti
FOC Reveal Cover: TBA

Casey Jones finds himself at odds with his former friends… and allied with Rita Repusla and General
Krang! But has his allegiance truly shifted, or is he under some kind of spell–one that the Turtles and the Rangers can break? But our heroes have a lot on their plate: not only do Zordon and Alpha face certain doom, but an invasion threatens all of New York!

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #104

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Melissa Flores
Artist: Simona Di Gianfelice
Main Cover: Taurin Clarke
Variant Cover: A.L. Kaplan
Incentive Cover (1:10): Bon Bernardo
Incentive Cover (1:25): A.L. Kaplan
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Taurin Clarke

Readers and longtime fans know Rita Repulsa as the Rangers’ first and most infamous adversary, but
there’s more to her mysterious past! Rita — now known as Mistress Vile — maintains Matt’s imprisonment and reveals new revelations about her history. She now seeks a prize for Dark Specter–one that he won’t be able to resist. With new allies and an all-too-familiar minion, will the Morphin Grid be able to withstand Mistress Vile’s onslaught?

Magic #22

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Jed MacKay & Rich Douek
Artist: Ig Guara
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Miguel Mercado
Secret Planeswalker Cover: WOLFSKULLJACK
Incentive Cover (1:10): Rian Gonzales

Desperate questions make reluctant alliances! Garruk the Wildspeaker agrees to work with the woman who once cursed him–Liliana Vess! Together, they must find Isona Maive before she finds an even more dangerous ally than Marit Lage or Tezzeret! With the man she loves, Jace Beleren, unsure if he’s hearing a voice from beyond the grave, Vraska calls on Kaya. Kaya may be the only Planeswalker who can slay a ghost, but she also pulled Vraska out of Jace’s arms in what might have been their final moments together. And Kaya’s not any happier to see Vraska, who foreswore their friendship as thanks for Kaya saving herlife. But if Niko’s right, someone is manipulating all their fates, there’s no time left for grudges.

Vampire Slayer, The #10

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

Willow is past the point of no return, and despite Giles’ efforts, they may have to live with an irreversible
spell. And as Buffy recuperates from the previous battle that’s left her worse for wear, she may have to team up with someone just as reluctant to do so.