Boom April 2023 Solicitations

Boom April 2023 Solicitations

The Boom April 2023 solicitations are here! Enjoy some more Power Rangers, Buffy, and friends as well as another Go Go Power Rangers hardcover….and 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 again.

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

Hardcovers

CODA Deluxe Edition HC

Retail Price: $49.99
Writer: Simon Spurrier
Artist: Matías Bergara
Cover Artist: Matías Bergara

  • After an apocalypse which wiped out nearly all magic from a once-wondrous fantasy world, an antisocial former bard named Hum seeks a way to save the soul of his wife with nothing but a foul-tempered mutant pentacorn and his wits to protect him. But in the process, he is unwillingly drawn into a brutal power struggle which will decide forever who rules the weird wasteland…
  • Written by GLAAD Media Award-winning author Simon Spurrier (The Dreaming, Damn Them All) and lavishly illustrated by Eisner Award-nominated artist Matías Bergara (Step By Bloody Step, John Constantine: Hellblazer), Coda is the Eisner Award-nominated, relentless kaleidoscope of visual wonders, exploring high fantasy and the post-apocalypse through the lens of a curmudgeonly loner in search of his lost love.
  • For the first time ever, fans are treated to the entire series collected in a single over-sized, deluxe edition hardcover, featuring never-before-seen artwork from Matías Bergara, and a brand new comic epilogue!

Collects Coda #1-12.

Sons of El Topo, The Vol. 3: Cain & Abel HC

Retail Price: $19.99
Writer: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Artist: Ladrönn
Colorist: Ladrönn
Cover Artist: Ladrönn

  • While Abel travels the arid West in the company of Lilith and bows to her desires, the men of the terrible Colonel capture them, because the Colonel demands punishment before returning to the Holy Island…
  • Meanwhile, Cain, on a desperate quest to heal a young girl from a strange evil, realizes that the only hope to save her is also back on the island where the two brothers are reunited and forced to confront the darkest parts of themselves.
  • Filmmaker and writer Alejandro Jodorowsky concludes his mystical saga, inspired by his beloved cult film El Topo (1970), with illustrator José Ladrönn (Future State: The Next Batman), immersing us in a surreal and spiritual western, where fate will bring the two sons of El Topo together for a final journey, one driven by hate, the other by love…

Go Go Power Rangers Book Two Deluxe Edition HC

Retail Price: $75.00
Writer: Ryan Parrott, Sina Grace, Shawn Pryor
Artist: Eleonora Carlini, Francesco Mortarino, Daniel Bayliss, Eduardo Francisco, George Kambadais
Cover Artist: Miguel Mercado
Colorist: Raúl Angulo, Eleonora Bruni

  • With the Green Power Coin finally in her possession, Rita Repulsa must go into the darkest corners of her past to unlock its power. Meanwhile, the Power Rangers work to discover what exactly Rita will do next, but face an unlikely foe who has his origins in Zordon’s past, and a fan favorite minion-turned-hero whose unforgettable redemption arc shaped a generation!
  • After a reality-bending sequence of events, The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers have survived their war with Lord Drakkon—and reality has reset…but has the danger passed? Why don’t the Rangers recall the incredible events of the landmark Shattered Grid? The answer sets Jason on a path that will lead to the formation of the mysterious Omega Rangers… and change everything!
  • From writers Ryan Parrott (Power Rangers) and Sina Grace (Iceman), and illustrators Eleonora Carlini (The Dead Lucky), Francesco Mortarino (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Daniel Bayliss, and Eduardo Francisco with colorists Raúl Angulo and Eleonora Bruni, discover the secret history of the Power Rangers in a brand new deluxe hardcover collection, also featuring a brand new short story by Shawn Pryor (Lifted: Of Gods and Thieves) and George Kambadais!

Collects Go Go Power Rangers #17-32 and Go Go Power Rangers: Forever Rangers

Trade Paperbacks

Something is Killing the Children Vol. 6 SC

Retail Price: $14.99
Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Werther Dell’Edera
Colorist: Miquel Muerto
Cover Artist: Werther Dell’Edera

  • With the last person in her corner gone and a ruthless Order of St. George agent closing in, Erica Slaughter finds herself alone and without a prayer.
  • Can she take on this horrific new monster plaguing the small town of Tribulation, New Mexico by herself, or is this the end of her story?
  • Erica is also faced with a choice to reach out to an unexpected source for help, or find herself dealing with both a monster and her human enemies alone…
  • Erica Slaughter faces her deadliest challenge yet in the next volume of the Eisner & Ringo Award-winning and Harvey Award-nominated series from GLAAD Award-winning author James Tynion IV ( Department of Truth, The Nice House on the Lake), artist Werther Dell’Edera (Razorblades), colorist Miquel Muerto (Radiant Red), and letterer AndWorld Design (Nightwing, The Many Deaths of Laila Starr).

Collects Something is Killing the Children #26-30.

Single Issues

Expanse, The: Dragon Tooth #1

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Andy Diggle
Artist: Rubine
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Christian Ward
Variant Cover: Junggeun Yoon
Incentive Cover (1:10): E.M. Gist
Incentive Cover (1:25): Salvador Larroca
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Christian Ward

Picking up after the final season of the acclaimed and beloved sci-fi series and filling in the missing years
between The Expanse: Babylon’s Ashes and The Expanse: Persepolis Rising, the secret history of your
favorite characters are revealed for the first time!

Everything comes together in this epic 12-issue story, tying together the threads of the show and answering lingering questions that will bring readers and viewers alike far beyond the stellar horizon.
Across this monumental maxi-series, superstar comics writer Andy Diggle (Green Lanterns, James Bond)
and artist Rubine (Voltron: Legendary Defender) broadens The Expanse universe in ways that will change
how fans view the entire series forever!

Seasons Have Teeth, The #1

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Dan Watters
Artist: Sebastian Cabrol
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Qistina Khalidah
Variant Cover: Duncan Fegredo
Incentive Cover (1:10): TBA
Incentive Cover (1:25): Sebastian Fiumara
FOC Reveal Foil Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Duncan Fegredo

In a drab, colorless world, the seasons bring change… and also destruction.

Andrew, a retired conflict photographer, lives a life steeped in regret after an unthinkable tragedy, but
everything shifts when the seasons arrive–each one a personified, god-like creature.

As he risks everything to track down Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter, will capturing the perfect
picture of each be enough to find redemption… and ultimately bring color back to his world?

Dan Watters of Sword of Azrael and Home Sick Pilots writing acclaim is joined by artist Sebastian Cabrol
(Anthony Bourdain’s Hungry Ghosts, Maestro: World War M) for a tale that is both down to earth and
supernaturally apocalyptic in its pertinence.

House of Slaughter #14

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: James Tynion IV & Tate Brombal
Artist: Antonio Fuso & Werther Dell’Edera
Colorist: Miquel Muerto
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Mateus Manhanini
Main Cover: Werther Dell’Edera
Connecting Cardstock Variant: Danny Luckert
Incentive Cover (1:25): Danny Luckert
Incentive Cover (1:50): SKAN
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Werther Dell’Edera

Terrified and without a prayer, Sunny faces a deadly hazing ritual; can he survive on his own, or will the
monster emerging from the dark be his end?

Meanwhile, a long-awaited conversation between Jace and a woman with strange but familiar eyes reveals a past of interwoven fates and new revelations…

Something is Killing the Children Slaughter Pack #5

Retail Price: $39.99
Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Werther Dell’Edera
Cover Artist: David Mack

It’s been a year since the events of Archer’s Peak, but the House of Slaughter is far from done with Erica…
Relive the epic story arc or experience it for the very first time with this highly collectible pack!

Each issue features a brand new, exclusive painted cover by Eisner Award-nominated artist David Mack
(Daredevil, Kabuki) on premium card stock.

Contains Something is Killing the Children #21-25 by Eisner Award-winning writer James Tynion IV (The
Department of Truth, The Nice House On The Lake) and artist Werther Dell’Edera.

Neighbors, The #2

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Jude Ellison S. Doyle
Artist: Letizia Cadonici
Colorist: Alessandro Santoro
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Miguel Mercado
Homage Variant Cover: Stephanie Hans
Incentive Cover (1:15): Zu Orzu

Casey’s uncanny behavior and obsessive interest in her younger sister raises suspicion in Oliver as he
spirals into further paranoia that his step-daughter and their neighbors aren’t who or what they claim to be.

Oliver’s fear becomes so overwhelming, in fact, that Janet’s family must fight to keep themselves sane, as
the outside world becomes increasingly monstrous…

Harrower #3

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Justin Jordan
Artist: Brahm Revel
Colorist: Brahm Revel
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Brahm Revel
Incentive Cover (1:15): Aaron Campbell

The Harrower proves difficult to kill, but killing comes easy for him.
With the group split in two, no cell service, and the police being suspiciously useless–someone won’t make it out alive.

After witnessing a shocking betrayal, Jessa unearths a massive secret, and it turns out the skeletons in the
town’s closet involve the last people she expected…

Mosely #4

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Rob Guillory
Artist: Sam Lotfi
Colorist: Jean-Francois Beaulieu
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Sam Lotfi
Variant Cover: Rob Guillory
Incentive Cover (1:10): Bjorn Berends
Incentive Cover (1:25): Tradd Moore
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Sam Lotfi
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Rob Guillory

Mosely is coming to finish off the Tech Gods once and for all and finally smash them into oblivion!

Mosely and his family realize that the real threat comes from an ancient power source driving these Tech
Gods… and it’s going to take more than a Holy Hammer to shut it down for good.

Know Your Station #5

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Sarah Gailey
Artist: Liana Kangas
Colorist: Rebecca Nalty
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Liana Kangas
Variant Cover: Becca Carey
Incentive Cardstock Cover (1:10): Liana Kangas
Incentive Cover (1:25): Maria Llovet

Elise’s investigations finally reveal who’s at the end of the trail of blood, and the complex motivations
behind the murders.

However, chaos ensues as the true killer shows their face, with bloody results…

Grim #10

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

The gates of Hell wear thin as Eddie, thirsty for revenge, battles a merciless enemy that will push the reaper to his limits with revealing, spiritual wounds.

Meanwhile the last person Jess expected to see, someone Death worked tirelessly to keep hidden, reveals
themself… and Hell itself awaits…

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #107

Retail Price: $3.99
Writer: Melissa Flores
Artist: Simona Di Gianfelice
Colorist: Raúl Angulo
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Taurin Clarke
Variant Cover: Jorge Corona with colors by Sarah Stern
Action Figure Incentive Cover (1:10): Bon Bernardo
Incentive Cover (1:25): Jorge Corona with colors by Sarah Stern
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): Taurin Clarke

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #5

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Dan Mora
Colorist: Raúl Angulo
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Dan Mora
Variant Cover: Kevin Eastman & Freddie Williams II
MMPR Variant Cover: Ivan Tao
TMNT Variant Cover: Ivan Tao
Cardstock Variant Cover: Taurin Clarke
Incentive Cover (1:10): Kevin Eastman & Freddie Williams II
Incentive Cover (1:15): Simone Di Meo
Cardstock Incentive Cover (1:25): Joe Quinones
Incentive Cover (1:50): Belén Ortega
Cardstock Incentive Cover (1:75): Matteo Scalera
Incentive Cover (1:100): Matteo Scalera
FOC Reveal Cover: TBA

Forbidden alliances collide as radically enhanced, mind blowing Zord combinations battle it out!
Reunited friends face Krang as a true force to be reckoned with–but will it be enough to send him back to
Dimension X?

Dune: House Harkonnen #4

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson
Artist: Michael Shelfer
Colorist: Patricio Delpeche
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Raymond Swanland
Variant Cover: Reiko Murakami
Incentive Cover (1:10): Raymond Swanland
Incentive Cover (1:25): Gene Ha
FOC Reveal Cover: TBA
Unlockable Cover (1 copy): TBA

Although Leto and Kailea’s blossoming romance brings about the expectation of their first child, political
complications put a strain on their thoughts, while a traitor looms in their midst.
On Lankiveil, Glossu Rabban turns trophy hunting into what the Harkonnens are known for best–their
brutality.

And as the years pass, a shadow still follows Leto and Kailea, seeding further discontent, even as an exile
from Ix comes seeking help, and maybe even liberation for the planet!

Magic #25

Retail Price: $6.99
Writer: Jed MacKay & Rich Douek
Artist: French Carlomagno
Colorist: Francesco Segala with Gloria Martinelli
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Miguel Mercado
Secret Planeswalker Variant: Breno Tamura
Incentive Cover (1:10): Miguel Mercado
Incentive Cover (1:25): Junggeun Yoon

Nicol Bolas, endowed with godlike powers, is ready to take back the Multiverse.

At the edge of existence, our Planeswalkers are discordant, overpowered, and unprepared.

Their only hope? Outnumbering the dragon… with more Planeswalkers packed onto the page than ever
before!

Simultaneously, the spectral voice haunting Jace is revealed, with a secret weapon that Jace must wield, if
he can…

Vampire Slayer, The #13

Retail Price: $4.99
Writer: Sarah Gailey
Artist: Kath Lobo
Colorist: Valentina Pinto
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Skylar Patridge
Variant Cover: Yoshi Yoshitani
Incentive Cover (1:10): Skylar Patridge

The pain of the past weights on Willow, but she’s determined to use her magic for the good of those she
loves.

But with Giles being occupied with Buffy, Willow will have to turn elsewhere for help.

It will take someone special to cut through the fear and help the volatile witch, and Willow has no idea
what she’s in store for…