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Boom! Studios May 2011 Solicitations

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28 DAYS LATER #1 $1 BOOM! BLAST
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Declan Shalvey
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $1.00
Diamond Code: MAR110950


Just in time for Free Comic Book Day 2011 it’s the BOOM! Blast $1 edition of 28 DAYS LATER #1, the first issue in the epic horror series that lays out the story connecting the film 28 DAYS LATER to its sequel 28 WEEKS LATER! Focusing on Selena, one of the three survivors of the first film, as she embarks on an epic journey back to Great Britain! Written by HAWKS OF OUTREMER and DINGO’s Michael Alan Nelson and drawn by Marvel’s THUNDERBOLTS artist Declan Shalvey.




DRACULA: THE COMPANY OF MONSTERS #1 $1 BOOM! BLAST
Written by Kurt Busiek, Daryl Gregory
Drawn by Scott Godlewski
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $1.00
Diamond Code: MAR110951

 

This Free Comic Book Day 2011 don’t miss your chance to check out Kurt Busiek’s critically acclaimed horror series in a special BOOM! Blast edition for only one buck! A powerful, predatory corporation acquires a valuable asset…Dracula! They think they own him, but no one can own the Son of the Dragon. There's a monster in their midst that puts Hannibal Lecter to shame--and he plans to gain his freedom in blood. It's bloodsuckers vs. bloodsucker, as Busiek brings an incredibly modern spin to the Dracula mythos. Joining Busiek is award-winning author Daryl Gregory (PANDEMONIUM) and rising star artist Scott Godlewski (CODEBREAKERS).

 




FARSCAPE #1 $1 BOOM! BLAST

Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith R.A. DeCandido
Drawn by Tommy Patterson
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $1.00
Diamond Code: MAR110952

You’ve heard the buzz, but now there is no excuse not to check out the hit FARSCAPE comic series in a special $1 BOOM! Blast edition hitting store shelves for Free Comic Book Day 2011! It’s TV’s sci-fi masterpiece as Farscape creator Rockne S. O’Bannon continues his creation in comic book form right where the Peacekeeper Wars left off! Find out what’s in store for John Crichton, Aeryn Sun, Rygel, Chiana, and the rest of the Moya crew! Don’t frelling miss this!



IRREDEEMABLE #1/INCORRUPTIBLE #1 $1 BOOM! BLAST
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Peter Krause, Jean Diaz
SC, 48 pgs, FC, SRP: $1.00
Diamond Code: MAR110953


Special for Free Comic Book Day, May 7th, 2011, and only at your local comic shop comes a $1 comic book of epic proportions…the IRREDEEMABLE / INCORRUPTIBLE 48-page flip book! Now’s your chance to start Mark Waid’s Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated series IRREDEEMABLE as well as the smash hit companion series INCORRUPTIBLE, all for the low price of $1. Stop by your local comic shop May 7th, 2010 and demand a blast of BOOM! for only a buck and find out why IRREDEEMABLE & INCORRUPTIBLE is what everyone is talking about!

 




LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE MCDCUK $1 BOOM! BLAST
Written by Don Rosa
Drawn by Don Rosa
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $1.00
Diamond Code: MAR110954

 

Greed is good! And this Free Comic Book Day 2011 is your chance to check out a great sample of the Eisner-Award Winning THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE MCDUCK in a special $1 BOOM! Blast edition. These stories, written and drawn by legendary cartoonist Don Rosa, chronicle Scrooge McDuck's fascinating life. See how Scrooge earned his “Number One Dime” and began to build his fortune!

 




28 DAYS LATER #23
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Alejandro Aragon
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110955

 

Finally in London, Clint and Selena find themselves driven apart by a secret from Selena’s past. And as the so-called “peace” created by the military slips away, one question will rise from the ashes: are Clint and Selena more powerful together…or apart? If you loved the 28 DAYS LATER movies, this is the comic book you should be reading!

 




THE AMORY WARS: IN KEEPING SECRETS OF SILENT EARTH: 3 #11

Written by Claudio Sanchez, Peter David
Drawn by Aaron Kuder
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110959

Claudio must battle betrayal from within his own ranks as his crew careens headlong into the final showdown with House Atlantic. But Claudio, Ambellina, and Inferno could never have imagined the surprise Wilhelm Ryan has in store for them… Coheed & Cambria’s Claudio Sanchez and Peter David bring you Part 1 of the exciting conclusion to this sci-fi epic!

 





DRACULA: THE COMPANY OF MONSTERS #10
Written by Kurt Busiek, Daryl Gregory
Drawn by Scott Godlewski
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110962

 

As Evan and Marta race to find a way to bring down the corporate army of monstrous vampires, Dracula's own bloody past comes back to haunt him in a very real, very deadly way… Sink your teeth into this can’t-miss issue of the critically acclaimed horror series as Kurt Busiek continues to bring an incredibly modern spin to the Dracula mythos!

 




DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? #24
Written by Philip K. Dick
Drawn by Tony Parker
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110961

 

This is it…the grand finale of the Eisner Award-nominated sci-fi epic that brought Philip K. Dick to comics! Don’t miss the final chapter of the legendary novel that inspired Blade Runner as Rick Deckard comes to terms with his decisions and searches for the difference between man and machine. LAST ISSUE FINALE!

 




FARSCAPE #19
Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith R.A. DeCandido
Drawn by Will Sliney
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110963

 

The War for the Uncharted Territories continues! Scorpius has seen the Kkore’s evil in full and though he may be a villain, he is not one without honor! And while Crichton and Aeryn use what is left of the Peacekeepers to fend off this all-consuming enemy, the PK’s prodigal son will make his masterstroke! From FARSCAPE creator Rockne S. O’Bannon and fan-favorite writer Keith R.A. DeCandido!

 




HELLRAISER #3 (A)
HELLRAISER #3 (B)
Written by Clive Barker, Christopher Monfette
Drawn by Leonardo Manco
SC, 40 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110968


One of the greatest horror franchises of all time returns, now under the control of its original creator! Clive Barker has touched HELLRAISER only twice: once to write THE HELLBOUND HEART, and once more to write and direct the original HELLRAISER film. Now witness Barker's long-awaited return to tell a new chapter in the series' official continuity—a trajectory that will forever change the Cenobites…and Pinhead! In this issue, the machinations of Pinhead’s plans become more intense, and the horror they will unleash is getting closer to Kirsty! She thought she had a new life with friends and a fiancé but…the past is never buried for long!

 




INCORRUPTIBLE #18 (A)
INCORRUPTIBLE #18 (B)
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Marcio Takara
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110971

 

A figure from Max Damage's past resurfaces — with a dark secret and a vendetta. Too bad Headcase is still going through a downward spiral and doesn't realize that a team-up is very, very bad idea. With a deranged sidekick to deal with, Plutonian's ex-girlfriend by his side, a new menace on the loose, and the world to clean up...Max Damage feels the burn of heroism! Mark Waid's hit companion series to the Eisner-nominated IRREDEEMABLE continues.

 




INSURRECTION v3.6 #3
Written by Blake Masters, Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Michael Penick
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110970

 

The unforgettable new sci-fi epic that asks the question: what makes us human? There's no escaping the rebellion! With the full might of the Glomrat Empire bearing down, the clone rebel leader is forced to turn to an unlikely ally. The rebellion can't be stopped, but can it be destroyed from within? Discover a future where life is nearly perfect, but war continues to rage on, setting up the ultimate INSURRECTION!

 




IRREDEEMABLE #25 (A)
IRREDEEMABLE #25 (B)
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Peter Krause
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110973

 

It's a super-powered prison fight the likes of which you've never seen! There's strength in numbers on the prison planet where a collection of the universe's worst super-criminals have been gathered. And the Plutonian is a loner. It's a recipe for disaster and destruction! The Plutonian has a plan for freedom — just as soon as he deals with a group of psychotic killers that make him look like the picture of sanity. Mark Waid's Eisner and Harvey-nominated series continues!

 




MALIGNANT MAN #2
Written by James Wan, Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Piotr Kowalski
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110981


What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger! The hospital sent cancer patient Alan Gates home to die. Instead, his tumor transformed him into something more than human...When Alan discovers that his tumor is actually a mysterious parasite — he’s granted a second lease on life...and incredible, otherworldly powers! In this issue, learn what is the secret truth behind the parasitic alien living beneath Alan’s skin! It’s dark. It’s twisted. And MALIGNANT MAN is unlike anything else on the stands. This is a sci-fi thriller that can't be missed!

 




PLANET OF THE APES #2 (A)
PLANET OF THE APES #2 (B)
Written by Daryl Gregory
Drawn by Carlos Magno
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110982


Get your hands on these damn dirty Apes! The not-to-be-missed pulse-pounding second issue of the all new series that takes place before the original 1968 Planet of the Apes movie and in the continuity of the first five films! An assassination tears through the fabric of both Ape and Human societies. In the chaotic aftermath, Ape forces begin arming themselves. Prepare yourself for the explosive results as Ape and Human forces clash!

 





STAN LEE’S SOLDIER ZERO #8 (A)
STAN LEE’S SOLDIER ZERO #8 (B)
Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning
Drawn by Javier Pina
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110984

 

Stan Lee’s superhero juggernaut soldiers on with Dan Abnett, and Andy Lanning on the front lines! Find out if Stewart will continue saving the streets as Soldier Zero or if someone close to him will take up the mantle. The second arc of the bestselling series comes to a close and will have you yelling “Excelsior!”



STAN LEE’S STARBORN #6 (A)
STAN LEE’S STARBORN #6 (B)
Written by Chris Roberson
Drawn by Khary Randolph
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110988

 

Stan Lee’s sensational sci-fi superhero series with New York Times bestselling author & current SUPERMAN scribe Chris Roberson spins into high gear! Benjamin battles through space to return to his homeworld… but will he reach it in time? The critically acclaimed fan-favorite series reaches new heights and provides high-octane entertainment that is truly NOT OF THIS WORLD!

 




STAN LEE’S THE TRAVELER #7 (A)
STAN LEE’S THE TRAVELER #7 (B)
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Chad Hardin
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110990

 

The triumphant time-traveling series from the legendary Stan Lee and Mark Waid continues! One simple change in the history of the world will free The Traveler from his eternal imprisonment in the other worldly city of Anachronopolis — but this could very well mean the unraveling of the space-time continuum! The triumphant time-traveling series from the legendary Stan Lee and Mark Waid continues!

 



 

  28 DAYS LATER VOL. 4: GANGWAR TPB
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Ale Aragon
SC, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $12.99
ISBN13: 9781608866502
Diamond Code: MAR110956


The film that changed horror forever continues here! Volume 4 of the series that connects the movie 28 DAYS LATER to its sequel 28 WEEKS LATER and focuses on fan-favorite character Selena! With the Infected still on the loose, just getting back into Great Britain was horrific. But to survive, Clint, Selena and Derrick must make sacrifices they never thought possible. And those sacrifices cannot be ignored!

 



 

  FARSCAPE VOL. 4: TANGLED ROOTS TPB
Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith R.A. DeCandido
Drawn by Will Sliney
SC, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $12.99
ISBN13: 9781608866373
Diamond Code: MAR110964


Crichton is ready to do all he can to protect his son, but his actions may have severe consequences for…Chiana! Meanwhile, Aeryn Sun discovers an origin for herself that will change both her and the Uncharted Territories forever! From FARSCAPE creator Rockne S. O’Bannon and fan-favorite writer Keith R.A. DeCandido!
 



 

  IRREDEEMABLE VOL. 6 TPB
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Peter Krause, Diego Barreto
SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $16.99
ISBN13: 9781608860548
Diamond Code: MAR110975


The Plutonian, once Earth's most powerful hero, now Earth's most feared villain, has finally been captured. A ruthless alien race now holds Plutonian as their captive in a distant galaxy. But are they prepared to hold one of the universe's most dangerous men? And now that Plutonian is off-world, how will his former teammates, the Paradigm, deal with the worldwide clean-up? Don't miss the next chapter in Mark Waid's Eisner and Harvey-nominated superhero series!
 



 

  STAN LEE'S SOLDIER ZERO VOL. 1 TPB
Written by Stan Lee, Paul Cornell
Drawn by Javier Pina, Sergio Ariño
SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99
ISBN13: 9781608860470
Diamond Code: MAR110986


Specially priced at $9.99 First time in trade paperback! STAN’S BACK! Stan Lee, the most colossal force in the history of comics, teams up critically acclaimed writer Paul Cornell (ACTION COMICS, DOCTOR WHO) and artist Javier Pina (SUPERMAN, BATMAN) for the dramatic, action-packed superhero scorched, SOLDIER ZERO! Half-Human. Half-Alien. All Weapon…and all in this brand new collection! Compiling the highly celebrated first arc “One Small Step for Man,” find out Soldier Zero’s origin and how wheelchair-bound college lecturer Stewart Trautmann becomes an intergalactic weapon of war. This can’t-miss edition features a cover by fan-favorite X-MEN artist, Trevor Hairsine!


 





DuckTales #1 (A)
DuckTales #1 (B)
Written by Warren Spector
Drawn by Leonel Castellani
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110998

DUCKTALES is back! The hit Disney Afternoon TV show makes a splash this month as an all new, original ongoing comic book series! Written by the creator of the EPIC MICKEY video game and illustrated by MARVEL SUPER HERO SQUAD’s Leonel Castellani, this is the latest and greatest revival of the Disney Afternoon Revolution that “might solve a mystery,” but will definitely “rewrite history!” Existing within the same continuity as kaboom!’s hit series DARKWING DUCK, find out why “life is like a hurricane!”



CHIP 'N' DALE RESCUE RANGERS #6 (A)
CHIP 'N' DALE RESCUE RANGERS #6 (B)
Written by Ian Brill
Drawn by Leonel Castellani, Ricardo Garcia
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110993

 

No crimes go slipping through the cracks in this issue of RESCUE RANGERS! A rich businessmouse begs for help tracking down his kidnapped daughter, but Chip ‘n’ Dale smell a rat. Actually, they smell a bunch of rats! And when NINJA PORCUPINES join the mix, things can’t get any worse for everybody’s favorite furry flatfoots! Another not-to-be-missed issue written by DARKWING DUCK’s Ian Brill and MARVEL SUPER HERO SQUAD’s Leonel Castellani!
 




DARKWING DUCK #12 (A)
DARKWING DUCK #12 (B)
Written by Ian Brill
Drawn by James Silvani
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110994

 

The epic can’t-miss conclusion of “F.O.W.L. Disposition!” Will the diabolical Duckthulu rise from the depths or will Darkwing Duck devise a way to detour the dreadful destruction? All this and more alliteration as the celebrated team Ian Brill and James Silvani hilariously put the “dark” in Darkwing Duck!

 



DONALD DUCK #366
Written by Abramo & Giampaolo Barosso
Drawn by Giovan Carpi
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR110995

 

The celebration of 70 years of Walt Disney’s Comics continues as the Donald Duck "Pirate Gold" trilogy reaches its exciting conclusion! Enjoy plenty of pitfalls and paydays as Donald and his nephews star in an adventure that Scrooge McDuck himself would be proud of in this 1962 classic from Abramo and Giampaolo Barosso, “South Sea Shenanigans.” Never-before-printed in the US! Featuring an eye-popping cover by Ducks master Daan Jippes!
 

 



MICKEY MOUSE #308
Written by Noel Van Horn, Don Markstein, Ted Osborne
Drawn by Noel Van Horn, Floyd Gottfredson, Al Taliaferro
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code:MAR111000

 

The celebration of 70 years of Walt Disney’s Comics continues here with a salute to modern Mickey master Noel Van Horn, featuring two stories never-before-seen in the United States! “Metamorphosis” finds Mickey confronting an out-of-control mechanical monster unlike anything you’ve ever seen, while “Rocky Road to Ruin” chronicles Mickey and Horace’s struggle to succeed in the cutthroat world of…ice cream sales? Also features the classic Floyd Gottfredson story “Mess Production,” not seen in the United States since 1934!




UNCLE SCROOGE #403
Written by Romana Scarpa, Daan Jippes
Drawn by Romana Scarpa, Daan Jippes
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR111001

 

Scrooge McDuck is in for two times the trouble in a double-feature of classic stories! Witness dumb animal tricks gone wrong when Scrooge's money bin is plundered in the 1968 Romano Scarpa classic “The Pilfering Pelicans!” Then, the feathers really fly when Scrooge sets out to trap a bear in order to impress old friends from the Klondike…but the bear has other ideas. See this all unfold in the never-before-seen in the US tale “Scrappy Mettle” by Daan Jippes.
 




  UNCLE SCROOGE: THE MYSTERIOUS STONE RAY & CASH FLOW
Written by Carl Barks, Don Rosa
Drawn by Carl Barks, Don Rosa
SC, 56 pgs, FC, SRP: $6.99
Diamond Code: MAR110996

It's a Carl Barks/Don Rosa Donald Duck double feature! First up is Barks’ "The Mysterious Stone Ray” followed by Rosa’s "Cash Flow!" Carl Barks’ "The Mysterious Stone Ray” takes Scrooge on an ocean voyage for his health, where he ends up discovering an island full of petrified Beagle Boys...and the spindly scientist who made them that way! Then, back in Duckburg, Rosa’s "Cash Flow!" details another Beagle plot as they plan to literally liquidate all of Scrooge's assets. Two classic Duck artists and two classic Duck stories that are not-to-be-missed.



WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND STORIES # 719
Written by William Van Horn, Dick Kinney, Peter Weijenberg, Bob Karp
Drawn by William Van Horn, Al Hubbard, Dick Matena, Al Taliaferro, Bob Waiss
SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: MAR111003

 

The celebration of 70 years of Walt Disney’s Comics continues with a slew of classic stories perfect for the beginning of summer! Donald Duck tries to keep Duckburg cool – from global warming, that is – in William Van Horn’s “The Heat of the Moment,” and then Donald takes to the beach with his cousin Fethry in the 1965 Dick Kinney and Al Hubbard “Water Sports” — which has never been printed in the U.S. This issue also includes the Dick Matena-drawn “Pop’s Army” and a classic Al Taliaferro Donald story not seen in the U.S. in over 60 years!

 

 



 

  UNCLE SCROOGE: MESSES BECOME SUCCESSES TPB
Written by Bob Langhans, Paul Halas & Tom Anderson
Drawn by José Maria Millet Lopez
SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99
ISBN13: 9781608866267
Diamond Code: MAR111002


Not enough DuckTales? Well get ready to reload as Scrooge, Launchpad and the rest of the Duckburg mallards are back for this second volume of classic Duck Tales ripped from the pages of Uncle Scrooge! Our heroes have bested the blundering Beagle Boys and outfoxed the fearsome Flintheart, but who will triumph when they meet the menace of Magica de Spell? Only one place has the answer as kaboom! invites you along for “Messes Become Successes!”

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