BOOM! Studios Announces THE SACRIFICE OF DARKNESS Virtual Book Tour 

  “The glowing hope within this tale will be welcome to readers in dark times.”- Publishers Weekly Starred Review

“Deeply romantic sf/fairy tale hybrid exploring class issues, identity, and survivor’s guilt.” – Library Journal Starred Review

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 14, 2020) – BOOM! Studios today announced THE SACRIFICE OF DARKNESS Virtual Book Tour, in support of the original graphic novel from New York Times bestselling author Roxane Gay, co-writer Tracy Lynne Oliver, artist Rebecca Kirby, and colorist James Fenner, adapting Gay’s New York Times bestselling short story “We Are the Sacrifice of Darkness” into a full-length graphic novel and expanding the short story about a tragic event that forever bathes the world in darkness, available in October 2020.

Follow a couple’s powerful journey through this new landscape as they discover love, family, and the true light in a world seemingly robbed of any. As they challenge the world’s notions of identity, guilt, and survival, they find that no matter the darkness, there remain sources of hope that can pierce the veil.

THE SACRIFICE OF DARKNESS Book Tour includes multiple virtual events from October 27th through December 15th to celebrate the release of the graphic novel with Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 6pm PST: Hosted by Powell’s Books (Portland, OR), with special guests Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby.
Click here for more info: http://bit.ly/SacrificeTour_Powells

Thursday, October 29, 2020, 5:30pm PST: Hosted by Literati Bookstore (Ann Arbor, MI), with special guests Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby.
Click here for more info: http://bit.ly/SacrificeTour_Literati

Monday, November 2, 2020, 5:30pm PST: Hosted by Porter Square Books (Cambridge, MA), with special guests Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby.
Click here for more info: https://www.portersquarebooks.com/

Thursday, November 5, 2020, 5:30pm PST: Hosted by Solid State (Washington, DC), with special guests Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby.
Click here for more info: https://www.solidstatebooksdc.com/

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 6pm PST: Hosted by Bookbar (Denver, CO), with special guests Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby.
Click here for more info: https://www.bookbardenver.com/

Saturday, November 14, 2020, 7pm PST: Hosted by Auntie’s Bookstore (Spokane, WA), with special guests Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby.
Click here for more info: http://bit.ly/SacrificeTour_Aunties

Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 5pm PST: Hosted by Harvard Book Store (Boston, MA), with special guests Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby.
Click here for more info: https://www.harvard.com/

Tuesday, November 24, 2020, 6pm PST: Hosted by Vroman’s Bookstore (Pasadena, CA), with special guests Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby.
Click here for more info: https://www.vromansbookstore.com/

Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 6pm PST: Hosted by Bookworks (Albuquerque, NM), with special guests Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby.
Click here for more info: http://bit.ly/SacrificeTour_Bookworks

Thursday, December 3, 2020, 6pm PST: Hosted by Everett Public Library (Everett, WA), with special guests Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby.
Click here for more info: http://bit.ly/SacrificeTour_Everett

Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 6pm PST: Hosted by Mysterious Galaxy (San Diego, CA), with special guests Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby.
Click here for more info: http://bit.ly/SacrificeTour_MystGalaxy

Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 5pm PST: Hosted by Astoria Bookshop (Astoria, NY), , with special guests Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby.
Click here for more info: https://www.astoriabookshop.com/

THE SACRIFICE OF DARKNESS is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning Archaia imprint, home to inspiring graphic novels such as Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Ryan North, and Albert Monteys; Big Black: Stand at Attica by Frank “Big Black” Smith, Jared Reinmuth, and Ameziane; We Served the People by Emei Burell, The Realist by Asaf Hanuka, Girl on Film by Cecil Castellucci and Vicky Leta, Melissa Duffy, V. Gagnon & Jon Berg; New World by David Jesus Vignolli, About Betty’s Boob by Vero Cazot and Julie Rocheleau, Waves by Ingrid Chabbert and Carole Maurel, and more. 

Print copies of THE SACRIFICE OF DARKNESS will be available for sale on October 21, 2020 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the one nearest you), October 27, 2020 at bookstores, or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire.  

For continuing news on THE SACRIFICE OF DARKNESS and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

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Fan-Favorite Oz Makes His First Appearance in ANGEL & SPIKE #14 from BOOM! Studios

Discover a New Creative Team and

a First Appearance to the Buffyverse in September 2020

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 8, 2020) – BOOM! Studios, in partnership with 20th Century Studios, revealed a first look ANGEL & SPIKE #14, featuring a first appearance of Daniel “Oz” Osbourne and a brand new creative team, from acclaimed writer Zac Thompson (Spider-Geddon: Edge of Spider-Geddon), artist Hayden Sherman (Thumbs, The Few), colorist Roman Titov (Angel), and letterer Ed Dukeshire (Angel) along with visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Marvel’s The Avengers), available in September 2020.

Detective Kate Lockley is getting pulled further into Angel’s supernatural world, but may have a connection to his violent past that neither of them ever expected! Meanwhile, Fred taps into a dangerous new magic…and that may just be part of Wolfram & Hart’s master plan. As the supernatural crime fighting team faces more danger than ever, they encounter a brand new threat and a familiar face in a strange new place . . . the fan favorite werewolf Oz!

ANGEL & SPIKE #14 features a main cover by Christopher J. Mitten (Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.), as well as variant covers by artists Gleb Melnikov (Angel, Seven Secrets), and Ben Templesmith (30 Days of Night).

Created by visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Marvel’s The Avengers film franchise), Angel premiered on the WB Network on October 5th, 1999 and was a spin-off from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The series ran for five seasons from 1999–2004, starring David Boreanaz as Angel, the tortured vampire destined to walk the earth with a soul who moved to LA to set up shop as a supernatural private investigator. Despite Angel’s best efforts to deal with the sins of his past all by himself, Angel Investigations soon became home to other lost souls searching for redemption and willing to fight by his side.

ANGEL & SPIKE is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Abbott by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; Bury The Lede by Gaby Dunn and Claire Roe; Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith; The Red Mother by Jeremy Haun and Danny Luckert; Seven Secrets by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo; and the upcoming We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Joss Whedon’s Firefly from Greg Pak and Dan McDaid; Buffy the Vampire Slayer from Jordie Bellaire and Ramon Bachs; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo.

Print copies of ANGEL & SPIKE #14 will be available for sale on September 23, 2020 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the one nearest you). Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire.

For continuing news on ANGEL & SPIKE comic books, graphic novels and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

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Free demos for Spitlings, Chicken Police, Pile Up!, and Airhead will remain available!

Try it till you buy it

Giebelstadt, Germany, September 8th, 2020: We’ve been absolutely overwhelmed by the positive reactions to the gamescom / Indie Arena Booth demos that we’ve made available for Spitlings, Chicken Police, Pile Up!, and Airhead. It’s been great to see how many people enjoyed the gameplay and the feedback our developer teams received has been invaluable.

To allow those of you who have not had a chance to get their hands on the demos to dive into the slimy highrise of Spitlings, the wild noir city of Clawvile, the cardboard world of Pile Up!, or the gloomy caves of Airhead, we’ll keep them online on Steam for you to download and play to your heart’s content.

About Spitlings:

Spitlings is a chaotic action arcade game for one to four players. It puts you in control of the titular Spitlings: charming rectangular creatures with teeth they can spit at bubbles or use to jump! Your goal is simple, but hard to achieve: Get rid of all the bubbles bouncing around the screen! Prepare for intense moments and a lot of shouting, as you and your friends will beat level after level by the spit, uhm, skin of your teeth.

Trailer: https://youtu.be/ZuU0VrEQVo4

SPITLINGS on Steam

Developed by Massive Miniteam

About Chicken Police:

Chicken Police is a story- and dialogue-heavy game combining elements of the visual novel and classic adventure genres. There will be more than 30 characters to talk to, with some requiring you to apply fierce interrogation tactics. Collect tons of clues, evidence and sensitive personal information from the shady characters of Clawville to be used ruthlessly against them!

Trailer: https://youtu.be/rC1eX_Jfb4o

Chicken Police on Steam

Developed by The Wild Gentlemen

About Airhead:

Dive into deep dark caverns, explore ancient structures and survive an industrial dystopia to solve the mystery of Head’s significance in this world. Experience a beautiful art style while being filled with a sense of responsibility and urgency to help your friend. With a heavy focus on puzzle solving, this unusual challenge will require you to use your Head and Body both separately and together.

Trailer: https://youtu.be/zPjX5ECMLAU

Airhead on Steam

Developed by Octato

About Pile Up!:

Pile up ticks all the right boxes as a family-friendly cooperative 3D platformer for 1 to 4 players! Jump up, slide down, play together and carry the load! Coordinate with your friends or rely on your own creativity to navigate a colorful cardboard world full of uniquely joyful levels, where you encounter the friendliest bosses you have ever seen!!

Trailer: https://youtu.be/cs_TMvJrees

Pile Up! on Steam

Developed by Seed by Seed

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BOOM! Studios Unleashes Keanu Reeves’ New Comic Book Series BRZRKR Through Kickstarter

Hotly-Anticipated New Comic Book Debut From Keanu Reeves Launches New Reader Initiative

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 1, 2020) – As part of a campaign to bring new readers to comics BOOM! Studios today announced that BRZRKR, the blockbuster new series from the iconic Keanu Reeves alongside New York Times bestselling co-writer Matt Kindt (FolklordsBang!), superstar artist Ron Garney (WolverineCaptain America), colorist Bill Crabtree (BPRD), and letterer Clem Robins (Hellboy), will be offered in complete graphic novel sets through Kickstarter. The full campaign can be found here at Kickstarter.

Fans will have an opportunity to pre-order all three graphic novel collections of the new series in regular, limited edition and ultra-rare, premium formats through October 1 at 12:00 pm PDT. BRZRKR graphic novel collections offered through Kickstarter will begin shipping alongside the book market release of BRZRKR Vol.1 in September 2021, with subsequent volumes shipping at the same time as their book market counterparts (unless otherwise noted for later delivery).

“Many companies use Kickstarter to fund their projects. We are not doing this,” said Ross Richie, CEO & Founder, BOOM! Studios. “We are working with Kickstarter as a distribution platform to expand our reach. It’s our dream here at BOOM! Studios to introduce new readers to the medium of comic books and graphic novels. By combining the reach of Kickstarter with the interest in Keanu Reeves and the action-packed epic that is BRZRKR, we’re excited to introduce so many folks to their very first comic book.”

In this brutally violent new series, the man known only as Berzerker is half-mortal and half-God, cursed and compelled to violence…even at the sacrifice of his sanity.  But after wandering the world for centuries, Berzerker may have finally found a refuge – working for the U.S. government to fight the battles too violent and too dangerous for anyone else. In exchange, Berzerker will be granted the one thing he desires – the truth about his endless blood-soaked existence…and how to end it.

“Comics is such a rich, vibrant, versatile medium, and I hope that Keanu Reeves’, Matt Kindt’s, and Ron Garney’s BRZRKR will be the starting point for so many new fans to discover and enjoy them,” said Margot Atwell, Head of Publishing and Comics, Kickstarter. “I’m pleased to work with BOOM! Studios on this exciting project.”

Any comic shop or bookstore retailers interested in carrying the Kickstarter-exclusive BRZRKR graphic novel sets please contact Retail Sales Coordinator, Morgan Perry (mperry@boom-studios.com) for more details.

Print copies of BRZRKR #1, kicking off the single issue series release, will be available exclusively at local comic book shops(use comicshoplocator.com to find the one nearest you) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers like comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire. 

For continuing news on the BRZRKR series and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.


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Merge Games and Still Running Reveal New Retail Versions of Their ‘Horrorpunk’ Action RPG Morbid: The Seven Acolytes

Morbid: The Seven Acolytes will be getting the Signature Edition treatment this year on both PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch alongside standard retail versions.

Manchester, UK – September 1st, 2020 — After making a great impact over the weekend across Gamescom 2020 with new video showcases across both the Future Games Show and IGN’s Gamescom Studio, Merge Games unveil that they will be bringing their anticipated brutal isometric action-RPG Morbid: The Seven Acolytes to retail! Dropping this year, Merge will release both a Signature Edition and standard retail version of the game across PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.

Having gained an increased level of momentum as one of 2020’s indie titles to watch out for, Morbid blends epic, brutal boss encounters, RPG mechanics, deep immersive lore, and a diverse world to explore.

The Signature Edition version will include:

  • Signature Edition Box
  • Complete Physical Game
  • Concept Art Card
  • Two Blessings Pins
  • Full CD Soundtrack

Filled with Lovecraftian horrors and Cronenbergian gore, players will be able to explore the diverse fantasy world of Morbid later this year! For everything on Morbid: The Seven Acolytes, check out the Merge Facebook and Merge Discord page.

Features Overview

  • Region free copy of Morbid: The Seven Acolytes.
  • Two limited edition enamel pins featuring Blessings runes as found in the game.
  • Collector’s art card featuring the developer’s signatures and concept art of Lorn, one of the deadly seven acolytes.
  • Original Soundtrack CD.
  • Packaged in a sturdy “Sierra” box with outer sleeve featuring alternative colour artwork

A link to the press kit can be found here. Steam Wishlist here.

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“THE MASKED WRESTLER” TOURNAMENT OF MYSTERY – PANELISTS REVEALED!

"The Masked Wrestler" Tournament of Mystery - Panelists Revealed!

A new weekly series, The Masked Wrestler, is coming to IWTV this fall.

The Masked Wrestler disguises the identities of eight of today’s top independent wrestlers in a single-elimination tournament to determine who will be crowned “The Mystery Opponent” and earn an IWTV Independent Wrestling Championship opportunity. The catch: if you lose in the tournament, you must reveal your identity.

The seven episode series will also feature a cast of panelists, whose job it will be to speculate on the identity of the wrestlers – former IWTV Independent Wrestling Champion, last years IWTV Independent Wrestler Of The Year and current AEW star, Kris Statlander, former VH1 reality tv contestant (I Love New York) and current wrestler Mr. Brickster, and independent wrestler, and producer of the upcoming “Paris is Bumping” Billy Dixon.

The Masked Wrestler is a joint project of IWTV and Coal Creative – the production team behind the creation of the GRAMMYs Street Fight: Orange Cassidy vs Stokely Hathaway.

Who will become “The Mystery Opponent” and challenge for the Independent Wrestling Championship? You can watch The Masked Wrestler this fall with your IWTV subscription.

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Dark Horse To Publish Geof Darrow’s Complete SHAOLIN COWBOY Odyssey In Paperback for the First Time

Three New Covers by Darrow and Eisner Award-Winning Colorist Dave Stewart

Three Paperback Volumes

Countless Beheadings, Endless Slaughter

Winner of Some Eisner Awards

August 31, 2020) Since his first appearance sixteen years ago, Geof Darrow’s Shaolin Cowboy has been slaughtering zombies, beheading idiots, and leaving a trail of carnage and corpses in his wake. And next year, for the first time ever, Dark Horse Books will publish Darrow’s complete SHAOLIN COWBOY odyssey in paperback. Beginning with the release of SHAOLIN COWBOY: SHEMP BUFFET in April 2021, Dark Horse will release three paperback editions of the Shaolin Cowboy’s adventures, with each book featuring an all new cover by Darrow and Eisner Award-Winning Colorist Dave Stewart.

 

Having won the Inkpot Award, won (and lost) multiple Eisner Awards and created the iconic and blood-soaked character the Shaolin Cowboy, cartoonist Geof Darrow is one of the most influential and revered cartoonists. As Vulture says, “no one draws violence quite like Geof Darrow.” In addition to the chainsaw-fueled adventures of the Shaolin Cowboy, Darrow is renowned for his early work with Moebius, his designs for television (including Super Friends, Richie Rich, and Pac-Man) and films (including The Matrix and Speed Racer), his collaborations with Frank Miller and Andrew Vachss, and his iconic and detailed comic book covers. Darrow originally hails from Cedar Rapids, IA and now resides in France.

 

“Geof Darrow is a living legend in the comic world, one of the few creators working today who can cite Jack Kirby, Alex Toth and his mentor Mœbius as peers.”—PASTE MAGAZINE

 

“Infectiously entertaining.”—NEWSARAMA

 

“Exhilarating…. The artistry in these pages is incredible.”—AV CLUB

 

“Beautiful.”—THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

 

“Shaolin Cowboy has always been a little on the crazy side. Okay, a lot on the crazy side.”—IGN

 

“Any new comic day that blesses with an issue of The Shaolin Cowboy is a good day indeed.”—THE NERDIST

 

Dark Horse will publish the SHAOLIN COWBOY paperbacks in consecutive months:

 

SHAOLIN COWBOY: SHEMP BUFFET is available everywhere books are sold starting April 20, 2021. This paperback will retail for $19.99. It is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop.

 

SHAOLIN COWBOY: WHO WILL STOP THE REIGN is available everywhere books are sold starting May 18, 2021. This paperback will retail for $19.99. It is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop.

 

SHAOLIN COWBOY: START TREK  is available everywhere books are sold starting June 22, 2021. This paperback will retail for $19.99.

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Your First Look at Dan Panosian and Marianna Ignazzi’s AN UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS From BOOM! Studios

Discover a Town Where Salem Witches Have Survived for Generations in this
Chilling New Series September 2020

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 25, 2020) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at AN UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS #1, the premiere of a new five-issue original series from acclaimed comics creator Dan Panosian (Slots), rising star artist Marianna Ignazzi, colorist Fabiana Mascolo, and letterer Mike Fiorentino, a supernatural mystery about a group of high schoolers steeped in witchcraft and the town they live in filled with long-hidden secrets and unchecked power. Available on September 23, 2020.

Not all the witches burned during the Salem Witch Trials—and the ones that survived did so together, protecting the ancient secrets entrusted to them for generations. They call themselves the Ravens.

Wilma is the new girl in school, and she plans to go completely unnoticed—except that she bears an eerie resemblance to the Raven member Waverly, who just went missing. The truth behind Waverly’s disappearance will put the entire coven in danger—and Wilma will have to rely on power she never knew she had if she wants to save her new friends.

AN UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS #1 features main cover art by Dan Panosian, as well as variant cover art by Jenny Frison (Something is Killing the Children), Qistina Khalidah (The Magicians) and more.

AN UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS #1 is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; The Red Mother by Jeremy Haun and Danny Luckert; Alienated by Simon Spurrier and Chris Wildgoose; King of Nowhere by W. Maxwell Prince and Tyler Jenkins; Wynd by James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas; Seven Secrets by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo; and We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Joss Whedon’s Firefly from Greg Pak and Dan McDaid; Buffy the Vampire Slayer from Jordie Bellaire and Ramon Bachs; Angel from Bryan Edward Hill and Gleb Melnikov; and Mighty Morphin and Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott, Marco Renna, and Francesco Mortarino.

Print copies of AN UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS #1 will be available on September 23, 2020 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the one nearest you), or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers like comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire. 

For continuing news on the AN UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS series and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

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Superstar Ron Garney Joins Keanu Reeves and Matt Kindt on BRZRKR with BOOM! Studios

  Acclaimed “Wolverine” and “Captain America” Artist Joins Historic New Series Launch

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 27, 2020) – BOOM! Studios today announced that superstar artist Ron Garney (Wolverine, Captain America) is the new series artist for BRZRKR, the upcoming twelve-issue limited series from the iconic Keanu Reeves in his Must Read comic book writing debut alongside New York Times bestselling co-writer Matt Kindt (Folklords, Bang!), colorist Bill Crabtree (BRPD), and letterer Clem Robins (Hellboy).

The man known only as B is half-mortal and half-God, cursed and compelled to violence…even at the sacrifice of his sanity.  But after wandering the world for centuries, B may have finally found a refuge – working for the U.S. government to fight the battles too violent and too dangerous for anyone else. In exchange, B will be granted the one thing he desires – the truth about his endless blood-soaked existence…and how to end it.

Over the course of his thirty year career, Ron Garney  has built a large fan following, illustrating some of the industry’s greatest characters including Spider-Man, Hulk, Wolverine, Thor, X-Force, Captain America, Ghost Rider, Moon Knight, Silver Surfer, G.I. Joe, and the Justice League of America, along with original series like Men of Wrath with Jason Aaron. He recently completed acclaimed runs on Daredevil and Savage Sword of Conan at Marvel Entertainment. A perennial “Top Ten” artist during his career, Garney has been nominated twice for the industry’s coveted Eisner Awards, for Best Artist and Best Serialized Story (Captain America with Mark Waid), and has worked in Hollywood on major projects, notably as a costume illustrator for I Am Legend (starring Will Smith) and providing illustrations for Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix.

“I’m thrilled to have been asked to join Keanu, and Matt, Bill, Clem, and the whole team on BRZRKR,” said Ron Garney. “I’ve started collaborating with them and am really digging diving into this. In my over thirty year career I’ve worked on so many projects, and this feels like a fresh, new, unique, and cool character in an action-packed world that is like something we’ve never experienced before. It’s adventurous, and exploring the fascinating conflict behind the mysterious hero B. is a trip I’m excited to be on.”

“Ron Garney has been delivering spectacular work on Marvel’s top characters for years and we’re thrilled to have him join BRZRKR as series artist,” said Matt Gagnon, Editor-in-Chief of BOOM! Studios. “Ron and Keanu’s influences in comics, and vision for the series, couldn’t be more in line. Ron Garney is a perfect match to bring the visceral world of BRZRKR to life.”

BRZRKR #1 features main cover art by superstar illustrator Rafael Grampá (Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child), as well as a variant cover art by superstar artist Mark Brooks (House of X/Powers of X).

For continuing news on the BRZRKR series and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

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UDON ENTERTAINMENT REVEALS ROBOTECH METAVERSE SHOW SPECIALS

Celebrating 35 years of Robotech, UDON is proud to Introduce a brand new Robotech Collectible Pin series like nothing you have seen before! The brand new ROBOTECH JUMBO CHARACTER PINS are making their ReedPop Metaverse debut, available now at UDONPins.com!

Series 1 include fan favorites Rick Hunter, Lynn Minmei, Lisa Hayes, and Roy Fokker from the Macross Saga.  These oversize pins are between 5.5 to 6 inches in size (yes, they are HUGE!), and they are made of jewel-like cloisonné hard enamel with multiple complex silk screen process to ensure the cel-shading and details are fully realized on each pin.  All artwork are based on the original design sheets by Huruhiko Mikimoto.

Moreover, the packaging of these pins are specially designed to replicate the blister card of the original Robotech action figures from the 80’s by Matchbox and Harmony Gold!  We even recreated the back of the card with the character bio cut-out!  Each pin is packaged in a collector friendly resealable blister shell.

Each pin is limited to only 350 copies and are available at udonpins.com as single characters or as a set of 4, while supplies last!

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