BOOM! Studios Presents a New Series from Joanne Starer and Khary Randolph in August 2023
LOS ANGELES, CA (July 12, 2023) – BOOM! Studios revealed today that SIRENS OF THE CITY #1, the extra-length premier issue of the new gritty six-issue urban fantasy from the superstar creative team of writer Joanne Starer (Painkiller Jane), artist Khary Randolph (Excellence), and letterer AndWorld Design, has sold out at the distributor level!
New York City. 1980s.
Runaway teen Layla struggles to survive the mean streets, far from home. Meanwhile, every supernatural creature–from sirens to incubi–descend upon the city…all in vying for control of Layla and the pregnancy she never wanted.
In response to the overwhelming support from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios has announced SIRENS OF THE CITY #1 SECOND PRINTING, featuring brand new cover art by series artist Khary Randolph, available in stores August 9, 2023.
“Heed the siren’s call once again!” said Filip Sablik, President, Publishing & Sales, BOOM! Studios. “Joanne Starer, Khary Randolph, and AndWorld Design took us to the mean streets of SIRENS OF THE CITY in a powerful story that is both timeless and incredibly topical. We can’t wait for even more readers and fans to discover and root for Layla!”
SIRENS OF THE CITY is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including BRZRKR by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Wynd by James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas; Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano; Briar by Christopher Cantwell and Germán García; Stuff of Nightmares by R.L. Stine and A.L. Kaplan; The Approach by Jeremy Haun, Jason A. Hurley, and Jesus Hervas; Damn Them All by Simon Spurrier and Charlie Adlard; Behold, Behemoth by Tate Brombal and Nick Robles; Once Upon a Time at the End of the World by Jason Aaron, Alexandre Tefenkgi, Leila del Duca, and Nick Dragotta; Know Your Station by Sarah Gailey and Liana Kangas; A Vicious Circle by Mattson Tomlin and Lee Bermejo; Mosely by Rob Guillory and Sam Lotfi; Harrower by Justin Jordan and Brahm Revel; The Neighbors by Jude Ellison S. Doyle and Letizia Cadonici; The Seasons Have Teeth by Dan Watters and Sebastián Cabrol; and Ghostlore by Cullen Bunn and Leomacs. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Harkonnen from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Michael Shelfer; Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Melissa Flores and Simona Di Gianfelice; Magic from Jed McKay, Rich Douek, and Ig Guara; and The Expanse: Dragon Tooth by Andy Diggle and Rubine.
SIRENS OF THE CITY #1 FIRST PRINTING may be available in comic shops on July 12, 2023. It is available for pre-order at your local comic shop. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.