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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2009

BOOM! STUDIOS FOR SEPTEMBER

WALT DISNEY'S COMICS & STORIES #699

Written by Riccardo Secchi, art by Stefano Turconi.

One of the longest-lived, greatest comics in history comes to BOOM! Studios! A direct market event -- the title that was host to Walt Disney's most cherished characters that helped build a decades-spanning global empire, originally launched in 1942, has come to BOOM! Kids! Ever wondered what would happen when all the superheroes of the Disney comics universe star in an epic clash against all the super villains with the fate of the world at stake?

24 pages, $2.99.

MICKEY MOUSE & FRIENDS #296

Written by Stefano Ambrosio, art by Lorenzo Pastrovicchio.

First BOOM! Kids issue! One of the longest-lived, most-successful comic book series in the industry's history comes to BOOM! and brings a little magic -- presenting Wizards of Mickey! Student of the great wizard Grandalf, Mickey Mouse hails from the humble village of Miceland. Allying himself with Donald Duck and his pet dragon named Fafnir, and team mate Goofy, Mickey's come to the great tournament to get his revenge on Peg Leg Pete, who has stolen the Rain Crystal from Miceland!

24 pages, $2.99.

THE UNKNOWN: THE DEVIL MADE FLESH #1

Written by Mark Waid, art by Minck Oosterveer, covers by Erik Jones and Alexander Stojanov.

Waid brings another installment of the world's greatest detective! With only six months to live, Catherine Allingham's condition is terminal. But nothing will stop her from trying to solve even more mysteries. It's international suspense and hair-raising macabre as time runs out for our detective.

24 pages, $3.99.

DIE HARD: YEAR ONE #2

Written by Howard Chaykin, art by Stephen Thompson, covers by Dave Johnson and Jock.

Drunks, pimps, freaks and the debauched rich. It's all in a night's work for NYPD rookie John McClane. But what happens when 1976's toughest kid on the street runs into a dark conspiracy involving a blonde on the run? With McClane, it means the fun's just starting.

24 pages, $3.99.

SWORDSMITH ASSASSIN #2

Written by Andrew Cosby, Michael Alan Nelson, art by Ayhan Hayrula, covers by Dennis Calero and John Nofsinger.

Toshiro Ono has spent his life making the best swords that have ever been forged and selling them to the highest bidder. But when his family is killed by a blade of his own making, Toshiro will do whatever it takes to make sure none of his swords ever kill again.

24 pages, $3.99.

FARSCAPE: GONE AND BACK #3

Written by Rockne S. O'Bannon, Keith R.A. DeCandido, art by Tommy Patterson, covers by Joe Corroney and Dennis Calero.

What does John Crichton do when he faces a new Scorpius, one who has always considered John an ally? He uses his new "friend" to find Aeryn Sun, a faceless Peacekeeper among millions, but one who can be so much more than that.

24 pages, $3.99.

FARSCAPE: D'ARGO'S TRIAL #2

Written by Keith R.A. DeCandido, art by Caleb Cleveland, covers by Jason Palmer and Caleb Cleveland.

The fan-favorite Farscape character's past is explored further in this intense mini-series event! Ka D'Argo must keep his wife and unborn child from Peacekeeper clutches, but will his Luxan rage be his greatest weapon or his greatest weakness?

24 pages, $3.99.

POE #3

Written by J. Barton Mitchell, art by Dean Kotz, covers by J.K. Woodward and Jeffrey Spokes.

He created Horror. Find out how horror created him! In this pulse-pounding issue Poe must rescue his brother and his brother's wife from The Red Death! But when The Red Death offers to bring Poe's wife Virginia back to life in exchange, will Poe make the right choice? Supernatural adventure for in the vein of Millennium and Hellboy!

24 pages, $3.99.

28 DAYS LATER #3

Written by Michael Alan Nelson, art by Declan Shalvey, covers by Tim Bradstreet and Sean Phillips.

The film that changed horror forever continues here! It doesn't matter who you are or what you did; if you are infected, Selena will give no mercy. Selena teaches the rest of her team the cold, hard truth of what it takes to survive in the UK after the infection has spread. Will they learn? They must.

24 pages, $3.99.

DEAD RUN #4

Written by Andrew Cosby, Michael Alan Nelson, art by Francesco Biagini, covers by Eric Canete and Jason Shawn Alexander.

America has become a wasteland, leaving the few cities that remain transformed into impenetrable fortresses. Nick Masters is a driver. If you need something picked-up, delivered, or disposed of, Nick's your man. But when he fails to deliver, all hell breaks loose. The finale to the epic saga that redefines the science fiction action genre.

24 pages, $3.99.

DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP #4

Written by Philip K. Dick, art by Tony Parker, cover by Bill Sienkiewicz and Moritat.

What secret does the Rosen Corporation keep? What happens when one bonds with John Mercer, the new messiah for a new age? What does it mean to be human? These are the questions Rick Deckard must face in his strange quest! With backmatter by Rockne S. O'Bannon!

32 pages, $3.99.

UNTHINKABLE #5

Written by Mark Sable, art by Julian Totino Tedesco, cover by Paul Azaceta.

Just one more of writer Alan Ripley's unthinkable terror plots remains unfulfilled. Too bad it's as impossible to stop as the man carrying it out. A stunning series finale.

24 pages, $3.99.

IRREDEEMABLE #6

Written by Mark Waid, art by Peter Krause

The Plutonian's rampage continues as the Paradigm's dwindling members regroup and prepare to go on the offensive. Even with new information about the Plutonian's past, will it be enough to tip the scales against a mad god? Covers by Gene Ha and Dan Panosian.

24 pages, $3.99.

MUPPET PETER PAN #2

Written by Grace Randolph, art by Amy Mebberson, coves by David Petersen and Mebberson.

Captain Gonzo and his gang of pirates are determined to defeat Kermie Pan once and for all. And Gonzo's crack team of inventors, Bunsen and Beaker, have devised some wacky weapons that might just do the trick! Beware of the Flying Tickles! Meanwhile, Piggytink grows increasingly jealous of Wendy!

24 pages, $2.99.

THE INCREDIBLES #2

Written by Mark Waid, art by Marcio Takara

Baby Jack-Jack, everyone's favorite super powered toddler, continues to battle a mysterious illness! The rest of the Parr family better not get sick, because normal denizens of Metroville are exhibiting superpowers! Can The Incredibles discover the cause of both outbreaks before the city is left in total shambles and Jack-Jack becomes a "bubble boy" for the rest of his life?

24 pages, $2.99.

MONSTERS, INC.: THE LAUGH FACTORY #2

Written by Paul Benjamin, art by Amy Mebberson.

When Monsters, Inc. starts losing productivity, a new energy crisis could be in the offing for Monsteropolis! Mike and Sully soon discover that someone is scaring kids targeted for laugh energy -- and frightened kids don't have much to laugh about! If Mike and Sully can't stop this menace, Monsters, Inc. will be out of business!

24 pages, $2.99.

THE WORLD OF CARS: RADIATOR SPRINGS #3

Written by Alan J. Porter, art by Albert Carreres, covers by Allen Gladfelter.

Lightning McQueen is hanging out with his friends in Radiator Springs when he realizes that everyone knows his story, but he doesn't know anyone else's. McQueen wants to know how his friends ended up in Radiator Springs...and why they decided to stay. This issue explores Luigi and Guido's journey from Italy to America!

24 pages, $2.99.

THE MUPPET SHOW: THE TREASURE OF PEG-LEG WILSON #3

Written and art by Roger Langridge.

There's pirate treasure hidden inside the theater and Rizzo is determined to find it! Meanwhile, Animal's acting strangely -- he's now refined and well-mannered, and his drum-playing is definitely missing a beat. And just who is Kismet, and why does he look so much like Kermit?

24 pages, $2.99.

MR. STUFFINS TP

Written by Andrew Cosby, Johanna Stokes, art by Axel Medellin

When a scientist succeeds in creating Artificial Intelligence, he discovers to his horror that the government plans on making it a weapon. On the run, he hides the program inside a mechanical toy bear. An unsuspecting family buys the toy bear and a little boy discovers a new best friend -- a cute, cuddly toy bear who's got all the moves of James Bond!

88 pages, $12.99.

CAPED TP

Written by Josh Lobis, Darin Moiselle, art by Yair Herrera, Sebasti·n Piriz

Think your boss is tough? Try working for a superhero! While your boss is out fighting crime, you get the pleasure of scheduling public appearances, getting the dry-cleaning done, and keeping a tidy secret lair. Millions would kill to be a superhero's personal assistant like Jimmy Lohman. Unfortunately, he's not one of them. A story of capes, cowls and Blackberrys from South Park's Josh Lobis & Darin Moiselle.

112 pages, $16.99.

FARSCAPE VOLUME 2: STRANGE DETRACTORS HC

Written by Rockne S. O'Bannon, Keith R.A. DeCandido, art by Will Sliney

Television's science-fiction masterpiece Farscape returns! Series creator Rockne S. O'Bannon continues his creation in comic book form in this second volume of all new Farscape stories. After the events on Hyneria, the crew of Moya find themselves in the midst of a new, mysterious menace. But the crew will learn that their greatest enemies might just be themselves! Cover by Joe Corroney.

112 pages, $29.99.

THE UNKNOWN VOLUME 1 HC

Written by Mark Waid, art by Minck Oosterveer

She has solved every mystery known to man. But there is one mystery that remains unknown! Revered as the smartest person alive, Catherine Allingham is the world's most famous private investigator. Follow her adventures as she sets out to solve the one mystery she's never been able to crack! Join Mark Waid and international superstar Minck Oosterveer as they tell Catherine's last tale. Or do they?

112 pages, $24.99.



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