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BOOM! Studios single-issue solicitations for April 2019

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Feb 4, 2019

Every month, SYFY WIRE brings you the solicitations for all the upcoming comic books you need to know about. Today we have BOOM! Studios listings for April 2019 single-issue comics.

If you're looking for new series to dig into over at BOOM!, April's going to be a very interesting month. Those of us still craving all the things we loved in the '90s can dig into a brand-new Rocko's Modern Life series: Rocko's Modern Afterlife. It's Rocko vs. Zombies, and you don't want to miss that. Plus, Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet launch a new series, Jim Henson's The Storyteller takes on sirens, and more. 

Check out those offerings, plus new issues of everything from Firefly to Adventure Time Season 11, below.

(via Previews)

BOOM April 2019 1

FIREFLY #5


Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Dan McDaid
Cover Artists:
Main Cover A: Lee Garbett
Preorder Cover B: Joe Quinones
Incentive Cover C: W. Scott Forbes
Incentive Cover D: Joe Quinones
Synopsis: After the shocking conclusion of the last issue, Mal and Zoe must deal with the full consequences of their actions...and whatever else Boss Moon sees fit. But don't worry, the crew of the Serenity will come together once again...or will they?

BOOM April 2019 2

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #4


Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Jordie Bellaire
Artist: Dan Mora
Cover Artists:
Main Cover A: Matthew Taylor
Main Cover B: Kevin Wada
Main Cover C: Fefei Ruan
Preorder Cover D: Paul Mann
Incentive Cover E: Jenny Frisson
Incentive Cover F: Jenny Frisson
Synopsis: This is the issue no BUFFY fan can miss! In the shocking conclusion of the first story arc of the most-anticipated reVAMP of 2019, someone from the Scooby gang must make the ultimate sacrifice. And don't miss the massive first appearance that will have everyone talking!

BOOM April 2019 3

FAITHLESS #1


Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Brian Azzarello
Artist: Maria Llovet
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Paul Pope
Variant Cover: Tula Lotay
Synopsis:
- Faith. Sex. The Devil.
- Faith likes to dabble with magic. Her friends think it’s cute—and not just a little off-putting, but it’s part of her charm and her warped search for purpose in a world that makes too much sense. But she's a true believer and knows there is a power within her reach. She’s right, of course. It just took a while for that magic, that temptation, that unknowable thing to find her . . .
- In short— Faith is bored as hell. And Hell has noticed.
- New York Times bestselling writer Brian Azzarello ( Batman: Damned ) and artist Maria Llovet ( Loud ) with Eisner Award winning artist Paul Pope on covers coalesce in a story of self-exploration, eroticism, and maybe even love.

BOOM April 2019 4

ROCKO’S MODERN AFTERLIFE #1


Publisher : KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Anthony Burch
Artist: Mattia Di Meo
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Ian McGinty
Preorder Cover: Joey McCormick
Synopsis:
- Rocko returns in this new limited series from writer Anthony Burch ( Borderlands 2 ) and Mattia Di Meo ( Ben 10: For Science! ) for a spooky look at everyone’s favorite wallaby!
- Something is turning the good people of O-Town into mindless zombies and Rocko wants nothing to do with it. He barricades himself and Spunky in their home and is determined to outlast the hoards outside.
- But desperate times calls for desperate measures when Rocko’s best friend Heffer becomes infected, Rocko will have to risk it all to save his friends and his city.

BOOM April 2019 5

JIM HENSON'S THE STORYTELLER: SIRENS #1


Publisher : Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Sztybor Bartosz
Artist: Jakub Rebelka
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Cory Godbey
Preorder Cover: Jakub Rebelka
Synopsis:
- The critically acclaimed Jim Henson’s The Storyteller celebrates four mythic tales of sirens, inspired by folklore from around the world and told in the spirit of Jim Henson’s beloved television series.
- In this first issue, Polish writer Sztybor Bartosz teams with artist Jakub Rebelka ( Judas ) to reimagine the classic Polish folktale “ The Fisherman and the Mermaid”.
- The fisherman is not happy with his life. He works all the time, struggling to make ends meet rather than spending time with his wife and their daughter. One day, while fishing, he hears a mermaid singing and the song overwhelms him with joy. He can’t stop thinking about this song so he captures the mermaid and imprisons her.

BOOM April 2019 6

PLATE TECTONICS: AN ILLUSTRATED MEMOIR HC


*****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JUNE 2019*****
Publisher : Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $24.99
Writer: Margaux Motin
Artist: Margaux Motin
Cover Artist: Margaux Motin
Synopsis:
- At age thirty-five Margaux’s life is full of upheaval and unexpected twists and turns. She’s divorced, raising a child on her own, and trying to get back on her feet in today’s fast-paced world. When romance eventually returns, it takes on the most unexpected shape . . . in that of her best friend! Could things possibly get more complicated?!
- Plate Tectonics: An Illustrated Memoir follows cartoonist Margaux Motin through one of the most transformative periods of her life as she navigates her own heartbreak and subsequent hope with unabashed wit and charm.

BOOM April 2019 7

RONIN ISLAND #2


Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Giannis Milonogiannis
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Giannis Milonogiannis
Preorder Cover: Ethan Young
Synopsis: Under threat from a mutated horde, the island is forced the cede control to General Sato—and Hana and Kenichi have a choice to make.
Torn between protecting their home or standing against a threat to all of humanity, the two warriors find that their differences may divide them yet again.

BOOM April 2019 8

CODA #11


Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Simon Spurrier
Artist: Matías Bergara
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Matías Bergara
Intermix Cover: Raúl Allén
Synopsis: As the armies of Dryfleet, Thundervale, and Ridgetown converge, the former bard Hum may be the only thing standing in the way of a new apocalypse.

BOOM April 2019 9

THE EMPTY MAN #6


Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: Jesús Hervás
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Vanesa R. Del Rey
Preorder Cover: Jesús Hervás
Synopsis: As the cults around The Empty Man virus gain more power, there may be nowhere that's safe for the Kerry family anymore.

BOOM April 2019 10

BLACK BADGE #9


Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Tyler Jenkins
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Matt Kindt
Intermix Cover: Tyler Jenkins
Synopsis: THE SECRET ORIGIN OF THE BLACK BADGES IS REVEALED!
The Black Badge program is a covert ops tradition, passed down through generations...and now we'll meet the original members.
And discover their darkest secret.

BOOM April 2019 11

SABAN’S GO GO POWER RANGERS #19


Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Eleonora Carlini
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Marcus To
Intermix Cover: Miguel Mercado
Preorder Cover: Audrey Mok
Homage Incentive Cover: Gleb Melnikov
Synopsis: Rita Repulsa must go to war to obtain the Green Power coin. But there's just one problem—there's one magic user who may be more powerful than her—someone she had hoped to never see again.

BOOM April 2019 12

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #38


Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Marguerite Bennett
Artist: Simone di Meo
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Jamal Campbell
Preorder Cover: Jordan Gibson
Incentive Cover: Xermánico
Synopsis: The Power Rangers arrive at the home of the Solarix...and learn the shocking secret behind the universe that's drawn them together!

BOOM April 2019 13

WIZARD BEACH #5


Publisher : BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Shaun Simon
Artist: Conor Nolan
Cover Artist: Conor Nolan
Synopsis: Frustrated at Sal’s unwillingness to teach him magic, Hex attempts an ancient and dangerous spell—and it goes exactly as one might expect.

BOOM April 2019 14

SMOOTH CRIMINALS #6


Publisher : BOOM! Box, an imprint BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Kiwi Smith & Kurt Lustgarten
Artist: Leisha Riddel
Cover Artist: Audrey Mok
Synopsis: It’s heist time! A hacker, a thief, and enemies around every turn. What could possibly go wrong?

BOOM April 2019 15

BY NIGHT #10


Publisher : BOOM! Box, an imprint BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: John Allison
Artist: Christine Larsen
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Christine Larsen
Preorder Cover: John Allison
Synopsis: Heather, Jane, and their increasingly improbable team come face to face with the terrible truth of Spectrum—and with the people who are responsible for it all!

BOOM April 2019 16

GIANT DAYS #49


Publisher : BOOM! Box, an imprint BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: John Allison
Artists: Max Sarin
Cover Artist: Max Sarin
Synopsis: It’s time for Esther to finish her final dissertation on “The Liminal Spaces Of The Great American Novel 1959-1980” but when inspiration dries up, she heads home to Tackleford for Easter. It’s not America, and it’s not 1959, but her now deserted small town is beginning to feel distinctly liminal.

BOOM April 2019 17

THE AVANT-GUARDS #4


Publisher : BOOM! Box, an imprint BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Carly Usdin
Artist: Noah Hayes
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Noah Hayes
Preorder Cover: Cara McGee
Synopsis: Everything is going great! Charlie is on the team, and the Avant-Guards are on a winning streak, taking the liberal arts sports scene by storm. It’s more impressive than it sounds. However, that winning streak is all at risk when they face off against the Selfies of the American Institute of Internet Influencers.

BOOM April 2019 18

LUMBERJANES #61


Publisher : BOOM! Box, an imprint BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writers: Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh
Artist: AnneMarie Rogers
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Kat Leyh
Preorder Cover: Chan Chau
Synopsis: When the Roanoke scouts run into a mysterious and dangerous creature in the woods, they barely escape with their hides. Heart pumping and dizzy with adrenaline, Mal decides that she needs to work on being braver. More proactive. A girl of action! A hardcore lady-type! And she’s going to do it all by herself, because that never
goes wrong.

BOOM April 2019 19

ADVENTURE TIME ™ : MARCY & SIMON #4


Publisher : KaBOOM!, an imprint BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Olivia Olson
Artist: Slimm Fabert
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Brittney Williams
Marcy Preorder Cover: Amelia Vidal
Simon Preorder Cover: Ray Tonga
Synopsis: Simon and his Ice King persona are fighting for dominance, and if Simon wants to keep control, he’s going to have to face truths he’s long buried, and come to terms with his own guilt and regret.

BOOM April 2019 20

ADVENTURE TIME ™ SEASON 11 #7


Publisher : KaBOOM!, an imprint BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Ted Anderson
Artist: Marina Julia
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Jorge Corona
Preorder Cover: Julie Benbassat
Incentive Cover: Lea Hernandez
Synopsis: Jake invited himself to the fancy party of his estranged brother Jermaine. Jermaine and Jake have nothing in common, with Jermaine being the prim and proper type to Jake’s wild side, but they’ll have to put their differences aside if they want to save the evening!

BOOM April 2019 21

STEVEN UNIVERSE ™ #27


Publisher : KaBOOM!, an imprint BOOM! Studios
Retail Price : $3.99
Writer: Terry Blas
Artist: Gabriele Bagnoli
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Missy Peña
Preorder Cover: Francesca Perrone
Synopsis: Steven and Connie finally get to Lars and the Off Colors, where they discover everyone is in a coma-like state. It’s up to Steven and Connie to save them, but it may be worse than it appears! Lars and each Off Color are trapped in hallucinations that show them their greatest fears and each have to overcome them to get free.

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