Kill Audio Trailer

In the rapidly growing line-up of musicians creating comics, here comes BOOM!’s Kill Audio, which debuted at this year’s Comic-Con. It’s co-written by Claudio Sanchez of band Coheed and Cambria fame, and features an invincible troll. Brand new trailer, and press release, below.

“KILL AUDIO scratches just the right itch.”

– Joe Casey (ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN, IRON MAN: THE INEVITABLE)

“This book will scrape the dark matter out of the back of your brain and force feed it back to you.”

– Richard Starkings(ELEPHANTMEN, founder of Comicraft)

KillAudio_01_CVR_ABOOM! Studios announced the debut of a new original trailer to promote Claudio Sanchez’ series KILL AUDIO. Trailer features a sneak peek at an original song inspired by the series. KILL AUDIO #1 will be available at retail in Direct Market comic book stores October 7th.

Claudio Sanchez, the celebrated creator of the COHEED AND CAMBRIA mythology, including the best selling sci-fi mini-series, THE AMORY WARS, is back with an entirely new concept: KILL AUDIO! KILL AUDIO follows the adventures of an immortal little troll who struggles to find purpose in a land where creativity is a controlled substance. When musical creativity spirals into chaos, KILL AUDIO discovers his life mission. Supported by a wildly eccentric posse and a nemesis hell-bent on proving his mortality, KILL AUDIO takes on non-sensical musical sub-genres while traipsing across a vivid landscape, all of which could only come from the intense mind of Claudio Sanchez.

“This is disturbing work, and I mean that as a compliment,” BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Mark Waid said. “Anyone who’s a fan of THE MAXX or of Robot Chicken should check this out.”

Fans might be familiar with KILL AUDIO from the previously released best-selling vinyl toy. Written by Claudio Sanchez and Chondra Echert, KILL AUDIO features mind-melting art by Harvey Nominated Mr. Sheldon with covers by Mr. Sheldon and Kristian Donaldson of DMZ fame.

Irredeemable On Your iPhone

Irredeemable 4 CvrDigital comics shop comiXology keep pulling out all the stops. Not only do they offer a free app for your iPhone, and dozens of free comics to go with it, but now they have a new “push notification,” which basically alerts subscribers to new releases of their fave comics. You can also post a Tweet from the app itself, see your purchasing history and manage your library. Phew.

If that’s not exciting enough, comiXology has just added BOOM! Studio’s best series, Irredeemable to their line-up. The first 4 issues of the dark superhero tale by Mark Waid and Peter Krause will be available for only 99c from iTunes tomorrow, October 1.

That’s a bargain for such a great series.

Nola #1 Preview

Thanks to BOOM! Studios, here’s a preview of the first issue of a new series debuting in December. Details and random preview pages below. Interesting concept. Great covers too.

An epic journey of blood-thirsty revenge in a decimated land by the acclaimed writer/director of RIGHT AT YOUR DOOR.

Post-Katrina New Orleans comes alive this December when BOOM! Studios premieres NOLA. Writer/director Chris Gorak of the critically acclaimed RIGHT AT YOUR DOOR brings you NOLA, a relentless story about dead-cold vengeance in the face of losing everything.

After cheating death, Nola Thomas wakes up alone in a deserted New Orleans hospital. Bruised, broken, and badly burned, she emerges from the flood waters of Hurricane Katrina with one thing on her mind…revenge.

“NOLA takes the revenge/crime story to a complex setting, amongst a national disaster, where crime, and poverty reached a fever pitch,” says Managing Editor Matt Gagnon. “Combine one of the most culturally rich environments on the planet with a tragedy of biblical proportions, and a passionate anti-hero with a righteous mission and you get NOLA.”

NOLA is a four issue miniseries written by Chris Gorak, scripted by Pierluigi Cothran with sensational interior art by red hot newcomer Damian Couceiro. Issue one ships with two covers in a 50/50 split, featuring art by Erik Jones (THE UNKNOWN) and Chris Brunner (HELLBLAZER), and carries a Diamond Code of SEP090694.

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Mark Waid Was Evil

I just ran across this site recently and it appears that perhaps a prequel to BOOM! Studios’ successful Irredeemable Series is forthcoming. The series launched with the simple tagline, and associated site with only the words, Mark Waid Is Evil. It certainly got people talking about the dark superhero ongoing series by legendary writer Mark Waid.  Let’s hope this new series show just why The Plutonian turned his back on humanity and heroism.

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The Anchor #1 Preview

This new monster mash, and smash, series by Phil Hester and Brian Churilla isn’t out until October, but BOOM! Studios is feeling generous, so below is a hefty 10 page preview, plus character designs by Churilla. It looks like a series with equal parts fun and sincerity. This is what BOOM! Have to say about it:

THE ANCHOR. Holy warrior, unholy war. Freak of nature, beast of burden, hulking outcast, medieval prize fighter, Viking raider… God’s own leg-breaker.

One thousand years ago a hulking outcast sought refuge in the crumbling ruins of an ancient monastery and offered in return the one thing he had to give – his fists. Transformed into an immortal warrior monk standing at the gates of Hell itself to keep our world free from its invading armies, The Anchor is mysteriously tricked into centuries of slumber. But today, this holy warrior rises to battle all the unholy monsters unleashed during his slumber.

Cataclysmic action, quirky humor, and profound pathos for fans of HELLBOY and THE GOON. A new BOOM! ongoing series, brought to you by Eisner Award-nominated writer/artist Phil Hester (GREEN ARROW, SWAMP THING, THE COFFIN, FIREBREATHER, THE DARKNESS) and fan-favorite artist Brian Churilla (REX MUNDI, THE ENGINEER, CREEPY).

Pre-Order at Your Local Comic Shop by August 25th, 2009! Diamond Code: AUG090716

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28 Days Later #1 Preview

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Press release and art below about Boom! Studios’ adaptation of the film, 28 Days Later.

First Issue of New Ongoing Series Features Covers by

Tim Bradstreet, Sean Phillips & Brett Weldele

Finally, the wait for the End of the World is over as BOOM! Studios’ 28 DAYS LATER #1 will hit stands Wednesday, August 26th.

The first arc will be firmly based in 28 DAYS LATER continuity with the story focusing on Selena. Bridging the gap between 28 DAYS LATER and 28 WEEKS LATER, the series will focus on the question: what happened to Selena after 28 DAYS LATER?

The film franchise has grossed over $145 million globally and been named by the cable channel Bravo as having one of “The 100 Scariest Movie Moments.” Empire Magazine honored it as one of the “500 Greatest Movies of All Time.” The New York Times called it “Bracingly smart.”

28 DAYS LATER #1 is an ongoing series written by Michael Alan Nelson (FALL OF CTHULHU, HEXED) and drawn by red hot newcomer Declan Shalvey. The first issue features three covers by Tim Bradstreet, Sean Phillips and Brett Weldele in a 50/25/25 split with a Cover D Incentive by DNA Films shipping 1 for every 25.

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Irredeemable #5 Review

Irredeemable #5Man, Mark Waid really is evil. More than the clever marketing slogan that launched this series, it’s becoming increasingly real as I read each new issue of this superhero-turned-bad series from BOOM! Studios. When I saw Waid at Comic-Con he was all smiles and thankful nods. If I see him again, I think I’ll avoid eye contact and walk slowly away.

With lines like, “On the upside, however, this is a boom time for map makers,”and, “Let’s call it even,” once noble superhero The Plutonian stamps his evil intent upon the world. His former team-mates of The Paradigm are inching their way to something that may one day resemble success and doubts over The Plutonian’s ex-girlfriend, Bette surface. The Paradigm are the sort of superhero archetypes we’ve seen before, and Waid humorously acknowledges that fact through the character of Volt, a black electricity wielding hero.

Waid does a great job once more of unleashing superpowered bitterness and child-like rage through his main character’s behaviour, and Peter Krause’s art is not overly rendered, but done with a darkness that fits into Waid’s plots. One glare or wry smile from The Plutonian is more than enough here, and that Hitchcock level of restraint from showing violence makes these pages work a treat.

As “slipped” at BOOM!’s Comic-Con panel, a new series called Incorruptible could be on the way, and with a title like that I can only assume it offers a look at The Plutonian’s past before the mysterious turning point flipped his switch. Waid wisely gives us glimpses at the character’s happier past in Irredeemable, but if BOOM! provides a look at The Plutonian’s two states of mind in separate, though perhaps concurrently running, series it opens up this tale to an even deeper reading experience.

The $10 TPB of the first four issues of this great series is out now, and seeing as #5 is only 99c you can get the whole mad tale thus far for less than $11. I bought mine yesterday because it’s one of those books you have to own to pass to your non-fanboy friends, despite any possible doubts they may have. This isn’t “just another superhero series,” and that’s what makes it so brilliant.

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? #1 Review

DADOES #1B CoverThe opening page of this issue from BOOM! Studios states that, “this series is the complete text of Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, presented in graphic form.” It’s an interesting message to those who may be expecting these pages to show Harrison Ford running around in the dark getting beaten up by androids. I recently watched the ultimate edition of Blade Runner, the 1982 film directed by Ridley Scott that loosely adapted Dick’s novel, so the differences are fresh in my mind.

I must say that BOOM! have the most diverse range of licensed titles on the shelves. From Pixar properties such as Cars and The Incredibles, to Warhammer, The Muppet Show and Die Hard they offer something for every type of reader. This mammoth 24 part adaptation of the 1968 sci-fi novel is another bold string in that curious line-up.

From the first page it becomes jarringly obvious that this is no ordinary reading experience. Not surprisingly it lies somewhere between a novel and a traditional comic book. These days readers are more accustomed to reading captions that reveal the inner thoughts of the characters. The captions here are initially of an omniscient narrator, as is to be expected. With no writer’s name on this comic the enormous effort of bringing a forty year old story from prose to sequential art hangs on the brave shoulders of artist Tony Parker and colourist Blond.

I’d imagine that Parker and editor Ian Brill would’ve spent many hours discussing the finer points of Dick’s original text, and how to work with it in pictorial form. With word balloons followed by caption boxes stating, “He said gloomily,” and so on it breathes like a unique media hybrid. Deckard’s discussion, with caption narration switching perspectives, goes on for 6 pages, but within these 6 pages a few facts present themselves, such as the reason for the unusual title, the fact that most of the city has left earth thanks to World War Terminus, and that the city’s gases occasionally create “specials” (read: mutants) in the populace.

This first issue opens with android hunter/killer Rick Deckard waking, and arguing with his wife Iran over before going to their respective “mood organs” to decide what their emotions will be. It’s a great start that shows what sci-fi does best; the integration of seemingly absurd technological ideas in an ordinary context.

The next 6 pages show Deckard conversing with his neighbour about their respective animals. It is by this point that most readers will decide if this series is for them or not. As is to be expected, this is more wordy than an average Brian Michael Bendis title. For some it may be a trudging read, but it’s obvious that Dick is a revered writer for a very good reason. He creates this world with depth and clarity. There are points of mild bewilderment, particularly with the sequence focused on the special John Isadore but at least for a $4 comic, you get a lot of reading material in this extra-sized ish. This one won’t be hurried through on the average daily commute.

The afterword, or “backmatter,” by fan fave writer Warren Ellis gives some truly fascinating insight in to Dick’s upbringing and talent and the literary weight of “Androids.” It’s a nice touch and puts Dick, and his most famous work, in context, and perhaps will help some readers justify BOOM!’s decision to publish the novel word for word. Let’s face it, if you’re going to publish a book exactly as is, why bother with pictures? However, it’s exactly that kind of choice that make BOOM! the unique publisher they are. I can’t imagine any other comic book company toying with this idea, and it does highlight the strengths, and perhaps weaknesses of the sequential art form. Tony Parker’s art decides for us what we see, rather than imaging it on our own if we were to read the novel.

Not a lot happens here, but things end when Deckard receives a new case, so perhaps things will pick up next issue. It is somewhat plodding but fans of Philp K. Dick, or those that want to see where Blade Runner took its cues, will be satisfied. After reading this debut issue, I can see why the entire tale will take 2 years to tell. It has already sold out before hitting shelves, so there are obviously plenty of curious readers out there.

Coheed And Cambria Kills Audio With Boom

Press release below about a new comic from the increasingly diverse BOOM! Studios, written by Claudio Sanchez of the band Coheed and Cambria. The book launches in October but a preview book, and vinyl figure will be available at next weekend’s Comic-Con at San Diego.


KillAudioCvrClaudio Sanchez, the celebrated creator of the COHEED AND CAMBRIA mythology, including the best selling sci-fi mini-series, THE AMORY WARS, is back with an entirely new concept!  One of the most unique and powerful minds in rock and comics unleashes possibly the most provocative new comic of 2009: KILL AUDIO!

Shipping this October from BOOM! Studios, fans can get a first look at KILL AUDIO this July at Comic-Con International, when Claudio Sanchez signs the KILL AUDIO PREVIEW BOOK available only at the BOOM! Studios Booth #2543.  In addition to the KILL AUDIO PREVIEW BOOK, fans will also get a chance to purchase the monotone variant of the KILL AUDIO VINYL FIGURE, limited to 1200 pieces. The KILL AUDIO VINYL FIGURE will only be available during signing times.

“This is disturbing work, and I mean that as a compliment,” BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Mark Waid said. “Anyone who’s a fan of THE MAXX or of Robot Chicken should check this out.”

KILL_AUDIO_TOY_VARIANTKILL AUDIO follows the adventures of an immortal little troll who struggles to find purpose in a land where creativity is a controlled substance. When musical creativity spirals into chaos, KILL AUDIO discovers his life mission.

Supported by a wildly eccentric posse and a nemesis hell-bent on proving his mortality, KILL AUDIO takes on non-sensical musical sub-genres while traipsing across a vivid landscape, all of which could only come from the intense mind of Claudio Sanchez.

 


The KILL AUDIO PREVIEW BOOK and the KILL AUDIO VINYL FIGURE* will be available at the BOOM! Studios booth (#2543) with Claudio signing on Friday and Saturday from 4pm – 5pm.

Written by Claudio Sanchez and Chondra Echert, KILL AUDIO features mind-melting art by Harvey Nominated Mr. Sheldon with covers by Mr. Sheldon and Kristian Donaldson of DMZ fame. The KILL AUDIO PREVIEW BOOK will sell for $5 while the limited edition monotone variant KILL AUDIO VINYL FIGURE will sell for $40.

*Please note the Vinyl Figure will only be available during signing times.

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Irredeemable #4 Review

Irredeemable #4There’s a real weight behind this title thanks to the power of the name behind it. I grew up on many Mark Waid written comics. He was one of the creators that cemented my love for sequential art, and primarily superheroes. I can picture Waid typing away at the keyboard with an evil cackle, twirling his moustache and then perhaps tying a damsel to the closest railway tracks while he creates this series. Irredeemable is the product of Bizarro Waid.

With a handy catch up page here, newcomers can understand what’s gone before. However, the summary can’t contain the emotional wallop that Waid and artist Peter Krause have created in the previous issues. If you are new to this title, grab the TPB in August, which is even more tempting as it’s only $9.99.

Basically however, The Plutonian is earth’s greatest superhero, or rather, he was. Now he’s joined the dark side and is fed up with humanity, which is entirely understandable really. We all get that way at times, while suffering fools in our daily lives. However, we don’t have superpowers and the best of us will often show our contempt with a stern word or a rolling of the eyes. Imagine if we had superpowers and then hrew a tantrum. Then things would get real ugly, real quick.

The Plutonian’s former team-mates of super group, The Paradigm are desperately trying to find clues from their ex-friend’s past, in order to discover his weakness. It’s a race against time and they are only making small steps towards an uncertain victory. In this issue, The Plutonian continues his world-wide rampage and in a great scene at the United Nations, shows the world that it is unwise to unite against him, or to lie to him. Singapore suffers tragically at his hands while other countries can only hope to appease his wrath by offering him sovereignty over their people.

Waid’s timing and Krause’s emotional renditions work well together, to reveal the human face of devastation, and the sheer desperation of The Paradigm who show what true heroism really is. However, I feel an urge to know more about The Plutonian’s turning. So far only hints have been given, and there are no real further clues in this fourth issue. We can’t be expected to feel any kind of sympathy for The Plutonian, but a greater level of understanding is due. Rooting for The Paradigm is mandatory, but The Plutonian, while scary due to a lack of humanity also lacks any motivation for evil so far. He’s the bad guy because of what he does, but we still have no concrete idea as to why. The Paradigm apparently know very little about The Plutonian, and perhaps will come to question their trust over the years of a man, or super man, they knew little about.

In this issue is also an 8 page preview of Poe, which launches in July. Written by J. Barton Mitchell, with gloomy art by Dean Kotz it shows famous scribe Edgar Allan Poe as a widower in a mental health facility, facing nightmares about a dead girl, while his brother tries his best to help him. It’s a pretty good intro to the series and looks gothic enough in its approach.

Irredeemable #3 Review

Irredeemable #3 CoverBasically all you need to know about this series is that it is centered on The Plutonian. He used to be a great goodie and he’s turned into an evil baddie. It’s a great and simple premise, but writer Mark Waid has fashioned it into quite the complex tale. As any scribe knows, or is at least told, no-one wakes up in the morning and decides, “I think I’m going to be evil today!” Every well crafted villain, especially in comics is motivated by what they see as a genuine cause. Lex Luthor is motivated by his ego, Magneto is motivated by belief in mutant superiority, and so on.

The beauty of Irredeemable is that we are given glimpses into The Plutonian’s reasons for turning evil; the emotional erosion that gradually forced him to turn from humanity. As he says here he lives in “a world of miserable, bitter, ungrateful paramecium who lash out at you in a state of perpetual rage for not solving their problems fast enough.” It’s part of a great speech and gives concrete words to the years of frustration he’s obviously felt as the world’s most loved superhero.

This ish opens with a voyeuristic, though unrevealing, sex scene. Apparently the ex-hero likes to watch, and has lost someone dear to him. Like the previous issues, there is carnage here as his former team-mates from The Paradigm discover a Batcave-like hideout of Inferno, one of The Plutonian’s friends. After Inferno’s death, his secret identity became public, so the Paradigm members go there in the hopes of finding some clues as to how to stop The Plutonian’s rampage.

A few supervillains have the same idea, and just when it looks like The Plutonian will team up with them, he shows that he’s not really that interested in making any friends.

Peter Krause’s art is freshly realistic, but not overly so. Some of his costume designs seem somewhat outdated, but it must be difficult to come up with new superpowered analogues. We’ve seen a lot of them, and Mark Waid has created a many over the years.

This isn’t the best issue of the series, but it does move the tale forward. The danger would be in not humanizing The Plutonian, while only throwing us tantalizing glimpses of the past, a la Lost. However it’s obvious that Waid has thought about the past, present and future of Irredeemable and is having as much corrupted fun throwing it at us as we are with reading it.

Comics Writer Detained At LAX

Now this is an interesting piece of news. Writer Mark Sable was detained by airport security because of his latest comic script. It’s both scary and funny at the same time. Poor guy. He took it well though. It reminded me of the time last year when I returned home from Comic-Con and customs went through ALL of my purchases, even my laptop and cameras. That was nowhere near as concerning as this would’ve been though. Of course, this could all be made up. Maybe it never happened at all and is just a clever marketing ploy. Bet it works though.

MARK SABLE DETAINED BY TSA FOR UNTHINKABLE SCRIPT

Ripped-from-the-headlines espionage series causes alarm at LAX


 

TSA did not understand that comic books could be about anything other than superheroes

“My privacy is a small price to pay for educating the government about the medium.”


Comics writer Mark Sable was detained by TSA security guards at LAX this past weekend when they discovered inflammatory material in a script for Sable’s new BOOM Studios miniseries UNTHINKABLE. The comic series follows members of a government think tank that was tasked with coming up with 9/11-type “unthinkable” terrorist scenarios that now are coming true. 

Sable was detained while traveling from LAX to NYC to attend a signing for the premiere of UNTHINKABLE #1 at Jim Hanley’s Universe this Wednesday, May 13th. 

Fans and friends were made aware of the TSA detention when Sable “Twittered” about the events at twitter.com/marksable, after he was released. 

Sable wrote BOOM! Studios a more in-depth version of the encounter to release to the public: 

“Flying from Los Angeles to New York for a signing at Jim Hanley’s Universe Wednesday (May 13th), I was flagged at the gate for ‘extra screening’. I was subjected to not one, but two invasive searches of my person and belongings. TSA agents then “discovered” the script for UNTHINKABLE #3. They sat and read the script while I stood there, without any personal items, identification or ticket, which had all been confiscated. 

“The minute I saw the faces of the agents, I knew I was in trouble. The first page of the UNTHINKABLE script mentioned 9/11, terror plots and the fact that the (fictional) world had become a police state. The TSA agents then proceeded to interrogate me, having a hard time understanding that a comic book could be about anything other than superheroes, let alone that anyone actually wrote scripts for comics. 

“I cooperated politely and tried to explain to them the irony of the situation. While UNTHINKABLE blurs the line between fiction and reality, the story is based on a real-life government think tank where a writer was tasked to design worst-case terror scenarios. The fictional story of UNTHINKABLE unfolds when the writer’s scenarios come true, and he becomes a suspect in the terrorist attacks. 

“In the end, I feel my privacy is a small price to pay for educating the government about the medium.” 

Mr. Stuffins #1 Review

Mr. Stuffins #1Think of this title as Reverse Chucky. Instead of a doll terrorizing children, and adults alike, we have a teddy bear helping them.

From Andrew Cosby and Johanna Stokes, who have written the excellent BOOM! series Eureka and Station, respectively, comes this impressively cuddly debut. It had me smirking and fondly recalling my own carefree days of playing with my He-Man figures and G.I Joes. Ah, good times. This is a boy’s own adventure – literally, but it does have a healthy dose of dark humour and adventure. Like BOOM!’s other series, such as The Incredibles, or The Muppet Show Comic Book, this is something parents could read with their kids, with both getting enjoyment from it.

It begins with a scientist running from the agency he works for. Upon creating Artificial Intelligence, he flees from his nefarious employers and runs to the closest toy shop, where he swaps his CD with that of an interactive teddy bear. At the same time, David, a bath salesman recently separated from his fed up wife, is taking his son Zach out for a bit of shopping. After waving masculine gifts infront of his face, Zach decides to go for Mr. Stuffins instead. The rest of the issue is focused on Zach as he discovers his teddy’s unique skill set and gets frustrated with his lack of singing and bed-time story telling abilities. After all, that’s what the box promised! It’s like a premise of a classic 1980s film that was never made.

I could hear Mr. Stuffin’s gruff, take charge voice every time he spoke. He ties up a lifeless pink bunny for interrogation, beats up school bullies and mocks Zach’s parents. Yet he’s a loveable rascal. While elements of Buzz Lightyear and the 1998 film Small Soldiers may be apparent to some, this is still a refreshing concept. Zack is old enough to know that a teddy bear with military skills is not normal, yet young enough to just accept him as a new, though reluctant, friend.

I can see why this was a sell-out when it first appeared, and now that it’s returned with new art by Axel Medellin, it will surely garner new fans. Medellin draws with great expression. His figure work is simple, yet fluid enough and from the moment Mr. Stuffins’ eyes alight and he sits up, fully aware, I was sold on the approach. It has some great pacing and truly witty lines, that I won’t do the disservice of spoiling here. Let’s just say that I haven’t been entertained with cuddly toys for many years, yet I now want a Mr. Stuffins for Christmas.

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Blade Runner Comic

 

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? #1Well, not a comic book based on Blade Runner exactly, but one based on the novel that Blade Runner was based on. Whew. This is quite weird actually, as I just finished watching The Final Cut of the 1982 film on DVD, and all the awesome extras. Hearing how the film meandered somewhat from Philip K. Dick’s classic novel, I thought to myself, “I bet someone could adapt the book into a great comic.” And as I opened the latest Previews catalogue, that’s exactly what I found. BOOM! prove their mastery over chasing unusual properties yet again. Official description of the first issue of the series (which lands in June) below.

THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE FILM BLADE RUNNER COMES TO BOOM with backmatter by Warren Ellis! Worldwide best-selling sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick’s award-winning DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? has been called “a masterpiece ahead of its time, even today” and served as the basis for the film BLADE RUNNER. BOOM! Studios is honored to present the complete novel transplanted into the comic book medium, mixing all new panel-to-panel continuity with the actual text from the novel in an innovative, ground-breaking 24-issue maxi-series experiment illustrated by acclaimed COMA and WOLF artist Steven Dupre! San Francisco lies under a cloud of radioactive dust. The World War has killed millions, driving entire species to extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remained coveted any living creature, and for people who couldn’t afford one, companies built incredibly realistic fakes: horses, birds, cats, sheep… even humans.

Rick Deckard is an officially sanctioned bounty hunter tasked to find six rogue androids — they’re machines, but look, sound, and think like humans – clever, and most of all, dangerous humans. Rick Deckard, Pris, The Voight-Kampff Test, Nexus 6 androids, the Tyrell Corporation: join us for the publishing event of the year!

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