Official Press Release
BOOM! Studios announced today that THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #2, one of the premiere titles for their new BOOM! Kids imprint, has sold out in only one week! This follows on the heels of simultaneous pre-release sell outs for THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #1 and THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK #1, as well as sell outs of CARS: THE ROOKIE #1 and THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK #2.
Fans should keep in mind, while Diamond Comics Distributors is completely sold out, THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #2 first printing may still be found at a direct market retailer near you.
Diamond Comics Distributors is making the second printing of THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #2 available for retailers to order immediately and the second print will be featured in a forthcoming issue Diamond Dateline.
THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #2 second print (APR098203) features a brand new cover by interior artist Marcio Takara and will hit store shelves late-June.
THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #2 features all new INCREDIBLES stories written by legendary comic book scribe Mark Waid and drawn by Marcio Takara. The first printing of issue #2 of the fan-favorite series shipped with two variant covers, with cover A by Sean Galloway and cover B by Marcio Takara. The first printing of THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #2 also features a hard-to-find Kirby-inspired C cover from GODLAND artist Tom Scioli!
THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS has seen rave reviews from all quarters:
"Waid and Takara have done a really solid job with this series...The dialogue, pacing and action give it exactly the right feel." -- The Scoop
"THE INCREDIBLES is great as both an all-ages book, and a super hero tale." -- Project Fanboy
"This is a great book for younger readers. It stays true to the spirit of the movie, and Marcio Takara’s art is dynamic and alive on every single page" -- The Longbox Chronicles
"If you’re looking for a fun book that the kids and you can enjoy, or if you’re just a big Incredibles fan, this is definitely worth your time." -- read/RANT!
"The story’s a fast, easy read, with solid writing... The art is stellar and matches the Pixar animation of the movie in aces.... Overall, it’s good, clean fun for the whole family to enjoy and an outstanding title to use as a gateway into the world of comics for kids." -- Fandomania
BOOM! Studios announced the launch of their new imprint, “BOOM! Kids” in late March. BOOM! Kids serves as a child-appropriate home for BOOM!’s kid-friendly publishing content. The company’s new imprint includes its own website, www.boom-kids.com. The premiere books for this imprint include THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #1, THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK #1, both released on March 25th, and CARS: THE ROOKIE #1 released April 1st.
All BOOM! Kids’ titles will be serialized as individual 24 page comic books in Direct Market comic book collector shops and newsstands, then each four issue complete story will be collected into graphic novel trade paperbacks available in the mass market via Borders, Barnes & Noble and the direct market as well.
Recently, BOOM! Studios announced a national newsstand distribution agreement with Kable Distribution Services, Inc. for the BOOM! Kids line of the monthly publication to the newsstand market.
For additional information, see www.boom-kids.com.
About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) is a unique publishing house specializing in high-profile projects across a wide variety of different genres from some of the industry’s biggest talents, including Philip K. Dick’s DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, The Henson Company’s FARSCAPE, and the original Mark Waid series IRREDEEMABLE. BOOM! recently launched its youth imprint, BOOM! Kids, with Pixar’s THE INCREDIBLES, CARS, and TOY STORY, as well as Disney’s THE MUPPETS. This year, BOOM! Studios celebrates its fourth anniversary.