BOOM! Studios Debuts "NOLA" This November

Tue, September 22nd, 2009 at 5:18am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

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.

About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios (http://www.boom-studios.com) is a unique new publishing house specializing in high-profile projects across a wide variety of different genres from some of the industry's biggest talents. In its inaugural year, Wizard Magazine named BOOM! "Best New Publisher." Founded by the creator of the TV show EUREKA, Andrew Cosby, and his partner Ross Richie, BOOM! Studios continues to be on the leading edge of comic and graphic novel publishing.

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