Official Press Release
This October, KaBOOM! is proud to announce BRAVEST WARRIORS, based on the new Pendleton Ward cartoon, written by Joey Comeau (A SOFTER WORLD) and drawn by Mike Holmes (ADVENTURE TIME).
Additionally, KaBOOM! Studios is pleased to announce a last minute signing at San Diego Comic Con with Pendleton Ward, creator of the brand new animated series that BRAVEST WARRIORS is based on. Ward will be signing in the designated Comic-Con signing area in the Sails Pavilion on Saturday 1:30pm-2:30pm. In order to be eligible to participate in the signing, fans must come to the BOOM! booth (#2743) to obtain a ticket. In order to obtain a ticket for the Pendleton Ward signing, fans must purchase the Adventure Time #1 Pendleton Ward SDCC exclusive variant cover on Wednesday night, Thursday, or Friday during show hours. The tickets will be limited to 500 total and numbered. Ticket holders will be entered into a lottery for one of 30 guaranteed signing spots on Saturday. Winning ticket numbers will be posted at the BOOM! booth on Saturday morning. Winning ticket holders will be eligible to get one item signed by Ward.
POWER! RESPECT! Join Chris, Wallow, Beth and Danny, four 16-year-old heroes-for-hire, as they warp from galaxy to galaxy, saving alien races with the power of their…emotions. They’re noble, righteous and totally bodacious! This new series of original comics based on the new series from ADVENTURE TIME creator Pendleton Ward is sure to be a smash!
“I love the good natured respect of friendship and silliness at the heart of Pendleton Ward's work,” commented writer Comeau, “I'm excited for people to see what I have planned for the characters!”
BRAVEST WARRIORS ships in October with main covers by Tyler Hesse and Maris Wicks. As well as Marc Bell, Jim Rugg and Pendleton Ward variants. This title is a six-issue mini-series which is accessible to all ages. Each issue will run a full 32 pages and will carry a $3.99 price point.
About BOOM! Studios
Founded by Ross Richie, 2009 and 2010's "Best Publisher" BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of bestselling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning comic books and graphic novels with the industry's top talent, including Mark Waid's IRREDEEMABLE, Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning’s HYPERNATURALS, new HELLRAISER comics written by Clive Barker, PLANET OF THE APES, and Sam Humphreys’ HIGHER EARTH. BOOM!'s all ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz' PEANUTS, Jim Davis’ GARFIELD, Cartoon Network's ADVENTURE TIME, and 20th Century Fox’ ICE AGE. BOOM!'s lit comix-focused imprint, BOOM! Town, recently won the Eisner Award for its first book, Shannon Wheeler's I THOUGHT YOU WOULD BE FUNNIER, and just released SPACE DUCKS, the first comic book from indie musician legend Daniel Johnston.