“I read the first issue of Once And Future and it’s great! ”—Jeff Lemire, Black Hammer
“Twisting British myth into knots, & I can't wait to see where it goes.”—Dan Watters, Coffin Bound
LOS ANGELES, CA (September 23, 2019) – BOOM! Studios revealed a first look at ONCE & FUTURE #3, the latest issue in the critically acclaimed series from New York Times bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Star Wars) and Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Klaus), following retired monster hunter Bridgette McGuire and her unsuspecting grandson Duncan as they fight against a rising evil that plans to take over their country to bring it back to its former glory.
Duncan and his Gran were too late to stop the Nationalists, and now the ancient King is awake, looking to take power over his land once again and unite it under his rule—spelling disaster for Britain. The only way to stop him now is to track down the legendary grail! But with Arthur's army growing they're running out of time and resources, and what does Duncan’s disastrous first date, Rose, have to do with any of this?!
ONCE & FUTURE is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Abbott by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; Bury The Lede by Gaby Dunn and Claire Roe; Klaus by Grant Morrison and Dan Mora; Something is Killing The Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera, and the upcoming Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Joss Whedon’s Firefly from Greg Pak and Dan McDaid; Buffy The Vampire Slayer from Jordie Bellaire and David Lopez; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo.
Print copies of ONCE & FUTURE #3, featuring a cover by Dan Mora, will be available for sale on October 16, 2019 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore.
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BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through the development of four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—BOOM! has produced award-winning original work, including Lumberjanes, The Woods, Giant Days, Klaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Cartoon Network, and The Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox for film and with 20th Television for the small screen. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.