LOS ANGELES, CA (July 16, 2019) – BOOM! Studios debuted today a new trailer with never-before-seen art from ONCE & FUTURE #1, an extra-sized issue kicking off an all-new six-issue series from New York Times bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Star Wars), Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Klaus), and acclaimed colorist Tamra Bonvillain (Doom Patrol), exploring the mysteries of the past, the complicated truths of our history and the power of family to save the day…especially if that family has secret bunkers of ancient weapons and decades of experience hunting the greatest monsters in Britain’s history!
When a group of Nationalists use an ancient artifact to bring a villain from Arthurian myth back from the dead to gain power, ex-monster hunter Bridgette McGuire pulls her unsuspecting grandson Duncan, a museum curator, into a world of magic and mysticism to defeat a legendary threat. Now the two must navigate the complicated history of the McGuire family and combat the deadly secrets of England’s past that threaten its very future.
ONCE & FUTURE #1 is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Abbott from Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; Bury The Lede from Gaby Dunn and Claire Roe; Grass Kings from Matt Kindt and Tyler Jenkins; and Klaus from Grant Morrison and Dan Mora. 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; Angelfrom Bryan Edward Hill and Gleb Melnikov; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangersfrom Ryan Parrott and Danielle Di Nicuolo.
Print copies of ONCE & FUTURE #1, featuring cover art by Dan Mora, will be available for sale on August 14, 2019 at local comic book shops (usecomicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
Fans can also meet Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora at Comic Con International: San Diego 2019 from July 17-21 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. Join Kieron Gillen and an all-star group of comic book creators at the BOOM! Studios Discover Yours panel from 3:00-3:50pm on Friday, July 19, in Room 32AB as they discuss what’s new and exciting in the world of comics, with a special surprise for every fan in attendance. And visit the BOOM! Studios booth (#2229) to meet Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora in person. Please note that all Kieron Gillen signings require purchase of the exclusive Once & Future Limited Edition Print by Dan Mora ($10). Complete schedule below.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
2:00PM-2:50PM Signing with Kieron Gillen (Once & Future) and Dan Mora (Once & Future, Sabans's Go Go Power Rangers). Requires purchase ofOnce & Future Limited Edition Print by Dan Mora ($10)
Friday, July 19, 2019
3:00PM-3:50PM BOOM! STUDIOS: DISCOVER YOURS PANEL (Room 32AB) with Kieron Gillen (Once & Future), Lev Grossman (creator of The Magicians),Lilah Sturges (The Magicians: Alice’s Story, Lumberjanes), Carly Usdin (The Avant-Guards), Sina Grace (Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers, Ghosted in LA) and Matt Gagnon (Editor-in-Chief, BOOM! Studios). Moderated by Filip Sablik(President, Publishing & Marketing, BOOM! Studios)
Saturday, July 20, 2019
1:00PM-1:50PM Signing with Kieron Gillen (Once & Future) and Dan Mora (Once & Future, Saban's Go Go Power Rangers). Requires purchase of Once & Future Limited Edition Print by Dan Mora ($10).
Sunday, July 21, 2019
12:00PM-12:50PM Signing with Kieron Gillen (Once & Future) and Dan Mora (Once & Future, Saban's Go Go Power Rangers). Requires purchase ofOnce & Future Limited Edition Print by Dan Mora ($10).
For continuing news on ONCE & FUTURE and more from BOOM!, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.
About BOOM! Studios
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.