Jeff Lemire Covers ‘Wild’s End’ #2; ‘Uncle Grandpa’ #1 and ‘The Collector’ Out on Oct. 15

By staff-writers - September 20, 2014

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BOOM! Studios has some cool news and updates to share today!

JEFF LEMIRE COVER ADDED FOR ‘WILD’S END’ #2

Response to the debut of Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard’s Wild’s End has been overwhelmingly positive, so we’re excited to share this news: We’ve just added a second cover to Wild’s End #2 and it’s illustrated by none other than Jeff Lemire (Underwater Welder, Sweet Tooth)! The final order cutoff date for this issue is Monday, Sept. 22nd (comic shop owners have until that day to order copies, so fans should let them know ASAP!), and it goes on sale in comic shops on Oct. 15. Retailers can order it in any quantity (cover price of $3.99) using Diamond Order Code AUG148027. The main cover of this issue is illustrated by series artist I.N.J. Culbard. See below for Lemire’s cover!
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‘UNCLE GRANDPA’ #1 AND SERGIO TOPPI’S ‘THE COLLECTOR’ SET FOR RELEASE ON OCT. 15

October 15th is going to be a big release day for us. With Sleepy Hollow #1 and the aforementioned Wild’s End #2 already set for that date, we also have KaBOOM!’s Uncle Grandpa #1 and Archaia’s The Collector hardcover coming out that day! All of these titles have a final order cutoff date of Monday, Sept. 22nd, so fans should let their shops know to order them copies to ensure they have will them on Oct. 15.

UNCLE GRANDPA #1
Imprint: KaBOOM!
Authors: Yehudi Mercado, Thomas Scott Roberts, Jimmy Geigerich, Evgeny Yakovlev, Brendon Gillas, and Laura Howell
Artists: Yehudi Mercado, Thomas Scott Roberts, Jimmy Geigerich, Evgeny Yakovlev, Brendon Gillas, Alex Chiu, and Laura Howell
Cover Artists: A: Bob Flynn B: Cory Fuller (1 in 10 Chase) C: Chris McD (1 in 15 Retailer Incentive) D: Troy Little (1 in 25 Retailer Incentive)
Diamond Order Code: AUG141189
WHY WE LOVE IT: Adventure Time. Regular Show. The Amazing World of Gumball.Steven Universe. Can you tell we love Cartoon Network’s shows? We’re excited to welcome Uncle Grandpa to KaBOOM! comics. It’s quirky, goofy, and oh-so-fun—a perfect formula for the four-color page.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: This MAD Magazine-style comic is going to feature all manner of short strips, games, and more goofy things. If you are a a fan of cartoonists like Don Martin, Gary Larson, and Tex Avery, you’ll enjoy Uncle Grandpa.
WHAT’S IT ABOUT: Uncle Grandpa is everyone’s magical uncle and grandpa, and he’s come to help kids with their problems in surreal and wacky ways! It’s a collection of zany shorts, games, and strips starring Uncle Grandpa, Pizza Steve, Mr. Gus, and all the other crazy characters from the hit Cartoon Network show created by Peter Browngardt.

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THE COLLECTOR Hardcover
Imprint: Archaia
Author: Sergio Toppi
Artist: Sergio Toppi
Cover Artist: Sergio Toppi
Format: 8.5” x 11”, 256 pages, Black and White, Hardcover
Diamond Order Code: JUN140969
WHY WE LOVE IT: The late Sergio Toppi remains one of the great master sequential artists whose work inspired a generation of illustrators and comic artists who followed him. The Collector is Toppi’s longest-running original series, now translated into English for the first time since its debut in 1984.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Toppi’s breathtaking line work and composition will leave you staring at his pages for hours. While this oversized edition serves as much as an art book as a comic, the adventures of the globe-scouring, daredevil Collector will appeal to fans of Indiana Jones, Five Ghosts, or Doc Savage.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Far from the auction halls of the elite, The Collector seeks out rare and mysterious artifacts across the world. He is at home in the salons of Paris as he is in the jungles of Borneo. Set against the backdrop of late 19th-century colonialism, The Collector is a delightful, swashbuckling adventure!

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