Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Twentieth Century Fox and BOOM! Studios Joining Sons of Anarchy

Motorcycle gangs have their own certain appeal. Whether it's their "bad guy" approach to things or if it's their general approach to life in general, they have a way of getting things done. Sometimes, getting things done include participating in a comic book series and that happens courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox and BOOM! Studios joining up for a Sons of Anarchy comic book, written by Christopher Golden and illustrated by Damian Couceiro (cover art by Garry Brown).

“Our team at BOOM! Studios includes some of the biggest fans of ‘Sons of Anarchy’ and with our long-time desire to create a comic series around the show now a reality, we couldn’t be more excited,” said Ross Richie, CEO of BOOM! Studios. “We are focused on adding to the mythology of the show in a way that is authentic and meaningful, while working closely alongside Kurt, FX and Fox so that the fans get the best experience from a ‘Sons of Anarchy’ comic.”

With season 6 in production, the series has been nothing but success for FX. The show is an adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores an outlaw motorcycle club's (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California, remains exactly that--charming. The MC must confront threats from drug dealers, corporate developers, and overzealous law officers. Behind the MC's familial lifestyle and legally thriving automotive shop is a ruthless and illegally thriving arms business.

The book is slated to hit stores September 11. Full press release below.
TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND BOOM! STUDIOS
EXPAND THE WORLD OF SAMCRO FOR AUDIENCES EVERYWHERE WITH
THE INTRODUCTION OF SONS OF ANARCHY COMIC BOOK SERIES 


America’s Most Notorious On-Screen Outlaw Motorcycle Club 
Featured in New Comic Book Series Available September 2013 



   

Los Angeles, Calif. – July 22, 2013 – The gun-smuggling outlaw bikers with complex pasts and gripping personalities residing in Charming, California will soon cover the pages of a comic book series launching in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and BOOM! Studios.  As a modern vision of the outlaw genre, the widely-popular “Sons of Anarchy” drama will launch its first comic book issue in comic shops nationwide beginning September 11, 2013.

“Our team at BOOM! Studios includes some of the biggest fans of ‘Sons of Anarchy’ and with our long-time desire to create a comic series around the show now a reality, we couldn’t be more excited,” said Ross Richie, CEO of BOOM! Studios. “We are focused on adding to the mythology of the show in a way that is authentic and meaningful, while working closely alongside Kurt, FX and Fox so that the fans get the best experience from a ‘Sons of Anarchy’ comic.”

The creative team behind the BOOM! Studios comic book series includes writer Christopher Golden, artist Damian Couceiro and cover artist Garry Brown.

With Season 6 in production, “Sons of Anarchy” has received the highest-rated telecasts and series accolades in the history of FX. The show is an adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores an outlaw motorcycle club's (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, Charming. The MC must confront threats from drug dealers, corporate developers, and overzealous law officers. Behind the MC's familial lifestyle and legally thriving automotive shop is a ruthless and illegally thriving arms business.

“Sons of Anarchy” is produced by Fox 21 and FX Productions.

SONS OF ANARCHY TM & © 2013 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  All Rights Reserved.

About Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products
A recognized industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products licenses and markets properties worldwide on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Twentieth Television and Fox Broadcasting Company, as well as third party lines. The division is aligned with Twentieth Century Fox Television, one of the top suppliers of prime time entertainment programming to the broadcast networks.


Founded by Ross Richie in 2005, Diamond Gem Award-winning "Best Publisher" BOOM! Studios (boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of best-selling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning original and licensed comic books and graphic novels with the industry's top talent. BOOM! Studios is the home of Mike Carey's SUICIDE RISK, Clive Barker’s NEXT TESTAMENT and HELLRAISER, Paul Jenkins and Humberto Ramos' FAIRY QUEST, PLANET OF THE APES, Max Bemis' POLARITY and Mark Waid’s IRREDEEMABLE. Steven Grant's graphic novel 2 GUNS will be released as a feature film from Universal Pictures August 2nd, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. BOOM!'s all-ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz' PEANUTS, Jim Davis’ GARFIELD, Cartoon Network's ADVENTURE TIME and REGULAR SHOW, Mike Kunkel's HEROBEAR AND THE KID and Roger Langridge’s Eisner Award-winning SNARKED.

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