Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Regular Show: Skips Brings More of the Normal Action

Regular Show: Skips #1 Cover A

KaBOOM! Studios wants to give readers more of a good thing. That's why they've announced Regular Show: Skips, an all-new, all-ages limited series comic, written and illustrated by Mad Rupert. And it takes a rather interesting look at a rather unique character of the series in the mysterious yeti groundskeeper. And it's got a slew of covers, including one by Rupert, one by Kel McDonald, one by Mia Schwartz and one by Teresa Stone.

No one is more mysterious in the crazy world of Regular Show than Skips, the park’s enigmatic yeti groundskeeper who always seems to know what’s going on. Finally, we get to see the world from his point of view. Pops decides to take the team on a mini-vacation for all the good work they’ve done. Little does Skips know, this vacation is not going to be a restful one…

The first issue hits stores NOvember 6 under Diamond Order Code SEP131018. Full press release below.
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  Cover A by Mad Rupert

Regular Show: Skips #1 Cover B
Cover B by Kel McDonald

Regular Show: Skips #1 Cover C
Cover C by Mia Schwartz

Regular Show: Skips #1 Cover D
Cover D by Tessa Stone

Oct 29th,  2013 - Los Angeles, CA - This November, KaBOOM! Studios, an imprint of BOOM! Studios, launches REGULAR SHOW: SKIPS, an all-new, all-ages limited series comic based on the successful Cartoon Network comedy created by JG Quintel.

REGULAR SHOW: SKIPS spins out of the main REGULAR SHOW comic series and shines the spotlight on the mysterious yeti groundskeeper. Written and drawn by Mad Rupert (REGULAR SHOW, ADVENTURE TIME), REGULAR SHOW: SKIPS #1 will ship with main covers by Rupert and Kel McDonald (ADVENTURE TIME, Fame and Misfortune) along with variant covers by Mia Schwartz and Tessa Stone (Hanna Is Not a Boy’s Name).

WHY WE LOVE IT: No one is more mysterious in the crazy world of REGULAR SHOW than Skips, the park’s enigmatic yeti groundskeeper who always seems to know what’s going on. Finally, we get to see the world from his point of view.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Because you know that REGULAR SHOW is anything but ordinary...and newcomer Mad Rupert has crafted a comic that is extraordinary.

WHAT’S IT ABOUT: Pops decides to take the team on a mini-vacation for all the good work they’ve done. Little does Skips know, this vacation is not going to be a restful one…

REGULAR SHOW: SKIPS  #1 will arrive in stores on November 6th and carries a retail price of $3.99 under Diamond order code SEP131018. It’s also available for pre-order directly fromboom-studios.com.

ABOUT BOOM! STUDIOS
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 was recently released as a feature film from Universal Pictures 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. In June 2013, BOOM! Studios acquired Archaia Entertainment (archaia.com). Archaia is the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning graphic novel publisher of MOUSE GUARD, COW BOY, GUNNERKRIGG COURT, RUST, SPERA, JIM HENSON’S TALE OF SAND, RETURN OF THE DAPPER MEN, and other many great titles. In October 2013, BOOM! Studios entered into an exclusive partnership with 20th Century Fox, giving the studio access to its library of combined titles, and giving the publisher access to Fox's vast catalog of films. 

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