Wednesday, August 12, 2015

BOOM! Box Goes Airborne With Diesel


BOOM! Box is looking to the skies for its latest work in Diesel. Tyson Hesse's work takes readers aboard the airship Peacetowne in a coming-of-age fantasy in the vein of Amulet and Hayao Miyazaki’s Howl’s Moving Castle. In it, Dee Diesel isn’t very good at anything. The daughter of the late Tungston Diesel, she has yet to live up to her father’s great reputation. Her rival has inherited control of her family’s airship and left Dee the only job she’s qualified for: working in a two-bit garage. But all that changes when a mysterious flying engine crashes into Dee’s life and takes her on a journey through the skies.

“Tyson did an awesome job on covers for Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors, and his work on The Amazing World of Gumball left us in stitches with his flair for characterization,” said BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. “Diesel is his first original series, and it’s an incredible debut! You’ve got airship fights, robots, and a mysterious flying engine. At the same time, you also have the story of a young woman trying to find her place in the world while standing in her famous father’s shadow. Tyson has created a stunning new world that’s coming your way this September!”

Tyson Hesse’s Diesel #1 (of 4) arrives in comic shops on September 9th with a main cover by Hesse for the price of $3.99 under Diamond order code JUL151092. Also available in a limited quality is a 10 Years incentive cover by Lucy Knisley and a retailer incentive cover by Yuko Ota. The Final Order Cutoff deadline for retailers is August 17th.

Full press release below.
BOOM! Box Gets Airborn with
'Tyson Hesse's Diesel'

Tyson Hesse's Diesel 10 Years Cover
Tyson Hesse's Diesel 10 Years Cover by Lucy Knisley (full wraparound image shown)

Tyson Hesse's Diesel Incentive Cover
Tyson Hesse's Diesel Incentive Cover by Yuko Ota
August 11, 2015 (Los Angeles, Calif.) - BOOM! Box, an imprint of award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios, takes to the skies for adventure this September with Tyson Hesse’s Diesel. Hop aboard the airship Peacetowne as Tyson Hesse (Bravest Warriors, The Amazing World of Gumball) brings readers an original coming-of-age fantasy in the vein of Amulet and Hayao Miyazaki’s Howl’s Moving Castle.

In the series: Dee Diesel isn’t very good at anything. The daughter of the late Tungston Diesel, she has yet to live up to her father’s great reputation. Her rival has inherited control of her family’s airship and left Dee the only job she’s qualified for: working in a two-bit garage. But all that changes when a mysterious flying engine crashes into Dee’s life and takes her on a journey through the skies.
Tyson did an awesome job on covers for Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors, and his work on The Amazing World of Gumball left us in stitches with his flair for characterization,” said BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. “Diesel is his first original series, and it’s an incredible debut! You’ve got airship fights, robots, and a mysterious flying engine. At the same time, you also have the story of a young woman trying to find her place in the world while standing in her famous father’s shadow. Tyson has created a stunning new world that’s coming your way this September!”
  
Tyson Hesse’s Diesel #1 (of 4) arrives in comic shops on September 9th with a main cover by series artist Tyson Hesse for the price of $3.99 under Diamond order code JUL151092. Also available in a limited quality is a 10 Years incentive cover by Lucy Knisley (Age of License), and a retailer incentive cover by Yuko Ota (Johnny Wander).

The Final Order Cutoff deadline for retailers is August 17th. Not sure where to find your nearest comic retailer? Use comicshoplocator.com or findacomicshop.com to find one! It’s also available for order directly from boom-studios.com.
Please feel free to share this order form for your readers to take to their local comic book shop if they want to pre-order Tyson Hesse's Diesel #1.
Tyson Hesse's Diesel Order Form

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 comprised of four distinct imprints. The original Studios imprint is home to Mike Carey's Suicide Risk; James Tynion IV's The Woods; Mark Waid's Irredeemable; Sons of Anarchy; and Big Trouble in Little China. Steven Grant’s graphic novel 2 Guns was 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, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, and Steven Universe; Mike Kunkel’s Herobear and the Kid; and Natasha Allegri's Bee and PuppyCat. BOOM!'s experimental imprint BOOM! Box publishes The Midas Flesh and Lumberjanes. In June 2013, BOOM! acquired Archaia Entertainment (archaia.com). Archaia is the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning graphic novel publisher of Mouse Guard, Cow Boy, Gunnerkrigg Court, Rust, and Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand. In October 2013, BOOM! Studios entered into a unique first-look relationship with 20th Century Fox, giving the studio access to its library of titles and giving the publisher access to Fox's vast catalog of films. In August 2014, BOOM! Studios began a similar first-look relationship with 20th Century Fox TV to develop properties for the small screen.

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