Monday, August 31, 2015

Snoopy Takes to the Skies in Peanuts: Where Beagles Dare



Snoopy is no stranger to secret, high-stakes missions. That's why this September, KaBOOM! is tapping him for just that in Peanuts: Where Beagles Dare!, a new original graphic novel from writer Jason Cooper and artist Vicki Scott that serves as a great accompaniment to the upcoming The Peanuts Movie. The Peanuts: Where Beagles Dare! original graphic novel arrives in comic shops on September 23rd with a cover by Scott, Paige Braddock and Nina Kester for the price of $9.99 under Diamond order code JUL151096. It will arrive in bookstores on September 29th under ISBN 978-1-60886-711-0.

“Where Beagles Dare! is our fourth Peanuts original graphic novel and it continues to be an honor to work with Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates to produce these new stories,” said BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. “With November’s The Peanuts Movie featuring a storyline in which Snoopy appears as the World War I Flying Ace, we thought it’d be appropriate to do a new, original story that could stand alongside the film! 2015 is a big year for Peanuts and we’re overjoyed to be part of the fun.”

In Peanuts: Where Beagles Dare!, Snoopy, the World War I Flying Ace, is on holiday in France but his leave is cut short when he’s recruited for a top-secret mission. Snoopy must dodge his way through no-man’s land, go deep behind enemy territory, and battle the Red Baron in the blackened skies above. Will Snoopy ever return home to quaff a few root beers with Woodstock and have dinner with Charlie Brown?

The Final Order Cutoff deadline for comic shop retailers is August 31st. Full press release below.
Snoopy Takes to the Skies in KaBOOM!'s 'Peanuts: Where Beagles Dare!' Original
Graphic Novel, Coming in September

August 27, 2015 (Los Angeles, Calif.) - KaBOOM!, the award-winning, all-ages imprint of publisher BOOM! Studios, gets ready to send Snoopy off on a secret World War I mission this September in Peanuts: Where Beagles Dare!, a new, original graphic novel from writer Jason Cooper and artist Vicki Scott that serves as a great accompaniment to the upcoming The Peanuts Movie.

Where Beagles Dare! is our fourth Peanuts original graphic novel and it continues to be an honor to work with Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates to produce these new stories,” said BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. “With November’s The Peanuts Movie featuring a storyline in which Snoopy appears as the World War I Flying Ace, we thought it’d be appropriate to do a new, original story that could stand alongside the film! 2015 is a big year for Peanuts and we’re overjoyed to be part of the fun.”

In Peanuts: Where Beagles Dare!, Snoopy, the World War I Flying Ace, is on holiday in France but his leave is cut short when he’s recruited for a top-secret mission. Snoopy must dodge his way through no-man’s land, go deep behind enemy territory, and battle the Red Baron in the blackened skies above. Will Snoopy ever return home to quaff a few root beers with Woodstock and have dinner with Charlie Brown? Find out in this new original graphic novel, which also features nine pages of behind-the-scenes sketches by artist Vicki Scott!   

The Peanuts: Where Beagles Dare! original graphic novel arrives in comic shops on September 23rd with a cover by Vicki Scott, Paige Braddock, and Nina Kester for the price of $9.99 under Diamond order code JUL151096. It will arrive in bookstores on September 29th under ISBN 978-1-60886-711-0.

The Final Order Cutoff deadline for comic shop retailers is August 31st. 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.

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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