Thursday, September 3, 2015

Evil Hits Home in Rowans Ruin


The safety of your home is sacred. Everyone should feel safe within their home from external stressors, but what about evils lurking inside your home? Mike Carey and Mike Perkins team up for the first time in over ten years for Rowan Ruins to answer that question.

“Carey and Perkins are both incredible talents and we’re very excited to see this dream team collaborating on a new series,” said BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. “Rowans Ruin combines horror, unsettling thrills, and great characters in a macabre story that starts with a bang and doesn’t let up.”

Katie has always had things pretty easy, growing up in comfortable circumstances in Florida. But when she finds herself with a long summer break before grad school, she decides to do a house-swap with a British girl, Emily, as a way to vacation relatively cheaply—and to get out from under her parents’ attentiveness. England is great, so different from Florida, and the house, called Rowans Rise, is charming. But soon she starts having nightmares—really, really, strong ones. Curious, Katie researches the owners of the house, and discovers it may have more of a sinister history than she thought...

Rowans Ruin #1 (of 4) arrives in comic shops on October 7th with a main cover by Perkins for the price of $3.99 under Diamond order code AUG151194. Also available in a limited quality is a 10 Years incentive cover by Felipe Smith, a Jackpot incentive cover by Perkins and a retailer incentive cover by Andre de Freitas. The Final Order Cutoff deadline for retailers is September 14th.

Full press release below.
Evil Hits Home in Mike Carey and
Mike Perkins's 'Rowans Ruin'

Rowans Ruin #1 10 Years Cover by Felipe Smith
Rowans Ruin #1 10 Years Cover by Felipe Smith

Rowans Ruin #1 Incentive Cover by Mike Perkins
Rowans Ruin #1 Incentive Cover by Mike Perkins

Rowans Ruin #1 Retailer Incentive Cover by Andre de Freitas
Rowans Ruin #1 Retailer Incentive Cover by Andre de Freitas
September 2, 2015 (Los Angeles, Calif.) - Everyone should feel safe in their own home, but what do you do about the evil lurking in someone else’s house? Mike Carey (Suicide Risk, The Unwritten) and Mike Perkins (Deathlok, The Stand) team up for the first time in over ten years for the haunting thriller Rowans Ruin, debuting this October from award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios.
“Carey and Perkins are both incredible talents and we’re very excited to see this dream team collaborating on a new series,” said BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. “Rowans Ruin combines horror, unsettling thrills, and great characters in a macabre story that starts with a bang and doesn’t let up.”
Katie has always had things pretty easy, growing up in comfortable circumstances in Florida. But when she finds herself with a long summer break before grad school, she decides to do a house-swap with a British girl, Emily, as a way to vacation relatively cheaply—and to get out from under her parents’ attentiveness. England is great, so different from Florida, and the house, called Rowans Rise, is charming. But soon she starts having nightmares—really, really, strong ones. Curious, Katie researches the owners of the house, and discovers it may have more of a sinister history than she thought...
Rowans Ruin #1 (of 4) arrives in comic shops on October 7th with a main cover by series artist Mike Perkins for the price of $3.99 under Diamond order code AUG151194. Also available in a limited quality is a 10 Years incentive cover by Felipe Smith (All-New Ghost Rider), a Jackpot incentive cover by Mike Perkins, and a retailer incentive cover by Andre de Freitas.

The Final Order Cutoff deadline for retailers is September 14th. 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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