Exclusive: Hicks & Valero-O’Connell Take The Lumberjanes ‘Beyond Bay Leaf’ [Preview]
Boom Box's Lumberjanes continues to go from strength to strength, sweeping up awards, putting out luxurious collections, and now launching its first ever one-shot special featuring two truly excellent guest creators, Faith Erin Hicks and Rosemary Valero-O'Connell.
Hicks is the celebrated author of Friends With Boys and The Adventures of Superhero Girl, while Valero-O'Connell is an up-and-coming artist and future star whose work we've celebrated in the past. They've joined forces to tell a one-off tale about the Lumberjanes exploring the majesty of the sky... and the wonderment of a ghost pony. Check out our exclusive preview:
Here's what Boom has to say about the book:
Lumberjanes: Beyond Bay Leaf #1 (One-shot)
Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Author: Faith Erin Hicks
Artist: Rosemary Valero-O’Connell
Main Cover: Nick Sumida
Incentive Cover: Eva Eskelinen
What’s to Love: It’s our first-ever Lumberjanes special and we could not be more excited to welcome writer Faith Erin Hicks (The Adventures of Superhero Girl) and newcomer artist Rosemary Valero-O’Connell to our growing Lumberteam. This self-contained story perfectly captures the spirit of what the Lumberjanes are: hardcore lady-types who can fend for themselves, but also quick to help those who are in need!
What It Is: In this special one-shot issue, Jen takes the girls out at night to go stargazing, but Ripley wanders off when she sees a ghost pony! Now April, Jo, Molly, and Mal have to rely on the strange woman Sola to find their friend and earn their Beyond Bay Leaf pin!