Terrifyingly, it's just a few weeks until Comic-Con International annexes most of downtown San Diego and with it, our souls. But with a new comics convention comes a new offering of exclusive stuff from BOOM! Studios. The publisher of the Adventure Time line of comics as well Lumberjanes and Bee and Puppycat and others is known among rarities collectors for its convention-only releases, and they'll be back at their booth with more at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. Check out the company's latest assortment of exclusives below, including the hardcover Mathematical Edition of Adventure Time: Marceline and the Scream Queens.
Marceline and the Scream Queens
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It's always bittersweet when a beloved mini-series wraps up, and Boom! Studios' Adventure Time: Marceline and the Scream Queens #6 is no exception. Fortunately for fans, the final issue in the mini only amps up the radness with a concluding tale by series writer and artist Meredith Gran and this issue's backup story by Rich Tommaso. Marceline and her band are hardly The Lan
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Peppermint Butler fans, take note: You do not want to cross Princess Bubblegum's trusted servant by forging concert tickets. Though it may seem harmless to pick up tickets to see the Land of Ooo's most popular rock band from a seedy stranger in a dark alley, it's wise to seek official admission according to the backup story in Adventure Time: Marceline and the Scream Queens #4, which arrives on October 10. Joining regular writer a
It's great seeing Princess Bubblegum and her vampire bud Marceline in Boom! Studios' monthly Adventure Time title, but it's been twice as nice to read along with the heroines as they pursue a rock and roll fantasy all their own in the six-issue Marcline and the Scream Queens miniseries. The good times ro
If you've been waiting to try out Boom! Studios' new Adventure Time, Adventure Time: Marceline and the Scream Queens, Peanuts, Higher Earth, Hypernaturals and/or Extermination series, San Diego Comic-Con International is as good a time as any with all seven of the titles getting convention exclusive covers on their #1 issues. Those seeking extra unique -- as in one-of-a-kind -- covers can even snag blank "Get a Sketch" versions of Ad
Generally speaking, variant covers can be a drag. At their worst, they can emphasize comic "collectibility" over their actual content. Every now and then, though, someone gets it right, and Boom! Studios' latest round of Adventure Time and Marceline and the Scream Queens variants is definitely a great example.
With the variant covers for Adventure Time #8 and Marceline and the Scream Queens