Sneak Peeks: BOOM! Studios February 18, 2015

The Fellowship has obtained sneak peeks for comics from BOOM! that will come out this week...

Plunder #1 (of 4)
Author: Swifty Lang
Artist: Skuds McKinley

After facing off with an illegal Chinese vessel, a gang of Somali pirates tries to board what they think is a research vessel, only to find themselves in the midst of a massacre. As their worst nightmares become reality, the 14-year-old boy who went from translator to reluctant pirate not only becomes the key to survival, but must decide for himself how far he is willing to go in the name of self-preservation.

Burning Fields #2 (of 8)
Authors: Michael Moreci & Tim Daniel
Artist: Colin Lorimer

As new murders arise across the oilfields of Iraq and their surrounding cities, strange alliances form. Dana and Aban delve into one another’s pasts in the search for the killers, while Verge, the private military company that blocks Dana and Aban at every turn, makes its own inroads on the case.

Clive Barker’s Next Testament Vol. 2 TP
Authors: Clive Barker & Mark Miller
Artist: Haemi Jang

The being known as Wick has been freed, and has begun delivering swift vengeance upon the world. But he’s not alone in his quest, as he gains acceptance and followers around the world—and crushes any that oppose him. Meanwhile, Tristan and Elspeth try to pick up the pieces in the wake of a devastating plane crash, and must survive the deadly obstacles thrown in their path as they weave their way through this new and inhospitable world. One of the most critically acclaimed horror comics in recent memory, this edition collects issues #5-8 of Horror Master Clive Barker’s latest epic, with help from co-writer Mark Miller (Hellraiser) and artist Haemi Jang (Hellraiser: The Road Below).

Eternal #2 (of 4)
Author: William Harms
Artist: Stefano Simeone

After the explosive events of the first issue, the New Life corporation wants to destroy the Human Liberation Army now more than ever. Rathmann is charged with hunting down the HLA’s leader, Gail. In a world of immortal clones, does life truly have meaning?

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths Vol. 1 TP
Author: Brian Holguin
Artists: Alex Sheikman, Lizzy John

For the first time in softcover, presenting part one of a graphic novel prequel trilogy that delves into the origins of the Skeksis, Mystics, Gelflings, and the definitive origin of the Dark Crystal itself, set 1,000 years before the events in the classic film. The story follows the creation of the planet Thra and its inhabitants and features the never-before-seen character Raunip, the son of Aughra, created specifically for this series by the film’s conceptual designer, Brian Froud.

Lumberjanes #11
Authors: Noelle Stevenson & Shannon Watters
Artist: Carolyn Nowak

Mal and Molly are on an adventure they don’t really understand, but they will rely on each other to make it back to their friends and camp. What is the Bear Woman up to this time? And what are Jo, April, and Ripley up to while their friends fight for their lives?

Peanuts #25
Authors: Paige Braddock, Vicki Scott
Artist: Vicki Scott

In celebration of the 65th anniversary of Peanuts, we are releasing this oversized, ad-free extravaganza! If you find yourself missing summer in the cold days of winter, we’re bringing it back to warm your spirits! It’s time for the Peanuts gang to go to Summer Camp!

Regular Show #20
Author: Nick Sumida
Artist: Allison Strejlau

Genies for everyone! In this outrageous conclusion to “My Own Private Gum Ball,” a poorly-conceived wish lands everyone in the park with their own magic lamp. That’s bad news for the gang, especially since they’re already up to their eyeballs in trouble (or, in Rigby’s case, up to Benson’s eyeballs). Spring Break ends here!

Rocket Salvage #3 (of 5)
Author: Yehudi Mercado
Artist: Bachan

Behind the wheel of a salvage space hauler, on the run from an armada of robot religious zealots, and catering to the whims of a wild, mad scientist alien, the Rockets are in for a lot more than they bargained for. Luckily, if life has taught them anything, it is that nothing good ever comes easy.

Sons of Anarchy #18
Author: Ed Brisson
Artist: Matías Bergara

How did Happy get that first Smiley Face tattoo? This self-contained issue delves into the fan-favorite character’s origins, giving a glimpse of how everyone’s favorite psychopath came to be. Spoiler: It ain’t pretty.

Suicide Risk #22
Author: Mike Carey
Artist: Elena Casagrande

With his newly adopted Earth at stake, Requiem must forge an alliance with a powerful entity more dangerous than himself: Aisa. The follower of a great and ancient goddess, Aisa and her sister Diva may hold the key to closing the F.A.U.L.T.Line once and for all—but which side will Tracey find herself when they do?