Monday, June 21, 2021

Monday's Headlines | Boom! Studios Press Release


The press release follows:

Media Release — BOOM! Studios announced today that SAVE YOURSELF! #1, the first issue in a truly magical new four-issue original series from the team behind Pandora’s Legacy, writer Bones Leopard (Identical), artists Kelly & Nichole Matthews (Just Beyond), and letterer Jim Campbell, that’s perfect for fans who grew up loving magical girls and are ready to step up and save the world, no matter who they have to face, has sold out at the distributor level the week of release! 

In response to the overwhelming support from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios has announced SAVE YOURSELF! #1 SECOND PRINTING, featuring brand new cover art by series artists Kelly & Nichole Matthews and available in stores July 14, 2021.

What if Magical Girls aren’t Earth’s champions after all? The world’s most beloved heroes Aoe, Thel, and Gen, better known as the Lovely Trio, first burst onto the scene five years ago when they saved Earth from a surprise space monster attack! Since then, everyone–including Gigi, whose brother died as a bystander in a Lovely Trio battle– has idolized them as superheroic pop icons. But when Gigi witnesses the Lovely Trio battling a monster firsthand, she sees something that causes her to question everything she thought she ever knew about her heroes!

“The amazing support of SAVE YOURSELF! #1 is making us all feel like superhero pop icons,” said Filip Sablik, President, Publishing & Sales, BOOM! Studios. “Bones, Kelly, Nichole, and Jim have turned the idea of Magical Girls upside-down in SAVE YOURSELF! and we can’t wait to share it with even more readers!”

SAVE YOURSELF! is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning BOOM! Box imprint, home to groundbreaking original series such as Lumberjanes by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Brooklyn Allen, and Noelle Stevenson; Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera and Celia Moscote; Giant Days by John Allison, Lissa Treiman, and Max Sarin; Specter Inspectors by Bowen McCurdy and Kaitlyn Musto; The Last Witch by Conor McCreery and V.V. Glass; Ghosted in LA by Sina Grace and Siobhan Keenan; The Avant-Guards by Carly Usdin and Noah Hayes; Fence by C.S. Pacat and Johanna the Mad; Goldie Vance by Hope Larson and Brittney Williams; and Seen: True Stories of Marginalized Trailblazers.