Exclusive: BOOM! Studios Announces ‘The Amazing World of Gumball: After School Special’
Breaking news from BOOM! Studios! In September, they will publish The Amazing World of Gumball: After School Special, their third original graphic novel based on the Cartoon Network series. This graphic novel is an anthology of stories about the Gumball crew from a variety of creators, many of whom will be familiar to our readers, such as Zack Giallongo (Broxo, The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue) and Andy Hirsch (The Baker Street Pecuilars), and some who are intriguing newcomers—check out Nneka Myers’s Tumblr! Here’s the full solicitation, which will be in the upcoming Previews:
The Amazing World of Gumball: After School Special
Original Graphic Novel (Anthology)
Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writers: Zachary Clemente, Andrew Green, Tait Howard, Cohen Edenfield, Nneka Myers, Fernanda Jaber, Zack Giallongo, Philip Murphy, Terry Blas, Kate Sherron, Anne Szabla, Katy Farina
Artists: Kate Leth, Andy Hirsch, Terry Blas, Kate Sherron, Anne Szabla, Katy Farina, Philip Murphy, Zack Giallongo, Fellipe Martins, Nneka Myers, Tait Howard, Andrew Green
Cover Artist: Katy Farina
Format: 6″ x 9″, 128 pages, full color, softcover
On sale: September 6, 2017 in comic shops, September 12, 2017 in bookstores
Synopsis: Join Gumball, Darwin, and friends on their wacky side adventures that will delight any fan of The Amazing World of Gumball! Features stories by an eclectic mix of comics’ finest established and up-and-coming talents, including Andy Hirsch (The Baker Street Peculiars), Kate Leth (Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat!), and Anne Szabla (Bird Boy).
About Brigid Alverson
Brigid Alverson, the editor of the Good Comics for Kids blog, has been reading comics since she was 4. She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts. In addition to editing GC4K, she writes about comics and graphic novels at MangaBlog, SLJTeen, Publishers Weekly Comics World, Comic Book Resources, MTV Geek, and Good E-Reader.com. Brigid is married to a physicist and has two daughters in college, which is why she writes so much. She was a judge for the 2012 Eisner Awards.
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