Save Yourself #4 | Exclusive Preview
Today we have an exclusive first look at Save Yourself #4, the final issue in a magical-girl miniseries from BOOM! Box. The creative team is writer Bones Leopard (Identical) and artists Kelly & Nichole Matthews (Just Beyond), who were also the creators of Pandora’s Legacy, which our own Esther Keller compared to Rick Riordan’s books. Save Yourself is a different sort of story; here’s the initial description from BOOM! Studios:
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–idolizes 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!
Save Yourself #4 will go on sale tomorrow in comic shops, and the collected edition will be available in comic shops on March 2, 2022, and in bookstores on March 8. In the meantime, the four issues are also available on most digital comics platforms, including the library app Hoopla! Enjoy!
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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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