Comic Crypt: First Look at New Story Arc in BASILISK #5!
Boom! Studios has announced they will be entering into a new story arc for the acclaimed horror series, BASILISK #5. Prepare for a prophecy of violence from the acclaimed creators of Bone Parrish. Look for the next issue on sale on December 8, 2021. In the meantime, get all the details, including a few preview panels below.
From The Press Release
LOS ANGELES, CA (November 8, 2021) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at BASILISK #5, the next issue of a new supernatural horror series from New York Times bestselling horror writer Cullen Bunn (Harrow County), acclaimed artist Jonas Scharf (Avengers of the Wasteland), colorist Alex Guimarães, and letterer Ed Dukeshire, unleashing an epic tale of vengeance and survival as a monstrous threat ravages the countryside and the only ones who can stop it are mortal enemies, available in December 2021.
After the shocking conclusion of the last issue, the remaining members of Chimera are still reeling from their loss, but a prophecy promises them a future full of sacrifice and blood. Meanwhile, Regan and Hannah have survived, but the enemy finds them yet again as a hauntingly familiar voice drifts into their ears, spelling disaster…
BASILISK #5 features main cover art and an unlockable variant by series artist Jonas Scharf, variant and incentive variant covers by acclaimed illustrator Christian Ward (New Mutants), and an incentive sense variant by Rafael Albuquerque (BRZRKR).
BASILISK is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including BRZRKR by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney; Proctor Valley Road by Grant Morrison, Alex Child, and Naomi Franquiz; We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo; Seven Secrets by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; The Many Deaths of Laila Starr by Ram V and Filipe Andrade; and Eve by Victor LaValle and Jo Mi-Gyeong. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Atreides from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Dev Pramanik; Mighty Morphin and Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott, Marco Renna, and Francesco Mortarino; and Magic from Jed McKay and Ig Guara.
Print copies of BASILISK #5 will be available for sale on December 8, 2021 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.
For continuing news on BASILISK and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.
About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—the company has produced bestselling, award-winning original work, including Keanu Reeves’ BRZRKR, Something is Killing the Children, and Lumberjanes, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Dune, Magic: The Gathering, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and The Jim Henson Company properties. R.L. Stine’s Just Beyond, based on bestselling BOOM! graphic novel series, is currently streaming on Disney+. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through a first-look relationship with Netflix including the upcoming animated TV series Mech Cadets in 2023. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.
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