HERO BEAR AND THE KID return, this time from BOOM! Studios


May 8th,  2012 – Los Angeles, CA – BOOM! Studios is thrilled to welcome the Eisner  Award-winning series HEROBEAR AND THE KID to their successful all-ages imprint KaBOOM! Mike Kunkel’s beloved series returns to comics with a brand new adventure this June with HEROBEAR AND THE KID SPECIAL #1!

Remember when you went on your first trip to an amusement park?  Remember the excitement and anticipation?  When Tyler’s class wins a contest, they get to go to the grand opening of…Dippityland!  But before Tyler can enjoy the day, he and his best friend Herobear have to stop a gang of imposter mascots from kidnapping the park’s creator, Walter Dippity.  It’s a race against time to stop them from stealing a magical drawing on display in the heart of the park and destroying Dippityland forever. Join in with cartoonist Mike Kunkel’s Eisner Award-winning HEROBEAR AND THE KID in a brand new adventure!

HEROBEAR AND THE KID SPECIAL #1 will be in stores June 5th, 2013.

HEROBEAR AND THE KID SPECIAL #1 ships with an all-new full color cover by creator Mike Kunkel and is available for order under Diamond order code APR130954. Ask your retailer about the HEROBEAR AND THE KID SPECIAL #1 Animation Cell Variant and the rare Mike Kunkel Hand-Sketched Variant!

Founded by Ross Richie in 2005, Diamond Gem Award-winning “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios (boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of best-selling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning original and licensed comic books and graphic novels with the industry’s top talent. BOOM! Studios is the home of Mike Carey’s SUICIDE RISK, Clive Barker’s NEXT TESTAMENT and HELLRAISER, Paul Jenkins and Humberto Ramos’ FAIRY QUEST, PLANET OF THE APES, Max Bemis’ POLARITY and Mark Waid’s IRREDEEMABLE. Steven Grant’s graphic novel 2 GUNS will be released as a feature film from Universal Pictures August 2nd, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. BOOM!’s all-ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz’ PEANUTS, Jim Davis’ GARFIELD, Cartoon Network’s ADVENTURE TIME and REGULAR SHOW, Mike Kunkel’s HEROBEAR AND THE KID and Roger Langridge’s Eisner Award-winning SNARKED.

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