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BASILISK #1 Sells Out At The Distributor Level!


Media Release — BOOM! Studios announced that BASILISK #1, the premiere 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, has sold out at the distributor level!


In response to the overwhelming support from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios has announced BASILISK #1 SECOND PRINTING, featuring brand new cover art by artist Danny Luckert (The Red Mother) available in stores June 30, 2021. Additionally, BASILISK #1 SECOND PRINTING will contain an exclusive first look at Enter The House Of Slaughter 2021 FCBD Special, the free special issue set in the world of Something is Killing the Children, the highly acclaimed bestselling series by award-winning writer James Tynion IV (Batman), artist Dell’Edera, colorist Miquel Muerto, and letterer AndWorld Design.


Who Can Stop The Chimera? Five individuals bound by a cult-like hivemind, they terrorize small towns with their horrifying, supernatural sense-based powers, leaving death and destruction in their wake. Regan, one of the Chimera, escaped and has been in hiding with her murderous eyes bound, overcome with guilt. Until now… when a victim from her past forces her to hunt down the other four of her kind.


“We are incredibly excited at the response to BASILISK,” said Filip Sablik, President, Publishing & Sales, BOOM! Studios. “Cullen Bunn and Jonas Scharf along with Alex Guimarães and Ed Dukeshire, the amazing team behind Bone Parish, have created truly terrifying, pulse-pounding world and cast of characters that no one will want to miss!”

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 #1 FIRST PRINTING are available for sale 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.

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