BOOM! Studios is excited to unveil a new cover strategy for MISFIT CITY #1, the upcoming original BOOM! Box series by Legally Blonde and 10 Things I Hate About You creator Kiwi Smith, Kurt Lustgarten, and Naomi Franquiz. The realignment comes before the Final Order Cutoff (FOC) date ofApril 17 for retailers to adjust their final orders for the issue. The issue goes on saleMay 10.
The main cover by series artist Naomi Franquiz remains unchanged and is open to order. The Movie Poster variant cover by Ester Zejn is now open to order as well at a retail price of $3.99. Additionally, fans can discover the Treasure Map variant cover by Paulina Ganucheau (Zodiac Starforce, Another Castle), which will now ship as a 1-in-5 intermix in each of the main covers—retailers will receive one copy for every five they order of the Franquiz and Zejn covers.
In addition, the publisher released the first four colored pages from Misfit City #1 by Franquiz and colorist Brittany Peer.
The solicitation information for Misfit City #1 is below.
Misfit City #1
Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writers: Kiwi Smith and Kurt Lustgarten
Artist: Naomi Franquiz
Main Cover: Naomi Franquiz
Movie Poster Homage Main Cover: Ester Zejn
Treasure Map Intermix Variant: Paulina Ganucheau
- Nothing’s happened in Wilder’s hometown since they filmed that cult kids’ adventure movie there in the 80s…but that’s ancient history.
- Until one day, she and her friends come upon a centuries-old pirate map drawn by someone named Black Mary…and find out there might be some REAL adventure in their tiny town after all!
Format: 32 pages, full color
On sale: May 10, 2017 (Final Order Cutoff: April 17, 2017)