Thursday, February 19, 2015

'Adventure Time: Marceline Gone Adrift' #1 Blasts Off to a Second Printing

Adventure Time: Marceline Gone Adrift #1 2nd Print Cover
Adventure Time: Marceline Gone Adrift #1 2nd Print Cover by Carey Pietsch
February 19,  2015 (Los Angeles, Calif.) - KaBOOM!, the all-ages imprint of award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios, is pleased to announce that Adventure Time: Marceline Gone Adrift #1, its newest miniseries based on characters from the hit animated show airing on Cartoon Network, has sold out at the distributor level. The publisher has rushed to a second printing to meet demand.
Comic book fans should bear in mind that first printings of Adventure Time: Marceline Gone Adrift #1 may still be found at the local comic shop nearest you. Not sure where to find your nearest comic retailer? Use or to find one!
Adventure Time: Marceline and the Scream Queens writer Meredith Gran (Octopus Pie) teams up with artist Carey Pietsch (Bee and PuppyCat) to bring an all-new story featuring everyone’s favorite BFFs, Marceline the Vampire Queen and Princess Bubblegum. When Marceline goes on a rampage for mysterious reasons, the kingdom of Ooo desperately scrambles to stop her. In trying to save both Ooo and Marceline herself, Princess Bubblegum accidentally propels Marceline into the farthest reaches of space...and strips her of her powers! Guilt-ridden, Princess Bubblegum sets off on a space rescue that’ll test the power of her well as the power of friendship.
Praise for Adventure Time: Marceline Gone Adrift #1:
“So like the best episodes, Marceline Gone Adrift #1 is a tale that everyone will find humor and meaning within. The book is the perfect start to a miniseries with a lot of promise.” - Newsarama
“...the book stands out as unique among the rest of the Adventure Time line in the best way. Marceline fans won’t be disappointed, and they’ll be even more curious to see where this series goes from here.” - IGN
“This is a really great first issue, and fits in fantastically with the show’s ever-expanding mythos. …The writing is on point, with Meredith Gran and Carey Pietsch excellently collaborating to bring a strong first issue with an engaging, character-driven story.” - Rhymes With Geek
“Gran and Pietsch have definitely set up a fun miniseries here for any fan of the show, and I’m excited to see where it leads.” - Comic Bastards

Adventure Time: Marceline Gone Adrift #1 second print ships with a new cover by series artist Carey Pietsch and carries a retail price of $3.99 with a Diamond Code of DEC148593. Retailer orders close on February 23rd, and it is anticipated to be in stores on March 11th.

Founded by Ross Richie in 2005, Diamond Gem Award-winning “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios ( 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 comprised of four distinct imprints. The original Studios imprint is home to Mike Carey's Suicide Risk; James Tynion IV's The Woods; Mark Waid's Irredeemable; Sons of Anarchy; and Big Trouble in Little China. Steven Grant’s graphic novel 2 Guns was released as a feature film from Universal Pictures, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. BOOM!’s all-ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz’ Peanuts; Jim Davis’ Garfield; Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, and Steven Universe; Mike Kunkel’s Herobear and the Kid; and Natasha Allegri's Bee and PuppyCat. BOOM!'s experimental imprint BOOM! Box publishes The Midas Flesh and Lumberjanes. In June 2013, BOOM! acquired Archaia Entertainment ( Archaia is the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning graphic novel publisher of Mouse Guard, Cow Boy, Gunnerkrigg Court, Rust, and Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand. In October 2013, BOOM! Studios entered into a unique first-look relationship with 20th Century Fox, giving the studio access to its library of titles and giving the publisher access to Fox's vast catalog of films. In August 2014, BOOM! Studios began a similar firs

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