BOOM! Studios announced today that ONCE & FUTURE, the highly acclaimed original series from New York Times bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Star Wars), Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Klaus), and acclaimed colorist Tamra Bonvillain (Doom Patrol), has been promoted to an ongoing series due to the overwhelming support from retailers and fans.
The most anticipated original series launch of the year, ONCE & FUTURE introduced readers to ex-monster hunter Bridgette McGuire, who pulls her unsuspecting grandson Duncan, into a world of magic and mysticism to defeat a legendary threat when a group of Nationalists use an ancient artifact to bring a villain from Arthurian myth back from the dead. Now Bridgette and Duncan must navigate the complicated history of the McGuire family and combat the deadly secrets of England’s past that threaten its very future.
“Kieron, Dan, and Tamra have, without a doubt, crafted one of the hit series of 2019 and we’re very excited to say that the adventure has just begun,” said Matt Gagnon, Editor-in-Chief, BOOM! Studios. “Fans will get even more action, excitement, and intrigue as ONCE & FUTURE continues to spin ancient myths and legends into brand new epic quests for readers everywhere.”
You can also view the official ONCE & FUTURE trailer below:
ONCE & FUTURE is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Abbott by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; Bury The Lede by Gaby Dunn and Claire Roe; Klaus by Grant Morrison and Dan Mora; as well as the upcoming Something is Killing The Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera and Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Joss Whedon’s Firefly from Greg Pak and Dan McDaid; Buffy The Vampire Slayer from Jordie Bellaire and David Lopez; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo.
Fans can find copies of ONCE & FUTURE #1 everywhere comic books are sold. Due to overwhelming demand, additional printings of the premiere issue will be available at local comic book shops throughout September. ONCE & FUTURE #1 Second Printing (JAN199486), featuring a new variant cover by Dan Mora will be available for sale on August 28, 2019. ONCE & FUTURE #1 Third Printing (JUN199024), with a new variant cover by Dan Mora, will be available on September 4, 2019 at local comic book shops. ONCE & FUTURE #1 Fourth Printing (JUL198116), with a new variant cover by acclaimed artist, Jakub Rebelka (Joss Whedon’s Angel), will be available on September 11, 2019 at local comic book shops. ONCE & FUTURE #1 Fifth Printing (JUL198300), with a new variant cover by acclaimed artist, Khary Randolph (Excellence), will be available on September 18, 2019 at local comic book shops.