Today, courtesy of BOOM! Studios we have an exclusive first look at the cover art by Michael Dialynas for surprise upcoming series Wynd written by James Tynion IV. The series is a surprise due to it originally being planned for an OGN released in November. The new original limited series will kick off with issue #1 on June 17, 2020, at local comic shops and digitally on ComiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire.
Check out the cover art below.
That art certainly suggest action, intrigue, and making chase is in store for the characters! If you missed it yesterday, check out the cover art to issue #1:
Yesterday BOOM! Studios released an early look at issue #1 with interior art and story pages for readers to check out. The new series introduces readers to a world where magical heritage is punishable by death…
…so a young boy named Wynd must keep his true identity – and pointy ears – a secret from everyone in Pipetown, even if it means he’ll never have the normal life he wants. But when his secret is threatened, Wynd is forced to leave his home behind to embark on a dangerous quest that will put him at the heart of a royal conspiracy beyond his imagination.
This is the first original series from BOOM! Studios to be announced and solicited outside of the traditional 3-month advance solicitation cycle.
For even more details read the official press release from BOOM! Studios below.
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 20, 2020) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at artist Michael Dialynas’ main cover art for issues #2, #3, and #4 of WYND, the all new original limited series by the award-winning superstars James Tynion IV (Something is Killing the Children, Batman) and Dialynas (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), with letterer Aditya Bidikar (Isola). Tynion IV and Dialynas previously collaborated for three years on the GLAAD Award winning series The Woods.
WYND introduces readers to a world where magical heritage is punishable by death, so a young boy named Wynd must keep his true identity – and pointy ears – a secret from everyone in Pipetown, even if it means he’ll never have the normal life he wants. But when his secret is threatened, Wynd is forced to leave his home behind to embark on a dangerous quest that will put him at the heart of a royal conspiracy beyond his imagination.
This is the first original series from BOOM! Studios to be announced and solicited outside of the traditional solicitation cycle, which normally involves soliciting product three months in advance to retailers and fans. Though WYND was originally announced as an original graphic novel from the BOOM! Box imprint for a November 2020 release, the company saw a unique opportunity to deliver fans and retailers a new Must Read series at a crucial time in the comics industry.
WYND #1 also features variant cover art by acclaimed artists Dan Mora (Once & Future) and Peach Momoko (Batman: The Adventures Continue).
WYND is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith; The Red Mother by Jeremy Haun and Danny Luckert; King of Nowhere by W. Maxwell Prince and Tyler Jenkins; and Alienated by Simon Spurrier and Chris Wildoose. 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 López; Angel from Bryan Edward Hill and Gleb Melnikov; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo.
Print copies of WYND #1 will be available for sale on June 17, 2020 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 Madefire.
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