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BOOM! Studios Preview: Orcs! The Curse #1

The fun and fantastical ORCS! return with a brand new adventure that’s darker and more rambunctious than ever!

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BOOM! Studios has announced a new four-issue comic series by Christine Larsen set in the world of Orcs!. Set for release in June, Orcs! The Curse #1 will feature a variant cover by The Goon creator Eric Powell. The series falls under BOOM! Studios’ KaBOOM! imprint.

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The fun and fantastical ORCS! return with a brand new adventure that’s darker and more rambunctious than ever! After returning from their travels and celebrating with a dance party, a prank gone wrong inadvertently unleashes something ancient and evil. Even worse, in a tower in the middle of a dark forest, a wizard with grand, sinister plans needs a real army, and his sight turns toward the Orcish tribe…

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For more on this news, read the official press release below.

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 10, 2022) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at ORCS!: THE CURSE #1, the premier issue of an all-new original four-issue comic book series by cartoonist Christine Larsen (Adventure Time, By Night), spinning a new adventure in the world of the beloved misfit ORCS!, with some familiar faces and a brand new set of characters who could turn out to be the greatest friends—or foes—you’ll ever encounter, available in June 2022.

The fun and fantastical ORCS! return with a brand new adventure that’s darker and more rambunctious than ever! After returning from their travels and celebrating with a dance party, a prank gone wrong inadvertently unleashes something ancient and evil. Even worse, in a tower in the middle of a dark forest, a wizard with grand, sinister plans needs a real army, and his sight turns toward the Orcish tribe…

ORCS!: THE CURSE #1 features main cover art by Larsen and variant cover by artist Eric Powell (The Goon).

ORCS! is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning KaBOOM! imprint, home to comics for middle grade and younger readers including original series Just Beyond by R.L. Stine, The Princess Who Saved Herself by Greg Pak, Jonathan Coulton, and Takeshi Miyazawa, Forever Home by Jenna Ayoub, Jo & Rus by Audra Winslow, Hex Vet by Sam Davies, Drew and Jot by Art Baltazar, Hotel Dare by Terry Blas and Claudia Aguirre, RuinWorld by Derek Laufman, and Pandora’s Legacy by Bones Leopard and Kelly & Nichole Matthews.

Print copies of ORCS!: THE CURSE #1 will be available for sale on June 8, 2022 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.  

For more on ORCS! and other projects from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.


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