Official Press Release
STAN’S BACK AS THE PUBLISHING EVENT OF THE YEAR CONTINUES! The most colossal creative force in the history of comics, Stan Lee, teams up with BOOM! Studios to deliver a brand new line of superhero comics, marking Stan’s explosive return to the direct market! Stan joins with critically-acclaimed writer Chris Roberson (iZOMBIE, CINDERELLA: FROM FABLETOWN WITH LOVE) and fan-favorite artist Khary Randolph (SPIDER-MAN) to present Stan Lee’s third, epic new ongoing series, STARBORN! Benjamin Warner is a failed fantasy novelist, always dreaming of far off worlds and exciting adventures. But when a familiar face reenters his life, and devastating trouble follows, Benjamin learns his rejected stories weren’t fiction but memories of his home planet! Benjamin’s forgotten past comes crashing down around him as he finds himself at the center of a galactic war and is forced to face the truth that he is… not of this world! Featuring a cover by fan-favorite artist Humberto Ramos (X-MEN, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN)!
The Midtown Comics exclusive cover is limited to a 500 issue print run and features an homage to Thor #154, with art by Paul Rivoche. This is just the third of 3 Midtown exclusive covers from BOOM! Studios, each paying tribute to a classic Stan Lee-era Marvel cover. Other titles include Soldier Zero, written by Paul Cornell (ACTION COMICS, DOCTOR WHO) with artist Javier Pina (SUPERMAN, BATMAN), and The Traveler, written by Eisner Award-nominee and BOOM! Studios Chief Creative Officer Mark Waid with art by Amazing Spider-Man artist Chad Hardin