Official Press Release
STAN’S BACK! THE PUBLISHING EVENT OF THE YEAR! Stan Lee, the most colossal force in the history of comics, teams up with BOOM! Studios to deliver a brand new line of superhero comics! The great innovator of our industry brings his inimitable talents back to the direct market in an explosive line of comics that nobody is prepared for! In this second ongoing series, THE TRAVELER, Stan teams up with critically acclaimed writer Mark Waid (IRREDEEMABLE, KINGDOM COME) and fan-favorite artist Chad Hardin (AGE OF HEROES, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) to bring you a man out of time! The mysterious hero known only as the Traveler battles the forces of evil in a time-bending thriller that finds all of history and the future hanging in the balance! Rewrite history this November with Stan Lee and BOOM! Studios. Featuring covers by fan-favorite artists Scott Clark (LEGION OF SUPERHEROES), Chad Hardin (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN), and Joe Benitez (SUPERMAN/BATMAN).
The Midtown Comics exclusive cover is limited to a 500 issue print run and features an homage to Doctor Strange #169, with art by Paul Rivoche. This is just the second 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 Starborn, written by Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?: Dust to Dust and iZombie’s Chris Roberson with art by Spider-Man’s Khary Randolph
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