Media Release -- REGULAR SHOW best friends Mordecai and Rigby star in their first long-form story REGULAR SHOW: HYDRATION, an all-new original graphic novel from KaBOOM!, an award-winning imprint of BOOM! Studios, and Cartoon Network Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of the network. Cartoon Network veteran writer Rachel Connor (Ed, Edd n Eddy, REGULAR SHOW) teams up with artist Tessa Stone (BRAVEST WARRIORS, Buzz!) for exciting summer shenanigans starring Mordecai, Rigby, Skips, and everyone else from the park in a full-color, 6" x 9" format.
The summer is turning into a roast-fest and Mordecai and Rigby are desperate to find a way to cool down. But when a mysterious pool suddenly appears and offers a chance to beat the heat, it's only a matter of time before these two best buds find themselves in totally water-logged trouble.
REGULAR SHOW: HYDRATION arrives in comic shops on September 10th with a cover price of $12.99 under Diamond Order Code JUL141002. The graphic novel ships with a cover by REGULAR SHOW ongoing series artist Allison Strejlau. To find your nearest comic retailer, use comicshoplocator.com or findacomicshop.com. It's also available for order directly from boom-studios.com.
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ABOUT BOOM! STUDIOS
Founded by Ross Richie in 2005, Diamond Gem Award-winning "Best Publisher" BOOM! Studios (boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of best-selling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning original and licensed comic books and graphic novels with the industry's top talent. BOOM! Studios is the home of Mike Carey's SUICIDE RISK, Clive Barker's NEXT TESTAMENT and HELLRAISER, Paul Jenkins and Humberto Ramos' FAIRY QUEST, PLANET OF THE APES, Max Bemis' POLARITY and Mark Waid's IRREDEEMABLE. Steven Grant's graphic novel 2 GUNS was recently released as a feature film from Universal Pictures, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. BOOM!'s all-ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz' PEANUTS, Jim Davis' GARFIELD, Cartoon Network's ADVENTURE TIME and REGULAR SHOW, Mike Kunkel's HEROBEAR AND THE KID, and Roger Langridge's Eisner Award-winning SNARKED. In June 2013, BOOM! acquired Archaia Entertainment (archaia.com). Archaia is the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning graphic novel publisher of MOUSE GUARD, COW BOY, GUNNERKRIGG COURT, RUST, SPERA, JIM HENSON'S TALE OF SAND, and many other great titles. In October 2013, BOOM! Studios entered into a unique first-look relationship with 20th Century Fox, giving the studio access to its library of titles and giving the publisher access to Fox's vast catalog of films.