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Independent comic book publisher BOOM! Studios, following on the success of its recent run of ongoing series and mini-series featuring the characters from the wildly popular Adventure Time cartoons, announced at Emerald City Comic Con that they would be releasing a new mini-series this July entitled Adventure Time With Fiona & Cake: Card Wars.
The series will be written by Jen Wang with art by Britt Wilson. Wang is a Los Angeles-based cartoonist whose work Koko Be Good and the forthcoming In Real Life, which she co-created with science fiction author Cory Doctorow. Wilson’s previous credits include Cat Dad: King of the Goblins from Koyama Press, which was released in September of last year.
Adventure Time has performed well for BOOM! in the last several years, and the rabidly enthusiastic fanbase should make this latest title no exception.
We have been advised that cover art for the first issue is not yet ready for public release, but BOOM! has released a page of interior art for your enjoyment.
Will you be picking up Adventure Time with Fiona & Cake: Card Wars? Let us know in the comments!
[FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE]
In July, KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios, will launch Adventure Time with Fionna & Cake: Card Wars, a new miniseries featuring everyone’s favorite gender-swapped characters from the hit Cartoon Network show.
Please feel free to share this news immediately with your readers. Here are the details of the miniseries:
Adventure Time with Fionna & Cake: Card Wars #1 (of 6)
Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Author: Jen Wang
Artist: Britt Wilson
Format: Standard comic size, 32 pages, full color
On sale: July 2015
What’s To Love: We had such a blast with the Adventure Time with Fionna & Cake miniseries created by Natasha Allegri (Bee & PuppyCat) that we couldn’t wait to rejoin our favorite heroes in an all-new story from Jen Wang (In Real Life) and Britt Wilson (Adventure Time with Fionna & Cake) that features the actual Cryptozoic card game, Card Wars, which itself was created from the game in the show. It’s so meta!
What It Is: Cake is a Card Wars champ who can’t be beat, and Fionna…is really tired of getting beaten! They set off in search of a challenger who can really test Cake’s mettle. When they stumble across some gamer slugs, they think they’ve hit the jackpot, but these guys have never heard of Cake and refuse to even play with her!