Its time to get caught up with those damn dirty Apes this August with Boom! Studios. Not only will Planet of the Apes Vol. 1 be release in TPB for only $9.99, but on the same day issue #5 of the ongoing series will be available for just $1. Shipping during the same month as Rise of the Planet of the Apes is released in cinemas, this tasty deal is likely to raise a good deal of interest in all things primate.
June 13, 2011 – Los Angeles, CA – This August BOOM! Studios makes sure there’s no reason not to get caught up with the sell-out smash hit PLANET OF THE APES comic series! Get your hands on the critically acclaimed first arc with PLANET OF THE APES VOL. 1 TPB for only $9.99! Then kick off the pulse-pounding new arc with PLANET OF THE APES #5 for only $1 – both titles shipping this August. $11 gets you caught up on the all new sci-fi smash hit written by award-winning novelist Daryl Gregory (DRACULA: THE COMPANY OF MONSTERS, and PANDEMONIUM) and drawn by the sensational Carlos Magno (TRANSFORMERS: TALES OF THE FALLEN). Both the trade paperback and the single issue will be on sale the same month as the highly anticipated RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES feature film!
Since mid-April, fans everywhere have been buzzing with the unveiling of the RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES movie trailer! The trailer’s premiere unleashed a wave of Apes-mania creating an unprecedented pre-release sell out for PLANET OF THE APES #1 and sending the first issue into second print!
With demand increasing each issue, fans should pre-order both PLANET OF THE APES VOL. 1 TPB and PLANET OF THE APES #5 at their local comic book shop (http://www.comicshoplocator.com) to ensure they get their copies in a timely manner!
Taking place before the original 1968 PLANET OF THE APES movie — but true to the continuity of the first five films — BOOM! Studios’ PLANET OF THE APES comic series begins in a time when Ape society reaches a new golden age. But there are ripples of dissent in both the ape and human ranks. Tensions will rise and soon all will be caught in chaos! Amidst all this uncertainty…what is the fate of The Lawgiver?
PLANET OF THE APES VOL. 1 TPB features cover art by Karl Richardson and is written by Daryl Gregory with interior art by Carlos Magno. This title ships in August for only $9.99.
PLANET OF THE APES #5 ships with an A and B cover in a 50/50 split by Karl Richardson, and Carlos Magno respectively and a 1-in-10 incentive cover. This title Ships in August for only $1!