Cyanide & Happiness 20th Anniversary Extravaganza BOOM! Direct Reserve Campaign Breaks Into Kickstarter’s Top 10 List

BOOM! Studios’ latest campaign breaks records in webcomic category

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 17, 2023) – BOOM! Studios and Explosm are beyond excited to announce that the CYANIDE & HAPPINESS 20th ANNIVERSARY EXTRAVAGANZA BOOM! Direct Reserve Campaign has broken into Kickstarter’s Top 10 Most Funded Webcomic Campaigns of all time with 48 hours still remaining in the active campaign period.

Rob DenBleyker of Explosm and co-creator of CYANIDE & HAPPINESS had this to say about the success of the campaign: “This is the definitive collection of Cyanide & Happiness, and we’re so excited that it’s been brought to life by our amazing Kickstarter backers! We’re having a blast creating this book, and I think when they get their hands on it our fans are gonna laugh until they cough up blood.”

Speaking on behalf of BOOM! Studios, President of Publishing and Marketing Filip Sablik commented: “We are simultaneously beyond thrilled and unsurprised that our Cyanide & Happiness 20th Anniversary Extravaganza BOOM! Direct Reserve Campaign broke into the webcomics category Top 10 list. Rob, Kris, and Dave have created something really special that speaks to the inner cackling maniac in all of us. I believe it is one of the truly seminal webcomics and I feel lucky that we at BOOM! Studios get to be part of that legacy.”

The irreverent biting satire of CYANIDE & HAPPINESS has made it one of the most beloved and successful webcomics of all time and brought its millions of worldwide fans unadulterated joy for nearly 20 years. BOOM! Studios, in partnership with Explosm, is thrilled to offer fans of this transcendent phenomenon not only a brand new collection of comic strips and mostly true history of the franchise, but the first ever library of high end hardcover editions of all three of BOOM! Studios’ previously published editions. along with highly limited collectibles celebrating nearly two decades of hilarity.

Alongside the new CYANIDE & HAPPINESS: TWENTY YEARS WASTED collection and commemorative 20th Anniversary deluxe editions of PUNCHING ZOO, STAB FACTORY, and A GUIDE TO PARENTING BY THREE GUYS WITH NO KIDS, this BOOM! Direct Reserve Campaign will also offer fans an exclusive A/R enhanced enamel pin in collaboration with Pinfinity, a highly collectible 20th anniversary calendar, a limited edition vinyl swear jar toy, and exclusive Joking Hazard playing cards.

Cyanide & Happiness 20th Anniversary Extravaganza BOOM! Direct Reserve Campaign will end at 11:00am PST on Thursday, October 19th. The upcoming 20th Anniversary editions of CYANIDE & HAPPINESS: TWENTY YEARS WASTED, CYANIDE & HAPPINESS: PUNCHING ZOO, CYANIDE & HAPPINESS: STAB FACTORY, and CYANIDE & HAPPINESS: A GUIDE TO PARENTING BY THREE GUYS WITH NO KIDS in standard softcover format are slated for release in the comic book specialty, book, and library markets in fall 2024.

For continuing news on Cyanide & Happiness comic books and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

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