Discover the FINAL ISSUE from the Authors of the Official Prequel to
Frank Herbert’s ‘Dune’ in August 2022
LOS ANGELES, CA (August 2, 2022) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at DUNE: THE WATERS OF KANLY #4, the final issue of a four-issue comic book series expanding the rich mythology of Frank Herbert’s Dune, adapted & scripted by New York Times bestselling authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, illustrated by artist Francesco Mortarino (Power Rangers), colored by Raúl Angulo (Go Go Power Rangers), and lettered by Ed Dukeshire (Once & Future), in partnership with Herbert Properties LLC and in full coordination with Abrams ComicArts, who published the first of a trilogy of graphic novel adaptations of Herbert’s original classic novel DUNE in Fall 2020.
In the astonishing finale, Gurney and the smugglers have eluded the Harkonnen forces and retreated to Arrakis, but they come back empty-handed and defeated. However, Gurney’s secret plan is finally set in motion. Will he finally have his revenge against the Beast? Or will his sacrifices be for nothing?
Created by visionary writer Frank Herbert, Dune debuted in 1965, has sold millions of copies and is arguably the most admired science fiction novel of all time. After winning the Hugo Award and inaugural Nebula Award, Dune inspired a best-selling novel series and led to multiple live-action adaptations, including the upcoming feature film from Legendary Pictures. The influence of Dune extends well beyond the world of entertainment, with an incalculable influence on modern scientific thinking about politics, religion, outer space, environmentalism, and more.
DUNE: THE WATERS OF KANLY #4 features main and variant cover art by famed illustrator Christian Ward (Something is Killing the Children) and variant covers by artists Junggeun Yoon (Magic) and Francesco Mortarino (Power Rangers).
DUNE: THE WATERS OF KANLY is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including BRZRKR by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo; Seven Secrets by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo; The Many Deaths of Laila Starr by Ram V and Filipe Andrade; Basilisk by Cullen Bunn and Jonas Scharf; Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano; and the upcoming series Briar by Christopher Cantwell and Germán Garcíal; Stuff of Nightmares by R.L. Stine and A,L. Kaplan; The Approach by Jeremy Haun, Jason A. Hurley, and Jesus Hervas; and Damn Them All by Charlie Adlard and Simon Spurrier. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Atreides from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Dev Pramanik; Mighty Morphin and Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott, Mat Groom, Moises Hidalgo, and Marco Renna; and Magic from Jed McKay and Ig Guara.
Print copies of DUNE: THE WATERS OF KANLY #4 will be available on August 17, 2022 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the one nearest you), or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers like comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.