“It’s funny as hell. All the right kind of Douglas Adam’s vibes.”—Brian Michael Bendis, Justice League
“It’s beautiful and funny and full of style.”—Joshua Williamson, Nailbiter
“Ram V at his very, glorious best, and Filipe Andrade’s artwork is stunning. Just an excellent, excellent book.”—Dan Watters, Coffin Bound
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 6, 2021) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at THE MANY DEATHS OF LAILA STARR #2, the second issue in a new original series from acclaimed comics creators Ram V (Swamp Thing, Blue in Green) and Filipe Andrade (Captain Marvel), with letterer AndWorld Design, that explores the fine line between living and dying in Mumbai through the lens of magical realism, available in May 2021.
The avatar of Death now exists in the mortal world as twenty-something Laila Starr after humanity begins the path to discovering immortality. Years have passed, and Laila unexpectedly meets the boy who will change everything at one of the formative moments in his life. Laila must decide what she truly wants from him – and how far these revelations will push her…
THE MANY DEATHS OF LAILA STARR #2 features main cover art by series artist Andrade and variant covers by superstar artists Jeff Dekal (Thanos) and Mike Del Mundo (Vision).
THE MANY DEATHS OF LAILA STARR 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; Proctor Valley Road by Grant Morrison, Alex Child, and Naomi Franquiz; We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo; Seven Secrets by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Abbott by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; and Eve by Victor LaValle and Jo Mi-Gyeong. 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, Marco Renna, and Francesco Mortarino; and Magic by Jed MacKay and Ig Guara.
Print copies of THE MANY DEATHS OF LAILA STARR #2 will be available for sale on May 19, 2021 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.comto find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire.
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