Discover the Long-Awaited Third Collection of the Eisner Award-Winning Series in June 2022
LOS ANGELES, CA (June 1, 2022) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a new look at THE REALIST: LAST DAY ON EARTH, a new original graphic novel from Eisner Award-winning series of New York Times bestselling cartoonist Asaf Hanuka (The Realist), translated from Hebrew by Yardenne Greenspan and lettered by AndWorld Design, that presents the long-awaited third collection of the New York Timesbestseller and Eisner Award-winning cartoonist’s autobiographical weekly strips! Available in June 2022.
The long-awaited hardcover third collection of the Eisner Award-winning series of New York Times-bestselling cartoonist Asaf Hanuka’s one-page autobiographical weekly comics returns to captivate, inspire, and challenge readers. Through scenes both real and imagined, the acclaimed Israeli cartoonist examines the joys (and pitfalls) of parenting in a politically divisive world and the ongoing struggle to manifest art even as real-life humor and pathos keeps getting in the way. The internationally acclaimed and Hugo Award-nominated cartoonist’s beautifully drawn stories about self, family, society, and everything in between conjure a deeply rich and unforgettable reading experience.
THE REALIST: LAST DAY ON EARTH is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning Archaia imprint, home to inspiring graphic novels such as Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Ryan North, and Albert Monteys; The Sacrifice of Darkness by Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne-Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby; Big Black: Stand at Attica by Frank “Big Black” Smith, Jared Reinmuth, and Améziane; We Served the People by Emei Burell; New World by David Jesus Vignolli; About Betty’s Boob by Vero Cazot and Julie Rocheleau; Eighty Days by A.C. Esguerra; Better Angels: A Kate Warne Adventure by Jeff Jensen and George Schall; The Short While by Jeremy Sorese; as well as original and licensed series including Mouse Guard by David Petersen; Cursed Pirate Girl by Jeremy Bastian; Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes; Lev Grossman’s The Magicians; Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller; and the upcoming Flavor Girls by Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky.
Print copies of THE REALIST: LAST DAY ON EARTH will be available for sale on June 22, 2022 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore, and June 28, 2022 in bookstores everywhere. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.