Bee and Puppycat goes to 2nd printing!

unnamed (1)Natasha Allegri’s charming magical girl series has captured hearts, and KaBOOM!, an award-winning imprint of publisher BOOM! Studios, is pleased to announce that BEE AND PUPPYCAT #1 has sold out at the distributor level and is set for a second printing.

Comic book fans should bear in mind that first printings of BEE AND PUPPYCAT #1 may still be found at the local comic shop nearest you. Not sure where to find your nearest comic retailer? Use comicshoplocator.com or findacomicshop.com to find one!

Written by Natasha Allegri (ADVENTURE TIME WITH FIONNA AND CAKE) and Garrett Jackson, and illustrated by Allegri, BEE AND PUPPYCAT is based on the Cartoon Hangover short (which can be watched at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOG_UtLxh58) that went on to become the most funded web series project in Kickstarter history. Allegri had built up a big fan-following on Tumblr while working on theAdventure Time cartoon, then created gender-swapped characters, Fionna and Cake, that became so popular, they were put into the show. Her newest creation, BEE AND PUPPYCAT, is a slice-of-life story with a twist, and it has so much comedy and enchantment you can’t help but be swept up.

“It’s really gratifying to see the comic book community respond to BEE AND PUPPYCAT like this,” said BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. “We couldn’t wait to work with Natasha again and help her bring this magical world to life in comics. We’re fans of Bee and PuppyCat ourselves, so it’s a crazy amount of fun telling new stories that are additive to the web series.”

BEE AND PUPPYCAT #1 is a quirky new take on the magical girl genre with Bee, the forever unemployed main character who can’t seem to figure out life, and the mysterious PuppyCat, a stray…whatever it is…that she stumbled across who has a powerful secret. Fighting bad guys has never been so funny!

Praise for BEE AND PUPPYCAT #1:

“The book is absolutely bonkers, an original and fantastical adventure that would be maddening if it wasn’t also so darn cute.” – IGN

“…‘Bee and PuppyCat’ #1 is a debut with great imagination and style. The tone is unusually complex, surreal and tender with hints of joy and grief.” – Comic Book Resources

“It’s too adorable to pass up and offers the right amount of pure-hearted humour to keep you coming back for more.” – Comics: The Gathering

“Read it and share it with your son, daughter, niece, nephew, or neighbors kids. I cannot say enough positive things about this unique and adorable tale about friendship and adventure.” – Comic Addiction

“The art is adorable, the characters are funny and charming, and both stories’ set up appear to be pretty darn good. All in all, Bee and PuppyCat #1 is a sweet, engaging first issue and one highly recommended for readers of all ages.” – Kabooooom

“‘Bee & PuppyCat #1’ is great for both new and old fans alike, and this tale of magical girls and talking cats (dogs?) is off to an amazing, charming start, and is my new favorite thing!” – Capeless Crusader

BEE AND PUPPYCAT #1 second print ships with a new cover by Leslie Hung(ADVENTURE TIME: FIONNA AND CAKE) under Diamond Order Code APR148228 and carries a retail price of $3.99. It is anticipated to be on sale June 18, one week after issue #2 hits on June 11th.

ABOUT BOOM! STUDIOS
Founded by Ross Richie in 2005, Diamond Gem Award-winning “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios (boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of best-selling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning original and licensed comic books and graphic novels with the industry’s top talent. BOOM! Studios is the home of Mike Carey’s SUICIDE RISK, Clive Barker’s NEXT TESTAMENT and HELLRAISER, Paul Jenkins and Humberto Ramos’ FAIRY QUEST, PLANET OF THE APES, Max Bemis’ POLARITY and Mark Waid’s IRREDEEMABLE. Steven Grant’s graphic novel 2 GUNS was recently released as a feature film from Universal Pictures, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. BOOM!’s all-ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz’ PEANUTS, Jim Davis’ GARFIELD, Cartoon Network’s ADVENTURE TIME and REGULAR SHOW, Mike Kunkel’s HEROBEAR AND THE KID, and Roger Langridge’s Eisner Award-winning SNARKED. In June 2013, BOOM! acquired Archaia Entertainment (archaia.com). Archaia is the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning graphic novel publisher of MOUSE GUARD, COW BOY, GUNNERKRIGG COURT, RUST, SPERA, JIM HENSON’S TALE OF SAND, and many other great titles. In October 2013, BOOM! Studios entered into a unique first-look relationship with 20th Century Fox, giving the studio access to its library of titles and giving the publisher access to Fox’s vast catalog of films.
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