This Wednesday, May 26th, Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios, is releasing the original graphic novel THE DOWN RIVER PEOPLE! For fans of Stillwater and Essex County comes a new graphic novel reuniting writer Adam Smith and artist Matt Fox, the duo behind the Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated Long Walk to Valhalla, for a riveting story about a man attempting to survive the complicated and dangerous web of his family’s criminal ties with his soul intact.
Here’s a look at the cover, the storyline, and preview pages for this week’s new release from BOOM! Studios on New Comic Book Day! #NCBD
BOOM! STUDIOS COMICS
New Release for the week of May 26th, 2021
THE DOWN RIVER PEOPLE Original Graphic Novel
Writer: Adam Smith
Artist: Matthew Fox
Letterer: Mike Fiorentino
Cover Artist: Matthew Fox
Myers Carpenter is a bootlegger who just inherited his family’s bar and must turn to his estranged mother — who he hasn’t seen since he was a boy — for help.
Myers learns the secrets of his new family’s lodge, but he may not escape the dark cult thriving just under the surface of opulence.
About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through the development of four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—BOOM! has produced award-winning original work, including Lumberjanes, The Woods, Giant Days, Klaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Cartoon Network, and The Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox for film and with 20th Television for the small screen. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.