Life and Times of SCROOGE MCDUCK Back in Print

 

For Immediate Release:

THE WAIT IS OVER!
EISNER AWARD-WINNING
LIFE & TIMES OF SCROOGE MCDUCK
FINALLY BACK IN PRINT!

VOL. 1 IN STORES NOW
VOL. 2 HITS STORE SHELVES THIS WEEK

Greed is Good!



April 12, 2010 – Los Angeles, CA – BOOM Kids! proudly brings back to print Don Rosa’s Eisner award-winning masterpiece THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE MCDUCK this year in a two-volume deluxe hardcover set. These gorgeous hardcovers feature an all new cover design, smyth sewn binding, a gold-on-gold foil-stamped case wrap and a gold bookmark ribbon — features befitting our favorite miser, Scrooge McDuck! Both volumes also feature commentary from legendary cartoonist Don Rosa!
The Life & Times Of Scrooge McDuck: Volume 1 (Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck Com)
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE MCDUCK Volume 1, collecting the first six chapters, is available in stores now, with THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE MCDUCK Volume 2, collecting the subsequent six chapters, available this week.

Written and drawn by renowned artist Don Rosa, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE MCDUCK chronicles the fascinating history of the richest duck in the world. See how Scrooge earned his ‘Number One Dime’ and began to build his fortune!

“What Rosa did in retelling the earliest events of one of Disney’s most memorable characters was a triumph of storytelling and a tribute to our medium,” said BOOM Kids! editor Aaron Sparrow. “We’re proud to be able to get this book back into print, and in an edition that would make Scrooge McDuck himself envious!”

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE MCDUCK Hardcover Volume 1, out now, is 128 pages, has a suggested retail price of $24.99 and carries a Diamond Code of AUG090745. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE MCDUCK Hardcover Volume 2, out this week, will be 144 pages, has a suggested retail price of $24.99, and carries a Diamond Code of JAN100831.

About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) is a unique publishing house specializing in high-profile projects across a wide variety of different genres from some of the industry’s biggest talents, including Philip K. Dick’s DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, The Henson Company’s FARSCAPE, and the original Mark Waid series IRREDEEMABLE. BOOM! recently launched its youth imprint, BOOM Kids!, with Disney/Pixar’s THE INCREDIBLES, CARS, and TOY STORY, as well as Disney’s THE MUPPETS, DONALD DUCK, UNCLE SCROOGE and WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND STORIES. This year, BOOM! Studios celebrates its fifth anniversary.