In this episode we discuss;
LIVE from SDCC ’23 – Sirens of the City with Joanne Starer and Khary Randolph
The Comic Source Podcast
Jace sat down with Khary Randolph and Joanne Starer about their recently launched title from Boom Studios, Sirens of the City. Randolph is bringing a very distinctive and intentional art style with lots of blacks and splashes of color while Joanne draws on her lifetime of living in NYC to imbue the story with a very grungy 80’s New York feel. The first issue is out already and Book just released a preview of issue #2 that you can see below.
Sirens of the City #1
Sirens of the City #2
LOS ANGELES, CA (July 17, 2023) – BOOM! Studios today revealed the anticipated first look at SIRENS OF THE CITY #2, the oversized second issue of the new gritty six-issue urban fantasy from the superstar creative team of writer Joanne Starer (Painkiller Jane), artist Khary Randolph (Excellence), and letterer AndWorld Design, coming to comic shops August 2023.
As the mysterious truth of Rome and his connection to Layla’s pregnancy are revealed, even the relative safety of friends and newfound shelter won’t be enough to protect her from the implications of what she carries. But being a Siren comes with its share of power, and Layla wouldn’t dare let that go to waste while in dire straits…
SIRENS OF THE CITY #2 features covers by series artist Khary Randolph and variant covers by highly acclaimed artists Cliff Chiang (Paper Girls), Toni Infante (We Only Find Them When They’re Dead), David Mack (Daredevil), and Dan Mora (Once & Future).
SIRENS OF THE CITY 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; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Wynd by James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas; Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano; Briar by Christopher Cantwell and Germán García; Stuff of Nightmares by R.L. Stine and A.L. Kaplan; The Approach by Jeremy Haun, Jason A. Hurley, and Jesus Hervas; Damn Them All by Simon Spurrier and Charlie Adlard; Behold, Behemoth by Tate Brombal and Nick Robles; Once Upon a Time at the End of the World by Jason Aaron, Alexandre Tefenkgi, Leila del Duca, and Nick Dragotta; Know Your Station by Sarah Gailey and Liana Kangas; A Vicious Circle by Mattson Tomlin and Lee Bermejo; Mosely by Rob Guillory and Sam Lotfi; Harrower by Justin Jordan and Brahm Revel; The Neighbors by Jude Ellison S. Doyle and Letizia Cadonici; The Seasons Have Teeth by Dan Watters and Sebastián Cabrol; and Ghostlore by Cullen Bunn and Leomacs. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Harkonnen from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Michael Shelfer; Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Melissa Flores and Simona Di Gianfelice; Magic from Jed McKay, Rich Douek, and Ig Guara; and The Expanse: Dragon Tooth by Andy Diggle and Rubine..
SIRENS OF THE CITY #2 will be available in comic shops on August 16, 2023. It is available for pre-order at your local comic shop. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.