BOOM! is targeting the direct market and book market channels with these Legacy Edition releases, hoping to entice new readers into the comic world with a familiar and well-liked franchise at an affordable, impulse price.
While the first releases for late 2018 are currently unannounced, BOOM! has shared two of the eye-catching pop culture properties which will arrive in 2019: Sons of Anarchy and Big Trouble in Little China. Sons of Anarchy Legacy Edition Book One will be a 304-page volume, collecting Sons of Anarchy #1 – 14 in January 2019. MSRP is $29.99. Book Two (collecting issues #15 -25) will arrive in April, and Book Three (collecting Sons of Anarchy: Redwood Original #1 – 12) is planned for July.
“The new Legacy Edition format is an important part of BOOM! Studios continued efforts to bring new readers into the world of comics with value-priced collections that attract readers who might be experiencing comics for the first time,” said Bryce Carlson, VP of Editorial & Creative Strategy. “With true seminal pop culture properties like Sons of Anarchy and Big Trouble in Little China, alongside some top-secret franchises you’ll hear about soon, these Legacy Edition collections are the perfect place to point the new comic book reader in your life.”
See both covers in the gallery below!