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Preview: ‘Ben 10: For Science!’

Today we have an exclusive preview of BOOM! Studios’ second Ben 10 graphic novel, Ben 10: For Science! This volume is written by C.B. Lee, as the first one was, but it features a new look, with artist Mattia Di Meo taking over from Lidan Chen, the artist for the first volume.

Here’s the executive summary:

Ben and Gwen go undercover at the Stars Beyond Science Camp when rumors of a strange monster kidnapping robots reaches them. Despite his apprehension at doing science projects during summer vacation, Ben quickly makes a lot of new friends in the Robotics track. But when his friend Jesse’s robot goes missing, Ben and Gwen will have to use all the tools in their arsenal to deal with what comes next.

The graphic novel will be available on July 24 in comic shops and July 30 in bookstores, with a cover price of $7.99. The full press release is below the preview. Enjoy!

BOOM! Studios Reveals A New Look at BEN 10™: FOR SCIENCE! Original Graphic Novel

Ben and Gwen Head to Summer Science Camp in A New Comic Book Adventure in Stores July 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 22, 2019) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a brand new look at BEN 10™: FOR SCIENCE!, the latest middle grade original graphic novel based on Cartoon Network’s global hit series, from Rainbow Award-winning writer CB Lee (Not Your Sidekick) and artist Mattia Di Meo (Adventure Time™/Regular Show™), available July 24, 2019.

Ben and Gwen go undercover at the Stars Beyond Science Camp when rumors of a strange monster kidnapping robots reaches them. Despite his apprehension at doing science projects during summer vacation, Ben quickly makes a lot of new friends in the Robotics track. But when his friend Jesse’s robot goes missing, Ben and Gwen will have to use all the tools in their arsenal to deal with what comes next.

BEN 10™: FOR SCIENCE! is the second original graphic novel release from the partnership between BOOM! Studios and Cartoon Network, following the debut of BEN 10™: THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE  from Lee and artist Lidan Chen, which is currently available everywhere books are sold. 

Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 has been greenlit for a fourth season and is expected to premiere globally beginning 2020. The new season will follow Ben, his cousin Gwen and Grandpa Max on adventures to some of the world’s most popular destinations including Italy, Japan and Mexico. Season four will continue to empower its worldwide fanbase through new alien transformations, action-packed battles with villains and more. Ben 10  is produced by Cartoon Network Studios and created and executive produced by Man of Action Entertainment.

BEN 10™: FOR SCIENCE! is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning KaBOOM! imprint, home to comics for middle grade and younger readers including licensed series such as Adventure Time, Steven UniverseRegular Show  and Over The Garden Wall, along with original series like Pandora’s Legacy  by Kara Leopard, Kelly & Nichole Matthews, Bodie Troll  by Jay Fosgitt, Ruinworld by Derek Laufman, and The Deep  by Tom Taylor and James Brouwer.

Print copies of BEN 10™: FOR SCIENCE! will be available for sale on July 24, 2019 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one), on July 30, 2019 at bookstores, and the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.

For continuing news on BEN 10 original graphic novels and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.


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Brigid Alverson About Brigid Alverson

Brigid Alverson, the editor of the Good Comics for Kids blog, has been reading comics since she was 4. She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts. In addition to editing GC4K, she writes about comics and graphic novels at MangaBlog, SLJTeen, Publishers Weekly Comics World, Comic Book Resources, MTV Geek, and Good E-Reader.com. Brigid is married to a physicist and has two daughters in college, which is why she writes so much. She was a judge for the 2012 Eisner Awards.

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