BOOM! Studios have announced the latest volume in their Seen: True Stories of Marginalized Trailblazers series, this one focusing on the life and work of author and activist Rachel Carson, written by Birdie Willis and illustrated by Rii Abrego. We have a 7-page preview today at BF alongside the press release below.
BOOM! Studios revealed today a first look at SEEN: RACHEL CARSON, a brand new original graphic novel from writer Birdie Willis (Over the Garden Wall) and artist Rii Abrego (Steven Universe) in the SEEN: TRUE STORIES OF MARGINALIZED TRAILBLAZERS series illuminating the triumphs and struggles of important historical figures who aren’t found in traditional textbooks, but deserve to be remembered for their contributions to humanity and their inarguable strength and courage in the face of impossible odds. They’re the heroes— the inventors, the artists, the activists, and more—whose stories you won’t want to miss.
In SEEN: RACHEL CARSON, meet author and activist Rachel Carson, the woman who changed the way America fought against environmental crises through her bestselling books, ultimately spurring the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
SEEN: RACHEL CARSON is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning BOOM! Box imprint, home to groundbreaking original series such as Lumberjanes by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Brooklyn Allen, and Noelle Stevenson; Giant Days by John Allison, Lissa Treiman, and Max Sarin; Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera and Celia Moscote; The Avant-Guards by Carly Usdin and Noah Hayes; Fence by C.S. Pacat and Johanna the Mad; and Goldie Vance by Hope Larson and Brittney Williams.
Print copies of SEEN: RACHEL CARSON will be available for sale on March 24, 2021 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) and March 30, 2021 at bookstores, or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire. The SEEN series launched with SEEN: EDMONIA LEWIS from writer Jasmine Walls and artist Bex Glendining, available now.