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“Plants Vs. Zombies: Boom Boom Mushroom” Expected In Shops Wednesday

1576134_xlThe latest volume in the Plants Vs. Zombies comic book series is expected in comic shops Wednesday, Jan 25! Plants Vs. Zombies: Boom Boom Mushroom, written by Paul Tobin with art by Jacob Chabot, is Volume 6 in the regular PvZ comics line from Dark Horse.

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Bandette vol. 3… out today!

The latest volume of the multi-Eisner-award-winning Bandette is out TODAY!


I can’t even come close to expressing how happy artist Colleen Coover and I are about the reception for Bandette over the years, the 10 Eisner nominations, all the mail we receive… we thank you all so much. And, in return, we keep putting our love into these books.


Here’s a few partial page snippets.




Bandette vol. 3… out today! Available from your local comic store, or online, and of course individual chapters are always available digitally on ComiXology!

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Plants vs. Zombies: Petal To The Metal – Available NOW!

27463Whoop, this came out on September 7 but I was distracted and forgot to post! The fifth Plants vs. Zombies hardcover collection, Petal To The Medal, with art by Ron Chan, is out now!

Sun-powered, plant-driven speedsters versus imp-powered, zombie-driven hot rods! Let the races begin! Crazy Dave takes on the incredibly tough Don’t Blink video game—and he also challenges Dr. Zomboss to a series of races to determine the future of Neighborville! The car-filled competition is underway! Paul Tobin and Ron Chan return to deliver another hilarious zombie battle to your burg!

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Rose City Comic Con! This weekend!

This weekend, I’ll be at the Rose City Comic Con. My table is at the Helioscope Studio island, officially known as Booth 911.

Or, if I’m not there, I’m on a panel, or at a signing.

Or I’m hiding.

I might be hiding.

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Bandette Wins Eisner Award!

CoOha9VXEAAkYNJI’m very happy to announce that Bandette, the comic I create with my wife, Colleen Coover, has been honored with a second Will Eisner Comic Industry Award for Best Digital Comic!

Bandette was first awarded the Eisner in 2013, and has been nominated in various categories (including Best Artist nominations for Colleen individually) ten times since its debut in 2012.

We are extremely proud and grateful to the members of our industry who voted for our book. We love making it and we are so pleased to have our care and hard work acknowledged with this award.


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San Diego Comic Con signings!

I’ll be at the San Diego Comic Con on Thursday (tomorrow) and Friday! I’m mostly going to be in meetings, but I’ll have time for a couple of signings, so bring anything of mine by and get my scribble on them!

Thursday, July 21

6pm-7pm: Signing Bandette / Plants vs. Zombies / Witcher

and anything else of mine you bring by.

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Friday, July 22

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Signing Bandette / Plants vs. Zombies / Witcher

and anything else of mine you bring by.

Dark Horse Comics book 2615

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Mystery Girl Vol. One Collection!

28163In shops NOW! Collects Mystery Girl issues #1-4!

“This is a unique and fun story that I really enjoyed reading and cannot wait to get my hands on the next volume. I have so many questions for Trine, I want to know her, I want her to be my friend and you will too when you get your hands on a copy of Mystery Girl Volume 1.” – Impulse Gamer

Writer: Paul Tobin

Art: Alberto J. Alburquerque

Color: Marissa Louise


ComiXology (digital issues & collection)

Things From Another World

Amazon | Amazon UK



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Plants vs. Zombies: Grown Sweet Home – New Release TOMORROW!

27462The fourth Plants vs. Zombies hardcover collection, Grown Sweet Home, hits shops tomorrow! $9.99!

A group of young plants move out of Crazy Dave’s garage and into his huge family mansion in Neighborville. But why is Dr. Zomboss spying on them? Artist Andie Tong joins me for this three-issue arc! Bonus stories with art by Karim Friha, Nneka Myers, and others! Collects Plants vs. Zombies #4–#6.

Watch a no-spoilers, one-minute review of PvZ #6 by expert reviewers Cullen and Lillian for The Worst Comics Podcast Ever! below:

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How to Capture an Invisible Cat! It’s Friday the 13th!


Tired of endlessly reading the same old thing? Running around in circles on the same books? Maybe it’s time to pick up How to Capture an Invisible Cat, the first book in my Genius Factor series!

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In fact, it’s DEFINITELY time, because it’s Friday the 13th, a day that plays a major role in my series.


The books star Delphine Cooper and Nate Bannister, a genius that’s SO smart that he’s frankly a bit bored with having everything all figured out. So, in order to exercise his seemingly limitless mind, he does three incredibly not-so-very-smart things every Friday the 13th, challenging himself to deal with the fallout. In the first book, “How to Capture an Invisible Cat,” Nate transforms his family cat into a giant, invisible, and unfortunately-rampaging monster cat. Dealing with THIS Friday the 13th is going to be a serious challenge, especially when Nate’s nemesis, the evil Red Death Tea Society, chooses this time to launch their attack, causing untold chaos!

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The adventure begins!

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The first book is out NOW, and further books (there are five volumes planned in the series) will be released at intervals of every nine months. Jump on NOW, on the fitting day of Friday the 13th, to join the fun!


Feel the power of the cat!

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BANDETTE! New installment… TODAY!!!

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Today! Our newest digital chapter of Bandette arrives TODAY. It’s the final installment in our “House of the Green Mask” storyline, and our longest chapter to date, because there was extra adventure and charm and suspense and thievery to fit into the pages. Colleen Coover really worked her adorable fingers to the bone, and it shows! Her artwork and storytelling just keep getting better and better. I’m lucky to work with her, and of course even luckier that I hypnotized her into being my wife.

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Here are a few random out-of-order panels from the issue… come on over to ComiXology and put them in context by reading the lucky 13th installment of a title that, over the last four years, has been nominated for ten (!) Eisner awards. (which is both extremely humbling and also… wow… extremely hard to wrap my head around)Screen shot 2016-05-10 at 7.23.43 PM

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Nhhh, indeed!

Come on over and read Bandette!





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