First Look: Once & Future #2 by Gillen & Mora (BOOM!)

Your First Look at Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora’s
ONCE & FUTURE #2 From BOOM! Studios

Once & Future #2



Here’s your first look at Once & Future #2, the hot new series by writer Kieron Gillen and artist Dan Mora, on sale September 18th, 2019 from BOOM! Studios.


Press Release

BOOM! Studios revealed a first look at ONCE &  FUTURE #2, the latest issue in the critically acclaimed series, following the biggest new original series launch of the year from New York Times bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Star Wars) and Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Klaus), as retired monster hunter Bridgette McGuire and her unsuspecting grandson Duncan prepare for battle against a rising evil that plans to take over their country to bring it back to its former glory.

There’s no turning back now as Bridgette drags Duncan deeper and deeper into the heart of British mythology and folklore to search for a way to stop a rising group of Nationalists from bringing an ancient and terrible power to life. Duncan’s just battled an absolutely impossible creature from legend and been shot—by his Gran, no less!—so he feels he’s due a few explanations, starting with how his nice, perfectly normal Gran knows so much about monsters  and how to deal with them?! And what else has his family been hiding from him?

ONCE & FUTURE is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Abbott by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; Bury The Lede by Gaby Dunn and Claire Roe; Klaus by Grant Morrison and Dan Mora; as well as the upcoming Something is Killing The Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera and Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Joss Whedon’s Firefly from Greg Pak and Dan McDaid; Buffy The Vampire Slayer from Jordie Bellaire and David Lopez; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo.

Print copies of ONCE & FUTURE #2, featuring a cover by Dan Mora, will be available for sale on September 18, 2019 at local comic book shops (use to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore.

Fans can also find copies of ONCE & FUTURE #1 and ONCE & FUTURE #1 Second Printing with covers by Dan Mora, everywhere comic books are sold. Due to overwhelming demand, additional printings of  the premiere issue will be available at local comic book shops throughout September. ONCE & FUTURE #1 Third Printing, with a new variant cover by Dan Mora, will be available on September 4, 2019 at local comic book shops. ONCE & FUTURE #1 Fourth Printing, with a new variant cover by acclaimed artist, Jakub Rebelka (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), will be available on September 11, 2019 at local comic book shops. ONCE & FUTURE #1 Fifth Printing, with a new variant cover by acclaimed artist, Khary Randolph (Excellence), will be available on September 18, 2019 at local comic book shops. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.

For continuing news on ONCE & FUTURE and more from BOOM!, stay tuned to and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.


  • “Intriguing story, gorgeous art and color. Eager to see what comes next.”—Kurt Busiek, Astro City
  • “I read the first issue of Once And Future and it’s great! ”—Jeff Lemire, Black Hammer
  • “Twisting British myth into knots, & I can’t wait to see where it goes.”—Dan Watters, Coffin Bound


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