Entice your palate with the follow-up offering from the Eisner, Harvey, and Ringo Award-nominated team behind the lauded, critically acclaimed series The Many Deaths of Laila Starr, of Ram V (Grafity’s Wall, These Savage Shores) and Filipe Andrade (Star, Captain America) in this painstakingly prepared series for fans of food, art, and the celebration of life in Rare Flavours!
Meet Rubin Baksh, a demonic Rakshasa with a down-to-earth dream of becoming the next Anthony Bourdain. To make his dream come true, Rubin enlists Mo, a down-on-his-luck filmmaker, to document the world-renowned cuisine of India and the people behind the glorious, flavourful food.
But little does Mo know that there’s more to Rubin than meets the eye, and the mortals play a darker role in the show than they were prepared for…
Ram V is an award-winning author and creator of comics and graphic novels such as The Many Deaths of Laila Starr and the Eisner-winning Blue in Green.
Since publishing his first book in 2016, Ram’s work has gone on to garner critical and popular success with many of his books being nominated for the prestigious Eisner, Harvey, and Ringo awards. Apart from creating original work, since 2018 Ram has also written for iconic characters & titles at DC Comics and Marvel including memorable runs on Swamp Thing, Detective Comics, and Venom.
Ram lives in London–dog person, doodles, melancholic.
Filipe has been a multi-disciplinary artist working professionally in visual arts since 2008.He has collaborated with Marvel since 2009 on titles such as Captain Marvel, John Carter, Fantastic Four, Jessica Jones, and Immortal Hulk among others. He also collaborated with other companies such as MTV Networks, Riot Games, BOOM! Studios, and Passion Studios.
He has three creator-owned short comics, Walled City, Junction, and Solitude, published by the Lisbon-based collective, TLS. Aside from his work, he has also collaborated with the Lisbon theater company – AUÉÉEÚ Teatro since 2014.
He was a multi-nominee Eisner, Harvey, and Ringo Awards, for The Many Deaths of Laila Starr comic, with Ram V.
Rare Flavours #1 features a main cover by series artist Filipe Andrade, with variants by Fabío Moon (Daytripper), Anand RK (Blue in Green), and David Mack (Kabuki).
“Ram and Filipe are a powerhouse of a creative team,” said Eric Harburn, Executive Editor. “Following their modern classic The Many Deaths of Laila Starr, return to India for a tale of the fleeting joys of life in the duo’s next masterpiece, Rare Flavours.”
Rare Flavours will be available in comic shops September 20, 2023. It is available for pre-order at your local comic shop or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.
Rare Flavours is the newest release from Boom! Studios, home to critically acclaimed original series, including BRZRKR by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney; The Approach by Jeremy Haun, Jason A. Hurley, and Jesus Hervas; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano; Specs by David M. Booher and Chris Shehan; and Briar by Christopher Cantwell and Germán García.