The fifth issue of Specter Inspectors by Bowen McCurdy, Kaitlyn Musto, and Jim Campbell, with a main cover by McCurdy and a variant cover by Erica Henderson, will be arriving at your local comic shop on Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 – but today, The Beat is pleased to exclusively present a first look at the issue, which runs to over thirty pages!

Specter Inspectors #5 main cover by McCurdy.

In Specter Inspectors #5, the final issue in the queer paranormal series from BOOM! Studios imprint BOOM! Box, Cape Grace has been earning its reputation as the most haunted town in the country!

If you’d rather read Specter Inspectors in trade paperback, the press release from BOOM! Studios – which you can read in its entirety underneath the preview pages – reveals that a softcover collection of the whole series will be available at your local comic shop on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021 (lucky number thirteen), and in all bookstores on Tuesday, October 19th, 2021.

Specter Inspectors #5 variant cover by Henderson.

Will you be picking up a copy of Spector Inspectors #5 at the end of June, and if so, which cover are you hoping for? Will you be searching for the TPB collection when it arrives in autumn 2021? The Beat wants to hear from you, either here in the comment section or over on social media @comicsbeat!

Save Cape Grace from Itself in SPECTER INSPECTORS #5 from BOOM! Studios

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 4, 2021) – BOOM! Studios revealed today a first look at SPECTER INSPECTORS #5, the final issue in the original five-issue series, created and written by Bowen McCurdy (The Long Way Home) and rising star Kaitlyn Musto, with art by McCurdy and letters by Jim Campbell, about a group of social media-savvy ghost hunters who seek out supernatural hot spots in order to answer the ultimate question. . . are ghosts even real?! Available in June 2021.

Thanks to demons and ghosts, Cape Grace is living up to its reputation as the most haunted town in the USA. But now Gus, Ko, Astrid, and Noa are beginning to suspect local clergyman, Father Lukas Von Brandt, and his congregation may not be what they claim to be. Can the Specter Inspectors save Cape Grace from itself… without making the ultimate sacrifice?

SPECTER INSPECTORS #5 features main cover art by series artist Bowen McCurdy and variant cover art by fan favorite artist Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl).

SPECTER INSPECTORS 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 Last Witch by Conor McCreery and V.V. Glass; Ghosted in LA by Sina Grace and Siobhan Keenan; The Avant-Guards by Carly Usdin and Noah Hayes; Fence by C.S. Pacat and Johanna the Mad; Goldie Vance by Hope Larson and Brittney Williams; and Seen: True Stories of Marginalized Trailblazers.

Print copies of the oversized SPECTER INSPECTORS #5, featuring more than 30 story pages, will be available for sale on June 30, 2021 exclusively at local comic book shops (use to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle. A softcover collection of the entire SPECTER INSPECTORS series will be available in comic shops on October 13, 2021 and in bookstores everywhere on October 19, 2021.

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