Amid rumors that director Rupert Wyatt will step away from the upcoming Dawn of the Planet of the Apes film, leaving the movie without a director, there is some good news for fans of the franchise: Boom! Studios' newest comic book installment of the popular science fiction series has sold out and will return with a second print in October. The second printing of Planet of the Apes: Cataclysm #1 will ship with a new cover, as seen at right. Says Boom! of the title,
"Acclaimed writers Corinna Bechko (HEATHENTOWN, FEAR ITSELF: THE HOME FRONT) and Gabriel Hardman (HULK, AGENTS OF ATLAS) start a new chapter of the PLANET OF THE APES saga, launching the fan-favorite franchise into its most exciting era yet! Eight years before astronaut George Taylor fell from the stars...the stars fell on the PLANET OF THE APES! Once the destroyer of human civilization, the Alpha-Omega bomb of yore has slept silent in the dark side of the moon. One mad monk seeks to wake the beast...and all of ape society is at risk. It's a race against time as Doctor Zaius struggles to find an end to the madness that has engulfed all that he knows!"