Exclusive: Carly Usdin’s “Heavy Vinyl” Is Getting a New Original Graphic Novel!

It’s a great time to be a Carly Usdin stan: In addition to her short film, Misdirection — which is hitting the festival circuit hard this summer; and which was so beloved at A-Camp, the audience asked for it to be screened a second time — BOOM! Studios announced today that she’s teaming back up with artist Nina Vakueva for a new Heavy Vinyl original graphic novel! Yes, your favorite music store gal pals/secret fight club are returning! Would you like an exclusive peek at the cover? Well, of course you would.

“Getting the chance to continue the Heavy Vinyl story is a dream come true! I’m thrilled to be reunited with my precious little ‘90s babies. The story picks up a few months later — It’s 1999, digital music and file sharing have upset the status quo, and Y2K approaches!!” Carly Usdin said. “You can expect the same level of exhaustively-researched pop culture references with new characters, a new mystery, and more Chris/Maggie cuteness. I’ve been having a great time writing it, and I can’t wait for fans to read it.”

Heavy Vinyl: Y2K-O will be available in March 2020. You can follow BOOM!, Carly, and Nina on Twitter to stay up to date and find out more!

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle managing editor who lives in New York City with her partner, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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  1. I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS!!!! I love heavy vinyl and have just been itching for more!!! It’s one of those comics I actually got non comics folks to read and like so I’m I get to share more with them. Can’t wait to see what’s in store 😁

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