Legendary reveals art and details on Pacific Rim and Trick R Treat comics
Legendary have revealed looks at three new comic books linked to big screen properties that should excite genre fans. The publishing branch of the movie production company have unveiled looks at comic book continuations of PACIFIC RIM, TRICK R TREAT, and KRAMPUS. While KRAMPUS will not hit theaters until later this year, the comics for the other two properties should satiate horror and scifi fans.
First up will be PACIFIC RIM: Tales from the Drift. Based on a story by PACIFIC RIM screenwriter Travis Beacham, the new comic will continue the story started in the Tales from Year Zero prequel comic and showcase new Kaiju and Jaegers that have never been seen before. The series will be written by he series comes from writer Joshua Fialkov (The Bunker, I, Vampire, Elks Run) and features artwork by Marcos Marz (Batman Confidential, Blackest Night: JSA). The four issue limited series will hit stores in November 2015.
As Michael Dougherty works on the sequel to TRICK R TREAT and prepares to see his script for KRAMPUS finish production, he will share some new tales with fans of Halloween and Christmas horror.
"I've been having way too much fun working with Legendary and the rest of my team bringing the ancient legend of Krampus to the big screen, and I look forward to expanding the film's dark Christmas mythology onto the comic page. And hopefully the fans who've been patiently waiting for TRICK 'R TREAT 2 will enjoy this deeper peek into Sam's world until he finally rises from the pumpkin patch once more. Happy Holidays."
The TRICK R TREAT anthology will feature four new tales while KRAMPUS will be an adaptation of the feature film. Both are scheduled to hit stores in time for the holidays and should definitely be on your shopping lists.
PACIFIC RIM 2 will hit theaters on April 7, 2017, KRAMPUS debuts on December 4, 2015, and TRICK R TREAT 2 has no scheduled release date.
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