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Guillermo del Toro promised more adventures from the world of Pacific Rim  and he has delivered. Legendary is taking fans back to the frontlines of a larger-than-life battleground with Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift, the official new comic series presented by director Guillermo del Toro, featuring a story from Pacific Rim screenwriter Travis Beacham. A continuation of the bestselling graphic novel Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero, the new Pacific Rim comic series will feature Jaegers never before seen in combat, squaring off against all-new Kaiju creatures.

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Legendary is also proud to launch two original titles. First is the riveting espionage thriller Black Bag, starring Legendary Comics’ first female action hero. This gripping series about a suburban wife-turned-covert government assassin comes from writer Chris Roberson, creator of the breakout comic iZombie (recently adapted into a network TV series), and features art from fast-rising talent JB Bastos, known for his standout work on Night Trap.

Finally, Legendary is excited to partner with acclaimed writer Steven Grant to bring you Cops For Criminals, a daring new crime-thriller series about a federal agent forced to find true justice in the criminal underworld. Pete Woods, whose long and storied career includes iconic franchises such as Deadpool, Catwoman and Robin, returns to pencil, ink and color the title.

To celebrate these launches, Legendary is also giving fans the chance to win an exclusive page of original artwork from the upcoming Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift. Participants are invited to enter at PacificRimComicArt.com to win this one-of-a-kind prize.

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About Pacific Rim: Tales From the Drift

Following the best-selling graphic novel Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero, Legendary takes you back to the frontlines of a larger-than-life battleground with Pacific Rim: Tales From the Drift, the official new comic series presented by director Guillermo del Toro and Pacific Rim screenwriter Travis Beacham.

Prepare to do battle with all-new Kaiju creatures in this thrilling continuation of the Pacific Rim universe.

The series comes from writer Joshua Fialkov (The Bunker, I, Vampire, Elk’s Run) and features artwork by Marcos Marz (Batman Confidential, Blackest Night: JSA.)

Release Date: November 2015 Presented by: Guillermo del Toro Story by: Travis Beacham Writer: Joshua Fialkov Artist: Marcos Marz Colorist: Marcelo Maiolo Format: 4 issue monthly series

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Trick ‘r Treat, Krampus – Graphic Novel Announcement

Halloween and Christmas will never be the same again as Sam is back and Krampus has arrived…

Legendary Comics is taking the twisted stories from the mind of Michael Dougherty from the screen to the printed page with the announcement of two graphic novels based on Trick ‘r Treat and Krampus. Hitting stores later this year, the all-new books are tied into the world of Dougherty’s highly anticipated big screen releases.

“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.” – Michael Dougherty

More information on each title will be released at a later date.  

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Trick ‘r Treat:

Format: Original Graphic Novel

In Stores: October  

Story By:

Michael Dougherty  Zach Shields Todd Casey

Writer:

Marc Andreyko

Artists:

Fiona Staples Zid Stuart Sayger Stephen Byrne

Synopsis:

The dark and twisted face of the cult horror hit Trick ‘R Treat is back… are you ready for the return of Sam?

With the official graphic novel Trick ‘r Treat, Legendary dares you to experience four all-new terrifying tales set in the universe of the ultimate Halloween anthology.

From the twisted imagination of series creator Dougherty (screenwriter of X-Men 2 and Superman Returns) and a top-notch team of horror storytellers and artists, comes this 4-part collection that paves the way for the Trick ‘r Treat film sequel. Across centuries of Halloween horror, wherever fear lies, Sam will be waiting.

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Krampus:

Format: Original Graphic Novel

In stores: November

Story by:

Michael Dougherty Zach Shields Todd Casey

Writer:

Brandon Seifert

Artists:

Michael Montenat Stuart Sayger Maan House Christian DiBari

Synopsis:

YOU BETTER WATCH OUT…

If you want to survive the holidays, stay off the naughty list.

Legendary Comics presents Krampus, the official graphic novel based on the upcoming horror comedy from writer/director Michael Dougherty (creator of Trick ‘r Treat.)

Unleashing the ancient Christmas demon Krampus and his maniacal holiday-themed henchmen, Krampus mixes fear, fun and festive thrills for an adventure that will change the way you see the holidays forever.

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About Black Bag:

A suburban housewife with a criminal past and a thirst for adrenaline is about to get a top-secret side job: carrying out the government’s most dangerous missions.

Renear is tired of playing by the rules. A valedictorian and top athlete in her younger years, she’s sacrificed a promising career to tie the knot and play house… isn’t there more to life than this? Of course there is – if you’re willing to take the shot.

It’s time the world found out what she is truly capable of.

Legendary Comics presents Black Bag, a new 6-issue espionage thriller written by Chris Roberson (Superman Grounded, Fables, iZombie), featuring artwork by JB Bastos (Night Trap).

Release Date: Fall 2015 Writer: Chris Roberson Artist: J.B. Bastos Colorist: Jamie Grant Length of Series: 6 issue monthly series

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About Cops for Criminals:

When a federal agent becomes a victim of the system he has sworn to uphold, he finds true justice in the criminal underworld.

Agent Woods was one of the best – but everything changed when he was wrongfully convicted and labeled a traitor. After serving his time, this ex-convict is cut loose onto the lawless streets to fight corruption on both sides of the law. Even criminals need a code – and every code needs an enforcer.

Legendary’s new 5-issue crime-thriller series Cops for Criminals is written by Steven Grant (Punisher War Journal, Avengers, Hulk, X) with art from Pete Woods (Deadpool, Robin, Catwoman).

Release Date: Fall 2015 Writer: Steven Grant Artist: Pete Woods Format: 5 issue monthly series Price: $3.99 single-issue cover price

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