Planet Of The Apes is coming to BOOM! Studios in a brand new ongoing comic book series, beginning with Planet Of The Apes #1 later this month.
We have a 5-page preview from the upcoming first issue, which will be released on April 27, 2011. Check it out here below.
The series, which takes place before the original 1968 Planet Of The Apes movie and takes into account the continuity of the first five films, is written by sci-fi novelist Daryl Gregory (Dracula: The Company of Monsters, Pandemonium) with art by Carlos Magno (Green Lantern Corps).
Taking place before the original 1968 PLANET OF THE APES movie, but true to the continuity of the first five films, this new ongoing comic series begins in a time when Ape society reaches a new golden age. But there are ripples of dissent in both the ape and human ranks. Tensions will rise and soon all will be caught in chaos! And amidst all this uncertainty, what is the fate of…The Lawgiver? Find out as a new chapter of the acclaimed sci-fi classic, PLANET OF THE APES, begins this April!
PLANET OF THE APES #1 is written by Daryl Gregory with art by Carlos Magno and ships with an A & B cover by Karl Richardson and Carlos Magno respectively, a special 1-in-10 “Damn Dirty Apes” incentive cover and a retailer variant for Larry’s Comics by Chad Hardin! This title ships in April and carries a Diamond Code of FEB110852.