Are you eagerly anticipating the upcoming summer movie event The A-Team? Canâ€™t wait until the film hits theaters June 11, 2010? Well Iâ€™ve got good news for you!
IDW Publishing is partnering with Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising (Fox Licensing) to launch two A-Team comic book series this March, entitled A-Team: Shotgun Wedding and A-Team: War Stories. Each comic will be an original story written and illustrated by some of the industryâ€™s biggest names. Each series will be available as single issues in March and April, and collected into individual graphic novels in May and will give fans an in-depth look at the upcoming action-adventure film from Twentieth Century Fox, which will be released in theaters June 11, 2010.
Tom Waltz (editor and co-writer on the comic) had this to say:
â€œLike many, I was a huge fan of the original A-Team television series in the 80â€™s. Iâ€™m happy to report, after reading the new movie script, the updated A-Team movie has all the wit, swagger and kick-ass action of the original series, but tells a story much bigger than was possible on the show. For our comics, weâ€™ve worked directly with the filmmakers to build a solidly action-packed foundation for a new generation of A-Team fans.â€
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