SDCC 2012 – My Little Pony Gallops Into Comics

[My Little Pony Image]IDW Publishing and Hasbro announced the addition of yet another hugely successful brand to their portfolio. Based on the Hasbro characters from the popular My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic animated series, created by Hasbro Studios and currently airing on The HUB TV Network in the US, IDW’s My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic comics will offer all-new stories featuring the beloved ponies.

Fans of the animated series will be excited to hear that the comics will stay true to its moral foundation, while providing themes and subject matter that older audiences can also appreciate. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic will bring new adventures to the ponies as they help residents of Ponyville while learning memorable lessons about the meaning of friendship.

Coming in November 2012, the series will be written by Katie Cook, who has previously worked on DC and Marvel Comics. Taking on the artistic duties is Andy Price, with special covers throughout the series by artists including Jill Thompson, Stephanie Buscema, and many more.