BOOM! Studios Announces Kong on the Planet of the Apes

BOOM! Studios, DeVito Artworks LLC, and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products have announced Kong on the Planet of the Apes, a comic book series bringing together two of entertainment’s biggest icons for the first time ever! Writer Ryan Ferrier and artist Carlos Magno team up for the six-issue series that promises to deliver an epic story starring the best-known primates in pop culture.

Following the events of the first Planet of the Apes film (1968), Dr. Zaius and General Ursus lead a small group of soldiers to the Forbidden Zone to destroy any remaining evidence of Taylor’s time among them. To their surprise, they discover… a KONG! Now they must travel to Skull Island to discover the truth, but they may not survive the deadliest journey of their lives!

Covers for Kong on the Planet of the Apes #1 are illustrated by Mike Huddleston, series artist Carlos Magno, and movie poster artist Hans Woody.