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Exclusive: Clover Press, Legendary, and Toho’s Godzilla & Kong gets a Sketchbook Stretch Goal!

Richard Bennett is one of the most respected storyboard artists working today, having collaborated with directors David Fincher, Christopher Nolan, Brad Bird, and JJ Abrams, among others. Now, Bennett and Clover Press have launched a Kickstarter campaign for a stunning hardcover coffee table book which showcases Bennett’s storyboard storytelling and two of the biggest stars in the history of cinema with Godzilla & Kong: The Cinematic Storyboard Art of Richard Bennett. The campaign has blown past its $7,500 goal approaching $40,000 as of this article.

We have the exclusive reveal that a new stretch goal add-on for a sketchbook will be unlocked at $40,000. The sketchbook will be available for $12.00.

Godzilla & Kong: The Cinematic Storyboard Art of Richard Bennett features storyboard art from a selection of the best sequences from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ blockbuster trio of hits Godzilla vs. Kong, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and Kong: Skull Island, along with some never-before-seen deleted scenes. Featuring full color stills reflecting the final shots in the film, the book is sure to be a must-have for movie buffs, film students, industry professionals and, of course, all Kaiju aficionados!

Check out some of what you’ll find in the sketchbook below! The project ends on May 6 2022 at 2:59 AM EDT.

Legendary Comics Reveals the Cover for Paul Cornell’s Three Little Wishes

Three Little Wishes, the new fantasy romcom graphic novel from multiple award-winning author Paul Cornell with art by Steve Yeowell, follows a contract lawyer, who upon discovering a fairy that grants three wishes, attempts to fix the world.

Of course, on the day Kelly Castleton decides to be spontaneous on ONE LITTLE THING, she stumbles upon an ancient magic with the power to change everything! What to do – world peace? Win back her oh-so-perfect ex? Well, if underthinking got her into this mess, her habitual overthinking should be able to get her out of it! When the fairy king Oberon is released from his enchanted imprisonment, he offers Kelly the simplest of gifts: THREE LITTLE WISHES. That’s all, no need to think too hard about it. Just wish for what you’ve always wanted, and he’ll give you exactly that. Exactly, to the T… what could possibly go wrong?

The graphic novel will be available to readers in stores and online on July 12, 2022.

Three Little Wishes

Pacific Rim: Ultimate Omnibus is Out Now

In 2013, Legendary Entertainment and Warner Brother’s Pacific Rim impacted into theaters bringing to life giant robots and giant monsters as they had never been seen before. Legendary Comics expanded on the mythology of this universe with Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero, a prequel graphic novel presented by Guillermo Del Toro and written by Pac Rim screenwriter Travis Beacham and a stellar art team consisting of Sean ChenYvel Guichet, Pericles JuniorChris Batista, and Geoff Shaw. The rich universe and mythology that had been devised by the filmmakers and Legendary left a universe of stories that could be told. 

Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift arrived in 2015 once again from screenwriter Beacham and television writer/comic creator Joshua Fialkov and the art team of Marcos Marz and Marcello Miaolo. This tale of a pilot couple linked by marriage and the drift brought a new level of drama to the action.

In 2018, a second movie, Pacific Rim Uprising, descended and with a new set of characters, Jaegers and Kaiju. Cavan Scott took the reigns and crafted a tale that featured the return of fan favorite Hannibal Chau and showed what happened between the two films in Pacific Rim Aftermath

At the same time Cavan and writer Zhang Ran and artist BigN teamed for Pacific Rim: Amara, which depicted the backstory of one of the new characters from Uprising in an anime style. 

Last month, Pacific Rim: Blackout allowed readers to revisit the world of Netflix’s Original Anime Series Pacific Rim: The Black in an all-new prequel adventure by Cavan Scott and  artist Nelson Dániel and featuring fan-favorite character Herc Hansen. The PPDC Ranger returns as a world-weary jaeger pilot dragged into battle as an influx of kaiju threatens to destroy the Australian continent and all its inhabitants. Along with his niece Olivia, his copilot Cooper, and Marshal Rask, Herc faces brand-new kaiju of epic proportions while battling his own inner demons.

And, now for the first time ever, Legendary Comics brings together all the Pacific Rim graphic novels in one oversized 568-page hardcover collection that showcases the vast array of the Pacific Rim universe.

Pacific Rim: Ultimate Omnibus is now available at: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indie Bound, and comic shops.

Legendary Comics Announces Tales of Carnival Row

Legendary Comics has announced Tales of Carnival Row, the official graphic novel that will bring fans all new adventures from Carnival Rowthe hit series from Legendary and Prime Video, starring Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne. Writer George Mann and series writers C.M. Landrus, Charles Valasquez-Witosky, and Jordan Crair have crafted tales that will shed light on some of the most popular characters from the neo-noir Victorian fantasy series, with art by Magda Price, Giorgia Sposito, Gus Storms, Harvey M. Tolibao, and Ashley A. Woods. The cover is by ZID with a variant cover by Mike Collins. The graphic novel, set to hit retailers on July 26, 2022, is now available for pre-order at: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indie Bound, and ComicShopLocator.com.

In the dark and magical world of Carnival Row, there are many stories to be told. Readers can explore the Burgue, where war-weary humans and Fae strike an uneasy peace and eke out a meager coexistence in this new anthology graphic novel. Fans can take a closer look at the myths and half-truths surrounding their favorite characters, including Philo, Vignette, Millworthy, Agreus, Tourmaline, and Aisling.

Tales of Carnival Row

C2E2: Legendary announces Three Little Wishes by Paul Cornell and Steven Yeowell

Legendary Comics announced today a new graphic novel Three Little Wishes from multiple award-winning author Paul Cornell with art by Steven Yeowell during Legendary’s “Script to Screen/Screen to Script” panel at C2E2. The fantasy romcom original graphic novel follows a contract lawyer, who upon discovering a fairy that grants three wishes, attempts to fix the world, and will be available to readers in stores and online on July 12, 2022.

Of course on the day Kelly Castleton decides to be spontaneous on ONE LITTLE THING, she stumbles upon an ancient magic with the power to change everything! What to do – world peace? Win back her oh-so-perfect ex? Well, if underthinking got her into this mess, her habitual overthinking should be able to get her out of it! When the fairy king Oberon is released from his enchanted imprisonment, he offers Kelly the simplest of gifts: THREE LITTLE WISHES. That’s all, no need to think too hard about it. Just wish for what you’ve always wanted, and he’ll give you exactly that. Exactly, to the T… what could possibly go wrong?

Three Little Wishes features color by Pippa Bowland and lettering by Simon Bowland.

Three Little Wishes

Enola Holmes: Mycroft’s Dangerous Game Is Afoot and Debuts Cover

The beloved teenage super-sleuth is coming to comic form on August 23, 2022, in Legendary Comics YA’s upcoming graphic novel Enola Holmes: Mycroft’s Dangerous Game, from author Nancy Springer, written by Mickey George with artwork by Giorgia Sposito and colors by Enrica Angiolini. Starring Millie Bobby Brown as the young and brilliant Enola, the graphic novel will feature an original story that bridges the adventures of the first film with the highly anticipated sequel forthcoming on Netflix.

Picking up where last year’s exceptionally popular film left off, readers and fans will join Enola, the rebellious teen sister of Sherlock Holmes (Henry Cavill), in a thrilling adventure and uncover the new mystery that she is up against. After a mysterious group of anarchists abduct her brother Mycroft (Sam Claflin), Enola investigates his disappearance in hopes of rescuing him and recovering something precious he took from her. With the help of Lord Tewkesbury and a young boy on the streets named Shag, she uncovers the truth behind her brother’s abduction and unravels a web of mystery that takes her deep into the London underground as she tries to foil the anarchists’ nefarious plot! 

Check out the cover by Cat Staggs!

Enola Holmes: Mycroft’s Dangerous Game

Legendary Launches a Graphic Novel Adaptation of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune

Legendary Comics, in cooperation with Herbert Properties, LLC, has announced the official movie graphic novel based on Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ Dune, the critically acclaimed film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal bestselling book from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Denis Villeneuve. Both the graphic novel and the film tell the epic hero’s journey of Paul Atreides. Dune: The Official Movie Graphic Novel, adapted by writer Lilah Sturges with art by Drew Johnson and colors by digital painter Zid and colorist Niezam, features beautiful artwork that brings the cinematic vision of Dune to the world of sequential art. Limited editions of the graphic novel are now available for pre-order today exclusively on Kickstarter, with the book trade edition to follow. Both editions are set  to be released in February of 2022, and fans can now pre-order all editions through Kickstarter.

Partnering with Rocketship Entertainment, the limited-edition Kickstarter releases of Dune: The Official Movie Graphic Novel feature four distinct covers. Comic legend Bill Sienkiewicz, who created the original Dune comic for Marvel in 1984, returns to the Dune universe to contribute the cover for the graphic novel. Three additional variant covers from Drew Johnson and Zid, U.K. illustrator and comic artist John Ridgway, and comic legend Tim Sale will also be available. Exclusive merchandise and collectibles will also be offered through Kickstarter.

A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, Dune, based on Frank Herbert’s seminal novel, tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence—a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential—only those who can conquer their fear will survive. The film stars Oscar® nominee Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Oscar® nominee Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Zendaya, Chang Chen, David Dastmalchian, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, with Oscar® nominee Charlotte Rampling, with Jason Momoa, and Oscar® winner Javier Bardem.

DC, Kodansha, VIZ Media, and More in Today’s New Digital Releases

Superman '78 #1

Today is one of two new comic book days. ComiXology has your digital comic needs covered with new releases available now. Check out the releases by the publisher below or start shopping now.

Abrams – Amulet Books

Abrams Comicarts

Albatross Funnybooks

DC Comics

Europe Comics

Fantagraphics

Harlequin

Harpercollins

Humanoids

Kodansha

la Boîte à Bulles

Legendary

Marvel

Seven Seas

SOZO Comics

Urban Comics

VIZ Media

Yen Press


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Around the Tubes

Amazing Fantasy #1

The weekend is almost here! What geeky things will you all be doing? Sound off in the comments below! While you wait for the weekday to end and the weekend to begin, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: Sabbath bloody sabbath in VAMP SABBATH – Free Comics!

Kotaku – Marvel’s Avengers Is Free This Weekend In Anticipation Of Black Panther – A smart promotion.

bdnews24 – France gave teenagers $350 for culture. They’re buying comic books – Nice!

Smash Pages – Legendary Comics will Never Reprint ‘Holy Terror’ – It wasn’t good and didn’t sell well when it was first released. There’s a lot of reasons to let this be forgotten.

Reviews

Comicbook – Amazing Fantasy #1
Atomic Junk Shop – Embodied
That Hashtag Show – Horizon Zero Dawn: Liberation #1

Legendary Comics Debuts a Motion Trailer for Lupina

At Comic-Con@Home, Legendary Comics showed off their releases from 2021 and beyond. During the convention, the publisher debuted a motion trailer for Lupina.

Lupina (September 14, 2021) – a six-part captivating saga about a young girl on a journey of revenge with her wolf companion. In the coastal town of Kote, recently brought under the yoke of the Addalian Empire, four-year-old Lupa spends her days getting bullied by her older sister and hiding behind her mother’s skirts. But when tragedy strikes, Lupa finds herself alone in a new world… alone until she’s found by the she-wolf, Coras, and sets off on a journey of discovery… and revenge.

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