Attn: Joss Whedon fans! We have more news from NYCC, and it involves three series created by said man of the hour: Buffy Season 10, Angel & Faith Season 10, and a new storyline for Serenity, all coming in 2014.
From the Press Release:
Announced at New York Comic Con, Dark Horse is bringing the Whedonverse into its tenth season with the help of fan favorite authors Christos Gage and Victor Gischler.
“In Buffy, Season 10 is going to be about bringing friendships back together, while in Angel & Faith, relationships are shattered. Magic is starting to come back into the world, but in some surprising ways, like that vampire we saw standing in the sunlight at the end of Season 9,” says Editor-in-Chief Scott Allie.
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 10
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 is slated for 30 issues, written by Christos Gage and illustrated by Rebekah Issacs with covers by long-time series artist Steve Morris.
“The Buffyverse community has been wonderfully welcoming to Rebekah and me. It’s a tremendous honor for Joss and Dark Horse to trust us with their flagship book, and we are going to do all we can to be worthy of that trust. It’s a new season, with new rules…but hopefully the same blend of love, action, horror, humor, and creativity that’s made Buffy and her Scoobies part of all our families. We hope you’ll join us for the ride,” states Christos Gage.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #1 hits stands March 19th, 2014.
ANGEL & FAITH SEASON 10
Angel & Faith is also slated for a 30-issue run, written by Victor Gischler and illustrated by Will Conrad with covers by Scott Fischer.
“I was proud and privileged to have a small part in Season 9, and I can’t express how grateful I am to have an expanded role in Season 10. Buffy the Vampire Slayer remains an iconic television show, and the Dark Horse comics continue that great tradition. I plan on having a lot of fun,” says Angel & Faith series writer Victor Gischler.
“I’m very happy that our Angel & Faith artist has hopped over to Buffy, allowing our Buffy artist to jump over to Serenity. And to make the game of musical chairs complete, the guy who drew the first two Serenity miniseries is back in the loop, taking over Angel & Faith. These are all artists Joss and the writers and I are comfortable working with, and who are cozy with these characters, so it’s nice to shake things up a bit while having a lot of confidence in what these artists can do. And I’m so happy to have Will back,” adds Scott Allie.
Angel & Faith Season 10 #1 is on sale April 2nd in comic shops everywhere.
Dark Horse Comics confirmed at New York Comic Con plans to continue the cult classic storyline directly following the film. With executive producer Joss Whedon behind the helm, the comic series is sure to have fans clamoring to check it out.
“We’ve been dying to get more Serenity out ever since the book Joss and Zack wrote. We all loved Zack’s work on Shepherd’s Tale and couldn’t wait to get him back into the mix. This story is the first giant step past the film, after the big damn heroes stuck a big middle finger in the face of the Alliance,” notes Scott Allie, “Zack establishes new ground rules for these characters. He nails the voices, takes the relationships to the next level, and just gives us all the best space romp since the film Joss made…”
With artwork by Georges Jeanty (Buffy Seasons 8 & 9), covers by Dan Dos Santos (Tomb Raider), and script by Zach Whedon (The Terminator), Serenity returns as a cornerstone of Dark Horse’s 2014 lineup.
Malcolm Reynolds’s crew shook the ’verse to its core when they laid bare the crimes against humanity undertaken by their sinister government—the Alliance. Always outlaws, Mal, a very pregnant Zoe, new pilot River Tam, and the other surviving crew members are in greater danger than ever, and everyone’s asking the same question…
Serenity: Firefly Class 03-K64—Leaves on the Wind #1 (of 6) is on sale January 29th, 2014.
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