Looking forward to checking out Pacific Rim Uprising next March? To tide you over and get you ready for the upcoming Kaiju/Jaeger action, Legendary Comics is releasing Pacific Rim Aftermath, a six-part prequel to the film, beginning in January. Read on for the details!
From the Press Release:
Prepare to return to the epic universe of Jaegers and Kaiju with PACIFIC RIM AFTERMATH, the official comic book prequel to the highly anticipated new film PACIFIC RIM UPRISING, starring John Boyega and coming to theaters in March 2018.
Written by Cavan Scott with art by Rich Elson, Issue #1 goes on sale in print and digital on January 17, 2018. The six-part monthly series is a gritty action adventure that explores a new criminal underworld born in an age of monsters and mechs and an unmissable story for all PACIFIC RIM fans.
The Uprising starts here!
Santa Monica, 2034. In a city that was once the jewel of the West Coast, a new world has emerged: one rising up from the ashes of giant robots and giant monsters. In this futuristic aftermath, we will meet a new generation of survivors, including Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, who is searching for answers behind the death of his Legendary father; Griffin, a Jaeger pilot who has gone from defending the world to piloting an illegal Jaeger enforcer for a mob boss; and the Mech Czar, a techno-criminal overlord who rules the underworld with a steel fist. Set against a neo-noir backdrop of street gangs, Kaiju worshipers, and Jaeger Scrapyards, a mysterious but familiar figure arrives with a dangerous agenda…