Thursday, July 21, 2016

Dark Horse Announces New Serenity Installment


If you though Joss Whedon is just sitting around his home and twiddling his thumbs then you clearly don't know Joss Whedon. In addition to the recent announcement that Buffy Season 11 is in the works, Dark Horse has just announced another entry in the Serenity series in Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse. Serenity begins its next chapter with a story written by Chris Roberson and illustrated by Georges Jeanty. The first issue will hit stores October 26.

“I’ve been a devoted fan of Captain Reynolds and company since the first episode of Firefly aired,"said Roberson, "and have followed the exploits of the Serenity crew through TV, film, and comics ever since. It’s an unbelievable thrill (and an enormous responsibility!) to help chart the course for their further adventures.”

Serenity: No Power in the ’Verse finds Malcolm Reynolds and his crew struggling through some difficult times. Tensions are at an all-time high when the crew receives a call to help find a missing friend. The crew must come together to discover the answers to her mysterious disappearance. Will they find her in time? No Power in the ’Verse is preceded by the Serenity comics Those Left Behind, Better Days, The Shepherd’s Tale and Leaves on the Wind.

Roberson will sign on Thursday, July 21, from 1 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. on Dark Horse's Hellboy signing stage and on Sunday, July 24 from 11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. Whedon will host two signings on Saturday, July 23 on Dark Horse's Hellboy signing stage. His first signing is from 5 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. His second signing is from 6 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. Firefly and Serenity cast members Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk will join Joss at this signing.

Full press release below.
SERENITY CREW RETURNS
Dark Horse announces new installment in “Serenity” series

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 20, 2016 — Dark Horse is excited to announce the newest Serenity series, Serenity: No Power in the ’Verse. Originally created by the legendary Joss Whedon (Buffy, Angel), Serenity begins its next chapter with a story written by Chris Roberson (iZombie, Witchfinder: City of the Dead) and illustrated by Georges Jeanty (Buffy Seasons 8 and 9, Serenity: Leaves on the Wind).

Roberson described his excitement for the new series: “I’ve been a devoted fan of Captain Reynolds and company since the first episode of Firefly aired, and have followed the exploits of the Serenity crew through TV, film, and comics ever since. It’s an unbelievable thrill (and an enormous responsibility!) to help chart the course for their further adventures.”
Serenity: No Power in the ’Verse finds Malcolm Reynolds and his crew struggling through some difficult times. Tensions are at an all-time high when the crew receives a call to help find a missing friend. The crew must come together to discover the answers to her mysterious disappearance. Will they find her in time? 
No Power in the ’Verse is preceded by the Serenity comics Those Left Behind, Better Days, The Shepherd’s Tale, and Leaves on the Wind.
No Power in the ’Verse’s first issue (of six) goes on sale October 26, 2016. Georges Jeanty provides a special variant cover.
Serenity: No Power in the ’Verse writer Chris Roberson will sign on Thursday, July 21, from 1 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. on Dark Horse's Hellboy signing stage, and on Sunday, July 24 from 11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. Serenity creator Joss Whedon will host two signings on Saturday, July 23 on Dark Horse's Hellboy signing stage. His first signing is from 5 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. His second signing is from 6 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. Firefly and Serenity cast members Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk will join Joss at this signing. 
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About Dark Horse

For 30 years, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, the company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, X, and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga, and products based on popular properties includes Dragon Age, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, Tomb Raider, Halo, The Witcher, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.

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