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Legendary Comics is an American comic book publisher founded in 2010. The company is owned by Legendary Entertainment, a media company located in Burbank, California. The company publishes both original works and licenses ones based on films produced by Legendary Pictures.

Legendary Comics
Parent companyLegendary Entertainment
Founded2010; 9 years ago (2010)
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationBurbank, California
DistributionPenguin Random House Publisher Services[1]
Publication typesComic books
Official websitewww.legendary.com/comics/

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HistoryEdit

Legendary Entertainment first announced the launch of its comic book division, Legendary Comics, in 2010 with the appointment of editor-in-chief Bob Schreck.[2] The first graphic novel published by the company was Holy Terror by Frank Miller, which was released in 2011.[3]

BibliographyEdit

Graphic novels and collectionsEdit

Legendary Comics has published several original graphic novels and collections of serialized works.

Name Release date Type Credits ISBN
Holy Terror September 28, 2011 Graphic novel (HC)
ISBN 978-1937278007
Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero June 18, 2013 Graphic novel (HC)
  • Story – Travis Beacham
  • Pencils – Sean Chen, Yvel Guichet, Pericles Junior, Chris Batista, and Geoff Shaw
  • Inks – Matt Banning, Steve Bird, and Mark McKenna
  • Colors – Tom Chu, Guy Major, and Dominic Regan
  • Letters – Patrick Broussard
  • Cover art – Alex Ross
ISBN 978-0785153948
The Tower Chronicles Book One: GeistHawk August 13, 2013 Collection (HC)
(vols. #1–4)
ISBN 978-0785185277
Shadow Walk December 17, 2013 Graphic novel (HC)
  • Story – Mark Waid
  • Pencils – Shane Davis
  • Inks – Mark Morales
  • Colors – Morry Hollowell
  • Letters – Jared K. Fletcher
ISBN 978-0785153979
Godzilla: Awakening May 13, 2014 Graphic novel (HC)
ISBN 978-1401250355
September 16, 2014 Graphic novel (SC) ISBN 978-1401252526
The Tower Chronicles: DreadStalker Volume One February 17, 2015 Collection (SC)
(issues #1–6)
  • Story – Matt Wagner
  • Art – Simon Bisley
  • Colors – Ryan Brown
  • Letters – Sean Konot
ISBN 978-1937278366
A Town Called Dragon April 21, 2015 Collection (SC)
(issues #1–5)
  • Story – Judd Winick
  • Art – Geoff Shaw
  • Colors – Jamie Grant
  • Letters – Sean Konot
ISBN 978-1937278403
Epochalypse July 7, 2015 Collection (SC)
(issues #1–6)
  • Story – Jonathan Hennessey
  • Art – Shane Davis
  • Colors – Morry Hollowell
  • Letters – Pat Brosseau
ISBN 978-1937278496
Annihilator August 18, 2015 Collection (HC)
(issues #1–6)
ISBN 978-1937278441
The Tower Chronicles: DreadStalker Volume Two August 18, 2015 Collection (SC)
(issues #7–12)
  • Story – Matt Wagner
  • Art – Simon Bisley
  • Colors – Ryan Brown
  • Letters – Sean Konot
ISBN 978-1937278540
Trick 'r Treat: Days of the Dead October 6, 2015 Graphic novel (SC)
ISBN 978-1937278854
Krampus: Shadow of Saint Nicholas November 24, 2015 Graphic novel (SC)
  • Story – Todd Casey, Michael Dougherty, Laura Shields, and Zach Shields
  • Art – Christian DiBari, Maan House, Michael Montenat, and Stuart Sayger
  • Colors – Guy Major and Michael Spicer
  • Letters – John J. Hill
  • Cover art – Fiona Staples
ISBN 978-1937278847
The Infinite Adventures of Jonas Quantum May 10, 2016 Collection (SC)
(issues #1–6)
ISBN 978-1681160146
Warcraft: Bonds of Brotherhood June 7, 2016 Graphic novel (HC)
ISBN 978-1681160139
Black Bag July 5, 2016 Collection (SC)
(issues #1–6)
  • Story – Chris Roberson
  • Art – J. B. Bastos
  • Colors – Jamie Grant
  • Letters – Tom Orzechowski
  • Cover pencils – Drew Johnson
  • Cover inks – Jamie Grant
ISBN 978-1681160276
Cops for Criminals July 5, 2016 Collection (SC)
(issues #1–5)
ISBN 978-1681160290
Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift July 5, 2016 Collection (SC)
(issues #1–4)
ISBN 978-1681160085
The Rise and Fall of Axiom August 23, 2016 Graphic novel (SC)
  • Story – Mark Waid
  • Art – Ed Benes
  • Colors – Dinei Ribeiro
  • Letters – Dezi Sienty
ISBN 978-1937278731
The Great Wall: Last Survivor January 24, 2017 Graphic novel (HC)
  • Story – Arvid Nelson with Barnaby Legg
  • Art – Gian Fernando with Joel Gomez
  • Colors – Guy Major
  • Letters – Pat Brosseau
ISBN 978-1681160337
Spectral: Ghosts of War February 1, 2017 Graphic novel (e-book)
  • Story – Seamus Kevin Fahey and Sean Fahey
  • Art – Zid
Skull Island: Birth of Kong December 12, 2017 Collection (SC)
(issues #1–4)
  • Story – Arvid Nelson
  • Art – Zid
  • Colors – Zid with Muhammad Iqbal, Kinsun Loh, and Riri Mashuri
  • Letters – John Roshell
ISBN 978-1681160351
Pacific Rim: Aftermath November 20, 2018 Collection (SC)
(issues #1–6 + "I Am Pentecost")
  • Story – Cavan Scott
  • Art – Richard Elson (Aftermath), Beni Lobel (I Am Pentecost)
  • Colors – Guy Major (Aftermath), Christopher Sotomayor (I Am Pentecost)
  • Letters – John Roshell, Sarah Jacobs, Tyler Smith
ISBN 978-1681160450
Lost In Space: Countdown to Danger December 18, 2018 Graphic novel (HC)
ISBN 978-1681160474

Uncollected seriesEdit

  • The Harvester (February 2015 – October 2015, #1–9, story by Brandon Seifert, art by Eric Battle, colors by Lee Loughridge, letters by Sean Konot, cover colors by Dominic Regan)
  • The Tower Chronicles: Fellquest (October 2015 – February 2017, #1–12, story by Matt Wagner, pencils by Simon Bisley, colors by Ryan Brown)
  • Firebrand: The Initiation of Natali Presano (November 2016 – July 2017, #1–25, story by Jessica Chobot and Erika Lewis, art by Claudia Aguirre)[4]
  • The Majestic Files (TBA, story by J. Michael Straczynski, pencils by Geoff Shaw, inks by Matt Banning)[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ PRH Current Clients
  2. ^ Eller, Claudia (2010-11-03). "Legendary Pictures forges into comic books". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-07-05.
  3. ^ Boucher, Geoff (2011-06-30). "Frank Miller brings 'Holy Terror' to 9/11 anniversary: 'I hope it shakes people up'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-07-05.
  4. ^ Marnell, Blair (2016-06-04). "Jessica Chobot's Fireband Comic Is Coming This Fall". Nerdist Industries. Retrieved 2016-06-04.
  5. ^ "The Majestic Files - Announcement and Art First Look". Legendary Entertainment. 2012-07-13. Retrieved 2012-08-07.