The world of Killer Instinct is coming to comics, and Dynamite is bringing in some talented folks to steer the ship.
New York Times best-selling author and multi Eisner-award nominee Ian Edington (2000/AD. Batman) is teaming up with artist Cam Adams (Fallout World) to spin a tale that aims to bring the colorful cast of Killer Instinct to comics for the first time.
“Killer Instinct has a colorful and diverse cast of characters, each with their own rich back-stories and with plenty more tales to tell," said Edington. "The Killer Instinct pantheon effectively comprises a superhero universe and it’s hard not to get overwhelmed with the wealth of riches there is to work with."
The series will focus on a central core of characters to keep things streamlined, but it includes names fans will love.
"I’ve taken a dozen or so characters - Kim-Wu, Jago, Aganos, Tusk, Aganos, Kan-
Dynamite is thrilled to introduce a new avenue for Killer Instinct fans to enjoy, saying “Killer Instinct has always been a killer game”, said Nick Barrucci, Dynamite’s CEO and Publisher. “By bringing on widely celebrated writer Ian Edington, we’re confident this is going to be a killer comic book series as well!”
You can find a special preview of the first issue in the gallery, and the issue's description and solicitation details are located below.
The Shadow Lord Gargos has been defeated! But the battle to save humankind from his Astral invasion has taken a terrible toll on the Earth. Our world lies in ruin, and a sinister new power called the Coven has risen from the ashes, vying with the
KILLER INSTINCT #1
Rating: Teen +
Cover A: Yildiray Cinar
UPC: 725130261564 01011
Cover B: Udon
UPC: 725130261564 01021
Cover C: Jonathan Lau
UPC: 725130261564 01031
Cover D: Cam Adams
UPC: 725130261564 01041
Cover E Subscription: Game Play Cover
UPC: 725130261564 01051
Writer: Ian Edginton
Art: Cam Adams
Genre: Action, Media Tie-In
Publication Date: September 2017
Format: Comic Book
Page Count: 32 Pages
ON SALE DATE: 9/13