Hanna-Barbera Beyond

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Hanna-Barbera Beyond
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Publication information
Publisher DC Comics
Publication date May 18, 2016 – present
Creative team
Written by Various
Artist(s) Various

Hanna-Barbera Beyond is a comic book initiative started in 2016 by DC Comics that consists in a line of comic books based on various characters from the animation studio Hanna-Barbera.

Publication history[edit]

On January 28, 2016, Dan DiDio and Jim Lee announced a new partnership between Hanna-Barbera and DC Comics, both companies owned by Time Warner, in order to remake most of the studio's comedic characters and adapt them into darker and edgier settings.[1]

The four titles in the line are Future Quest, Scooby Apocalypse, The Flintstones and Wacky Raceland.[2] New titles were released on March 2017.[3]

Titles[edit]

Title Publication dates / Issues Initial creative team Notes / References
Future Quest May 18, 2016[4] – May 10, 2017
(1–12)
Writer
Jeff Parker
Artists
Ron Radall
Craig Rousseau
Steve Rude
Evan "Doc" Shaner
Crossover featuring characters from Jonny Quest, Space Ghost and Dino Boy, The Herculoids, Birdman and the Galaxy Trio, Frankenstein Jr. and The Impossibles and Moby Dick and Mighty Mightor.
Scooby Apocalypse May 25, 2016[5] – present
(1–)
Writers
J.M. DeMatteis
Keith Giffen
Jim Lee
Artists
Wellington Alves
Dale Eaglesham
Howard Porter
Based on Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!.
The Flintstones June 6, 2016[6] – June 6, 2017
(1–12)
Writer
Mark Russell
Artist
Steve Pugh
Based on The Flintstones.
Wacky Raceland June 8[7] – November 30, 2016[8]
(1–6)
Writer
Ken Pontac
Artist
Leonardo Manco
Based on Wacky Races.
Future Quest Presents August 16, 2017 – July 18, 2018
(1–12)
Writer
Jeff Parker
Artist
Ariel Olivetti
Continuation of Future Quest. Originally was going to be named Future Quest Showcase.
Dastardly and Muttley September 6, 2017 – February 7, 2018

(1-6)

Writer
Garth Ennis
Artist
Mauricet
Based on Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines.
The Ruff and Reddy Show October 25, 2017 – March 28, 2018
(1–6)
Writer
Howard Chaykin
Artist
Mac Rey
Based on The Ruff and Reddy Show.
The Jetsons November 1, 2017 – April 4, 2018
(1–6)
Writer
Jimmy Palmiotti
Artist
Pier Brito
Based on The Jetsons.
Exit, Stage Left!
The Snagglepuss Chronicles
January 3[9][10] – June 6, 2018
(1–6)
Writer
Mark Russell
Artist
Mike Feehan
Featuring Snagglepuss from The Yogi Bear Show.
The Banana Splits TBA[3] TBA Based on The Banana Splits.

Collected editions[edit]

Title Material collected Pages Publication date ISBN Ref.
Scooby Apocalypse Vol. 1 Scooby Apocalypse #1–6 176 February 1, 2017 1-40126-790-4 [11]
Future Quest Vol. 1 Future Quest #1–6 176 February 15, 2017 1-40126-807-2 [12]
Wacky Raceland Wacky Raceland #1–6 144 March 8, 2017 1-40126-827-7 [13]
The Flintstones Vol. 1 The Flintstones #1–6 160 March 22, 2017 1-40126-837-4 [14]
Scooby Apocalypse Vol. 2 Scooby Apocalypse #7–12 176 September 20, 2017 1-40126-790-4 [15]
DC Meets Hanna-Barbera Booster Gold/The Flintstones #1, Suicide Squad/Banana Splits #1, Adam Strange/Future Quest #1, Green Lantern/Space Ghost #1 168 September 26, 2017 978-1401276041
Future Quest Vol. 2 Future Quest #7-12 144 October 3, 2017 978-1401273910
The Flintstones Vol. 2 The Flintstones #7–12 160 October 10, 2017 1-40127-398-X
Scooby Apocalypse Vol. 3 Scooby Apocalypse #13-18 160 February 13, 2018 978-1401277482
Future Quest Presents Vol. 1 Future Quest Presents #1-3, 5-7 160 May 8, 2017 978-1401278304
Dastardly & Muttley Dastardly & Muttley #1–6 160 May 9, 2018 978-1-4012-7461-0
The Ruff and Reddy Show The Ruff and Reddy Show #1-6 168 June 19, 2018 978-1401274986
The Jetsons The Jetsons #1-6, Booster Gold/The Flintstones #1 168 July 10, 2018 978-1401280253
Exit Stage Left! The Snagglepuss Chronicles Exit Stage Left! The Snagglepuss Chronicles #1-6, Suicide Squad/Banana Splits #1 168 August 28, 2018 978-1401275211
Scooby Apocalypse Vol. 4 Scooby Apocalypse #19-25 160 September 25, 2018 978-1401284459
Future Quest Presents Vol. 2 Future Quest Presents #7-12 160 December 18, 2018 978-1401285425
DC Meets Hanna-Barbera Vol. 2 The Flash/Speed Buggy #1, Super Sons/Dynomutt #1, Black Lightning/Hong Kong Phooey #1, Aquaman/Jabberjaw #1 168 December 24, 2018 978-1401286286
DC Meets Hanna-Barbera Vol. 3 Deathstroke/Yogi Bear #1, Green Lantern/Huckleberry Hound #1, Nightwing/Magilla Gorilla #1, Superman/Top Cat #1 TBA 2019 TBA

References[edit]

  1. ^ Towers, Andrea (January 28, 2016). "DC Entertainment announces new slate of Hanna-Barbera titles". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  2. ^ Damore, Meagan (April 26, 2016). "DC COMICS ANNOUNCES FREE "SCOOBY APOCALYPSE," "FUTURE QUEST" PREVIEWS". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  3. ^ a b Couto, Anthony (December 12, 2016). "DC'S HEROES & HANNA-BARBERA CREATIONS TO CROSSOVER IN MARCH ANNUALS". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  4. ^ "Future Quest #1 (Preview)". Comic Book Resources. May 16, 2016. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  5. ^ "Scooby Apocalypse #1 (Preview)". Comic Book Resources. May 20, 2016. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  6. ^ "The Flintstones #1 (Preview)". Comic Book Resources. June 5, 2016. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  7. ^ "Wacky Raceland #1". Comic Book Resources. June 10, 2016. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  8. ^ "Wacky Raceland #6". cbr.com. November 29, 2016. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  9. ^ "DC'S 'GAY, SOUTHERN GOTHIC' SNAGGLEPUSS COMIC INTRODUCES AUGIE DOGGIE". Comic Book Resources. February 2, 2017. Retrieved February 2, 2017.
  10. ^ http://www.dccomics.com/comics/exit-stage-left-the-snagglepuss-chronicles-2018/exit-stage-left-the-snagglepuss-chronicles-1
  11. ^ "SCOOBY APOCALYPSE VOL. 1". DC Comics. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  12. ^ "FUTURE QUEST VOL. 1". DC Comics. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  13. ^ "WACKY RACELAND". DC Comics. November 21, 2016. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  14. ^ "THE FLINTSTONES VOL. 1". DC Comics. November 21, 2016. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  15. ^ "SCOOBY APOCALYPSE VOL. 2". DC Comics. Retrieved June 9, 2017.