Legendary Comics

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Legendary Comics
Parent company Legendary Entertainment
Founded 2010; 8 years ago (2010)
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Burbank, California
Distribution Penguin Random House Publisher Services[1]
Publication types Comic books
Official website www.legendary.com/comics/

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.

History[edit]

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]

Bibliography[edit]

Graphic novels and collections[edit]

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

Uncollected series[edit]

  • 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]
  • Pacific Rim: Aftermath (January 2018 – June 2018, #1–6, story by Cavan Scott, art by Richard Elson, colors by Guy Major)[5]
  • The Majestic Files (TBA, story by J. Michael Straczynski, pencils by Geoff Shaw, inks by Matt Banning)[6]

References[edit]

  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. ^ McMillan, Graeme (2017-10-19). "'Pacific Rim: Aftermath' Comic Series Launches in January". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-01-18. 
  6. ^ "The Majestic Files - Announcement and Art First Look". Legendary Entertainment. 2012-07-13. Retrieved 2012-08-07.