Avatar comics have been officially announced from James Cameron and Dark Horse
Straight from their New York Comic Con panel, Dark Horse Comics has announced a partnership with James Cameron and Lightstorm Entertainment to bring Avatar comics to life. You can check out the announcement video (via EW) in the player below.
“I’m excited that starting now, even before the release of the first sequel, Dark Horse Comics will be bringing you new adventures from Pandora,” Cameron reveal. “Covering the time before, during, and after the events of the original Avatar film. For the past 27 years, Dark Horse has been associated with my films The Terminator, Aliens, and The Abyss. Now they’re working directly with me and our team at Lightstorm in an unprecedented ten-year partnership that’s going to create new stories that will take you deeper into the world of Avatar.”
You can check out some promo art for the first Avatar comics below!
Set to feature the return of cast members Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang and Sigourney Weaver, Avatar 2, 3, and 4 will be produced by Cameron and Jon Landau through their Lightstorm Entertainment. The sequels are currently being written by Cameron along with Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, Josh Friedman, and Shane Salerno. Avatar 2 will be released in December of 2017 with the remaining films to follow in December 2018 and December 2019. The original 2009 film is the top-grossing movie of all time with $2.782 billion at the worldwide box office.