WONDERCON 2013: PACIFIC RIM Comic Announced,cover art and details revealed

WonderCon had a few good things for us horror fans today. To start off, we got word that a Pacific Rim comic book was in the works and have the first cover and a few details for you about it below. Dig it!

Guillermo del Toro gave fans who attended the Pacific Rim panel today quite the treat. He revealed the new comic book Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero. The fully-painted cover was created by Alex Ross.

Hitting stores June 5the, the comic serves as a prequel to the highly-anticipated film opening July 12th.

Chronicling the very first time Earth is menaced by incredible monsters known as Kaiju, these inhuman beasts rise from the ocean depths and threaten to extinquish all mankind! Witness the race to develop massive robot fighting machines called Jaegers, each one controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge.

This action-packed book features many of the key characters from the film as we follow them in their early career. Written by Pacific Rim screenwriter himself, Travis Beacham, and with del Toro’s hands-on supervision, this volume is beautifully illustrated by Sean Chen, Yvel Guichet, and Pericles Junior; inks by Steve Bird and Mark McKenna.

Be on the lookout for more information soon..

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