Universal Monsters: Creature from the Black Lagoon Lives! #1 Sells Out in Comic Book Shops

“Creature from the Black Lagoon Lives! is the perfect new comic for horror movie fans” – Slash Film  

“The sophomore outing of the Universal Monsters line is another thrilling success.” – ComicBook.com 

Author: Newsroom

LOS ANGELES 05/16/2024 — Today Skybound and Image Comics, in partnership with Universal Products & Experiences, announced that Universal Monsters: Creature from The Black Lagoon Lives! #1 sold out at the distributor level and will be getting a second printing.  

The debut issue of the four-issue limited comic book series from acclaimed writers Dan Watters (The Six FingersLucifer) and Ram V (The One Hand, Batman: Detective Comics), along with artist Matthew Roberts (Manifest Destiny), and colorist Dave Stewart (Ultramega, Hellboy) will return to comic book shops with a new variant cover by Francesco Francavilla (Batman: Detective Comics) on June 12, 2024. 

Universal Monsters: Creature from the Black Lagoon Lives! is the second Universal Monsters series launch from Skybound, following James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds’ Dracula, and will be followed by more new limited series pairing the biggest names in comics with pop culture’s most iconic monsters. 

In addition to the Creature himself, the series introduces new characters like journalist Kate Marsden and serial killer Darwin Collier, along with a returning character from the film – the mysterious Doctor Edwin Thompson. 

Years after the events of the original film, Journalist Kate Marsden hunts for a notorious serial killer in the heart of the Amazon. Hot on the trail of this madman, she soon encounters an unexpected new threat–but is he friend or foe? Or is he simply…THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON? 

Picking up where the original films left off, this new Universal Monsters tale will take readers back to the mysterious Amazonian lagoon where terror lurks beneath its murky waters. This series is perfect for new readers and longtime fans alike. 

Universal Monsters: Creature from the Black Lagoon Lives! #1 Second Printing(Lunar Code 0424IM843| SRP: $4.99) will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, June 12, 2024.  

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