Woo-hoo! A new ‘DuckTales’ comic from ‘Epic Mickey’ game creator

DuckTales comicsBOOM! Studios has announced a new ongoing series or original comics based on the classic Disney Afternoon cartoon DuckTales.

Warren Spector, creator of the Epic Mickey video game, will write DuckTales, and longtime Disney artist Miquel Pujol will draw the adventurous ducks.

DuckTales #1 will ship in May with A & B covers by Leonel Castellani and James Silvani, respectively.

Read on for the full announcement from BOOM!

Back in the summertime, before Spector’s Epic Mickey launched on the Nintendo Wii, he revealed his love for the ducks and his desire to do a DuckTales game. Capcom’s DuckTales platformer, released in 1989 for the Nintendo Entertainment System, was both well reviewed and generally popular.

Dare we dream of a modern console adventure with Unca Scrooge, Huey, Dewey, Louie and the rest of the Duckburg gang?

February 17, 2011 – Los Angeles, CA – Strap in for adventure as BOOM! Studios flies you back to Duckburg to join Uncle Scrooge, Huey, Dewey, Louie, and all your favorite feathered friends in the all-new, original ongoing DUCKTALES comic series! A beloved classic of The Disney Afternoon, DUCKTALES returns with writing by Epic Mickey video game creator Warren Spector and spectacular art by fan-favorite Disney Duck artist Miquel Pujol! Don’t miss out as The Disney Afternoon Revolution continues in a big way this May with DUCKTALES!

“You want ducks? Oh, do we have ducks!” says BOOM! Studios Marketing Director Chip Mosher. “We’re taking you back to one of the most celebrated Disney Afternoon series ever aired! And with a creative powerhouse like Warren Spector and fantastic art from Miquel Pujol, this series is sure to be jam-packed with duck adventures no DUCKTALES fans will want to miss!”

DUCKTALES is BOOM!’s latest and greatest of The Disney Afternoon Revolution that “might solve a mystery,” and will definitely “rewrite history!” Existing within the same continuity as BOOM!’s hit series DARKWING DUCK, find out why “life is like a hurricane!”

DUCKTALES #1 is written by Warren Spector and drawn by Miquel Pujol and ships with A & B covers by Leonel Castellani and James Silvani respectively, as well as a 1-in-10 incentive cover. This title ships this May.

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