LOS ANGELES 03/01/2022 — Today Image Comics and Skybound unveiled a stunning slate of variant covers for LEGO® NINJAGO®: GARMADON #1, the launch of an official new chapter in the worldwide phenomenon from rising star writer/artist Tri Vuong (the upcoming Everyday Hero Machine Boy).
In addition to the main cover, the slate includes a new cover by Tri Vuong and Annalisa Leoni (Oblivion Song, Star Wars: The High Republic) and the launch of two new variant cover series that will continue through the LEGO NINJAGO: GARMADON initial five-issue run. These include the “Legacy of Evil” variant, with #1 cover by Juni Ba (Monkey Meat, Djeliya) and the 1:10 variant “Garmadon Evolutions,” with #1 cover by the inimitable poster and print artist Tom Whalen.
The first issue of the inaugural LEGO® branded comic book series release from the landmark partnership between Skybound and global children’s book publisher AMEET, LEGO NINJAGO: GARMADON #1 will arrive in stores April 6, 2022.
Far away from Ninjago City, a village is terrorized by a mysterious new threat when they’re saved by a stranger with incredible powers known as… Garmadon, Lord of Destruction?! Has Garmadon turned over a new leaf since his disappearance, or is this just the first step in his master plan of finally defeating Master Wu and the ninja forever?
LEGO NINJAGO: GARMADON #1 (of 5) will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, and Google Play on Wednesday, April 6, 2022.
A full list of covers is below:
- LEGO NINJAGO: GARMADON #1 CVR A by Tri Vuong (FEB220040)
- LEGO NINJAGO: GARMADON #1 CVR B by Tri Vuong & Annalisa Leoni (FEB220041)
- LEGO NINJAGO: GARMADON #1 CVR C by Juni Ba (Legacy of Evil) (JAN228795)
- LEGO NINJAGO: GARMADON #1 CVR D by Tom Whalen (Garmadon Evolutions 1:10) (JAN228796)
For more info and updates, visit www.skybound.com.
ABOUT SKYBOUND ENTERTAINMENT
Established in 2010, Skybound is a multiplatform content company that works closely with creators and their intellectual properties, extending their stories to further platforms including comics, television, film, tabletop and video games, books, digital content, events and beyond. The company is home to critically-acclaimed global franchises including The Walking Dead, Invincible, and Superfight.
Skybound’s capabilities include services as publisher, producer, and global distributor for tabletop and video games across all genres, including the multi-million unit selling The Walking Dead video game series. Skybound Games is also a strategic global marketing and distribution partner of Striking Distance Studios for the highly anticipated survival-horror game The Callisto Protocol.
The company also maintains key partnerships across the entertainment industry including Universal Pictures and Image Comics, holds a first look development deal with Audible, and has engaged an ongoing strategic business partnership with mobile games publisher and developer 5th Planet Games (OAX: FIVEPG). Skybound digital and creative IP boasts unique creators such as Kristian Harloff and the Schmoedown Entertainment Network as well as Peter Santa-Maria and his Attack Peter brand. For the most up to date information on Skybound, please visit the company on Twitter (@Skybound), YouTube (Skybound), Facebook (@Skybound Entertainment), Instagram (@skyboundent), and at www.skybound.com.
ABOUT THE LEGO GROUP
The LEGO Group’s mission is to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through the power of play. The LEGO System in Play, with its foundation in LEGO bricks, allows children and fans to build and rebuild anything they can imagine. The LEGO Group was founded in Billund, Denmark in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, its name derived from the two Danish words LEg GOdt, which mean “Play Well”. Today, the LEGO Group remains a family-owned company headquartered in Billund, Denmark. However, its products are now sold in more than 140 countries worldwide. www.LEGO.com
AMEET is a global publisher of children’s books. With an international sales and editorial team—and an in-house art studio and R&D department—AMEET works closely with publishing partners and booksellers around the world to create unique, high-quality books inspiring imaginative play in over 50 countries. Focused on fostering creativity through hands-on experiences with beloved brands, AMEET is committed to providing fun, educational, and innovative books for the next generation. www.AMEET.eu
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