Dark Horse Comics has teamed with PopCap Games to produce Plants Vs. Zombies comics. The first chapters are available digitally now, with a hardcover collection coming in the fall.
Official Press Release
San Diego, CA, JULY 17—Dark Horse Comics is thrilled to bring you the first official Plants vs. Zombies comics, released in a partnership with PopCap Games, creators of the smash hit video game Plants vs. Zombies. The first and second chapters are ready for you to read TODAY!
Paul Tobin (Marvel Adventures, Falling Skies) and Ron Chan (The Guild, Husbands) join forces with a bevy of battling plants to deliver a hilarious, all-ages, action-filled zombie romp to your neighborhood!
The six-issue miniseries will be available first digitally and will be collected in a beautiful hardcover available later this year. In conjunction with this epic release, Dark Horse has crafted a standalone iOS app for Plants vs. Zombiescomics, which will be available for 99 cents and includes the first issue! As a special SDCC launch, the app and issue #1 will be free for the duration of Comic-Con International (July 17–July 21)!
PopCap’s immensely popular Plants vs. Zombies game finally gets the plant-filled, zombie-zapping comics treatment it deserves! The confusing-yet-brilliant inventor known only as Crazy Dave helps his niece, Patrice, and young adventurer Nate Timely fend off a “fun-dead” neighborhood invasion in Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon! Winner of over thirty Game of the Year awards, Plants vs. Zombies is now determined to shuffle onto bookshelves to tickle the funny bones and thrill the brains of readers of all ages.
“We’re excited to see Plants vs. Zombies come to life as a comic book miniseries from one of the industry’s coolest and most innovative publishers,” said Jeremy Vanhoozer, Plants vs. Zombies franchise creative director at PopCap. “With Plants vs. Zombies Adventures recently launched on Facebook, Plants vs. Zombies 2 becoming available for iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touch devices later this summer, and Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfareshambling to market in spring of 2014, it’s a great time to give the millions of Plants vs. Zombies fans around the world a new way to enjoy this beloved franchise.”
Be sure to stop by the Dark Horse booth (#2615) or the Plants vs. Zombies Booth (#129) at SDCC to pick up your limited print exclusive edition of Plants vs. Zombies #1!
PLANTS VS ZOMBIES: LAWNMAGEDDON DIGITAL POSTING DATES
Chapters 1–2 are on sale tonight, July 17 (SDCC PREVIEW NIGHT)
Chapter 3 goes on sale July 24
Chapter 4 goes on sale July 31
Chapter 5 goes on sale August 7
Chapter 6 goes on sale August 14
The Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon hardcover collection is on sale in comic shops November 6—and on sale in bookstores November 19!