Marvel Comics announces Adventures on the Planet of the Apes

Marvel Comics announces Adventures on the Planet of the Apes

You men… you destroyed it! Cursed, cursed for eternity, everyone! With this cry of angry despair ended Planet of the Apes, one of the milestones of cinematic science fiction. An adventure that in its transition from Pierre Boulle's novel to Blake Edwards' film captured the collective imagination so much that it didn't take long to gain a place of honor in the world of comics too, when in the 1970s Marvel created a series dedicated precisely to this future setting. A production that has remained in the heart of the House of Ideas, to the point that Marvel Comics has announced Adventures on the Planet of the Apes for 2023, a new series that will take us back to this incredible Earth of the future.

Marvel Comics announces Adventures on the Planet of the Apes , the return to the Planet of the Apes

Before arriving at the release of this awaited comic series, Marvel will arouse the curiosity of readers with a series of covers dedicated to the Apes, in which several characters from the House of Ideas will find themselves in this Earth dominated by intelligent primates. For Adventures on the Planet of the Apes, Marvel has already announced that the screenplay will be signed by David F. Walker, while the drawings will be done by Dave Watcher.

This new series dedicated to Planets of the Apes seems to fall within within Marvel Comics' broader enhancement of the franchise. After Malibu Comics had republished part of the legendary Planet of the Apes comic series from the 1970s in the 1990s, this series has been nowhere to be found for a long time, which is why the House of Ideas has decided to give prominence to this little one again. honey going to repost these adventures.

Planet of the Apes: The Original Marvel Years Omnibus has already been announced by the publishing house, which presented it as a full-bodied volume in which the first eleven numbers of the historic series written by Doug Moech and drawn by an artistic team composed by George Tuska and Alfredo Alcala, published in 1975. The choice to bring this sci-fi comic cult back to the comic store was emphatically present by the editor in chief of Marvel Comics, C.B. Cebulski :

We are thrilled to welcome Planet of the Apes to the House of Ideas. The new upcoming saga sets out to explore the limits of what this beloved franchise can offer through courageous storytelling, and we can't wait to set foot on this new adventure.

The passion with which Cebulski presents the new Marvel Comics series dedicated to Planet of the Apes is testament to how the legendary 1968 film and the subsequent chapters of the franchise have profoundly marked the science fiction imagination. Curiously, with this new series Marvel considerably broadens its offer of sci-fi comics linked to important film franchises, considering that the new series of Aliens is already present in the catalog of the House of Ideas, which will soon be joined by the new comics dedicated to the other lethal alien of cinema, Predator .