Following last years announcement that the Gipsy Danger would ride again in Pacific Rim 2 (currently set for release on August 4, 2017) Guillermo del Toro has spent the remainder of his time expanding that universe.
To kick of the franchise expansion Legendary Comics announced Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero which became a best selling graphic novel. Now, after the short wait the next step id here!
Pacific Rim: Tales from The Drift, written by Joshua Fialkov (The Bunker, I, Vampire, Doctor Who) and art by Marcos Marz (Batman Confidential, Blackest Night: JSA). Now, the variant cover for the first issue by artist Whilce Portacio, (Uncanny X-Men, Iron Man, Spawn) can be viewed above.
This new series is presented by director Guillermo del Toro and Pacific Rim screenwriter Travis Beacham with the tagline: “Prepare to do battle with all-new Kaiju creatures in this thrilling continuation of the Pacific Rim universe.”
The four issue series will debut in November 2015.