Tuesday, July 7, 2015
DARK HORSE DELIVERS ‘PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES: GARDEN WARFARE’ SERIES!
GET THE EXCLUSIVE STORY BEHIND DR. ZOMBOSS’S CAPTURE OF SUBURBIA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Blooming out of the worldwide success—over one million copies sold!—of Plants vs. Zombies™: Lawnmageddon, Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse, and the new Plants vs. Zombies ongoing series comes a new comic masterpiece, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare!
In the first Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare video game from Electronic Arts, Dr. Zomboss and his legions of zombie minions attacked the lush plant utopia of Suburbia. In the recently announced Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2, zombies have taken over, and now, for the first time in franchise history, the plants are on the attack. Delivering a story taking place between Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare and Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2, the Garden Warfare comic has the exclusive reveal of how Dr. Zomboss conquered Suburbia. The evil-genius leader is up to a whole new set of tricks—and this time, he’s succeeding, thanks to his mighty Imp and Z-Mech! But hope remains, as our zombie-battling champs Nate and Patrice discover horticultural help from the future and the past, and Crazy Dave misses out on an ice-cream cruise!
“We’re excited to partner with Dark Horse Comics to tell the origin story of how Dr. Zomboss came to power in Suburbia,” said Jeremy Vanhoozer, senior creative director at PopCap Games. “This pivotal moment in Plants vs. Zombies history is entertaining and hilarious, and will draw readers into this crazy world with these over-the-top characters like never before. I can’t wait for fans to get their hands on this new series.”
Written by Eisner-winning comic genius Paul Tobin (author of previous PVZ comics and about a billion more titles) with art by artistic wunderkind Jacob Chabot (The Mighty Skullboy Army and many others), this series that takes PVZ and you on a highway to the danger zone of awesome fun hits the stands on October 28, 2015!
The print editions of Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse, Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon, and The Art of Plants vs. Zombies are available now in finer comic shops and bookstores! Plus, all three books are available for download today from Digital.DarkHorse.com!
Praise for Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon and Timepocalypse:
“Charming, enjoyable, and wholly worthy of the Plants vs. Zombies name.”—GamesRadar
“This series would appeal to anyone who enjoyed the game and I would say this is suitable for young readers as well as old.”—How to Love Comics
Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare #1
Paul Tobin (W), Jacob Chabot (A)
On sale Oct. 28, FOC Oct. 5.
Read the exclusive interview with Paul Tobin and Jacob Chabot on BleedingCool.com
For more information or interview opportunities, contact:
Aub Driver firstname.lastname@example.org | Steve Sunu email@example.com
Plants vs. Zombies is a trademark of Electronic Arts Inc.
About Dark Horse
Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. The company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Frank Miller, Mike Mignola, Neil Gaiman, Brian Wood, Gerard Way, Felicia Day, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Neal Adams, and Jim Steranko, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, Timecop, and SpyBoy. Its successful line of comics and products based on popular properties includes Mass Effect, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, EVE Online, Halo, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Domo. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading publishers of both creator-owned content and licensed comics material.
Dark Horse Comics Press Release