Dark Horse – NEWS WEEK (January 1st, 2019)

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It’s a new year, so it’s time for our weekly recap of news from Dark Horse, which includes new graphic novels that act as a companion pieces to the upcoming ALADDIN and DUMBO movies.

Coming this April will be DISNEY ALADDIN (LIVE ACTION) graphic novel. The 72-page trade paperback from writer Corinna Bechko and artist Pablo Vite will act as a companion piece for the Guy Ritchie helmed movie that will be released on May 24th of this year.

The trade paperback will retail for $10.99 and is set for release on April 30th, but can be pre-ordered now.

Aladdin is not the only Disney movie to get a companion piece from Dark Horse this year. Coming in March will be DISNEY DUMBO: FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES TPB.

The trade paperback was written by John Jackson Miller with art from Giovanni Rigano, Alberto Zanon, Paola Antista, and Michela Bovo and will be made up of five different stories that are all connected.

The 72-page trade paperback will be released on March 26, 2019 with a MSRP of $10.99, but can be pre-ordered now.

Press releases for all the news from this week is below. All artwork courtesy of Dark Horse.

New Anthology Based on All New Live-Action Feature Film Set for an April 2019 Release

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (January 3, 2019)—Dark Horse enters a whole new world with a Disney Aladdin (Live Action) graphic novel! Disney Aladdin (Live Action) TPB is the perfect graphic novel companion to Disney’s all new live-action film Aladdin, directed by Guy Ritchie, in theaters May 24, 2019.  

Writer Corinna Bechko along with artist Pablo Vite and more bring the individuality and spirit of Aladdin and friends to the forefront in this fun-filled anthology. Travel through the vibrant city of Agrabah in four interconnected tales connected to Disney’s all new live-action film. Follow a day in the lives of Aladdin, Jasmine, and Genie, and tag along on an adventure with friends Abu, Raja, and the Magic Carpet!

 Disney Aladdin (Live Action) TPB goes on sale April 30, 2019, and is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, TFAW, and at your local comic shop. This 72-page graphic novel anthology retails for $10.99. 

New Graphic Novel Anthology Brings More High-Flying Adventure to Tim Burton’s Live-Action “Dumbo” Feature Film!

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (January 4, 2019)—On March 29, 2019, fans of all ages will experience the magic of Disney’s beloved classic Dumbo like never before on the big screen with a live-action adaptation by the one and only Tim Burton. Ahead of this highly anticipated family feature is a graphic novel from Disney and Dark Horse Books expanding on the story of the world’s favorite flying elephant! 

Written by John Jackson Miller with art by Giovanni Rigano, Alberto Zanon, Paola Antista, and Michela Bovo, this anthology takes off to inspire with the magic of Disney Dumbo. The beloved story of Dumbo the flying elephant and all his circus friends continues in five interconnected tales at Max Medici’s circus—a place full of curiosity, wonder, and awe. Follow Dumbo and friends on a path of discovery where differences are celebrated, and dreams soar! 

Disney Dumbo: Friends in High Places TPB goes on sale March 26, 2019, and is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and TFAW, and at your local comic shop. This 72-page trade paperback retails for $10.99. 

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