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DARK HORSE ANNOUNCES ‘LEGEND OF KORRA’ COMICS

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Comic-Con News:  At the San Diego Comic-Con Dark Horse Comics announced an agreement with Nickelodeon to create a series of comic books based on The Legend of Korra TV series.  When The Legend of Korra debuted on Nickelodeon four seasons ago, it set a new cable record for a kid’s show.  The critically acclaimed Legend of Korra series, which was a follow-up to the hugely successful Avatar, The Last Airbender focused on a new Avatar, Korra, who mastered the four elements and her struggle to protect and bring balance to the world.

The fact that the new Legend of Korra comics, which ICv2 has learned will be digest-sized, will feature Korra and Asami, takes place after the conclusion of the events in Season 4 and is being written by the co-creator of the show means that these comics (like Dark Horse’s Avatar volumes) will become part of the Legend of Korra canon.

Dark Horse’s Avatar graphic novel collections did exceptionally well in both the comic book and bookstore marketplaces, and its Legend of Korra books are well-positioned to continue that success.  Details about the creative teams and the launch date of Dark Horse’s Legend of Korra comics should be forthcoming in the next few weeks.

SDCC: ANIMATED "GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY" SERIES COMING TO DISNEY XD

To wrap up its animation panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego, Marvel premiered early footage of a “Guardians of the Galaxy” cartoon. In the clip, Rocket Raccoon, appearing first in silhouette, fights off multiple flying robotic enemies before Starlord shows up, telling him, “If you’re going to hang out with me, you’re going to need bigger blasters.”

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The short clip followed comments by SVP-Production and Creative Director Eric Radomski that the Guardians would appear in episodes of all current Marvel animated series, including “Ultimate Spider-Man,” “Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.,” and “Avengers Assemble.”

“With the upcoming movie, we’re trying to get them into the minds of everybody who might not know about the Guardians.” Cort Lane, Vice President of Development & Production added that a Season 3 episode of “Spider-Man” will actually air early to get the Guardians out there.

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SDCC 2014: THE WALKING DEAD PANEL ANNOUNCED

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AMC has officially announced this year’s panel for hit TV show The Walking Dead at San Diego Comic Con, with participants including stars Andrew Lincoln, Steven Yeun, and Lauren Cohan, as well as showrunner Scott Gimple and co-creator Robert Kirkman.

The Walking Dead panel will focus on Season 5 of the hugely popular series, which debuts in October. AMC recently revealed the first footage from the upcoming season during a July Fourth weekend marathon.

Other panelists include: Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Chad Coleman, Michael Cudlitz, executive producer Gale Anne Hurd, executive producer and special effects make-up supervisor Greg Nicotero, and executive producer David Alpert. Talking Dead host Chris Hardwick will moderate the discussion.

Set for 12:20 p.m. PT July 25, The Walking Dead panel will last one hour in Hall H. There will be an autograph session shortly thereafter.

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Indy Spotlight: Jericho Season 4 #5

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The grand finale of Jericho Season Four changes everything! Everything hangs in the balance as Jake Green and Robert Hawkins are faced with a terrible choice, one that could change everything for the residents of Jericho and the Allied States of America! Don’t miss the stunning conclusion of Jericho, brought to you by the writing staff of the acclaimed series!

Disney Confirms ‘Space Mountain’ GN

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Incomplete details were leaked back in August, but now Disney Publishing has confirmed via the disneyandmore blog  plans to release a 176-page graphic novel inspired by the Disneyland attraction Space Mountain.  Space Mountain will be released on May 6, 2014 as the first of a planned trilogy.
 
Space Mountain will be written by Bryan Q. Miller (Batgirl, Teen Titans, Smallville: Season 11, Spiderman) and illustrated by Kelly Jones (Batman, The Sandman: Dream Country & Season of Mists) and Hi-Fi Design.  The book will be available from Disney Press in both hardcover and paperback editions.
 
The story is set in the year 2125, described as "story of two kids, a miniature flying saucer and dangerous mission twenty-four hours into a twisted tomorrow."  The young cadets are chosen to join a team of space explorers on a special field trip to journey 24 hours into the future.  Of course, something goes wrong, and the kids must save the day and get back to Space Mountain before the universe is destroyed.
 
Disney plans to follow up Space Mountain with two other books: Return to Space Mountain in 2015, and Battle for Space Mountain in 2016.  The Space Mountain indoor coaster opened in 1975 in Tomorrowland at Walt Disney World, and is currently the oldest operating roller coaster in Florida.