Legendary Comics and Pacific Rim
director Guillermo del Toro gave WonderCon attendees a surprise treat today as they revealed the cover art for the graphic novel, Pacific Rim: Tales From Year Zero
. The fully-painted cover was created by Alex Ross.
Hitting stores June 5, Pacific Rim: Tales From Year Zero
serves as a prequel to the highly-anticipated motion picture -- Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures' Pacific Rim
. Chronicling the very first time Earth is menaced by incredible monsters known as Kaiju, these inhuman beasts rise from the ocean depths and threaten to extinquish all mankind! Witness the race to develop massive robot fighting machines called Jaegers, each one controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. This action-packed book features many of the key characters from the film as we follow them in their early careers.
Written by Pacific Rim
screenwriter himself, Travis Beacham, and with del Toro's hands-on supervision, this volume is illustrated by Sean Chen, Yvel Guichet, and Pericles Junior; inks by Steve Bird and Mark McKenna.
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