IDW Publishing has released the a teaser image and the following information for a new series starring one of the most popular video game characters of the '90s: Duke Nukem!
Official Press Release
DUKE NUKEM: GLORIOUS BASTARD is written by Tom Waltz, with art by Xermanico and colors by Luis Antonio Delgado. Covers will be handled by John K. Snyder III.
(Waltz, Xermanico, and Delgado also teamed to create the DUKE NUKEM FOREVER one-shot comic for IDW, which appears exclusively in the DUKE NUKEM FOREVER: BALLS OF STEEL special edition video game box set.)
DUKE NUKEM: GLORIOUS BASTARD #1 is available for pre-order from DIAMOND in their May 2011 catalog. The Diamond Order Number is MAY110328. To pre-order, please Contact COMIC SHOP LOCATOR at ComicShopLocator.com or 1-800-COMIC-BOOK to find the Comic Book Retail Store nearest you.
The official solicit is as follows:
What do time-traveling Nazi UFOs, space pigs, and a hot French Resistance babe code-named the "French Tickler" have in common? They’re all about to run head-on into Duke Nukem, and for some of them (the ones that don’t look good in bikinis, that is), it’s gonna end painfully. Video game legend Duke Nukem tears it up in his first comic book series! Written by Tom Waltz (The A-Team: Shotgun Wedding) and illustrated by Xermanico. The King is finally back, baby, and he’s bigger and badder than ever!
Duke Nukem: Glorious Bastard © 1999-2011 -- All rights reserved. Gearbox Software, LLC. Duke Nukem, the Duke Nukem nuclear symbol, Duke Nukem Forever, Gearbox Software and the Gearbox logo are registered trademarks of Gearbox Software, LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries and used here under license. All rights reserved. This Game is published and distributed by 2K Games, a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. 2K Games, Take-Two Interactive Software and their respective logos are trademarks of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. All other marks are property of their respective owners.