This week, BOOM! Studios teased a a new "Bill & Ted" comic book series -- and the publisher has released complete details on the series' debut via Nerdist. "Bill & Ted's Most Triumphant Return" is a six-issue miniseries written by Brian Lynch ("Angel: After the Fall") with art by Jerry Gaylord, and a backup story by Ryan North ("Adventure Time") with Ian McGinty on art, the series will focus on Bill and Ted as they "must now fulfill their destiny as the inspiration for galactic harmony."
BILL & TED’S MOST TRIUMPHANT RETURN #1 (of 6)
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
On sale: March 2015
Authors: Brian Lynch, Ryan North
Artists: Jerry Gaylord, Ian McGinty
Cover Artists: A. Felipe Smith B. Trevor Hairsine C. Goñi Montes
Format: 32 pages, full color
WHY WE LOVE IT: Similar to our Big Trouble in Little China comics, we’re returning readers to one of our favorite—and most excellent—cult-classic properties with a new Bill & Ted adventure of epic proportions. And because we’re fans first, we’re making sure it’s something WE would read. Wyld Stallyns forever!
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: If you’re a fan of 1980s films, our comics will pick up where they left off—silly humor and likable characters mixed with some cool historical science fiction. Haven’t seen the Bill & Ted movies? Bogus! Still, if you like tongue-in-cheek humor books like Nextwave and our own Adventure Time series, then this is right up your alley!
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Following the time-traveling historic epic of Excellent Adventure and the turbulent life and death of Bogus Journey, Bill and Ted must now fulfill their destiny as the inspiration for galactic harmony! How can someone hate the Wyld Stallyns as much as the evil Chuck De Nomolos? With the power of time travel, Bill and Ted set their sights on turning a young 27th-century Nomolos’ non-non-heinous attitude into something most outstanding and metal! Featuring a main story by Brian Lynch (Angel, the upcoming Minions movie) and Jerry Gaylord (Loki: Ragnarok and Roll), and a backup story by Ryan North (Adventure Time) and Ian McGinty (Bravest Warriors).