Rick and Morty is not the one Justin Roiland undertaking to make the leap to comics. Skybound will publish a brand new restricted sequence based mostly on Squanch Video games’ comedic motion platformer Trover Saves the Universe.
Skybound made the announcement throughout their newest Skybound Xpo digital occasion. Trover Saves the Universe is a five-issue sequence, with Tess Stone (Not Drunk Sufficient) writing and drawing the primary concern. Try a preview of concern #1 within the slideshow gallery under:
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This is how Skybound describes the brand new sequence:
Welcome to the ICJ—Essential Cosmic Jobs—the place staff are ranked by their boss, and on the finish of every month, the worst worker actually will get the ax. It’s…not an excellent gig. However when ICJ’s high eyehole monster winds up lifeless, the corporate’s most inept (and rival) staff, Klover and Bo, are falsely accused of his homicide and hunted by the House Cops! Now they need to clear their names and unravel a conspiracy that reaches the very high…that’s, in the event that they don’t kill one another first!
“When Skybound talked about they have been involved in doing a Trover Saves the Universe comedian with the assistance of Tess Stone, I knew it was going to be one thing of top of the range,” stated Roiland in a press release. “Essential cosmic jobs is such fertile soil for storytelling, and Tess has efficiently expanded it past the sport’s DLC to create a complete new loopy journey for Trover followers to observe.”
“Engaged on this sequence has been such a beautiful alternative in additional methods than one. Not solely do I get to mess around within the fantastic setting of Justin Roiland and Squanch Video games’ Trover Saves the Universe, I used to be given the possibility to construct up and fall in love with characters of my very own,” stated Stone. “To have the ability to have this artistic flexibility in a world I already adore and admire appears too good to be true, however right here we’re! I hope that the sequence by way of my eyes can correctly show my love for the world and all the things inside, and I am so excited to share it with everybody!”
Search for Trover Saves the Universe #1 to launch in comedian retailers and digital storefronts on August 4, 2021.
Trover followers must also hold their eyes peeled for The Art of Trover Saves the Universe, a brand new behind-the-scenes e-book being revealed by Darkish Horse. That e-book is scheduled to hit shops on September 14.
Trover Saves the Universe earned an 8.7 from IGN when it hit PC, consoles and Oculus Rift in 2019. Reviewer Tom Marks writes, “Trover Saves the Universe is a brief and candy VR platformer wrapped in one of the ridiculous online game tales you’ll ever see. Justin Roiland and Squanch Video games have finished a wonderful job of taking the ludicrous, freeform humor of Rick and Morty and molding it round an easy however gratifying 3D brawler – even when it’s missing the complicated and well-crafted plots the very best episodes of that present are identified for.”