Super-powered ‘Knuckleheads’ goes to print at IDW Publishing
Ever woken up from a great night out and not been entirely sure of the evening’s events? (Of course not! You’re a responsible comics fan!) Well, what if instead of losing your keys or phone, something really amazing happened—and you took it for granted?
That’s what happens in Knuckleheads: Fist ContactwhenTrevor K. Trevinski (don’t ask what the “K” stands for) is visited by aliens and given a very special gift—The Crystal Fist!
What is it? How does it work? Trev doesn’t remember. But he can use it to cheat at videogames and boost free cable, so everything’s cool. Until, you know, a giant monster attacks the city.
Co-created by writer Brian Winkeler and artist Robert Wilson IV, Knuckleheads: Fist Contact is an action comedy like none other. Trev, his roommate Lance, and new friends Pizza Guy and Emma (AKA “hot, drunk English chick”) encounter giant monsters, gun-toting robbers, talking dogs and homicidal aliens, when all they really want to do is eat pizza and watch some Netflix.
“We love sitcoms like Arrested Development and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” said Winkeler, “our goal with Knuckleheads is to create a unique, character-based comedy inspired by our favorite shows.”
This June Knuckleheads: Fist Contact joins a growing library of essential digital comics debuting in print at IDW. As renowned Monkeybrain titles continue to roll out, IDW is committed to making them available to a wide and passionate audience.
About IDW Publishing
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOE and MY LITTLE PONY; Paramount’s Star Trek; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2000AD’s Judge Dredd; The Rocketeer; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coast’s Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; and the Eisner-Award winning Locke & Key series, created by best-selling author Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio, and the multiple award-winning Artist’s Edition imprint.
IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot; Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Warner Brothers are producing a film based on Ashley Wood’s Lore; Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film, Kurtzman/Orci are producing a movie based on Locke & Key at Universal.