BOOM! Studios has announced the November 2018 release of Pandora’s Legacy, an original graphic novel from writer Kara Leopard and the art team of Kelly and Nichole Matthews.
What starts out as a typical family vacation to their grandparent’s house goes sideways when Charlie, Janet, and Trevor Panagakos accidentally break an old jar that was hidden away deep in the woods….revealing they’re descendants of Pandora and their family’s tasked with protecting a certain famous box. Now on the run, the Panagakos have to figure out how to capture all the monsters that have escaped the jar…and save the rest of their family before it’s too late. Between talking cats, trying not to drop their phone, and making new friends, this is one vacation that these kids will never forget.
Once again, it should be pointed out that BOOM! Studios continues to announce and release a number of original graphic novels for 2018. As I’ve stated before, OGNs may be the secret to saving the comic book industry, and for smaller publishers, this may be the best way to attract audiences and keep the profit margin high compared to month to month sales. Keep an eye on announcements from BOOM! Studios is all I’ll say.
Pandora’s Legacy is the result of a successful Kickstarter campaign that was originally an illustrated field guide to the story’s mythological monsters.
“PANDORA’S LEGACY combines my love for scary stories, mythology, and family,” said writer Kara Leopard. “It’s about younger siblings getting in over their heads. They have to rely on their own resources and knowledge to save the day…with the help of a possessed talking cat, of course. Kelly and Nichole are the perfect team to bring this world to life. Not to mention a story with twins, by twins and drawn by twins just sounds kind of awesome.”
The preview art that was sent to us from BOOM! Studios looks wonderful. and this all-ages book is definitely one I want to read this fall.