In this bountiful week of San Diego-related comics news, Dark Horse has announced a first-look deal with Universal Cable to develop television shows based on Dark Horse properties past and present, including Umbrella Academy, Harrow County and Concrete.
It's been a while since we've seen anything new from Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá's The Umbrella Academy, but for fans of the Dark Horse series and its bizarre bunch of superpowered orphans, Way has offered up a pretty timely Christmas present over the past few days. Not only has he confirmed that he and Bá are planning to have Volume 3 and Volume 4 out in 2014, he's also been posting concept art for new characters on his Twitter account for the past few days.
Check out the art, featuring new characters called Gas Panic and St. Zero below!
We've been waiting a long time for the third volume of The Umbrella Academy, "Hotel Oblivion." It was first announced in 2009, initially scheduled for last year, and now it appears to be "a really long time" before it's published, given writer Gerard Way's plans to move away from comics to focus on music.
And yet Way still teases us. In a series of tweets over the weekend, the writer posted items from his Umbrella Academy (once known as The Umbrella Brigade) sketchbook -- of early shots of the team, unused characters, and more. Check out what he had to offer after the jump.
Even though it's been more than three years since the last issue of the second volume of The Umbrella Academy, the sci-fi family saga illustrated by Gabriel Bá is never far from writer Gerard Way's mind. The M...
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