MR.T RETURNS IN MAY 2005!
APC RELEASES ALL-NEW ONGOING MONTHLY “MR.T” COMIC BOOK
American cult hero and iconic all-round entertainer Mr.T returns
to pulp fiction - and to pulp bad guys - this May in an all-new
comic book series published by APComics.
Announcing one of the biggest licensing deals in the history of
UK comics, APComics today said that MR.T #1 will be launched in the
USA on Mr.T’s birthday, May 21 2005. UK fans will be able to get
an exclusive sneak peek at the UK Comic Expo, Bristol, UK, May
Mr.T, known worldwide for his roles in the smash-hit television
series THE A-TEAM and hit feature films such as ROCKY III, as well
as solo television shows, is overseeing the series as Creative
Mr.T said: “Quit your jibber-jabbering and buy my comic!”
“I pity the fool who don’t read it! It’s gonna be pure
gold!” quipped the star, making reference to his trademark gold
The comic book will be scripted by up and coming British writer
Christopher Bunting. He said: “This truly is a dream job for me.
Mr.T’s winning combination of toughness and tenderness have earned
him an army of fans all over the world and they are going to love
Bunting is joined by the art team of Neil Edwards and Randy
APComics - based in St. Albans near London in the UK – has been
producing comic books since 2001 with popular titles such as MONSTER
CLUB, DARKHAM VALE and THE CHASE to its name. The publisher recently
secured a deal to produce comic book versions of best-selling
APComics' publisher and editor-in-chief, Richard Emms, said:
"For a British publisher like us to get this deal is beyond
belief! We're all huge Mr.T fans and can’t describe how excited we
are about having such a legendary character in our midst!
"I want to thank the people who have rallied around to get
this terrific and unique project off the ground, including Chris
Bunting who has put this comic together from literally nothing and
turned it into a certain success.”
The comic book’s US distribution will be exclusively by Diamond
Comics. Its UK and Europe distribution will be by both Diamond
Comics and APComics. It has a suggested retail price of $3.50/£2.50.
Two MR.T trade paperbacks are due for release in December 2005
and July 2006.
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Webmaster Comment: I've read the first issue and it reads great.
Solid story I recommend you get with your local comic book guy and
get this one.