[Comic Book News] Dark Horse OGN to Expand Upon Disney’s Upcoming THE LION KING Film

DARK HORSE JOINS THE PRIDE

Disney The Lion King: Wild Schemes and Catastrophes Launches in June 2019

Dark Horse Comics has recently announced that Disney The Lion King: Wild Schemes and Catastrophes, a new graphic novel anthology expanding on the all-new Disney movie, The Lion King, directed by Jon Favreau. Written by John Jackson MillerDisney The Lion King: Wild Schemes and Catastrophes takes you into the wild through the vast landscapes of the Pride Lands for a closer look into the life of young Simba and what awaits him as the lion king.

(l.-r.) Seth Rogen, Donald Glover, Jon Favreau, and Billy Eichner
Disney The Lion King: Wild Schemes and Catastrophes is the perfect graphic novel companion to Disney’s The Lion King all-new movie, in theaters July 19, 2019. Journey through Pride Rock and beyond in four stories focusing on Simba as a cub. Young Simba learns being king is not as easy as he would like to believe, fan-favorite duo Timon and Pumbaa find themselves in a peculiar situation, take a trek with young Simba and Nala on a path unknown, and share in the wise words of the one and only Rafiki.
 
Disney The Lion King: Wild Schemes and Catastrophes goes on sale June 4, 2019, and is available for pre-order on Amazon and Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop. This 72-page novel retails for $10.99.


Publisher – Dark Horse Comics

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For more than thirty years, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, the company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The MaskGhostX, and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga, and products based on popular properties includes Dragon AgeBuffy the Vampire SlayerAliensConanTomb RaiderThe Legend of ZeldaHaloThe WitcherGame of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today, Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.

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