Official Press Release
Penny Arcade andÂ Cryptozoic Entertainmentâ„¢Â are proud to announce thatÂ The Lookouts,Â an all-new comic book seriesÂ based on the fan-favoriteÂ Penny Arcade webcomic, is now available digitally. A limited number ofÂ The Lookouts #1Â will also be available exclusively at theÂ Cryptozoic Comic-Con StoreÂ (411 Market Street) starting tomorrow and in stores nationwide on August 29th.Â The LookoutsÂ story was developed by Penny Arcade’sÂ Jerry Holkins, Cryptozoic’s President and Chief Creative OfficerCory Jones, andÂ ChokerÂ writerÂ Ben McCool.Â The LookoutsÂ is written byMcCoolÂ with art byÂ Robb Mommaerts.
This ongoing series tells the story of a group of young boys who join the Lookouts, where they must learn the secrets of the magical Eyrewood Forest. Badges are earned by the Lookouts as they learn to survive and master their perilous environment. Each six-issue arc will focus on a new badge and an exciting journey for the young trainees, starting with the “Riddle” badge in the first arc. Additionally, each issue will contain a two-page spread fromÂ The Lookouts Handbook, featuring an inside peek at this mysteries of Eyrewood Forest and information on additional badges.
The Lookouts #1Â will preview at San Diego Comic-Con with two exclusive covers, one by Penny Arcade’sÂ Mike KrahulikÂ and one byÂ Doug TenNapel.Â The Lookouts #1Â will launch in comic stores nationwide on August 29, 2012 with one cover byÂ Rob Mommaerts. The comic is currently available digitally onÂ comiXologyÂ mobile apps for Apple iOS, Android, and more.
Join Mike, Jerry andÂ CryptozoicÂ forÂ The Lookouts #1Â launch party at theCryptozoic Comc-Con Store, 411 Market Street, San Diego, on Friday, July 13th from 8 to 11 pm.Â