As part of its Archie Action imprint, Archie Comics is reuniting the team behind its long-running and recently-concluded Sonic the Hedgehog comics -- writer Ian Flynn, and artist Tracy Yardley and Matt Herms -- to revive the beloved character Cosmo the Merry Martian for a new ongoing series, simply titled Cosmo. CBR has the exclusive news of the re-teaming, in addition to art from the series by Yardley and Herms, along with cover images by Derek Charm, Erin Hunting, Ryan Jampole, and Vincent Lovallo.
Flynn touted Cosmo's revival in a statement, saying, "I’m over the moon to be working with Tracy again! We’ve shared a long career together, and we just click. I know he’s going to be producing some fantastic pages for COSMO, which makes me even more excited for readers to get their hands on it! Everyone is in for a real treat."
"I'm very happy to be working once again with the great people at Archie," Yardley expressed in a statement, "and very excited to be teaming up again with Ian Flynn to bring readers a new sci-fi action comedy with all the fun and adventure that made our long run on Sonic the Hedgehog so fun for us to produce and for fans to enjoy. For myself, its going to be great to design new characters, new ships, new places and to draw more of Ian's fantastic stories. Its a whole new world for fans to fall in love with!"
Take a look at a Cosmo poster set to debut at New York Comic Con, below.
Check out the covers for Cosmo #1 below, in addition to the solicitation for the first issue.
- NEW ONGOING SERIES! “Space Aces” – Part One: Get ready for out of this world fun in the ALL-NEW sci-fi adventure series COSMO! Join Cosmo and his Martian crew as they find adventure and dangers in the deepest corners of space! Their latest mission turns into a much larger adventure when they stumble upon their most unique specimen yet: A panicked human!
- Script: Ian Flynn
- Art: Tracy Yardley, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
- Cover: Tracy Yardley
- Variant Covers: Derek Charm, Erin Hunting, Ryan Jampole, Vincent Lovallo
- On Sale Date: 1/3
- 32-page, full color comic
- $2.99 U.S.
Cosmo #1 hits stands on January 3, 2018.