If you want to be the very best like no one ever was, that’s all well and good, but there’s more to living in a world of adorable animals that are forced into brutal bouts of ritualized combat that collecting gym badges and obsessively wandering through tall grass. What about their sudden, mysterious appearance? What about the origin of these fantastical creatures? These are the questions examined in Capture Creatures, the new comic from Frank Gibson and Becky Dreistadt.
Originating as a side project on their web comic Tiny Kitten Teeth, Capture Creatures soon amassed more than 143 different creatures in its arsenal — complete with evolved forms — and after a successful Kickstarter campaign, it is coming to comic book stores near you through BOOM! Studios’ all-ages KaBOOM! imprint. Though the comic doesn’t hit store shelves until November 26, we have a preview gallery of Capture Creatures #1 as well as three variant covers that will have you drooling in anticipation.
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Here is the official solicitation info:
CAPTURE CREATURES #1
New Ongoing, Original Series
Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Written by Frank Gibson
Illustrated by Becky Dreistadt
Covers by A. Becky Dreistadt B. Joy Ang C. Missy Pena D. Amanda Visell
Format: 32 pages, full color
On sale: Nov. 26, 2014
WHY WE LOVE IT: Frank and Becky’s side-splitting writing and gorgeous artwork have always been a favorite of ours, especially with their original web comics like Tiny Kitten Teeth. Getting a chance to tell their adorable original creature story and seeing more of what they can do…yeah, we wouldn’t miss this.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Becky Dreistadt (Adventure Time 2014 Annual) and Frank Gibson (The Amazing World of Gumball) are two of the most clever and visually arresting creators in the business, and this is one of their most ambitious projects ever. From the vivid visuals to the rad story and hilarious, heartwarming moments, you’ll love every second in this world. If you like titles like Pokémon or Digimon, or just like cool things, this is definitely the comic for you.
WHAT’S IT ABOUT: Over a hundred wonderful and terrifying creatures have suddenly appeared on Earth. Two teens set off on an adventure to investigate the origins of these curious creatures and learn how they can stop those who are trying to destroy them.
Capture Creatures #1 is available from BOOM! Studios on November 26, 2014.
What do you think? Will you be picking it up?