Darkwing Duck is Back!

Posted on March 13th 2010 in Boom! Studios, New Titles, United States

Do you remember Darkwing Duck, the terror that flaps in the night? The 1990s superhero duck from Saturday mornings on ABC returns in his own comic book mini-series from Boom! Studios this June. Lanchpad McQuack, Gosalyn Mallard and the fiercest of Darkwing's rogue gallery all join the daring duck of mystery in an all-new, completely original four-issue mini-series: Darkwing Duck: The Duck Knight Returns.

Darkwing Duck by Boom! Studios

Inducks only lists about 55 stories ever made (worldwide) with this character and none since 1999, so this will be the first time in over a decade that Darkwing Duck returns to the funny pages. And, it’ll be the first original duck story to be published in the United States for a while as well.

The mini-series is written by Ian Brill and drawn by James Silvani. “It's such a dream to bring back Darkwing, a favorite of mine and millions of others,” says series writer Brill. “Everyone involved in this book are working tirelessly to make sure this comic has the same feel of anarchic fun of the TV series, while still presenting a whole new adventure in the life of Darkwing.”

The story sees Darkwing’s city of St. Canard under the control of a mysterious corporation. Darkwing's been out of commission for a while but when his friends and family are under attack … you better watch out. Darkwing will fight new villains as well as old, including Megavolt, Quackerjack, Liquidator and Bushroot.

For more see this article and interview on Comic Book Resources.

Darkwing Duck by Boom! Studios

Comments

Mar 13, 2010
9:56 pm
#1 Carl wrote:

Why would this character be the one to get the first original U.S. Duck story? Sigh.

Mar 14, 2010
11:21 am
#2 Roger North wrote:

I think it’s cool that Boom Studios is publishing a new Darkwing Duck series.

Mar 14, 2010
7:14 pm
#3 Vega wrote:

As a huge fan of the Darkwing Duck animated series I am happy to see that he will get some exposure in a new comics series. I just hope the new comic keeps the dark atmosphere and classic humor that made Darkwing duck so great for adults and children.

May 2, 2010
1:35 pm
#4 Cindy wrote:

Hello,
I´m Cindy from Germany and I have to get the new Darkwing Duck Comic because I am a design student and I do a project about Darkwing Duck.
How I can get this comic now?
It would be the great when I can get the comic now.
I would be give to much…
Please send me something about this:
to this adress please:
Cindy Klärig
Rabestraße 7
06844 Dessau-Roßlau
GERMANY

I am so thankful.
Greetings, Cindy

Sep 13, 2012
3:23 pm
#5 Colleen wrote:

ever since i was a kid i would watch darking duck and i would like the new one because i’m a huge fan of him and i’ve seen his TV shows for a decade

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