Legendary Comics announced that the new graphic novel collection Pacific Rim: Ultimate Omnibus is now on sale, further expanding the epic mythology based on Legendary Entertainment and Guillermo del Toro’s blockbuster film franchise. For the first time ever, the Pacific Rim: Ultimate Omnibus brings together New York Times best-selling Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero (presented by Guillermo Del Toro and written by Pacific Rim screenwriter Travis Beacham) alongside Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift (written by Joshua Fialkov), Pacific Rim: Aftermath, Pacific Rim: Amara (both from Cavan Scott), and the newly released Pacific Rim: Blackout in a deluxe omnibus collection.
In 2013, Legendary Entertainment and Warner Brother’s Pacific Rim impacted into theaters bringing to life giant robots and giant monsters as they had never been seen before. Legendary Comics expanded on the mythology of this universe with Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero, a prequel graphic novel presented by Guillermo Del Toro and written by Pac Rim screenwriter Travis Beacham and a stellar art team consisting of Sean Chen, Yvel Guichet, Pericles Junior, Chris Batista, and Geoff Shaw. The rich universe and mythology that had been devised by the filmmakers and Legendary left a universe of stories that could be told.
Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift arrived in 2015 once again from screenwriter Beacham and television writer/comic creator Joshua Fialkov and the art team of Marcos Marz and Marcello Miaolo. This tale of a pilot couple linked by marriage and the drift brought a new level of drama to the action.
In 2018, a second movie, Pacific Rim Uprising, descended and with a new set of characters, Jaegers and Kaiju. Cavan Scott (Star Wars High Republic) took the reigns and crafted a tale that featured the return of fan-favorite Hannibal Chau and showed what happened between the two films in Pacific Rim Aftermath.
Last month, Pacific Rim: Blackout allowed readers to revisit the world of Netflix’s Original Anime Series Pacific Rim: The Black in an all-new prequel adventure by Cavan Scott and artist Nelson Dániel and featuring fan-favorite character Herc Hansen. The PPDC Ranger returns as a world-weary jaeger pilot dragged into battle as an influx of kaiju threatens to destroy the Australian continent and all its inhabitants. Along with his niece Olivia, his copilot Cooper, and Marshal Rask, Herc faces brand-new kaiju of epic proportions while battling his own inner demons.
And, now for the first time ever, Legendary Comics is proud to bring together all the Pacific Rim graphic novels in one oversized 568-page hardcover collection that showcases the vast array of the Pacific Rim universe.
Pacific Rim: Ultimate Omnibus is now available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indie Bound, and ComicShopLocator.com.
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