Roger Langridge’s Unseen Muppet Shows To Finally See Print In July

It was a cultural crime against humanity. That Roger Langridge’s final Muppet Show comics never saw print at Boom!, caught in the twisting wind between Muppets owners Disney and Marvel and… whatever the hell it was that was going on there.

But in July, Marvel will begin to publish those unseen comics. Four issues of them, entitled Four Seasons.

Langridge described the delay;

As far as I understand it, the unpublished work I’ve done for Boom isn’t technically Disney’s until it’s published, and obviously Boom can’t publish it without a license. So it’s in a kind of limbo right now. In the best of all possible worlds, I’d like to think that Boom and Marvel can come to some kind of arrangement whereby Marvel can eventually release the work. I’m only a cartoonist, real business stuff makes my brain hurt, so I’m not sure how that would work – I guess Disney/Marvel buys the rights from Boom or something. Or maybe they have to go out into the woods at midnight and bury Kermit in effigy with some chives in order to break the curse. Something like that. However it happens, I would very much like for it to see the light of day eventually.

Langridge’s Muppets acheive that most amazing of thing, they are as good as you remember the TV show to be when you were a kid. Even though when you revisit the show, maybe they aren’t as good as you remember. But the comic is! It’s a remarkable acheivement. And these four comics have been too long coming…
13497795_10154898081030130_2326449214236649326_o

Bethany Marsh And *That* Harry Potter Dress…

A Very American Oni – Carl Buchanan At Denver Comic Con 2016

Jesse_Quick_Violett_Beane

Violett Beane Will Be Back As Jesse Quick On Flash Season 3

The Man Who Writes Black Mesa And Also Small Press Comics – Ben Truman At Denver Comic Con 2016

An Open Letter To Axnar’s Alec Peters From Siike Donnelly

It’s Spelt “Eyesis” – Talking With David Espy and Alex Delia At Denver Comic Con 2016

dave-coulier-4170de70-9512-4fae-ac79-8587943eb535

“Cut-It-Out!” Uncle Joey’s Family Is Coming To The Second Season Of Fuller House

A Horror Family Comedy From Todd Jones At Denver Comic Con 2016

7 Thoughts About Brexit, The Night After

Uncanny Inhumans #11, First Appearance Of Mosaic, Already Gone To Second Print Ahead Of Wednesday’s Launch