Countdown to Danger: Netflix’s Lost in Space Gets a Comic Book Spinoff by Richard Dinnick, Brian Buccellato, and Zid

Posted by July 16, 2018 Comment

It looks like the beloved characters from Lost in Space are about to become even loster, because the series is getting a comic book spinoff by Richard Dinnick, Brian Buccellato, and artist Zid.

Legendary Comics will publish the four-part graphic novel series, which will feature “all-new, untold adventures of the full crew of the hit Netflix Original show—including the Robinsons, Robot, Doctor Smith and Don West.” The comic will be called Lost in Space: Countdown to Danger, which sounds like the title to a Motley Crüe song, but we assure you it’s not.

Said Legendary Comics Senior Vice President Robert Napton:

At Legendary Comics, we love the new television series, so we couldn’t be more excited to expand the world of show with previously untold comic book adventures. There are some surprises in store we think fans will love.

And Lost in Space Executive Producers Kevin Burns and Jon Jashni:

What is exciting about comic books is that they are not limited by budget—only by the imagination. This ‘Lost in Space’ comic is no exception. Legendary Comics has outdone themselves this time.

In addition, Legendary will be previewing the comic and doing some other Lost in Spacey stuff at Comic-Con, so check them out there.

Legendary Comics, 2018 and Beyond Panel

Friday, July 20 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Location: 29AB

  • Legendary Comics’ Robert Napton will be joined by a cast of special guests, who will share secrets about their upcoming comic releases, including the just-announced LOST IN SPACE: COUNTDOWN TO DANGER, the comic continuation of the hit television series; John Barrowman, Carole Barrowman and Erika Lewis’ original series ACURSIAN; Richard Dinnick’s new series ROB; Jessica Chabot and Erika Lewis’ FIREBRAND season two; the latest on MONSTERVERSE; and a few more surprises!

Legendary Television’s “Robo Romance”

Thursday, July 19 – Sunday, July 22 from 10:00am – 6:00pm daily

Location: Nerdist House at Sparks Gallery, 530 Sixth Ave.

  • Legendary Television, in partnership with Legendary Digital Network’s Nerdist, will present “Robo Romance,” a free-to-fans interactive photo installation with ROBOT—who, following season one, found itself at the center of a collective internet crush by series viewers. Participants can customize the setting of their photo meet up with “Robot,” including a special romantic background for enamored fans. Free “Lost in Space” giveaways will also be offered daily. Free and open to public.

 

Nerdist House: Ignacio Serricchio (“Don West”) Signing

Friday, July 20 at 5:00pm

Location: Nerdist House at Sparks Gallery, 530 Sixth Ave. Free and open to public.

 

Legendary Television’s “Robo Rhythm” Intergalactic Dance Party (Invite-only)

Friday, July 20 from 10:00pm – 1:00am

Location: Oxford Social Club, 435 Fifth Ave.

  • Legendary Television hosts “Robo Rhythm,” an invite-only intergalactic dance party at the Oxford Social Club. Guests are invited to enjoy cocktails at the open bar featuring Don West smuggled booze, while dancing to a one-night-only special guest DJ set by “Robot.”

Nerdist House: Live Interview with Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless (Writers/Executive Producers)

Saturday, July 21 at 2:15pm

Location: Nerdist House at Sparks Gallery, 530 Sixth Ave. Free and open to public.

The first volume of Lost in Space: Countdown to Danger hits stores in October.

Thirty years in the future, en route to a distant colony, the Robinson family finds itself thrown off-course when their ship crash-lands on a mysterious and dangerous planet. On this strange new world, they encounter a hostile environment and an enigmatic alien robot. In order to survive, the Robinson family must rely on their training, and they’ll discover that no matter how lost they are, their family is their home. The new graphic series offers readers the chance to explore new missions, not aired on television, as our heroes struggle to survive in an unknown world full of new creatures, unexpected visitors, and new danger.

Here’s a preview:

(Last Updated July 16, 2018 4:26 pm )

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