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EXCLUSIVE Dark Horse Reveal: 'The Orville #1: Digressions' Part 1 and 2
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EXCLUSIVE Dark Horse Reveal: ‘The Orville #1: Digressions’ Part 1 and 2

Dark Horse Comics to publish new ‘episode’ of The Orville in Digressions miniseries.

Press Release

Dark Horse Comics has exclusively revealed a new Orville miniseries that is set to launch on May 5th. Titled The Orville #1: Digressions Part 1 and 2, the two-issue series will be available to preorder at your local comic shop. Set before the season 2 finale, the new miniseries explores an alternate timeline with the crew. Art has yet to be revealed–the feature image for this article is for The Orville #1: Launch Day–but we’ll keep you posted here at AIPT when we get art for the series!

Written by The Orville executive producer David A. Goodman and art by David Cabeza with colors by Michael Atiyeh this follows four separate miniseries including The Orville Season 1.5 which released back in the summer of 2019. Read an interview with Goodman for more on The Orville Season 1.5 series.

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So what’s it about?

Follow Ed, Kelly, and the would-have-been crew of the Orville, as they navigate separate lives in an alternate timeline that’s on a collision course with the galaxy-ending Kaylon!

The Orville series is set to return for a third season with a return date yet to be revealed, but fans can watch it on Hulu after it moved from Fox.

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For more on this new series, read the official Dark Horse press release below.

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (February 17, 2021)—The Orville Executive Producer David A. Goodman (Futurama, Star Trek: Enterprise), artist David Cabeza (The Orville), and colorist Michael Atiyeh (Star Wars, Mass Effect) are back at work bringing the world of The Orville to comics with Digressions.

This two-issue “episode” invites you to travel “The Road Not Taken” in this prequel to the season two finale! Follow Ed, Kelly, and the would-have-been crew of the Orville, as they navigate separate lives in an alternate timeline that’s on a collision course with the galaxy-ending Kaylon!

The Orville #1: Digressions Part 1 of 2 goes on sale May 5, 2021 and is available for pre-order at your local comic shop.

Praise for The Orville Season 1.5: New Beginnings:

” If you like the series as much as I do, it’s more of what you love. Recommended.”–Rogues Portal

“…with the nuanced writing of Goodman and the likeness of the characters crafted by Cabeza; Dark Horse could easily take the second star on the right and let the crew of The Orville fly ’till morning.”–Comic Crusaders

“If you’re a fan of the show, then it won’t hurt to dive into a book that only adds to the story. You aren’t even required to watch the show again to understand what is going on.”–Beyond The Panel


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