Today, Titan Publishing revealed they are collaborating with Netflix to give us the Cowboy Bebop content we crave. With the new Netflix series premiering on November 19th, Titan has revealed they have plans for a coffee table art book set for Spring 2022 and a companion comic book series that will debut in December 2021.
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Set to release first is Cowboy Bebop: A Syndicated Story: Red Planet, written by Sean Cummings, a staff writer on the series. Explore the rich history of Cowboy Bebop through the eyes of a young Spike Spiegel and Vicious. Find that in book stores on November 23rd.
Comics fans can pick up Cowboy Bebop: The Comic Series this December. Written by Dan Watters with art by Lamar Mathurin, the series is a brand new tale set in the year 2171, where the bounty hunter crew of the spaceship Bebop chase an ex-gang member who holds a vest that gives the wearer unlimited luck. The four-issue series will feature cover art by Stanley ‘Artgerm’ Lau. #1 with an expected trade paperback coming May 2022.
Then on January 11, 2021, Cowboy Bebop: Making the Netflix Series will debut which captures the epic journey behind the scenes of Netflix’s live-action Cowboy Bebop adaptation. Featuring a foreword by showrunner André Nemec, this official companion is packed with concept art and revealing behind-the-scenes photography, background from the cast and crew, and more.
For more on this news read the official press release below.
London, August 2021 Titan Publishing is delighted to announce a new collaboration with Netflix to publish the official fiction, non-fiction & comics for the eagerly anticipated upcoming series, Cowboy Bebop, set to premier on Netflix on November 19 2021. A prequel novel to be published in November 2021 will be followed by a beautiful coffee table art book detailing the making of the series in Spring 2022. These will also be accompanied by an original comic book series featuring the characters from the show, which will debut in December 2021.
Based on the worldwide phenomenon from Sunrise Inc., COWBOY BEBOP is an action-packed space Western about three bounty hunters, aka “cowboys,” all trying to outrun the past. As different as they are deadly, Spike Spiegel (John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir), and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) form a scrappy, snarky crew ready to hunt down the solar system’s most dangerous criminals — for the right price. But they can only kick and quip their way out of so many scuffles before their pasts finally catch up with them.
With an exclusive adventure leading into the events of the series, COWBOY BEBOP: A SYNDICATE STORY: RED PLANET REQUIEM is written by Sean Cummings, a staff writer on the series. Explore the rich history of Cowboy Bebop through the eyes of a young Spike Spiegel and Vicious.
COWBOY BEBOP: MAKING THE NETFLIX SERIES captures the epic journey behind the scenes of Netflix’s live-action Cowboy Bebop adaptation! Featuring an exclusive foreword by showrunner André Nemec, this official companion is packed full of beautiful concept art and revealing behind-the-scenes photography, as the cast and crew tell the story of how one of the most influential anime series of all time was translated over to live action in this much-anticipated series produced by Netflix and Tomorrow Studios (Snowpiercer).
COWBOY BEBOP: THE COMIC SERIES will introduce fans of the series to a never-before-seen comic story. Set in the year 2171, the bounty hunter crew of the spaceship Bebop chase an ex-gang member who holds a vest which gives the wearer unlimited luck. This new series will be penned by DC comics veteran Dan Watters (Lucifer, Home Sick Pilots) with art by Lamar Mathurin and will debut with a range of fantastic covers including cover art by comics legend Stanley ‘Artgerm’ Lau. #1 of this four-issue story will arrive in stores December 2021 with a collected trade paperback coming May 2022.
About Titan Publishing:
Titan Publishing Group is a leading world publisher of Film, TV and Gaming fiction and non-fiction, and original fiction, comics & graphic novels. Titan’s acclaimed media publishing programme includes a wide range of some of today’s most exciting franchises and classic properties, including books covering the worlds of DC Universe (Batman vs Superman, Wonder Woman and the Justice League), Star Trek, Mad Max, Alien, and many more.
COWBOY BEBOP: A SYNDICATE STORY: RED PLANET REQUIEM by Sean Cummings
9781789097757 | November 23 2021 | Paperback | £8.99/$15.95 | 320pp
COWBOY BEBOP: MAKING THE NETFLIX SERIES by Jeff Bond
9781789097764 | January 11 2022 | Hardback | £29.99/$39.95 | 176pp
COWBOY BEBOP #1 On Sale December 2022
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