Media Release — This October, Dynamite presents a comic book event truly cinematic in scope and execution! Teaming with the creative duo of Gregg Hale and Eduardo Sanchez – responsible for the Blair Witch Project, along with Jamie Nash, Robert Napton, artist Mario (LONE RANGER) Guevara, and cover artists John Cassaday and Lucio Parillo, Dynamite unleashes Blackbeard: The Legend of the Pyrate King!
“This project has been in development for a long time, but it’s something that needed the time to get it just right,” explained Dynamite President Nick Barrucci. “When we first met with the writing team, they had such a passion for the project and the history of Blackbeard and we resolved then and there to do this series as big as a Hollywood film. There has never been anyone like Blackbeard and readers will come to know the greatest pirate the world has ever seen!”
The creative team has been doing press and building buzz for the project, you can read the most recent interview here:
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Dynamite presents their most ambitious undertaking yet – BLACKBEARD: THE LEGEND OF THE PYRATE KING #1! Under the stunning John Cassaday, producers Eduardo (writer of The Blair Witch Project) Sanchez and Gregg (Producer of The Blair Witch Project) Hale are joined by Robert Napton and Jamie Nash to present the ultimate adventure tale of a bygone age, when pyrates ruled the waters!
Beginning with his childhood and carry through to his bitter end, Blackbeard’s legacy has never been explored as deeply and illustrated as beautifully (by Mario Guevara) than now!