Horror fans hungry for more adventures with Ash have gotten their fix time and time again from Space Goat Productions, and that doesn't look to be ending anytime soon, as the company, along with Studiocanal and Creative Licensing, has added another three years onto their license to make Evil Dead 2 comic books, and they're going to celebrate the film's 30th anniversary with a new comic book miniseries, an adult coloring book, and a hardcover omnibus.
Titled Evil Dead 2: Doppleganger Wars, the new miniseries is slated to come out in the second half of 2017, along with the coloring book and hardcover omnibus. We have the official press release with full details below, as well as a look at concept art for the new miniseries:
Press Release: (February 17th, 2016 - Bellingham, WA) - Space Goat Productions, in partnership with Studiocanal and Creative Licensing, has announced they are extending their license for the Evil Dead 2 comic books for another 3 years. An adult coloring book, art book, and hardcover omnibus based off of the Evil Dead 2 comic books will be released in 2017 to celebrate the movie's 30th anniversary.
"For 30 years this year, Evil Dead 2 fans have shown their thirst for quality Evil Dead products know no bounds," said publisher Shon Bury. "Fortunately for them, we have the same thirst."
The Evil Dead 2 themed coloring book will be unveiled at Emerald City ComiCon in March 2017.
"The team at Space Goat has a knack for finding talented writers and artists that can pay tribute to the iconic Evil Dead 2 brand" said Director of Business Development Stephanie Kupperman. "We are thrilled to continue to work with them and have them bring new stories to fans."
A new 4-issue comic book mini-series Evil Dead 2: Doppleganger Wars is scheduled to be released in the latter half of 2017 and will feature Ash Williams going against an army of Ash doppelgangers. The adult coloring book, art book and hardcover omnibus will also be released in the latter half of 2017, along with anniversary editions of already released trade paperbacks.
About Space Goat Productions
Created in 2006, Space Goat Productions has decades of combined experience producing comic books, TV, animation, video games, commercial art, and concept design. This past year, Space Goat began production on board games for both the Evil Dead and Terminator franchises, and has since acquired The Howling along with a few other top secret licenses soon to be announced. Space Goat has transformed from the industry's premier service provider, to a highly successful comic book and board game publisher.
About Creative Licensing
Located in Los Angeles CA, Creative Licensing is a full service independent merchandise licensing agency that specializes in long-term brand development. Founded in 1982, Creative Licensing currently represents a large catalogue of classic films and properties. http://www.creativelicensingcorporation.com/
STUDIOCANAL is a subsidiary of the CANAL+ Group. It is one of Europe's leading companies in the market for co-production, acquisition, distribution and sale of international feature films. STUDIOCANAL is the only studio operating simultaneously in three main territories across Europe: France, the United Kingdom and Germany. The company distributes a total of more than 50 films a year throughout Europe. Additionally, STUDIOCANAL owns one of the most important libraries in the world, with more than 5,000 international titles.