Dec. 7, 2012 — Zenescope Entertainment has announced a sequel to its hit mini-series The Jungle Book, which was first published in March, 2012. The #1 issue of Jungle Book: Last of the Species will hit shelves February 27th, 2013. Zenescope is best known for its dark and provocative re-imaginings of literary classics such as Wonderland, Sinbad and Neverland. After receiving strong sales and critic reviews for The Jungle Book, the top 10 publisher has green-lit another go around.
Writer Mark L Miller and will continue writing the epic and beautifully illustrated story that takes place on the mysterious but dangerous Kipling Isle.
In this five part series, the strong-willed and beautiful Mowglii has just recently recovered from her wounds after defeating a ferocious foe, but her peace will not last as she finds herself in a battle for survival as a new threat arises.
“Mark Miller and Carlos Granda did such an amazing job in the first series by creating this intense, brutal but also visually stunning world. We were so proud of both the fan support and the positive reviews we received.” said Zenescope’s EIC Ralph Tedesco, “But we’ve raised the bar for the sequel and we’re hoping that even more readers catch on to this intelligently written, epic series because I highly doubt they’ll be disappointed.”
Jungle Book: Last of the Species is currently available for pre-order through Diamond Previews.
Zenescope Entertainment was founded by Joe Brusha and Ralph Tedesco in 2005, and has quickly grown into one of the top comic book and graphic novel publishing companies in the world. Zenescope’s Grimm Fairy Tales and subsequent spinoff series such as Escape From Wonderland, Neverland and The Piper, which put a dark twist on classic fables, are some of the best-selling and longest-running original independent comic books on shelves today. Zenescope’s licensed titles include the on-going, critically acclaimed Charmed series, based on the long-running popular television series, as well as Se7en and Final Destination, based on New Line Cinema’s successful film franchises.