Already making plans for Free Comic Book Day? Then you may want keep an eye out for the upcoming ARMS graphic novel! Dark Horse is teaming up with Nintendo to adapt the Switch fighter into comic book form, with a new story penned by Ian Flynn (Sonic the Hedgehog, Mega Man) and artwork by Joe Ng (Street Fighter, Overwatch: Binary). Bear in mind that while the ARMS comic will be featured in comic stores on May 5th, 2018(the date of Free Comic Book day, y’know), the first graphic novel will be officially released next fall.
Featuring a brand-new story, an unnamed young fighter is preparing to enter the ARMS Grand Prix, but must go through 599 other combatants to achieve his dream! While we don’t know the role of the game’s actual characters, as seen in the preview cover below, they’re certain to play a role.
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