IDW Publishing will launch two new comic series in May from legendary creators Bernie Wrightson and John Byrne. Wrightson will collaborate with Steve Niles on Frankenstein Alive, Alive!,
a sequel series to Wrightson’s 1983 Frankenstein
. It will feature supplemental material including interviews, essays, and a serialization of Shelley’s original work. Wrightson’s Frankenstein
, originally released in 1983 and currently in print from Dark Horse, represents seven years of work on around 50 pen-and-ink illustrations. Niles and Wrightson previously collaborated on City of Others
in 2006 (see “Bernie Wrightson to Illustrate ‘City of Others’
John Byrne returns to IDW with a new creator-owned series, Trio
, which features three superheroes: Rock, Paper, and Scissors. Longtime Byrne collaborators will ink variant covers, including Joe Sinnott on #1 and Tom Palmer on #2.