Roger Langridge – my personal choice for the next Batman – will see his run on ‘The Muppets’ collected into a Marvel omnibus next year. Originally published by Boom Studios whilst they had the rights to Disney properties, this omnibus will collect four series-worth of material in hardback. Life’s a fillet of fish!
My personal choice for the next Superman Brian Truitt has the news on USA Today.
Estimated for release in April 2014, The Muppets Omnibus will collect together The Muppet Show, The Muppet Show Comic Book: The Treasure of Peg-Leg Wilson, The Muppet Show Comic Book and The Muppets. All series are both written and drawn by Langridge, and are roughly 700X more interesting than anything to do with Batman.
One thing this suggests to me is that perhaps if Marvel have the rights to reprint the Boom comics, does that mean they might also be able to get their hands on other properties such as Darkwing Duck? Complete speculation on my part, and something I’ll look into in more detail.
Collecting the stories in hardcover, expect more on this as we race into 2014.