Penny Arcade and Cryptozoic Bring The Lookouts #1 to Comic Stores
Fan-favorite debut issue now available in comic stores
Brings Famous The Lookouts Web Comic To Ongoing Series
“You need to be reading it” – Bleeding Cool
“Fantastic first issue” – Major Spoilers
Leading into PAX Prime 2012 and after a stunning digital debut at San Diego Comic-Con, Penny Arcade and Cryptozoic Entertainment™ are proud to announce The Lookouts #1 is now available in comic stores nationwide. An all-new comic book series, The Lookouts is based on the fan-favorite Penny Arcade web comic. ComiXology’s second best selling comic when it debuted, The Lookouts story was developed by Penny Arcade’s Jerry Holkins, Cryptozoic’s President and Chief Creative Officer Cory Jones, and Ben McCool. The Lookouts is written by McCool with art by Robb Mommaerts.
Supporting the comic store launch, Cryptozoic utilized Diamond’s overship program to send an extra copy of The Lookouts #1 to every comic store that ordered the issue.
This ongoing series tells the story of a group of young boys who join the Lookouts, where they must learn the secrets of the magical Eyrewood Forest. Badges are earned by the Lookouts as they learn to survive and master their perilous environment. Each six-issue arc will focus on a new badge and an exciting journey for the young trainees, starting with the “Riddle” badge in the first arc. Additionally, each issue will contain a two-page spread from The Lookout’s Handbook, featuring an inside peek at this mysteries of Eyrewood Forest and information on additional badges.
The Lookouts #1 is now available in comic stores nationwide with one cover by Mommaerts. The comic is also available digitally on comiXology mobile apps for Apple iOS, Android, and more.