Marvel Entertainment and Tsuburaya Productions have officially announced that the two will be collaboration to bring new Ultraman stories to comics and graphic novels!
The collaboration was unveiled at the Tokyo Comic Con where it was also announced that the collaboration will launch next year.
In 2020, “Marvel will expand that iconic era of the Ultras through the lens of Marvel’s art and storytelling.”
“As one of the world’s most popular franchises, Ultraman has brought together some of the most passionate fandoms in pop culture today, and we can’t wait to bring his story to even more fans around the globe,” said Marvel Editor-in-Chief C.B. Celbulski.
“Like Marvel, Ultraman captivated generations by telling spectacular stories grounded in the real world, and it continues to be a beloved classic through its television shows, movies, toys, games, comics, and more. We are so thrilled to introduce new chapters to the Ultraman Multiverse next year, he added.
Tsuburaya Productions CEO Takayuki Tsukagoshi is also excited for the new venture between the two companies.
“We are delighted to announce the partnership with Marvel, one of the leading entertainment companies that has produced fascinating characters and stories loved by fans across the globe for 80 years,” he said. “We can’t be more excited to explore and create new stories for the Ultraman franchise with Marvel and bringing them to both Marvel and Ultraman fans all around the world.”
Fans of both Marvel and Ultraman are ecstatic about the collaboration and the possibilities that’ll come out of it!