‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Original Graphic Novel Coming In June

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ is a cult classic, and now two Netflix series later, BOOM! Studios believe there is enough material left for an original graphic novel. The comic publisher announced Monday afternoon, a ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ graphic novel would hit the shelves in June and take place between the original film and Netflix prequel series.

The complete cast of Camp Firewood will be featured in the book. No creative teams have been announced, only a Joe Quinones was released.

“Wet Hot American Summer is one of those magical films that not only helped launch the career of a dozen household names, but resonated with a generation of viewers over many repeat viewings,” said Filip Sablik, President of Publishing & Marketing, BOOM! Studios. “We’re excited to reveal more story details and the full creative team of this brand-new addition to the world of Wet Hot American Summer, but we know when you see the beautiful cover by Joe Quinones, you’ll understand why this will be one of our biggest releases in 2018.”

“We love the BOOM! Studios guys’ work and we’re thrilled to be partnering with them on the Wet Hot graphic novel,” said Howard Bernstein, producer of the 2001 film. “It’s exciting for us to bring to the billions of Wet Hot fans across the globe another way to enjoy the characters.”

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ stars Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, and Molly Shannon. The film was written by Michael Showalter and David Wain and directed by Wain. The Netflix series, ‘Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp,’ was released in Summer 2015, and a follow-up Netflix series, ‘Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later,’ was released this summer.

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Matthew Sardo
Matthew Sardo
As the founder of Monkeys Fighting Robots, I'm currently training for my next job as an astronaut cowboy. Reformed hockey goon, comic book store owner, video store clerk, an extra in 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon,' 'Welcome Back Freshman,' and for one special day, I was a Ghostbuster.