The LEGO® Books stable of publishers grows a little larger today with the announcement that Skybound Entertainment has joined the fold. You would be forgiven for possibly not being overly familiar with Skybound, but I’m sure you are very aware of The Walking Dead. Before you start, no there will not be any walker-filled LEGO sets anything soon, instead, Skybound will be publishing comic book titles featuring various LEGO properties. Learn more about the partnership below which will fall under the LEGO Books banner, formed with long-standing publishing partner Ameet.
SKYBOUND ENTERTAINMENT PARTNERS WITH AMEET PUBLISHING IN NEW LEGO® COMIC BOOK DEAL
THE FIRST LEGO COMIC BOOK TITLE WILL DEBUT IN 2022
Today multiplatform content company Skybound Entertainment and global children’s book publisher AMEET announced a new partnership to launch LEGO® branded comic books. The first comic book series out of the partnership will debut in 2022, published by Image Comics and Skybound.
The exclusive English-language licensed publishing partnership will bring LEGO properties into Skybound’s vast slate of notable comic book series, including THE WALKING DEAD, INVINCIBLE, and ULTRAMEGA.
“As a lifelong fan of LEGO toys and content, nothing brings me greater joy than partnering with AMEET on this iconic brand. Each title will be a portal to the endless worlds accessible in every LEGO play session, created to inspire the LEGO builders, readers, and thinkers of tomorrow,” said Sean Mackiewicz, Senior Vice President, Editor-in-Chief at Skybound Entertainment.
“Comic Books form a key component of the LEGO Books publishing strategy to bring LEGO stories to young readers everywhere,” said Eric Huang, Vice President and Publisher at AMEET. “Skybound is the perfect LEGO Books comics partner. They’re as passionate as we are about publishing books that encourage creativity and play.”
Skybound’s first venture into the LEGO Group’s vast library of intellectual property will be announced in the coming months. For updates follow Skybound on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.