New York, NY (January 23rd, 2015) – Marvel Entertainment and ABC Studios are proud to announce the follow up graphic novel to the massively successful Once Upon A Time: Shadow of the Queen. ONCE UPON A TIME: OUT OF THE PAST is an all new graphic novel inspired by ABC’s popular television series “Once Upon a Time.” This 112-page hardcover hits comic shops and bookstores everywhere on April 1st, 2015.
Welcome to Storybrooke, a small New England town where seemingly regular people go about their everyday lives with no idea who they really are – the fabled storybook characters we all grew up with! But Fairy Tale Land is not the “happily ever after” you may have read about – their stories continue, and the Evil Queen has set a dark curse upon their homeland.
Travel back in ONCE UPON A TIME: OUT OF THE PAST to the origin stories of your favorite characters from the show!
Board the Jolly Roger on an adventure with the young Killian Jones, before he was known as the notorious Captain Hook, as he uncovers the mysteries of the Leviathan Shoals and the monster that lurks beneath the surface.
Witness the early sparks of Rumplestiltskin’s and Belle’s star-crossed romance, when Belle was just a servant in Rumplestiltskin’s castle.
Travel to the Enchanted Forest with the Evil Queen, Regina, where she faces down demons from her past. Will the skeletons in her closet haunt her forever?
Experience Wonderland in the unforgettable origin tale of Jefferson, the portal-jumping Mad Hatter, and witness the loss that caused him to lock away his magical hat for good.
ONCE UPON A TIME: OUT OF THE PAST brings together the best graphic novel creators in the industry, including “Once” series writer Kalinda Vazquez, returning writer Corinna Bechko (ONCE UPON A TIME: SHADOW OF THE QUEEN, PLANET OF THE APES), and featuring the lush art of Eisner award winning Janet Lee (DAPPER MEN, EMMA), Pascal Campion (PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR, SHERMAN AND PEABODY), Vanesa Del Rey (HIT, SINATORO), and Betsy Peterschmidt (BOYS WITH WINGS) with cover artist Stacey Lee (SILK).
ONCE UPON A TIME: OUT OF THE PAST will arrive in comic shops and bookstores everywhere on April 1st, 2015.
Currently in its fourth season, ONCE UPON A TIME returns with all new episodes Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 8|7c on the ABC Television Network.