That Rick and Morty? Yes, that Rick and Morty. Rick and Morty Season 7 is already in the works with Adult Swim, and fans can expect not just new episodes of the original Adult Swim animated series as well as a full anime spin-off, but the brand has also revealed that Rick and Morty will get its own manga! In conjunction with Warner Bros., Oni Press has announced.
Discovery Global Consumer Products and Adult Swim have announced that a new Rick and Morty graphic book, Rick and Morty: The Manga Vol 1 – Get in the Robot, Morty!, would give the long-running series a complete manga makeover. comes out later this fall.
Throughout the years, Oni Press has released a slew of new Rick and Morty comics adventures, but this time the series will get a complete makeover influenced by manga releases in other countries. With Alissa M. Sallah (Weaboo) as writer, JeyOdin (Hammer, Miles Away) as an illustrator, and Christopher Crank (Crank!) as letterer, Rick and Morty: The Manga Vol. 1 – Morty, get in the robot! is billed as the duo’s first manga-styled adventure.
Check out the cover image for Rick and Morty: The Manga Vol. 1 – Morty, get in the robot:
“Rick and Morty has always skewered and elevated pop culture tropes through an irreverent lens, and Get in the Robot, Morty! takes on the beloved genre of mech-fighting manga with that characteristic sardonic flair,”
Senior Editor Bess Pallares said in a statement announcing Rick and Morty: The Manga.
Fans of adult animation will discover personalities, comedy, heart, and, of course, the violent, outrageous combat they know and love in these pages, from Toonami’s Midnight Run to Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty.
“If anybody could make Gendo Ikari appear like a respectable father, it’s Rick Sanchez,” Pallares continued, “and we hope to further sully the good reputation of manga with future volumes of Rick and Morty: The Manga, exploring new genres and tales primed for a shakeup.” Rick and Morty: The Manga Vol. 1 – Morty, get in the Robot! will be available in paperback on November 1, 2023.
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