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‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ Gets a Sequel in Comic Book Form

'The Nightmare Before Christmas' Gets a Sequel in Comic Book Form

It’s been 25 years since Henry Selick’s holiday classic The Nightmare Before Christmas was released, which hasn’t gotten a sequel yet. Well, the story is about to be continued in a new comic book series.

Manga publisher Tokyopop has secured a license for the first-ever Nightmare Before Christmas: Zero’s Journey comic book project that expands the story beyond what was seen in Tim Burton’s beloved 1993 holiday tale, reports THR.

The follow-up, Nightmare Before Christmas: Zero’s Journey, will follow Jack Skellington’s dog, Zero, as he gets lost in Christmas Town.

The format of the project will be unusual for the publisher; it will initially be serialized as full-color single issues released to comic book stores, before being collected in two different formats simultaneously, in full-color trade paperbacks and black and white “pocket-sized manga” volumes.

The comic book series was written by DJ Milky, with art from Studio DICE. Look for a spring 2018 release.

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