Jericho Season Three Coming in June
Monday, Apr 25th, 2011
IDW and CBS Consumer Products launch graphic novel continuation of TV’s cult classic
and CBS Consumer Products today announced the graphic novel
continuation of the cult favorite television show that the fans
would not let die—JERICHO! Picking up
directly from the finale of CBS’s post-apocalyptic drama,
IDW’s graphic novel will collect the complete
JERICHO comic series from the original creative
team behind the TV show. Debuting in 2006, CBS’s Jericho
aired for two seasons, following residents of a fictional,
“Jericho is still thriving…and coming to a bookstore near you in June,” says Dan Shotz, Executive Producer of Jericho. “We are so excited about the release of the Season Three comic books in graphic novel form. IDW and CBS Consumer Products have been great partners in continuing the story that the Jericho fandom fight for everyday.”
Written by Shotz, with Robert Levine, Jason M. Burns, and Matthew Federman, JERICHO: SEASON THREE finds Jake Green and Robert Hawkins in the safe haven of Texas with the last remaining bomb from the first attack. From amidst the chaos they’re contacted by John Smith, the mastermind behind the first strike, seeking aid. As the Allied States army bears down on them, they must decide whether to side with their former enemy to fight a greater one…
JERICHO: SEASON THREE collects Jericho issues 1-6, featuring the art of Alejandro F. Giraldo and Matt Merhoff, and includes a cover gallery with Michael Stribling.
JERICHO: SEASON THREE ($19.99, 140 pages, full color) will be available in stores in June 2011. Diamond order code APR11 0379; ISNB 978-1-60010-9393.
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