IDW has announced today that they will begin publishing Angry Birds Comic books starting this june. The stories will be penned by writers Jeff Parker (Batman ’66) and Paul Tobin (Bandette).
“The Angry Birds comics are a perfect way of getting to know the characters, their personalities, and their world more closely. I hope that readers of all ages will have fun with these comics by top-notch creators,” Jukka Heiskanen, Rovio’s Editor-In-Chief of Comics, said in an IDW press release.
IDW CEO and Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall added, “Rovio has taken what was once a captivating game and built it into an interesting world filled with interesting and, uh, feathered characters who will make a perfect addition to our growing line of fun, all-ages comics.”
Angry Birds originally debuted in 2009 and has spawned a media empire. The apps have had over two billion downloads and has transcended into childrens cartoons, cookbooks and plush stuffed animals.
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