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First Look – Irwin Allen’s Lost in Space: The Lost Adventures #1 from American Gothic Press

Danger, Will Robinson! “Irwin Allen’s Lost in Space: The Lost Adventures” debuted its premiere issue this week and American Gothic Press is doing something rather special with the property. A number of unused screenplays from the original TV series (1965-1968) were recently discovered and are now getting the opportunity to see the light of day but in comic book format.

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Irwin Allen’s legendary Sci-Fi property returns! Before being prematurely canceled during its third season, LOST IN SPACE had several screenplays lined up and ready to film. These are those lost episodes, adapted for comics from screenwriter Carey Wilber’s original teleplays! First up is “The Curious Galactics,” a three-part tale that sends John Robinson, Will Robinson, and Major Don West from a run-of-the-mill radar scouting mission into a potentially deadly alien maze.

After being off the air for nearly 50 years, Irwin Allen’s classic Sci-Fi series LOST IN SPACE returns! Two unproduced teleplays have recently been discovered in the Irwin Allen Archives — both written by acclaimed television writer Carey Wilber (STAR TREK, LOST IN SPACE, RAWHIDE, THE TIME TUNNEL). Now these never-before-seen episodes have been adapted into a comic book form! IRWIN ALLEN’S LOST IN SPACE: THE LOST ADVENTURES #1 by Carey Wilber, Holly Interlandi, Kostas Pantoulas, and Patrick McEvoy will be available to purchase on CaptainCo, Comixology, and comic shops everywhere March 16th, 2016.
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There will be four covers available, each having that throwback look to when the show began airing in 1965:

Sneak peek at Irwin Allen’s Lost in Space #1 from American Gothic Press:


 

Irwin Allen’s Lost In Space: The Lost Adventures #1 Preview

ABOUT AMERICAN GOTHIC PRESS
American Gothic Press, established in 2015, is a publishing imprint of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine consisting of comic books in the Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror genres. Famous Monsters of Filmland is the longest running entertainment fan magazine in the US, having been established in 1958 by Forrest J Ackerman and publisher James Warren. Ackerman also co-created one of the most enduring comic book heroes of all time—the seductive Vampirella. American Gothic Press marks FM’s journey back to the creation of original characters. Following a stunningly successful 2015 with the series GUNSUITS, BORNHONE, BROKEN MOON, PROJECT NEMESIS, and MONSTER WORLD, the imprint plans to keep the spirit of imaginative storytelling alive and well beyond the pages that an entertainment magazine can provide. We hope the monster kids will join us.


 

Jason Bennett
Jason Bennett is PopCultHQ's senior editor, a contributing writer, and comic book reviewer/reporter. He is a big lover of coffee, cats, cooking and comics (plus all things Green Lantern). He is a strong supporter of indie comics, creators, and publishers and Chris Hardwick is his spirit animal (we don't know how to respond to that). Follow Jason on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @TahoeJBennett
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