Art not final
Badger, created by Mike Baron, will be one of the first new comic series launched by the new company formed from the merger of 1First Comics and Devil's Due Entertainment (see "1First Comics, Devil's Due Merge"), ICv2 has learned.  The first issue will feature cover art by Paul Pope.  Interior art is by Jim Fern with colors by Paul Mounts.

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Badger was originally published by Capital Comics (launching in 1983) and later by 1First Comics, Dark Horse, Image, and IDW, which released four trade paperbacks collecting issues #1-#23 of the original series in 2007 and 2008 (see “IDW Brings Back ‘Badger’”). 

The second issue of the new series will feature art by Tony Akins; issues #3-#5 will have art by Val Mayerik.