The five-issue miniseries by Adam P. Knave (This Starry Deep), D.J. Kirkbride (Never Ending), Nick Brokenshire (2000 AD), and Frank Cvetkovic (Artful Daggers) updates the legend of King Arthur for the 21st century. Chess prodigy Rani Arturus, finds herself in the position of queen and guardian of Earth after she pulls the sword Excalibur from a stone. The 120-page full-color trade paperback is due November 1.
The creative team previously worked together on Amelia Cole and the Unknown World, a 30-issue series from Monkeybrain Comics that wrapped last year (see “IDW to Publish Monkeybrain Comics”).