Monday, February 27, 2017

Free Comic Book Promotes Season 2 Premiere of "into The Badlands" TV Series

This week readers of some of DC Comics' titles will find an extra special surprise waiting for them on comic book shelves.  Five of the publisher's series that are being released on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 will be polybagged containing a bonus FREE comic book that tells an origin story for one of the characters from the into The Badlands television series on AMC.  The 32-page into The Badlands Special #1 includes a 24-page story plus a 4-page section that provides profiles on several of the characters who are important to the TV show. The free comic book is promoting the March 19, 2017 debut of the television series second season.

The wars were so long ago nobody even remembers. Darkness and fear ruled until the time of the barons, seven men and women who forged order out of chaos. People flocked to them for protection. That protection became servitude. They banished guns and trained armies of lethal fighters they called Clippers. This world is built on blood. Nobody is innocent here. Welcome to the Badlands.

into The Badlands tells the tales of a warrior who takes a young boy on a journey of enlightenment through dangerous lands ruled by ruthless barons in an apocalyptic future. The free publication was written by the TV show's co-producer Matt Okumura and features artwork by reputed comic book artist Steve Ellis.  into The Badlands Special #1 revolves around Quinn, the preeminent Baron, who rules his domain within the Badlands with an iron fist and tells the story of his first kill and how that led him on the road to where he is at now in the television series.

You can find this special comic book edition bundled with DC Comics Green Arrow #18, Harley Quinn #15, Deathstroke #14, Red Hood & The Outlaws #8 and Suicide Squad #13.  This is a print edition of a digital comic book used to promote the debut season of the television series back in 2015.  CLICK HERE to view the free digital version of the comic book.

into The Badlands returns to AMC on Sunday evenings at 10pm ET/PT beginning on March 19th.  For more information about the show, visit

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