2018 is the 50th anniversay of the Planet of the Apes franchise and to celebrate, BOOM! Studios will release a one-shot whose narrative center is the humans who live on the planet.
The description on the press release for the one-shot is thus: “This historic one-shot features stories from both the original films and new series canon, including the early years of Armando and Caesar before Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, and for the first time ever, a story set after the harrowing events of War for the Planet of the Apes, following a few of the remaining human survivors.”
The writers involved with the one-shot are Dan Abnett(Aquaman), David F. Walker(Luke Cage), and Phillip Kennedy Johnson(Low Road West), with artists Carlos Magno(Kong of Skull Island), George Schall(Dark Horse Presents), and Morgan Beem(The Family Trade). Covers will be by Fay Dalton(Normandy Gold), John Keaveney(Kong on the Planet of the Apes), and Michael Allred(Silver Surfer).
Planet of the Apes: The Rise of Man #1 will be a must-have and cant miss for fans of the Planet of the Apes franchise. Print copies of the one-shot will be available October 31, 2018 and digital can be found on Comixology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! studios app.