HICKMAN and PITARRA Relaunch MANHATTAN PROJECTS With New #1

The Manhattan Projects: The Sun Beyond The Stars #1 cover by Nick Pitarra
Credit: Image Comics

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New York Times bestselling and Eisner award-nominated writer Jonathan Hickman (East of West, The Avengers) and artist Nick Pitarra (The Manhattan Projects) return to their twisted tale of science and madness with The Manhattan Projects: The Sun Beyond The Stars #1 coming from Image Comics on March 11, 2015.

"Nick and I are really excited about the new format," noted co-creator Hickman. "We're looking forward to telling stories that have a tighter scope because then we believe we can really open it up. Do some really big stuff."

"I just want to draw Russian dogs fighting aliens," said co-creator Pitarra. "And if I can throw in a few opposable thumbs as well, fantastic!"

In The Manhattan Projects: The Sun Beyond The Stars #1, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin is lost in space—and only now does he find his true calling. With all new stories told in a brand-new format, the greatest feel good, bad science book in the long history of man returns in The Manhattan Projects: The Sun Beyond The Stars.

The Manhattan Projects: The Sun Beyond The Stars #1 (Diamond Code JAN150586) blasts off on March 11.

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