Hell yeah! Jack Burton meets Snake Plissken in new Carpenter/Russell mash-up

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If you’re not a Kurt Russell, please avert your eyes and come back later.

A big Kurt Russell project is coming your way this year.  Director John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China and his Escape from New York will see a dream mash-up only the way BOOM! Studios could do it.  Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York will become a six-part crossover comic book series in the Fall.

Written by Greg Pak with artwork by Daniel Bayliss, your favorite swaggering truck driver Jack Burton (played by Kurt Russell in 1986’s Big Trouble in Little China) will be teleported to the bleak future of 1997, where he meets the Man with No Name-inspired, eyepatch-wearing Snake Plissken (also played by Kurt Russell, in 1981’s Escape from New York).  Check out the two variant covers for Issue #1:

Big-Trouble-in-Little-China-01-550x835    Big-Trouble-in-Little-China-02

And here is the full poster together:


Plus, license-holder/publisher BOOM! Studios also announced it is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Big Trouble in Little China with two behind the scenes books about the film.  Here are the covers:

Art of Big Trouble     Making of Big Trouble

You can pre-order these two new works by Tara Bennett and Paul Terry at Amazon.com now: The Official Making of Big Trouble in Little China available here and The Art of Big Trouble in Little China available here.

Add the comic book limited series to your comic book pull list now.  We’ll preview the series here at borg.com in October.

C.J. Bunce


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