Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot are getting the deluxe hardcover treatment from Dark Horse Comics. The series, from Frank Miller and Geof Darrow, recounted the adventures of the giant American robot, Big Guy, and his Japanese-made sidekick, Rusty the Boy Robot – and was so popular it became an animated TV series.
Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot will be released in October but you can preorder now. For details, follow the jump.
Dark Horse to Publish ‘The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot’ Hardcover Collection!
Hearts of gold, fists of steel!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Front and center, kiddos! Here comes action! Here comes adventure! Here comes The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot—a roller-coaster ride through the minds of Geof Darrow and Frank Miller, the tag team that set you reeling with their hard-hitting series Hard Boiled!
Everything you remember about being eight years old and watching monster movies is right here, but with all the magnified detail that you always wanted to see, collected in hardcover for the first time ever!
With remastered color by the inimitable Dave Stewart, this stunning edition includes the Dark Horse Presents special and surprise extras!
Preorder your copy of the Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot hardcover edition, coming in October 2015, from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or IndieBound, or contact a local comic shop through Comic Shop Locator.
Read the exclusive interview with Geof Darrow only on Newsarama!
Praise for The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot:
“A futuristic all-ages romp.”—Comic Book Resources
“Darrow’s art: fine-lined, tight and knotty, beautiful detail bestowed in every nook and cranny.”—ComicsAlliance