Cobra Kai’s Martin Kove Launches New Comic Book Prodigal Son at NYCC

cobra kai Fans are probably curious as to what will happen to series villain John Kreese after the stunt he pulled in the Season 5 finale. While we await an official word on Season 6, NYCC attendees will be happy to hear they’ll be able to talk to Kreese in person: Star of the series Martin Kove will be at the event and a lucky few will be able to stand face to face with him and say “strike first, strike hard, no mercy”. Kove selected NYCC as the stage to launch his new project: a comic he co-created with Thunder Comics, titled Prodigal son.

The comic centers on a teenager who teams up with an outlaw to seek revenge. Kove co-created the story with don handfield (co-creator and EP of fall of knightswriter of amazing stories). Comic book fans will also know Handfield as the co-creator of eternalthe successful comic book series also written by Anstaszja Davis and motion capture master Andy Serkis. The official synopsis says:


“Prodigal Son” is an action-packed story that revolves around a twelve-year-old boy who teams up with the most evil outlaw in the Old West to get revenge on the gang that murdered his family in cold blood. The outlaw has his own reasons for wanting the gang dead, and as they chase the killers deeper into the desert, the boy must decide who is the greater threat to his soul: the ruthless gang or the outlaw who saved him.

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To celebrate the launch of Prodigal sonThunder & Scout Comics are releasing a (very limited) variant cover at NYCC that features comic art in red dead redemption-Similar in style, so both comic book and video game fans have a lot to look forward to. The game’s variant cover was designed by Stephen Blissformer lead senior artist at Rockstar Games.

Kove will sign Prodigal son copies with the company of…well, his prodigal son Jesse Koveas well as co-writers Handfield and clay adams (writer of red christmasvoice actor in Yu-Gi-Oh!Y Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and cover artist Stephen Bliss. They will also sign a limited edition cobra kai print, all of this at the Thunder/Scout NYCC booth (#2737) on Saturday, October 8, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. and 3:00-5:00 p.m. Wristbands to reserve a space in line will go on sale this Thursday. Comics can be reserved here.

You can see the cover of Prodigal son down:

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