Dark Horse announce new deluxe collections of "The Umbrella Academy"
Whether you’ve loved The Umbrella Academy right from the start or recently became a fan through the Netflix series, this is good news for everyone: beginning next year, Dark Horse will release brand new deluxe editions of each of the comics’ arcs. That means Apocalypse Suite will get a lovely new collection with tons of great bells and whistles. Besides an attractive slipcase and durable cover, the Umbrella Academy Volume 1: Apocalypse Suite Deluxe Edition will include the original miniseries, along with related short stories, an expansive sketchbook, and a ribbon bookmark. Fancy!
This is a great opportunity for fans old and new to fall in love with this series all over again, so check out the details below.
Per Dark Horse:
DARK HORSE TO RELEASE DELUXE EDITIONS OF THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY LINE
“Umbrella Academy Volume 1: Apocalypse Suite Deluxe Edition” Available in March 2020
MILWAUKIE, Ore. (September 19, 2019) – Dark Horse is giving The Umbrella Academy fans an exciting new collectible for their bookshelves with a new line of deluxe editions! Now a Netflix original series with a second season coming soon, The Umbrella Academy by writer Gerard Way and artist Gabriel Bá continues with the collection of The Umbrella Academy Volume 3: Hotel Oblivion, out now, and a special new one-shot, Hazel and Cha Cha Save Christmas: Tales from The Umbrella Academy, coming out in November.
“We’re excited to give our fans the opportunity to further enjoy The Umbrella Academy with this new line of deluxe hardcover editions,” said series creators Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá. “We’re incredibly grateful to our fans for all their support and hope they enjoy these beautiful new books.”
Dark Horse will release The Umbrella Academy Volume 1: Apocalypse Suite Deluxe Edition next spring. This deluxe edition collects the complete Eisner Award-winning series, as well as the short stories ''Mon Dieu!'' and ''But the Past Ain’t Through with You.” It also includes a 50-page sketchbook section with art by Gerard Way, Gabriel Bá, James Jean, and designer Tony Ong. The 216-page oversized hardcover is bound in leatherette, debossed with an applique of the iconic umbrella symbol, and features foil stamping and a satin ribbon bookmark.
Also included is a lithograph featuring a unique new art piece created by Gabriel Bà exclusively for this deluxe edition. The lithograph is enclosed in a leatherette portfolio, debossed with the Umbrella Academy crest. The book and portfolio are enclosed in a beautiful slipcase featuring art by Gabriel Bà, finished with matte lamination and spot gloss UV.
The Umbrella Academy Volume 1: Apocalypse Suite Deluxe Edition will hit comic shops on March 4, 2020, followed by other retailers on March 17.