Have you met the Nektons? They’re a family of underwater explorers who discover the hidden secrets of the ocean, including sunken cities, sea creatures, and pirates. They’re like a wetter version of the Robinsons (Lost in Space) or the Callistos (Miles from Tomorrowland). But they’re way down in The Deep on their state-of-the-art (and oh, so shiny) submarine, Aronnax.
You may have caught the animated series on Netflix (with a second season on the way), or if you’re Down Under, you may be familiar with the original graphic novels that came out several years ago from Gestalt Comics.
Well, BOOM! Studios now has their very capable hands on the property and is publishing the comics for the first time in the United States under their KaBOOM! all-ages imprint. The storyline from the first graphic novel (“Here Be Dragons”) is getting a six-issue limited release, and the first issue is scheduled to drop next week (January 11, 2017).
When an earthquake off the coast of Greenland leads to strange reports of monster sightings, William and Kaiko Nekton, along with their kids, Fontaine and Ant (and of course, Ant’s pet fish, Jeffrey), dive into the mystery!Will they find what they’re looking for? Will they teach a fish to fetch? Will they be accidentally eaten? Find out in the all-ages adventure from #1 New York Times best-selling author, Tom Taylor (Injustice: Gods Among Us, All-New Wolverine, Star Wars: Adventures), and artist James Brouwer (Justice League Beyond).
To whet your appetite for this exciting new series, we’re thrilled to present an exclusive look at the first issue. Enjoy!