BOOM! Studios, Enter These Dark Woods, and Creative Licensing have partnered to produce an original Wet Hot American Summer graphic novel. This all-new novel, taking place between the film and Netflix prequel series, follows the Camp Firewood campers on through hilarious new adventures. The Wet Hot American Summer tie-in is scheduled to debut in June 2018.
“Wet Hot American Summer is one of those magical films that not only helped launch the career of a dozen household names, but resonated with a generation of viewers over many repeat viewings. We’re excited to reveal more story details and the full creative team of this brand-new addition to the world of Wet Hot American Summer, but we know when you see the beautiful cover by Joe Quinones, you’ll understand why this will be one of our biggest releases in 2018,” shared Filip Sablik, President of Publishing & Marketing, BOOM! Studios.
“We love the BOOM! Studios guys’ work and we’re thrilled to be partnering with the them on the Wet Hot graphic novel. It’s exciting for us to bring to the billions of Wet Hot fans across the globe another way to enjoy the characters,” added Howard Bernstein, producer of the 2001 film.
Written by Michael Showalter (The Big Sick) and David Wain (Role Models), this renowned 2001 cult comedy was the launching pad for countless comedy greats. The film stars Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Molly Shannon, and many others.
In 2015, Netflix released the Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp series, while the follow-up series, Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later, was released this summer.