There’s Going To Be A New Card Game Based On The Umbrella Academy
As if the series didn’t already take over the world this year with its Netflix adaptation (it was watch by approximately 45 million households in its first four weeks… no big deal), it’s now going to be available in an altogether new format with Studio71 and Dark Horse Comics – launching on Kickstarter in early 2020.
“We are incredibly excited to partner with Dark Horse Comics, Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá to bring The Umbrella Academy card game to fans next year,” says Dan Weinstein, President and Co-Founder, Studio71. “We’ve all been ardent consumers of the comic book series for years and are looking forward to launching the game. At Studio71 Games, we are passionate about building brands with long tail through a combination of premium expansion products as well as fan engagement across platforms, proprietary data analytics and out-of-the-box marketing.”
“We’re thrilled to be working with Studio71 on a The Umbrella Academy card game,” adds Nick McWhorter, Chief Business Development Officer at Dark Horse Comics. “Studio71’s previous success with game design, blockbuster Kickstarter campaigns and strong retail relationships make them an ideal partner for us.”
ICYMI: #UmbrellaAcademy card game is in development! A partnership between Dark Horse and @Studio71_Games: https://t.co/nFCePjF2Ct— Dark Horse Comics (@DarkHorseComics) Mon Jun 10 21:48:14 +0000 2019
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