Disney once reigned supreme in the challenging world of family horror, putting out hits like The Watcher in the Woods, Something Wicked This Way Comes, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and more recently, Frankenweenie. Now they are testing out the waters by reviving their Museum of the Weird property, which was originally planned to be an addition to the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. Since Marvel was purchased by Disney, I’ve been waiting for more Disney-related comics, so this may be the beginning of something larger.
Kicking off in January 2014 is “Seekers of the Weird”, a new five-issue miniseries from Brandon Seifert and Karl Moline. The story follows a teen duo who are stuck in the Museum of the Weird, which harbours some sinister secrets. Take your first look below.
Marvel is pleased to present your very first look at Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird #1, from the critically acclaimed creative team of Brandon Seifert and Karl Moline! Inspired by Disney’s legendary but never constructed Museum of the Weird addition to the Haunted Mansion – and created in conjunction with the world-famous Disney Imagineers — Seekers of the Weird is an all-new, five-issue adventure no Disney fan or Marvel fan can miss!
When their parents are kidnapped, teens Maxwell and Melody are thrust into a thrilling race through the world’s strangest – and most treacherous — museum! With the aid of their mysterious and swashbuckling uncle, it’s up to the young heroes to rescue their family and save the world from an evil secret society!
This January, enter the fabled Museum of the Weird for the start of an action-packed adventure in Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird #1!
DISNEY KINGDOMS: SEEKERS OF THE WEIRD #1 (NOV130638)
Written by BRANDON SEIFERT!
Art by KARL MOLINE
Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO
Variant Cover by WALT DISNEY IMAGINEER BRIAN CROSBY
FOC 12/16/14, ON-SALE 1/15/14