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IDW to Publish BACK TO THE FUTURE Comic Series

This is heavy. Marty McFly returns!

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Great Scott! Recently, when asked about doing a reboot or sequel for the Back to the Future franchise both Bob Gale and Robert Zemeckis told everyone that won't happen as long as they're alive. However, that doesn't mean we won't see a new stories in the realm of comic books.

That's right. The world of BTTF is going to be a comic book, published by IDW, who have had success in another big film franchise: Ghostbusters, according to i09. Bob Gale will be writing along with John Barber (TRANSFORMERS) and Erik Burnham (GHOSTBUSTERS) and the book will feature a rotating group of artists, kicking off with Brent Schoonover and Dan Schoening.

Each issue of the comic will consist of two different stories that revolve around the events in the BTTF Universe. The first issue will have the story of how Doc met Marty and also how Doc was involved in the Manhattan Project during WWII. This will grow the BTTF universe and answer questions some of the hardcore fans have had for years.

BACK TO THE FUTURE #1 will hit comic shops in October. Expect the series to launch on October 21, 2015, which is Back to the Future Day... The day Marty went to the future.