Dark Horse Comics to Publish ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Graphic Novel Series

By Maryann Yin 

How to Train Your Dragon Cover (GalleyCat)Dark Horse Comics announced during a New York Comic Con panel that a partnership has been formed with DreamWorks Animation. The publisher revealed plans for a graphic novel series based on the two How to Train Your Dragon feature films.

Here’s more from the press release: “Releasing in 2016, How to Train Your Dragon: The Serpent’s Heir begins mere hours after the events of How to Train Your Dragon 2 as Hiccup and Toothless are thrust into their new roles as chief and alpha. The graphic novels mark an exciting expansion in the Dragons universe, with the first look into what happens to the riders following the conclusion of the second film.”

Dean DeBlois, the writer and director behind both of the How to Train Your Dragon movies, and Richard Hamilton, the writer behind the Dragons: Race to the Edge TV series, have signed on to write for this series. Click here to watch the trailer for the first film and the trailer for the second film.