Nov 27th 2012 By: Eric Larnick
and comic books go together like chocolate and peanut butter, and yet it's taken us until now to get the four-color equivalent of a Reese's Cup, with Django Unchained
Announced at Comic-Con International in San Diego
, the Django Unchained
miniseries from Vertigo
will adapt the complete screenplay to Tarantino's latest feature: a bloody Spaghetti Western set amidst the American Civil War. The book comes with gorgeously gritty artwork from R.M. Guera
) and will be the only way to see some scenes cut from the film
, which comes out this Christmas.
Moviefone and ComicsAlliance have an exclusive preview of the first issue showing you how Django, Jamie Foxx's
vengeful freed slave who is on a path to rescue his wife, meets up with the trigger-happy bounty hunter, Dr. King Schultz (played by Christoph Waltz
The first issue of the Django
comic book arrives in stores nationwide on Wednesday, December 19
. Django Unchained
, the movie, hits theaters on Tuesday, December 25.
Now that you've checked out Jim Lee's variant cover for issue #1 and the opening salvo, head over to Moviefone to see what happens next
(hint: it involves guns).