New Comic Series Returns to Jurassic Park

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It is going to be a long time before the Jurassic Park franchise returns to the big screen, but if you really need your JP fix, comic publisher IDW will be launching a new series this summer. Called "Jurassic Park: Redemption," the new story will bring back some characters from the first film that have not had to tangle with dinosaurs for a while:

It's been 13 years since little Tim and Lex Murphy escaped from the island of Isla Sorna, and recent public opinion has reversed with the world clamoring for authorities to re-open Jurassic Park. With the help of their controversial Granddad's inheritance and their own sharp wits, a secret deal is struck to open a new park. This time they'll get it right... right?

I bet you can imagine what happens, especially since the first storyline will run five issues and there are plans for more. (And, if you just can't get enough dinosaurs-run-amok mayhem, IDW will be re-releasing the entirety of the original Jurassic Park comic-book series.) To find out more about the new series, check out this interview with series writer and co-editor Bob Schreck.

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