Kent Osborne, the head writer of the original television series of Adventure Time on Cartoon Network has been tapped to pen a brand new spin-off comic series for KaBOOM! (an imprint of BOOM! Studios and Cartoon Network) entitled, Adventure Time: Banana Guard Academy. Banana Guard Academy will follow Osborne’s original creation, Root Beer Guy as he searches the land of Ooo for new Banana Guard recruits to protect the Candy Kingdom. The series is currently listed as “limited” with what appears to be a six-issue run and will also feature the art of Mad Rupert (Regular Show: Skips).
In a press release from BOOM!, Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon said, “Having Kent write this series is a real treat. He’s written some of our favorite episodes of the show…We’re also excited to have Mad on board after her hilarious run on Regular Show: Skips. It’s a great team.” You can’t really argue with that.
Adventure Time: Banana Guard Academy is set to debut some time this July. You can check out some previews of variant covers of issue #1 below.