In news that first broke on Bleeding Cool, the fan favourite television series Stargate Atlantis is making a comeback in the new ongoing series Return to Pegasus. Ever since Stargate Atlantis final episode ended on a cliffhanger, fans have been clamouring for another season. For the time being, a new comic book series will be the only way fans can get answers to their questions of what happened after the end of the fifth season.
The new season will be published by American Mythology, and feature the creative team of Mark L. Haynes, J. C. Vaughn and Greg LaRocque. In the official press release for the newly announced series, a promise is made that the book will continue the continuity of the original show, hinting that fans of the show will get answers left by the cliffhanger ending in the final episode. The original show ran for five seasons from 2004 to 2009, and starred Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett, and Jason Momoa.
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Stargate: Atlantis is back with a brand new monthly comic book series that continues the television series continuity and is jam packed with fun extras! Comic illustrating legend, Greg LaRocque (Flash Return of Barry Allen, Web of Spider-Man), joins the team of Mark L. Haynes and J.C. Vaughn (Fox’s 24) to deliver the next official chapter in Stargate: Atlantis mythology. Following the destruction of the Super Hive ship, Atlantis and her crew find themselves stranded on Earth. But a startling discovery sends the team in search of a new Gate system and reveals that the horrors of the Pegasus Galaxy are not far away. A new threat rises to challenge the crew and stop the city from returning to its rightful place. Come with us on this new comic book season of Stargate Atlantis and join the fight to get #BackToPegasus!