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    NYCC ’19: Dark Horse Announces “Alter Nation: The Mystery of Whining Winny”

    By | October 4th, 2019
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    Dark Horse have announced a partnership with Panda Mony Toys for comic books based on their new toy line Alter Nation, beginning with next year’s graphic novel “Alter Nation: The Mystery of Whining Winny” by writer Tim Seeley and artist Mike Norton. The book and toy line revolves around the GK Delta Special Forces, a secret group of hybrid human-animal operatives protecting the world from their secret island base off the California coast.

    “The Mystery of Whining Winny” will see GK Delta head to Nevada following recent monster sightings there: the team will have to determine if this menace can be reasoned with and recruited, or if it’s a threat that they will have to protect the locals from.

    Dark Horse and Panda Mony Toys will release a free 12-page digital preview of the graphic novel on October 31, the day the toy line hits store shelves. You can find out more about the toy line at the official website, which has the comic books spotlighting each character that will come packaged with their toys. “The Mystery of Whining Winny” will be released in summer 2020, and will retail for about $14.99.


    Press release:

    Dark Horse and Panda Mony Toys Present “Alter Nation: The Mystery of Whining Winny”

    MILWAUKIE, Ore. (October 4, 2019)—Dark Horse Comics and Panda Mony Toys are excited to announce a new publishing partnership based on Panda Mony Toy’s line of exciting and unique human-animal hybrid figures, Alter Nation! At a top-secret island base off the California coast, these human-animal hybrids, also known as the GK Delta Special Forces, dedicate themselves to protecting humanity from forces that no typical human can defeat – and no one is allowed to know. Find out what happens when they discover that their origin isn’t what it seems and is part of a larger cover-up. On October 31, 2019, Dark Horse and Panda Mony Toys will release a 12-page digital comic preview of an upcoming graphic novel, Alter Nation: The Mystery of Whining Winny.

    In Alter Nation: The Mystery of Whining Winny, the GK Delta team is the only line of defense against threats that normal humans can’t stop. Join the team as they’re dispatched to Nevada where it’s rumored that a monster is menacing locals and this monster may be the newest member of the team. If not, GK Delta will be trapped between this new monster and the townspeople they need to save. Written by Tim Seeley (Grayson, G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero), illustrated by Mike Norton (Battlepug), colored by Allen Passalaqua (Battlepug), and lettered by Crank! (Rick and Morty), Alter Nation: The Mystery of Whining Winny and the Panda Mony Toy line are sure to thrill fans!

    The Alter Nation: The Mystery of Whining Winny 12-page digital comic preview will be available for fans to download for free on October 31, 2019. Fans can pre-order Alter Nation’s line of toys through the Panda Mony Toys store, which will go on sale on October 31, 2019, and each toy will contain a free mini-comic book. The Alter Nation: The Mystery of Whining Winny original graphic novel will go on sale in summer 2020, and will retail for $14.99.


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