Penny Arcade and Nintendo Team Up for Zelda Comic

Out this week

After the announcement of Nintendo's collaboration with West Coast Customs, here's another, only slightly less unexpected team-up.

Nintendo and Penny Arcade are joining forces to create a series of webcomics for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, starting this week. According to Nintendo:

The comics include characters and themes from the new game, and are drawn in a style that combines the game’s distinctive new look and Penny Arcade’s signature style.

You can get your first taste of it right now with the first panel of the Penny Arcade Zelda comic.

Nintendo News: Nintendo Joins Forces with Penny Arcade to Create Original Comic for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nintendo has teamed up with the creative team from the popular Penny Arcade online comic strip to create a special comic in celebration of the Nov. 20 launch of The Legend of Zelda™: Skyward Sword for the Wii™ console.

Starting today, the first of five weekly comic panels will appear on http://www.zelda.com/skywardsword/comic. The comics include characters and themes from the new game, and are drawn in a style that combines the game’s distinctive new look and Penny Arcade’s signature style.

“I was 14 when I first played The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past,” said Penny Arcade artist Mike Krahulik. “That was 20 years ago, and today I am introducing my son to The Legend of Zelda. The opportunity to work with Nintendo to create a Zelda comic is not only an incredible honor, but quite literally a childhood dream come true.”

For more information about The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, visit http://www.zelda.com/skywardsword.

[via zelda.com]

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