Exclusive 1st look at DC Comics/Vertigo's intergalactic Mystery in Space

Back in the '60s, Mystery in Space was arguably the best sci-fi anthology comic out there. Now DC is aiming for history to repeat itself. And we've revealing the talent who'll be working on the title, as well as the first look at the book's variant cover.

Here's the official word, straight from DC:

This May, Vertigo will publish Mystery in Space an oversized one shot anthology in the vein of the classic science fiction comic book series.

Following last year's Vertigo one shot anthologies Strange Adventures and The Unexpected, Mystery in Space will be written and drawn by some of the top talent in the industry and will introduce some incredible newcomers.

Journey to the edge of the abyss with a story written and drawn by Mike Allred! Arrive in the middle of an intergalactic space heist with a story written and drawn by Paul Pope! Loaded with unsettling stories that will hijack your imagination and and take you to strange mysterious places Mystery in Space will also include stories by fantasy and science fiction writer Nnedi Okorafor with art by Michael Wm. Kaluta, novelist and comic book writer Robert Rodi with art by Sebastian Fiumara, as well as Ann Nocenti, Fred Harper, Andy Diggle, Davide Gianfelice, Steve Orlando, Francesco Trifogli, Ming Doyle and others.

Here's the exclusive reveal the variant cover by the awesomely talented Mike Allred, (Madman, iZombie). The main cover will be by Ryan Sook.

We'll be checking out the cosmic-y goodness come May. Will you?

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