From writer Cavan Scott (Star Wars: The High Republic and Shadow Service) and artist Nelson Dániel (Detective Pikachu, TMNT, Clue), Pacific Rim: Blackout allows readers to revisit the world of Netflix’s Original Anime Series Pacific Rim: The Black in an all-new prequel adventure featuring fan favorite character Herc Hansen.
Herc Hanson, the PPDC Ranger returns as a world-weary jaeger pilot dragged into battle as an influx of kaiju threatens to destroy the Australian continent and all its inhabitants. Along with his niece Olivia, his copilot Cooper, and Marshal Rask, Herc faces brand-new kaiju of epic proportions while battling his own inner demons.
Nelson Dániel has worked for over 15 years in films and commercials as an art director, production designer, storyboard and concepts artist for films like Aftershock and Eli Roth’s Green Inferno, Robert Rodriguez’s Machete, among others. Nelson lives in Chile, where he has published his graphic novels Lucca, 1899 and 1959. He also did all art and colors on The Cape: 1969, monthly series Judge Dredd, Dungeons and Dragons, Clue, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the Stephen King/Joe Hill collaboration, Road Rage, in addition to the single issues and covers of Ghostbusters, G.I. Joe, Transformers and more. He has also worked with Legendary Comics on the Detective Pikachu graphic novel. He has also worked as colorist for Marvel and IDW on series such as The Cape, Wild Blue Yonder, The Island of Dr. Moreau and the 2015 Eisner Award-winning best limited series, Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland, where he was also nominated for best colorist.