The “Ben 10 Omniverse” series is the latest installment in the “Ben 10” franchise and was developed by Men of Action. The series follows Ben Tennyson, who uses his Omnitrix, a watch like device that lets him turn into different types of aliens, in order to defend Earth from alien threats. The new series sees Ben take on a new partner, a newbie named Rook, assigned to him by his Grandpa Max. Despite wanting to do his job solo, Ben works with his partner, showing him the ropes, as a new mysterious enemy plots and schemes.
The new graphic novel series will debut this fall from Viz Media’s Viz Kids imprint and the first volume will feature artwork by Alan Brown and story from Cory Levine. Future volumes will feature artwork and stories by a variety of comic book artists and writer. The series will be available in both digital and print versions, with the print version costing $7.99.
In other “Ben 10 Omniverse” news, Cartoon Network will be running a marathon, the “Ben 10 Bootcamp”, this weekend, March 16-17, showing 17 straight hours of programming, including movies and episodes from each of the “Ben 10” series.