Ole! Ole! It's Showtime!! One of the supreme pleasures of growing up near Disneyland was sitting in the air-conditioned coolness of the Enchanted Tiki Room in Adventureland on a hot summer day with my cup of Dole Pineapple Whip, waiting for the feathered cabaret to begin overhead. Now Disney Kingdoms, the Marvel comic imprint, has delivered a soaring visual vacation for anyone who has ever heard the riotous revue of colorful animatronic birds, flowers and tikis in the form of a new Enchanted Tiki Room comic book series written by Jon Adams (Truth Serum), with art by Horacio Domingues (Wildcats: Nemesis, Doctor Who).
Here's the official press release from Disney:
The world famous attraction comes to Marvel Comics for an all-new adventure! Today, Marvel Entertainment and the minds at Walt Disney Imagineering are proud to present your first look inside ENCHANTED TIKI ROOM #1, the newest Disney Kingdoms limited series launching October 5th! Pack your sunscreen and catch the boat, because creators Jon Adams and Horacio Domingues are taking you on a tropical Disney Kingdoms vacation.
Welcome to the Enchanted Tiki Room, a place of legend…of fantasy…and mystery! Here, on an isolated and mysterious island, almost anything can happen. And often does! Inside the island’s Enchanted Tiki Room – an astonishing cast of birds, plants and ancient Tiki gods spring to life. As the next boat arrives carrying new visitors, what stories will unfold, what mysteries will be revealed and how are they all connected?
Launching under the Disney Kingdoms banner, Enchanted Tiki Room has been created in close partnership with the designers, producers and creative directors at Walt Disney Imagineering. Joining other critically-acclaimed hits like The Haunted Manion, Figment, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad and more – Disney Kingdoms titles present exciting new adventures that expand upon the beloved lands, attractions and characters of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.
Your journey is about to begin, so grab your flip-flops, pop open your beach chair and uncover the mystery and the magic on October 5th with ENCHANTED TIKI ROOM #1! Plus, look for the ENCHANTED TIKI ROOM #1 POSTER, available at your local comic shops on October 12th.
Check out the three-page preview for Enchanted Tiki Room #1 with all five covers in the gallery below and tell us if you think this tropical comic book treat might take flight this fall. Now pass me another Pineapple Whip!