the dramatic series was cancelled twice in its two year run on CBS, that hasn’t stopped the producers from moving ahead with their plans for a third season. But this time, the show won’t be returning to the small screen. The third season of Jericho will be available on the racks of comic stores.
The Jericho panel at this weekend’s Comic-Con wanted to make it clear to attendees that the new series of comics is a direct continuation of the short-lived TV show; a third season. The speakers included comic editor Cody DeMatteis, actor Lennie James (Robert Hawkins), writer Robert Levine, and Jericho producers Jonathan Steinberg, Karim Zreik, and Dan Shotz.
Shotz assured the crowd of attendees that the new comic stories were being written by the same writers that produced the show. He said, “It was so important to do this as a team, this group is the group that started this show, and we wanted to continue it that way… and we wanted to keep true to the story that was planned… we wanted the characters to look like the characters, the stories to be from the writers of the show.”