Dark Horse Comics and Studio 71 Join Forces for ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Card Game


Dark Horse Comics and Studio71 have combined forces to release a card game based on the hit Netflix comic series The Umbrella Academy. Ahead of its Netflix Season 2 premiere on July 31, fans can pre-commit to buy the game at Studio 71’s website and bring to life the fantastical and dysfunctional world of The Umbrella Academy in the comfort of their living rooms.

“We are thrilled with the continued fan response and reception to The Umbrella Academy. Our love for these stories and characters is what makes us excited for you all to get to experience them firsthand with the Studio71 Umbrella Academy Card Game,” said Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá.

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The game brings together your favorite seven siblings to defeat the bunch of villains in a cooperative battle. Players can play as  “Five,” “Séance,” “Space Boy,” “The Rumor,” “The Horror,” “The Kraken,” or “Vanya.” Each player will have their own unique powers in which those abilities will give players a powerful strategy to follow during the game.

You’ll battle the deadly villains like “Carmichael,” “Dr. Terminal,” “Perseus X and Medusa,” “Hazel & Cha Cha,” and many more. Based on the number of players, shuffle, and place the indicated number of villain cards in the middle of the play area, face down. Those villains will use villain attack cards to battle against the siblings. The players put forth their attacks against the villain attack cards, face down. Upon revealing the cards, the heroes and villains compare score values. This game is far beyond the ordinary so if you’re ready to save the world, this card game is for you.

Players who pre-commit to purchasing The Umbrella Academy game will receive a free holographic Umbrella Academy hero card. Make sure you check out season 2 of The Umbrella Academy on Netflix on July 31. Make sure you keep up with all things Umbrella Academy on Twitter.

Carleen joined her first fandom at the age of eleven and hasn't looked back since. When she is not teaching she spends her free time reading, writing, spending time with family and friends and playing kickball. Her main fandoms are Supernatural, Disney, and Marvel (just to name a few). You can find her on twitter @Carleen1991

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