Set for release in May is the first issue of a comic series published by IDW serving as a lead-in to the Astro Boy Movie story. This is a separate comic from the movie adaptation. Here's the official solicitation.
ASTRO BOY MOVIE PREQUEL: UNDERGROUND #1Diego Jourdan is a great artist who's work I know from Teenage Mutatnt Ninja Turtles and Transformers. He's an absolutely great choice for Astro Boy. You can check out his web page here.
Written by Scott Tipton, art by Diego Jourdan, covers by Jourdan and Ashley Wood.
He's back! Astro Boy makes his return to comics, paving the way for his exciting feature film debut later this year! It's an all-new Astro Boy adventure, with Astro exploring a strange subterranean kingdom in search of his lost father, encountering weird creatures large and small. But are they friend or foe?
32 pages, $3.99.
If you want these comics, be sure that you visit your local comic book retailer and place an order ahead of time!
Source: Comics Continuum. Thanks to Al for letting me know!