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Its the Big Lebowski in space with The Worst Dudes #1 preview

The Worst Dudes #1
(Image credit: Tony Gregori/Lovern Kindzierski/Taylor Esposito (Dark Horse Comics))

What if the Big Lebowski were set in outer space? That's kinda the idea behind the new creator-owned comic book series The Worst Dudes.

Writer Aubrey Sitterson and artist Tony Gregori have crafted an adults-only comic that its publisher, Dark Horse Comics, calls "hilarious, aggressively weird, willfully vulgar."

If that didn't get you interested, check out this preview of The Worst Dudes #1, colored by Lovern Kindzierski and lettered by Taylor Esposito.

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The Worst Dudes #1

(Image credit: Tony Gregori/Lovern Kindzierski/Taylor Esposito (Dark Horse Comics))

The Worst Dudes #1 preview

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The Worst Dudes #1

(Image credit: Tony Gregori/Lovern Kindzierski/Taylor Esposito (Dark Horse Comics))
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The Worst Dudes #1

(Image credit: Tony Gregori/Lovern Kindzierski/Taylor Esposito (Dark Horse Comics))

The Worst Dudes stars a dirty cop, a disgraced back-up dancer, and a legitimate teen god on a mad hunt for a missing pop star. Think of it as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas…. But in space.

(Image credit: Tony Gregori/Lovern Kindzierski/Taylor Esposito (Dark Horse Comics))

"After the colossal success of No One Left to Fight, I knew we needed to follow it up with something entirely different," Sitterson says in The Worst Dudes' initial announcement. "That's why Tony and I cooked up a book so vile, so raunchy, so utterly odious, that it'll make your other comics turn yellow."

"I'm beyond thrilled to be working with the legendary Dark Horse Comics on The Worst Dudes," says Gregori. "I can't believe they're letting me draw giant [censored] pink [censored], and alien landscapes overflowing with [censored]!"

No, we didn't censor that - Gregori did.

The Worst Dudes #1 (of 5) goes on sale on June 2. 

This and all of Dark Horse's comics are available digitally the same day they debut in print. For the best digital reading experience, check out our list of the best digital comics readers for Android and iOS devices.

Newsarama Senior Editor Chris Arrant has covered comic book news for Newsarama since 2003, and has also written for USA Today, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly, Marvel Entertainment, TOKYOPOP, AdHouse Books, Cartoon Brew, Bleeding Cool, Comic Shop News, and CBR. He is the author of the book Modern: Masters Cliff Chiang, co-authored Art of Spider-Man Classic, and contributed to Dark Horse/Bedside Press' anthology Pros and (Comic) Cons. He has acted as a judge for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Harvey Awards, and the Stan Lee Awards. Chris is a member of the American Library Association's Graphic Novel & Comics Round Table.