Cole Haddon of NBC’s short-lived Dracula series has been tapped to pen a screen adaptation of Zombie Broadway. The property was created by Dave Stewart – co-creator of the Eurythmics – and published by Virgin Comics.
Set against the backdrop of New York City during a zombie apocalypse, the story concerns a few survivors who try to use one last resort to “tame” the undead – the power of music and theater – before the President drops a nuclear bomb on the city to eradicate the threat.
At Image Expo, the critically acclaimed company announced a monster pairing between Scott Snyder (Batman, American Vampire) and Jock (The Losers). We are only two months away from the debut issue of their title Wytches and this is not something you’re going to want to miss out on.
Scott Snyder is easily one of the best writers in comics right now (seriously, do yourself a favor and read The Wake) and Jock is a superstar artist.
Somewhat small pickings this week but that’s not a bad thing. Hexed is a new entry that proves to be a really fun and new take on witches with charismatic art and a storyline that hooks you. Joshua Hale Fialkov proves why he is master story teller of the supernatural world and Thomas Alsop finally starts building a sturdy foundation for its story.
Last month, DC Comics announced an expansion to their Batman family line of comics with Gotham Academy and Arkham Manor, two new titles set in the world of the Dark Knight but not exactly starring the Caped Crusader. Now another title set in that world has been revealed, and this one will explore the more supernatural…
Wow, we have some real winners this week. While Blood Queen and The Squidder make solid plot progression, they also prove that sometimes too much exposition can slow down the overall flow of a comic. Nailbiter and Spread continue to be glowing examples of horror comics today and Nightworld gives us a sweet dose of retro goodness.
Turned out to be a pretty solid week. While Nightbreed and Drumhellar are both still very readable and interesting, some plot points need to move forward to keep us hooked. Outcast proves that Kirkman is a titan of dialogue and the new Mignola product is another winner this week in comics.
Boom! Studios have just debuted a new teaser image for an upcoming series, which will be based on John Carpenter’s Escape from New York. Check it out after the jump! It would appear that after the success of their Big Trouble in Little China series from The Goon creator Eric Powell, Boom! will be venturing into…