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Max Brooks’ Extinction Parade Headed to TV From Legendary Entertainment
Though best known for penning “The Zombie Survival Guide” and “World War Z,” writer Max Brooks latest creation, the comic series Extinction Parade, is now on its way to television from Legendary Entertainment. Brooks will be involved in the development of the property as well as write the pilot for the new series. “I only brought the idea to one company, Legendary, because they do the kind of quality work of which any writer would be proud,” Brooks said in a statement (via Bleeding Cool).
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Silent Hill: Downpour Returns with a Comic Spinoff!
Okay, Silent Hill: Downpour may not have been a fan favorite when it premiered on Playstation but it had its moments, one of which was Officer Anne Cunningham. Anne Cunningham will be returning this summer in Silent Hill: Anne’s Story from IDW. The story written by Tom Waltz and illustrated by Tristan Jones follows the person adventure of Officer Cunningham as she makes her way through Silent Hill. Issue #1 will drop on August 20 for $3.99 along with several cover variants. Check out some art here!
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Art Adams Illustrates Godzilla 2014 for Awakening Comic Book
Damn, I love the work of Arthur “Art” Adams. He did the cover of a Creature from the Black Lagoon comic adaptation that I still cherish and now he’s taking on the new Godzilla for Legendary Comics. That’s the art you see for Godzilla: Awakening by Adams. To pave the way for the iconic creature’s return on the big screen May 16th, Legendary Comics will be releasing this title.
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Clive Barker’s Nightbreed Getting Its Own Comic Series Again
Fresh off the heels of the release of Nightbreed: The Cabal Cut, Boom! Studios have announced (via Multiveristy Comics) that the cult classic property Clive Barker’s Nightbreed will be getting its very own comic series later this year. Written by Marc Andreyko with art by Piotr Kowalski, the series is described as a re-imaging of the concept which will draw influence from both the original novella and the 1990 film.
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Supernatural Spin-Off, iZombie Get Pilot Orders at CW
​The previously-reported Supernatural: Tribes is getting a pilot order over at CW, reports THR. Also on the pilot slab, the network is going forward with its iZombie pilot which is based on the DC comic book. The former is said to be set in Chicago and concerns “clashing hunter and monster cultures.” Andrew Dabb, a Supernatural vet, will write.
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The Top 10 Horror Comic Books of 2013
2013 was a good year for horror comics. Not only was there as huge resurgence in licensed characters, but the world of creator-owned comics is still expanding and with writers/artists looking to control their creations now more than ever we can expect original and hard hitting comics to continue, just like they did this year. There was a big crop of things to choose from, but I think I’ve covered all the bases, not just in terms of quality but in the forms of horror on display.
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Dark Horse Reveals Teaser for Alien, Predator, and Prometheus Comics
Dark Horse Comics has released a new teaser for their upcoming relaunch of the Aliens, Predator, and AvP comics which will be joined by Prometheus in a four series “shared universe” that will debut next year. Check out the “odds of survival” after the jump! What can we surmize from this teaser? None of these human shilouettes look all that familiar, so when the creators said the comics will deal with all-new characters we know they’re telling the truth. A few other things we can take a stab at, not all of these folks are military and they’re definitely not present day people. So will they all be taking place in the far future? Sound off with your guesses using our comment boards.
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