To prep you for the January release of I, Frankenstein, a motion comic book has been established online to present a prequel tale…and no, wise-ass, it’s not a re-telling of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein. Yes, we get the backstory for Adam, the film’s protagonist, but upcoming installments tease stories for supporting characters Naberius and Leonore.
Marvel has officially unveiled the first preview from George Romero’s upcoming comic series “Empire of the Dead” featuring art from Alex Maleev. By the time the series is finally released on January 8, 2014 it will have been nearly a year since the series was initially teased by Marvel. You can check out the first pages for the series along with the official description of the debut issue after the jump!
Originally written as a 300 page screenplay, which Romero says he might adapt into a series of novels to boot, “Empire of The Dead” is slated to run for fifteen issues. It’s officially described as…
The comic book Enormous will not be contained to one medium. Variety reports Machinima and Universe Productions are teaming up to adapt it into a digital series.
Troll Hunter’s Andre Ovredal penned the script and Bendavid Grabinski has been tasked with helming the pilot.
Machinima has had success with its previous live-action shows like Halo and Mortal Kombat. Both of those titles rolled out on the web and, later, were packaged on DVD and Blu-ray.
Here’s Image Comics’ synopsis of Enormous:
Robert Kirkman set his sights on the exorcism genre when he announced he was creating the Image comic book Outcast.
Naturally, anything coming from the man behind The Walking Dead is a big deal to Hollywood so there was a bidding war for the rights.
THR reports that Cinemax has secured said rights and is going to develop a series.
The Image comic book Savage (no relation to the 2011 film of the same name) is being groomed for the big screen, reports The Wrap.
James Cotten is attached to direct this Bigfoot tale which finds the cryptozoological legend taking on a pack of werewolves.
It’s an awesome concept, but will the production companies – Outlier and Pathbender – be able to pull it off?
Bigfoot has been all the rage on the indie scene, but he has been featured in rather standard fare which finds people seeking out the best.
The Walking Dead property is celebrating its 10 year anniversary! My, how time flies when one is…undead. To celebrate this, a special video was put together which you can find after the jump. A lot of familiar face in this one. The Walking Dead comic book continues to thrive and, as a TV show, it’s attracting huge ratings. ”Dead” shows no signs of slowing down.
Reboot is a very popular term in entertainment these days. Whether it be films, television, or even comics, many companies are going back to the drawing board in an effort to get more people in on their stories. Dark Horse is the latest to try their hand at the reboot game, but they’re doing it with a set of characters and creators that is super exciting. Next year will see the relaunch of a line of comics based on the Aliens, Predators, AVP, and Prometheus franchises, and the catch? They’re all interconnected.
io9 dropped the first details on the new books, which will feature Aliens by Chris Roberson and Patric Reynolds, Predators by Joshua Williamson, Prometheus by Paul Tobin, and Aliens vs. Predator by Chris Sebela, hit the jump to find out more!
Almost eight months ago came the inital teaser for George A. Romero’s return to comic books and now we finally have some answers. Titled “Empire of the Dead” the series will run for 15 issues starting in January with art by Alex Maleev.
“It’s a comic book, which means we don’t have to go out and shoot the stuff,” Romero told USA Today. “You can let your imagination run wild and do pretty much anything you want, assuming it’s within the bounds of decency.”
Romero previously teased the series by saying the zombies would be “advancing even a little further” within its story, hit the jump to find out exactly what he meant by that and to see some sample art.