Last week, we got an interesting teaser from comic publisher Boom! Studios about an upcoming series based on John Carpenter's film Big Trouble in Little China. A few more details, and preview art, for the series have made their way online which you can check out after the jump. Set to be written by Eric Powell…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: