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Comic Book Review – Archangel #2

12 July 2016 11:45 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Tony Black reviews Archangel #2…

A military pilot from a radioactive, alternate future has arrived in Berlin 1945, and the corrupt officials from his world want him stopped. Though he won’t reveal the details of his mission, he’s made one thing clear: our entire reality is at stake.

At the back of the second issue of Archangel, William Gibson talks about ‘the weird war’, his experiences of first discovering what World War Two meant as a child, and later all of the occult theories and conspiracies surrounding it, which often are just as interesting as the real thing. Gibson, along with Matthew St. John Smith, port more of the science-fiction angle into the story as plot begins kicking in, primarily through the Pilot who very much begins his mission here of stopping Junior Henderson, with his proto-Trump hair and smarmy bullying nature, from changing the past he has ‘split’ away from the present. »

- Tony Black

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Comic Book Review – Archangel #1

10 July 2016 10:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Tony Black reviews Archangel #1…

Science Fiction Superstar William Gibson comes to comics! The U.S. political leaders of 2016 abandon the radioactive planet they’ve destroyed and harness the power of humanity’s last hope: The Splitter, a colossal machine designed to manufacture a bright new reality for them to infiltrate and corrupt.

It’s always quite exciting when a creative switches gears into different formats, especially a creative as talented as William Gibson, the great cyberpunk novelist. Archangel is a limited run-series collaboration with Michael St. John Smith, drawn by Bruce Guice, which takes a high concept and runs with it in classy form, almost immediately; in a dystopian 2016, a world we have utterly messed up, loathsome Vice-President Junior Henderson alters his appearance to look like his grandfather and uses secret technology to travel back in time to 1945, on the eve of winning World War Two, so he can kill »

- Tony Black

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Martha Thomases: Waiting For The Right Part

27 May 2016 5:00 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

I’ve had computer issues for the last day and a half. Nothing major, but I needed a part, thought I ordered it from a place that would deliver in two hours, and, after my order was processed, I found out it would be two days, not two hours.

So this is late to my editor. And also, I thought I had a “Get Out of Writing My Column Free” card since I couldn’t use my computer, so I haven’t been thinking much about comics or pop culture. At least, not any more than normal.

So, here’s some thoughts at random.

Maybe I’m not reading the right sites, but I don’t recall any fuss about a woman of color playing Tulip on the television series, Preacher, despite the comic book character being a blonde, blue-eyed white woman. Have we grown up, or have too few people read the original story? »

- Martha Thomases

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Preview of Archangel #1

16 May 2016 5:30 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

William Gibson, author of Neuromancer and one of the most influential science fiction writers of the last 30 years, makes his comic book debut this Wednesday with Archangel from Idw Publishing, and we have a preview of the first issue for you here…

Science Fiction Superstar William Gibson comes to comics! The U.S. political leaders of 2016 abandon the radioactive planet they’ve destroyed and harness the power of humanity’s last hope: The Splitter, a colossal machine designed to manufacture a bright new reality for them to infiltrate and corrupt.

Archangel #1 is out on May 18th, priced $4.99.

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- Amie Cranswick

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Idw to Release Joe Hill’s Tales From The Darkside Scriptbook this October

12 May 2016 11:24 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

After The CW passed on moving forward with Joe Hill’s reimagining of the 1980s horror anthology series, Tales From the Darkside, Idw Publishing announced that Hill’s ideas for the show would be collected in a comic book series, and now the company has announced that they will release Tales From The Darkside: Scripts by Joe Hill this fall.

Set to hit shelves in October, the Tales From The Darkside scriptbook will allow readers to see exactly what Hill had planned for the reboot of George A. Romero’s anthology series.

The collection will include three scripts written by Hill for the reboot. Each script will come with artwork from Charles Paul Wilson III, who previously worked with Hill on Wraith, the prequel graphic novel to N0S4A2.

Penned by Hill and illustrated by artist Gabriel Rodríguez (who collaborated with Hill on the acclaimed Locke & Key comic »

- Derek Anderson

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Locke & Key TV Series Announced by Idw, Joe Hill to Executive Produce & Write the Pilot Episode

9 May 2016 12:03 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Previously in the works as a TV show adaptation at Fox and as a movie at Universal, Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s H.P. Lovecraft-inspired comic book series is now in development for the small screen at Idw Entertainment, who announced that they are developing a TV series based on Locke & Key, with Hill executive producing and writing the pilot episode:

Press Release: San Diego, CA (May 9th, 2016) – Idw Entertainment (“Idwe”) announced today that the award-winning, fan-favorite property Locke & Key is being developed as a television series. Author/creator Joe Hill will be writing the pilot and serving as an executive producer.

Locke & Key has garnered both awards and acclaim during its five-year run. Following the titular Locke family as they encounter magic beyond belief and evils beyond redemption, Locke & Key quickly won over readers and has since become a staple in introducing new readers to the medium. With »

- Derek Anderson

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'Who Killed Kurt Cobain?' Graphic Novel Coming This Fall

12 April 2016 8:18 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

An exciting new Kurt Cobain Graphic Novel is coming to Idw this fall! The Nirvana frontman and grunge icon will be the subject of a original never-before-heard story. The most iconic singer/songwriter of his generation, Kurt Cobain left behind a phenomenal body of work, legions of fans, and a mystery... A final letter addressed to "Boddah."

Now, award-winning creator Nicolas Otero brings the story of this note to life in the forthcoming original graphic novel Who Killed Kurt Cobain? Based on the French novel, Le Roman de Boddah by Heloise Guay de Bellissen, this adaptation, a work of fiction, recounts real-life events from Cobain's life, as narrated by his childhood imaginary friend, Boddah.

Through the eyes of Boddah, readers get a front row seat to the highs and lows of one of music's most influential voices like they've never experienced before. Trace the arc of modern rock's greatest icon »

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