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Titan Books has partnered with Quiet Earth to offer a copy of Christopher Golden's new Alien novel, River of Pain, which is the last book in a trilogy taking place prior to the events of Aliens revealing the secrets behind the colonization of Lv-426.
Other books in the series include the first, "Alien: Out of the Shadows" and second " [Continued ...] »
Back in January of this year, Titan Books kicked off a new trilogy based on the Alien universe, and yesterday the final installment, Christopher Golden’s Alien: River of Pain, hit bookstores and online outlets. Curious about it? Then check out… Continue Reading →
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- Debi Moore
When the Nostromo landed on planet Lv-426 in Ridley Scott’s Alien, the only sign of life was one of the universe’s most dangerous creatures, and as fans of the films know, a failed colonization on the planet took place after Dallas and his crew paid it a visit. Christopher Golden explores how that society was overrun in Alien: River of Pain, and Titan Books has given us an excerpt to share with Daily Dead readers.
“Concluding the all-new, official trilogy set in the Alien Universe!
A new adventure featuring the Colonial Marines and leading directly into the second movie, Aliens.
The massively acclaimed Alien franchise is one of the most successful of all time, beginning with the first film in 1979. When Ellen Ripley finally returned to Earth, she learned that the planet Lv-426–the planet from Alien–has been colonized. This novel will reveal for the first »
- Derek Anderson
Aliens: Fire and Stone is part of Dark Horse Comics’ Alien / Predator relaunch and follows a new set of characters during the Xenomorph outbreak at Hadley’s Hope. With Aliens: Fire and Stone #1 having recently been released, Chris Roberson took part in our latest Q&A feature, telling us all about his time on the new mini-series:
What was your first experience with the Alien franchise? Was it renting the first Alien or seeing Aliens on the big screen?
I was born in 1970, and saw the first Alien movie on cable at far too young an age. But I was just the right age for Aliens when it was in theaters!
For those that are unaware, the Alien / Predator comic book universe is being relaunched with Aliens: Fire and Stone #1 being the first new issue. Can you tell me how you got involved in this project?
It was very simple: »
- Jonathan James
Work has begun on the pilot episode of AMC's TV series adaptation of the famed Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon comic series "Preacher". Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are producing the series while Sam Catlin ("Breaking Bad") serves as show runner, and today Rogen has tweeted a photo of the pilot episode outline board. [Source: Twitter]
NBC has renewed new medical drama series "The Night Shift" for a second season of fourteen episodes, an expansion on the eight ordered for the first season. The series centers on the medical staff of San Antonio Memorial Hospital who work the night shift.
Averaging 6.9 million viewers per episode, it has become the network's third most-watched drama on NBC this season behind only "The Blacklist" and "Chicago Fire". It's also the number one new scripted series on network and cable this summer in ages 18-49. [Source: Variety]
Universal Television and "Da Vinci's Demons" producer »
- Garth Franklin
Twelve years ago, more than a dozen people disappeared in a blizzard that besieged the small New England town of Coventry. An unknown horror lurked outside amidst the whipping winds and teeth-chattering temperatures, and now it’s about to make a comeback in Christopher Golden’s novel Snowblind. Published in January by St. Martin’s Press, the book has already been optioned for television.
Deadline reports that Universal Television and David S. Goyer (Man of Steel) have acquired TV rights to Snowblind and plan on adapting it as a limited series. Goyer is set to oversee development and executive produce along with Golden and Pete Donaldson. A prolific writer in the horror genre whose credits include original Buffy the Vampire Slayer novels and the zombie story Soulless, Christopher Golden has another couple of novels in the adaptation stages: Joe Golem and the Drowning City, which he co-authored with Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, »
- Derek Anderson
This past weekend the Emerald City Comicon took place in Seattle, and while the horror news coming out of it was pretty light, we do have word on a new series heading our way from Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden, and Dark Horse entitled Baltimore: The Witch of Harju.
From the Press Release:
Eisner Award–winning horror master Mike Mignola and #1 New York Times best-selling author Christopher Golden present a new comics series featuring the world’s greatest monster hunter, Lord Henry Baltimore, in Baltimore: The Witch of Harju.
In his newest adventure, fresh off a showdown in London, Baltimore shelters a woman on the run from a possessed dead man and the witch playing his puppet master.
This three-issue miniseries from writers Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden, with Eisner Award–winning colorist Dave Stewart, will feature the artwork of Peter Bergting (The Portent: Ashes, Domovoi). Writer/artist Bergting has written »
- Debi Moore
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