When comic book author Mark Millar writes something, people take notice. Comic readers, sure, but in recent years Hollywood as well. Wanted, Kick-Ass, Kingsman, and Civil War are just a few of Millar’s stories that have made it to the big screen, and now two more are on deck.
It's Comic-Con this week, and there are, rather fittingly, a ton of new reads on the spinner racks. First off, we have the Adventure Time: Marceline And The Scream Queens miniseries penned and illustrated by Meredith Gran of the webcomic Octopus Pie:
Mark Millar says he's had lots of interest in American Jesus, his story of the Second Coming, now that Wanted has made money and Kick-Ass is looking promising — and he may work with Kick-Ass director Matthew Vaughn on it. But studios were really nervous about the subject matter, and studio execs asked if they could…
Never mind religion in Battlestar Galactica - is Christianity becoming the new trend for genre entertainment? While NBC's Kings retells the story of King David, American Jesus brings Jesus back for a whole new audience.
This week's comics are all about the Boom! By that, I don't mean that they're more explosive than usual, just that one particular publisher is bringing the goods, while everyone else slacks off a little.