One more report can be added to the recent flurry of announced television adaptations of comic book properties: as revealed by Deadline, SyFy has ordered a pilot for an ongoing DMZ series, based on the Vertigo series created by Brian Wood and Riccardo Burchielli. Mad Men executive producers Andre and Maria Jacquemetton are said to be attached to the project, along with Gravity producer David Heyman.
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.
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Grant Morrison and Gene Ha open their three-part summer story with "Clark Kent Is Dead"--G.Mo seems to have a particular set of story premises that he keeps circling back to lately.
Conventions:Fan Expo Canada 2011 attendees will be able to get their hands on a new Dale Eaglesham variant cover for Captain America #1 featuring Canada's most prominent Marvel heroes sporting appropriately decorated shields.
TV: According to creator Brian Wood, DMZ had a "...near miss with setting DMZ up as a television show." We're with Graeme McMillan, DCE. Make it happen!
Upcoming: Frank Cho is currently working on an X-Men min
From the day issue #1 went on sale in 2005, it was obvious that DMZ was going to become one of the great long form Vertigo series. Created by Brian Wood and illustrated primarily by Riccardo Burchielli, the story about a hapless news intern who found himself the voice of a modern civil war-ravaged American community and biographer of its infinitely diverse denizens has been compelling reading for fans and critics. It all comes to an end in December this year, when after 7
It's unusual for a war to becomes more popular the longer it rages on, but then again, Brian Wood and Riccardo Burchielli's "DMZ" has always been a little different. As the Vertigo series celebrates its fiftieth single issue this week, "DMZ" #50 hits stands bearing an expanded page count and the same solid storytelling and art that have kept it going strong since 2005
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