Comics pros eligible to vote in the 2013 Harvey Awards now have a full list of final nominees to consider, and have until August 19 to cast their votes online. Marvel's Hawkeye, by Matt Fraction, David Aja and others, and Image's Saga, by Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples and others, tied for the most nominations with seven each, including best writer, best artist and best single issue. Both books also earned nods for best new series and best continuing series.
Locke and Key
Fox may have passed on a TV pilot based on Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's Eisner Award-winning IDW horror comic series Locke & Key back in 2011, but now it seems it could be skipping the small screen altogether. Universal Pictures has optioned L&K with feature films in mind, with Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Bobby Cohen set to produce through their K/O Paper Products banner alongside IDW CEO and Publisher Ted Adams. Universal's EVP (Executive Vice President, not electronic voice phenomenon) of Production Jon Mone and Creative Executive Jay Polidoro will reportedly oversee the project, with Ben Kim developing on the K/O side of things.
Syfy just announced their upcoming television development slate, including a new Booster Gold series. Hopefully, Booster Gold will make it past his pilot, but not all comic-to-TV adaptations do. In f
Fresh Ink! Online host Blair Butler is back from Comic-Con with a special interview segment with the creators of one of her favorite comics, Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez of IDW's Locke & Key. Blair catches up with the duo from th
Upcoming: Shout! Factory will release Transformers: Beast Wars the complete series collector's edition DVD box set on June 7. The set will include all 52 series episodes, new bonus content and a special 24-page comic, among other goodies.That's just prime by me.
It appears that The Walking Dead won't be the only indie comics hit to enjoy new life as a critically acclaimed television series with big-time talent behind the scenes. At least on paper, a new TV series based on IDW Publishings Locke & Key looks like a surefire hit, with Mark Romanek in talks to direct the pilot written by Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles' Josh Friedman. The series would be produced