When Axe Cop first started as a co-production between five year-old Malachai Nicolle and his 29 year-old brother Ethan, one of the first thoughts that went through the minds of readers -- once we were done with stuff like "this is amazing" and "you have to see this" -- was how long it could go. The charm of the series that came from Ethan interpreting Malachai's unrestrained creativity and translating it to the page was, by its very nature, on a time limit as Malachai grew up.
That was over four years ago, and now, we're living in a world where Axe Cop is a smash hit, with print comics from Dark Horse and an animated series on Fox. On March 6, Malchai turned 10, a milestone that led Ethan to reconsider how the comic works.
Axe Cop, Ethan Nicolle and little brother Malachai Nicolle's webcomic-turned-Dark Horse comic-turned-animated series starring Nick Offerman can tack on one more credential: Mezco toy line. Coming in July, Mezco's first action figure
We've known for a while that Fox was planning on bringing Ethan and Malachai Nicolle's Axe Cop to TV as an animated series, but now, thanks to a press tour, we know when: Axe Cop, along with High School USA! and a yet to be titled project from twin comedians Kenny and Keith Lucas, will be part of the late-night Animation Domination High-Def block debuting on Saturday, July 27th from 11:00 PM to 12:30 AM.From the sound of things, Fox is taking a whole lot of cues from Adult Swim for ADHD (get it?) -- In addition to Nick Offerman
Clearly, the world domination plans of Malachai and Ethan Nicolle are proceeding apace, with the news that their webcomic Axe Cop is to be adapted into a television series anchoring Fox's upcoming late night Saturday night animation block starting next year.According to Nick Weidenfeld, the former Adult Swim executive who's in charge of Fox's new Animation Domination HD bl
The simplest misunderstandings can mutate into major headaches for heroes, but if there's one villain-slayer who can rise above Kafkian circumstances unscathed, it's brothers Ethan and Malachai Nicolle's Axe Cop. Following the rollout
Lately scads of comic creators have been crossing over from one duty to another. David Finch is handling writing and illustrating Batman: The Dark Knight, Robert Kirkman's drawing pages in the upcoming Spawn 200 and now Axe Cop brothers Ethan and Malachi Nicolle h
Last week in our interview with "Axe Cop" creators (and recent Dark Horse Comics signees) Ethan and Malachai Nicolle it was revealed that the brothers' axe-wielding protagonist would be meeting Christopher Hastings' celebrated webcomic hero Dr. McNinja. Now, thanks to Ethan and Hastings, we have a glimpse into what the all-star crossover will lo
Printed bad guys are doomed. Starting this December, the brother team of writer Malachai and artist Ethan Nicolle are taking their explosively popular hero Axe Cop beyond the Web with a printed collection of its online material, followed by an all-new, full-color three-issue miniseries due Spring 2011 from Dark Horse Comics.
If you haven't read "Axe Cop," then you probably haven't been on the internet recently, because this thing has gone viral. The story of a cop with an axe, and his adventures with dinosaurs, unicorn babies, and bad guys with pretzels for
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