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The comic book series Emo Boy is headed to the big screen via John H. Williams Vanguard Films.  The movie will be written by the series writer-artist, Stephen Edmond and is being directed by Kyle Newman, of the upcoming Fanboys film.

Emo is a fashion and music style as well as emotional description of someone who is overly sensitive or angst-ridden. Published by Slave Labor Graphics, the satirical comic followed the travails of the most self-dramatizing young man in the history of the world, whose emotions were so intense he even had “emo powers.”

If you need further proof that comic-cons are the place to be, Emo Boy was discovered by Vanguard at CCI: San-Diego.  I’ve not read the book, but the producer wants to make the film a combo of Napoleon Dynamite, Harold and Maude and Zoolander.

via THR

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Stephen Schleicher

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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