According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. has picked up the rights to adapt the Hiding in Time mini-series from Image Shadowline. The story is set in a not-too-distant future in which the Witness Protection Program uses time travel to relocate high-value witnesses into the past for safe keeping. When the program is compromised, a government scientist must travel back through the greatest moments in history to help a master thief rescue his old crew from the assassins sent back by their former employer. Jon Silk and Ray Miller will co-produce, with Beau Thorne hired to pen the adaptation. via
Image Comics has announced Tori Amos will appear at the San Diego Comic-Con to promote her anthology Comic Book Tattoo. Amos’ Comic Con plans begin with LIVE FROM COMIC-CON, TORI AMOS & COMIC BOOK TATTOO, hosted by comics and music critic Douglas Wolk, on Saturday, July 26 from 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.Â The signing will be held the same day at 2PM. Fans wishing to meet the acclaimed songwriter can receive tickets to her signing, limited to two hundred fans, by purchasing a copy of COMIC BOOK TATTOO at the Image Comics booth (#2729).Â Tickets will be made available
If you browsed through the Image Solicitations for September, you probably saw the new three-issue mini-series M=Theory.Â The cover is not the only homage to the pulp tales of the 40’s and 50s’, the tales inside bring back those robots, spacemen, and loverly ladies from the time period too.
17 June 2008 (Berkeley, CA) – This upcoming weekend, Charlotte, NC’s HeroesCon once again plays host to Image Comics, with guests and panels galore! “HeroesCon is a darned fine funnybook show,” Image Comics Publisher Erik Larsen said. “In an age when outside media like movies and video games have taken over most conventions, Shelton Drumm and his dedicated team consistently keep Heroes focused on what matters most to those of us in the world of contemporary pictorial literature – a bona-fide COMIC BOOK convention that’s fun for the whole family!” In addition to the overwhelming number of Image creators attending,
Or – “These Days, The Government Agencies Always Go Bad…” Back in the day, the government agent was someone you could trust…Â Dick Tracy.Â Nick Fury.Â King Faraday.Â James Bond.Â The spies were always honest, and they stopped those with ignoble or antisocial points of view, for the good of America and/or Mother Britain.Â In this, the age of irony, we have seen a paradigm shift, where even Nick Fury has admitted that he’s engaged in monstrous behaviors, engaging wars, setting up innocents to be killed, and generally being a jerk.Â For a couple of years now, Invincible has been
Image Comics has a lot of titles shipping again next week, so we are breaking the sneak peeks into two parts again. In this installment, get an early look at After the Cape II, Bomb Queen V #2, Dead Space #4, and the Dust trade paperback.
Image has announced two of its founds, Todd McFarlane and Whilce Portacio, will return to Spawn this October. Beginning with issue #185 the title character will return to its roots. “While I’m very happy with where Spawn has gone, it’s long past time to inject some new blood into the series while also returning to its roots,” said McFarlane. “I feel what Whilce and I are doing with our co-writer, Brian Holguin, combines the old and the new in a way no one would have expected. That’s a claim which gets tossed around quite a bit in the industry, but
Image Comics dropped off another round of sneak peeks this week for titles arriving in store June 11, 2008. Take the jump for After the Cape, Charlatan Ball, Crawl Space: XXXombies trade, the long awaited Invincible #50, and Madman Atomic Comics. If anything take a look at the layout of Madman Atomic Comics and tell me one continuous panel doesn’t make you go – whoa! Keep your eyes on the site, as there may be another batch of previews coming your way later today or tomorrow.