Philip K Dick
Amazon has announced that Man in the High Castle will return for a second season.
Press Release Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios and Electric Shepherd Productions are pleased to announce they will collect BOOM!’s entire 24-issue Eisner Award-nominated comic adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s groundbreaking science-fiction novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? into a complete softcover omnibus for the first time. The comic series, as realized by artist Tony Parker, was published by BOOM! from 2009-2011. The new collection features a new cover by Mondo artist Jay Shaw (Big Trouble in Little China) and essays from popular industry professionals, including Ed Brubaker, Warren Ellis, and Matt Fraction.
According to Variety Disney has revived its plans to bring King of Elves back into the production lineup, and this may very well be the mystery PIXAR project we told you about last week, as the House of Mouse is planning a 2013 release date on the film.
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?: Dust to Dust is a prequel to the sci-fi classic by Philip K. Dick and attempts to answer some lingering questions left open by the original. Does this new story reach the same heights as the original? Read ahead to find out.
I love Philip K. Dick. That’s L-O-V-E in huge letters – he’s one of my favourite authors of all time. So it has been with a great sense of curiosity that I’ve been reading this authorised prequel to Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Find out my thoughts after the jump…
Press Release Philip K. Dick is one of science fictionâ€™s greatest pioneers, and as BOOM! Studios continues to bring you one of his greatest masterpieces, DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? in graphic form, New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Lethem brings you his own personal journey into Dickâ€™s writings. This recent essay by Lethem, titled â€œCrazy Friendâ€, makes its U.S. print debut in the pages of issues #9-12 of DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? The essay tells of Lethem’s journey as a Philip K. Dick fanâ€”from first discovering Dickâ€™s novels, to eventually becoming a contributor to the estate
It’s odd that in the last five years Philip K. Dick has experienced another resurgence in popularity.Â With Boom Studio’s “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” it was only a matter of time before other comic publishers started offering their interpretations of PKD stories. Marvel Comics landed the rights to Electric Ant, and sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the first issue.
Press Release The Village Voice has selected BOOM! Studios & Electric Shepherd Productions’ DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? Vol. 1 as one of 2009â€™s Best Comics and Graphic Novels. From The Village Voice: â€œIf you’re a fan of Blade Runner but have never read the source material, this experimental adaptation should be just the ticket.â€
Boom! Studios sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the titles arriving in stores this week, plus one arriving November 18, 2009!Â Take the jump for The Anchor #2, Cars: Radiator Springs #2, Farscape: D’Argo’s Trial #4, The Incredibles #2, The Muppet Show Comic Book: The Treasure of Peg-Leg Wilson #4, Nola #1, Wall-E #0, the first hardcover for Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Fall of Cthulhu: Nemesis trade paperback, Farscape: D’Argo’s Lament hardcover, and Walt Disney Christmas Classics collected in a hardcover as well.
Boom! Studios sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Die Hard: Year One #2, Hunter’s Fortune #1, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep #5, and Muppet Peter Pan #2.Â All arrive next week, and you can get a taste of what is to come, after the jump.
This should be a really good week for Boom! Studios.Â In stores today is the prequel to the Die Hard franchise, the first Mickey Mouse comic published in three years, the fourth installment of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, and the start of a new Unknown arc.Â You can see all the sneaks after the jump before you head down to your comic book store to pick them up.
Boom! Studios has to be feeling rather euphoric going into the weekend.Â First it was news that the latest issue of Irredeemable sold out in a single day, now the company is letting everyone know that the second issue of its take on the Philip K. Dick Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep story has also sold out at the distributor level. If you haven’t picked up the first two issues, and you like PKD’s work, then I suggest you get out to your LCS and pick up DADOES as soon as possible. And if your LCS has sold out