Press Release Dark Horse is partnering with 72 Productions to release Deadlocke, a special one-shot comic tie-in to Christopher Krovatinâ€™s Venomous. Venomous, a Simon & Schuster young adult novel, is also currently in the works as a feature film produced by the Los Angelesâ€“based company 72 Productions, run by Jen Chaiken and Sebastian Dungan.
Variety has reported that Avi and Ari Arad are set to produce the young adult novel series Maximum Ride for Columbia Pictures. The protags are six children who have been genetically altered to be 98% human and 2% bird. The kids, who are bred to fly, escape a lab-rat existence and are then pursued by their scientist creators, who send a pack of part-human part-wolves called Erasers to hunt them down. If this series seems new to you, then you are behind the times, my dear Harry Potter fan, Maximum Ride has four books under its belt, with the fifth
Press Release Comics legend Stan Lee has signed a deal with acclaimed novelist Perry Moore, author of the award-winning gay superhero novel Hero. The two creators announced their new business partnership today at the Comic-Con International: San Diego panel â€œLGBT Portrayals in Comics.â€ Lee appeared as a surprise guest at the panel, sponsored by Prism Comics, a nonprofit organization that promotes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) creators and comics content.