do androids dream of electric sheep
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.
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
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 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.