Marvel Comics announced that the next chapter in its adaptation of Stephen King’s Dark Tower is set to arrive in 2010, as Peter David, Robin Furth and Richard Isanove return to the series. Beginning another epic tale, told over multiple limited series, Dark Tower: The Gunslinger marks another milestone for the graphic fiction sensation thatâ€™s captivated fans worldwide. The Dark Tower collaboration between Marvel and Stephen King has drawn accolades from all corners, revolutionizing the comic book industry with previously unprecedented mainstream media coverage and the first worldwide midnight openings for a graphic fiction series. â€œWe are extremely excited to
The Barony is under such a sustained attack from Farsonâ€™s cadres, that even the combined might of the Gunslingers crew may not be strong enough to withstand it. Meanwhile Roland Deschain is secretly released from gaol by someone who was considered unworthy to be a gunslinger but has since shown by completing several heroic actions that she has always had the full true measure of courage.
Jimmy Hayward, the director behind the animated Horton Hears a Who feature, has been selected to direct DC Comics’ Jonah Hex movie. This follows the exit of scriptwriters Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, who were previously scheduled to co-direct the film. The character of Hex, known for having the right side of his face disfigured and wearing a Confederate army uniform, was a rough-and-tumble gunslinger and part-time bounty hunter whose adventures always ended in blood. One incarnation of his comic book series saw the Western genre combined with supernatural elements, and it’s this aspect that was featured in Neveldine and
Following up on the Stephen King adaptation of Dark Tower: The Long Road Home, Marvel is releasing a brand new series called Dark Tower: Treachery that debuts September 10, 2008.Â Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek
Regardless of what you think of Platinum Studios, you have to admit, it does know how to market and spin itself to megabucks. Cowboys and Aliens, the sci-fi western that finally saw the light of day last year, was sold to Dreamworks to be turned into a major motion picture, after 10 years in on again off again development hell. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Robert Downey Jr. is in negotiations to play the lead in the the flick. “Cowboys & Aliens” derives from a graphic novel written by Fred Van Lente and Andrew Foley from an original idea
Marvel Comics has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles shipping in August 2008. DARK TOWER: THE LONG ROAD HOME HC Written by PETER DAVID & ROBIN FURTH Penciled by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE The second collection of the best-selling comic-book series, inspired by Stephen Kingâ€™s epic The Dark Tower! Gunslinger Roland Deschain has seen the death of his lover Susan Delgado. And the Big Coffin Hunters who burned her at the stake are now in pursuit of Roland and his ka-tet Cuthbert and Alain. The friends are