Fans of Lazarus will be happy to hear a new six-issue miniseries will launch in July featuring work from Greg Rucka, Eric Trautmann, Aaron Duran, Neal Bailey, and six different artists.
Greg Rucka and Michael Lark’s female-driven, dystopian Image Comics‘ series Lazarus is heading to television. The tv rights to Lazarus were acquired by Legendary Pictures and producer Matt Tomlach. Rucka is slated to write the Lazarus pilot as well as taking on the role of executive producer along with Lark and Tomlach. The show will focus around the Carlyle Family, one of 16 that own all the land and run all the industry under the protection of their genetically modified Lazari. Via Hollywood Reporter.
In the future, our world is separated by territories run by wealthy, powerful families. Any people that are not part of the ruling family are known as Wastes. Within each territory is a Lazarus, a member of the family that is heavily enhanced with the latest drugs and technology money can afford. He or she is the protector of the territory and loyal agent to the family’s interests. Forever is the Lazarus of the Carlyle family. After a recent attack by their rival family, the Morrays, Forever believes there is a traitor within the Carlyles.
Press Release LAZARUS, the upcoming Image Comics series by the Eisner Award-winning creative team of Greg Rucka (Whiteout, Queen and Country, Gotham Central, Wonder Woman) and Michael Lark (Daredevil, Gotham Central, Scene of the Crime) is set in a dystopia where society has reverted to a feudal state — the elite Families who control the wealth control every aspect of the world, and those without are their vassals and serfs. Serving these powerful Families are individuals called their “Lazarus” — lethal protectors of their families’ interests. The Lazarus of the Carlyle Family, which controls the world’s genetic research and development,