In this issue: Zach and Rodrigo return! Del Toro wants to do a Justice League Dark movie? A look at American Vampire by Scott Snyder and Stephen King.
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IDW Publishing fills the need for more Locke & Key stories with this week’s release of Locke & Key: Grindhouse. Major Spoilers couldn’t wait to read the issue, and share its review with you.
Everyone likes to argue about their favorite car, and car company. But what if the car had a mind of its own? What if Herbie, the Love Bug, and Christine found themselves in a parking lot after dark?
IDW Publishing is proud to announce ROAD RAGE, a new partnership with best-selling authors Stephen King and Joe Hill, to produce a comic-book adaptation of their co-written adventure tale, Throttle. This monthly two-part series begins in February, and will be followed by two issues adapting the story that inspired Throttle, Richard Matheson’s classic tale of suspense, Duel, beginning in April.
Stephen King’s upcoming novel 11/22/63 has been optioned by Clinica Estetico to be turned into a motion picture. King’s book follows a time traveling English teacher who goes back in time to try and prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Jonathan Demme is the power behind Clinica Estetico and he plans to write, direct and produce the adaptation.
King’s book is scheduled to arrive in stores on November 08, 2011.
Author Stephen King, the best-selling master of horror who has terrified a generation with his nightmarish imagination, helps give voice to his own tale in a special edition of Bluewater Productions’ latest biography comic title “Orbit; Stephen King”. The comic book will will hit comic shops and online retailers on June 22nd. The 32-page comic retails for $3.99.
This June, acclaimed artist and Eisner Award nominee Michael Lark (Daredevil, Gotham Central) joins the superstar writing team of Peter David & Robin Furth for Dark Tower: The Gunslinger – The Battle Of Tull #1 (of 5). Lark joins the acclaimed team of Peter David, Robin Furth and Richard Isanove in the select group of creators entrusted by Stephen King himself to bring the adult adventures of his most personal creation to life in Dark Tower: The Gunslinger – The Battle Of Tull! Longtime fans and newcomers alike are sure to be amazed as Lark’s take on the grit and grandeur of Mid-World this June with an outright merciless tale that sets in motion the fateful journey of Roland Deschain.
He found our collective bogeymen in the shape of clowns, dogs, haunted hotels and cars. Author Stephen King, the best-selling master of horror who has terrified a generation with his nightmarish imagination, helps give voice to his own tale in a special edition of Bluewater Productions’ latest biography comic title “Orbit.”
According to Bluewater, King’s camp participated in recounting his incomparable career in a rare “behind-the scenes” glimpse into the author’s private world.
This week on the show: The man in black fled across the desert… and The Major Spoilers Podcast followed. Plus: IDW Publishing, Boom! Studios, Dynamite Entertainment, AND The Fantastic Four. Also… PORN!
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This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew cracks open the adaptation of Stephen King’s first Dark Tower Book.
“The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.” With those words, millions of readers were introduced to Stephen King’s Roland – an implacable gunslinger in search of the enigmatic Dark Tower, powering his way through a dangerous land filled with ancient technology and deadly magic. Now, in a comic book personally overseen by King himself, Roland’s past is revealed! Sumptuously drawn by Jae Lee and Richard Isanove, adapted by long-time Stephen King expert Robin Furth (author of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower: A Concordance) and scripted by New York Times bestseller Peter David, this series delves in depth into Roland’s origins – the perfect introduction to this incredibly realized world; while long-time fans will thrill to adventures merely hinted at in the novels. Be there for the very beginning of a modern classic of fantasy literature! Collects Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #1-7.
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Marvel Comics has announced that the next installment of the Dark Tower series kicks off in December. Dark Tower: The Gunslinger – The Little Sisters of Eluria will be written by Robin Furth and Peter David, with art by Luke Ross.