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Preaching about “Prophet” to Hollywood…

September 29th, 2012 · No Comments

For last week’s “Adapt This” column, I recommended Brandon Graham’s reimagined Prophet series adapted for the screen. (It’s based on a character Rob Liefeld created in the ’90s.) It’s a longshot, sure — but the first volume of this series feels like it has all the makings of a great sci-fi epic. For those who […]

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“Hotwire” brings girls, ghosts, and guns to this week’s “Adapt This” column

September 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Honestly, it seems like a no-brainer for Hollywood to go after Steve Pugh and Warren Ellis’ Hotwire as adaptation material. The formula is pretty simple: Cute girl who can kick all kinds of butt + Scary killer ghosts + Futuristic, cyber-punk London = Profit Here’s an excerpt from the column: Like “The Girl With The […]

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Why Hollywood should get familiar with the “Unknown Soldier”

September 19th, 2012 · No Comments

After suggesting a story arc that could inform the “Justice League” movie in my previous “Adapt This” column, I decided to take a darker turn for the following installment. Last week, I explained why Joshua Dysart’s disturbing war comic Unknown Soldier could make a great film, and who I’d cast as the tale’s bandaged, brutal […]

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On the subject of a “Justice League” movie…

September 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Between moving to a new apartment, preparing for an addition to the Marshall family, and working out the details of some fun upcoming projects on the professional side of things, I’ve gotten a little behind in posting excerpts of my recent work. Back when everyone was buzzing about a potential “Justice League” movie that may […]

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Why “Runners” needs to be optioned… now!

August 20th, 2012 · No Comments

I forgot to post an excerpt from last week’s “Adapt This” column, so here it is… a recommendation that’s a mix of “Star Wars” and “Firefly” with heaps of great sci-fi adventure. I’ve had the first volume of Sean Wang’s Runners sitting on my shelf for years now, so it’s actually a little surprising that […]

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