Netflix is turning the classic comic book 'Bone' into a series

One of the comic book world's best-known series is finally coming to screens. Netflix has secured the rights to Jeff Smith's classic Bone, and intends to create an animated kids' series that covers the Bone cousins' trek through the desert. Smith t... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-10-17 00:10:00 UTC ]
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Suspects leap from the board as classic game Cluedo turned into a comic book

When Paul Allor began writing Clue, a new comic book miniseries based on the popular board game from Hasbro, he had many versions of the game to look to for inspiration. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mirror Books lands book behind Ted Bundy Netflix series

Mirror Books has acquired the book behind the Netflix series "The Ted Bundy Tapes" with plans to publish next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix is turning manga and anime 'One Piece' into a live-action series

If you're a One Piece fan, this may be the best or the worst piece of news ever, depending on how you feel about Netflix's anime adaptations: The streaming giant has approved a 10-episode live-action series based on the classic manga and anime. Even... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-01-30 02:20:00 UTC ]
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A Comic Book Vigilante Turned Zen Buddhist Is the Missing Link Between Watchmen’s Rorschach and Looking Glass

A right-wing hero called the Question inspired Watchmen’s faceless vigilante. But later stories took the character in a very different direction. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-11-22 19:45:46 UTC ]
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8 New Comic Book Series for the End of Summer

The season may be winding down, but things are heating up for comics fans, with unusual plot lines and new kinds of heroes. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-20 16:54:57 UTC ]
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DC Universe’s Harley Quinn Brings Something New to a Comic Book TV Series: F-Bombs

During the past decade, Marvel and DC have created more than 20 TV shows featuring their superheroes and villains, but DC Universe's upcoming Harley Quinn series has something that none of those others does: lots and lots of F-bombs. The animated series, coming this fall to the DC Universe SVOD... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-23 18:14:43 UTC ]
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Stephen King and Owen King’s novel Sleeping Beauties is becoming a comic book series.

In more “thing becomes other thing” news, Sleeping Beauties, the more-than-700-page fantasy novel that Stephen King wrote with his son, Owen, is being adapted into a 10-part comic book series. The novel imagines a world in which all the women in the world except one have come down with a disease... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-16 19:06:16 UTC ]
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Marvel is turning some of its best-known comic books into audiobooks

Marvel's interest in digital audio isn't limited to podcasts. The media giant and Dreamscape Media have reached a deal to turn dozens of better-known comic books into audiobooks, including Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate X-Men and Daredevil: The Man W... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-03 00:25:00 UTC ]
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Making their Mark: Triple celebration in store as Hamilton comic book shop turns 30

There's a lot of work - and a lot of fun - involved in the business of selling comics, Chris Lander tells Mike Mather. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC’s new Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen comic-book series will debut in July

Breaking: DC confirms two of the Daily Planet’s finest will be headlining new comic-book series. DC Comics is putting journalists in the spotlight with “Lois Lane,” from writer Greg Rucka and artist Mike Perkins, and “Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen,” from writer Matt Fraction and artist Steve Lieber.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rubenhold Ripper book The Five to be turned into drama series

Historian Hallie Rubenhold’s story of Jack The Ripper’s victims, The Five (Doubleday), is to be turned into a drama series by Mainstreet Pictures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix chooses Mark Millar's 'Prodigy' as its second comic book

Netflix already has a second comic book lined up mere weeks after its first one hit stores. The service has unveiled Prodigy, a Mark Millar-penned comic book due in both digital and paper forms on December 5th. The series revolves around Edison Cra... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix releases a trailer for 'The Magic Order' comic book

If you still can't wrap your head around the fact that Netflix is publishing a comic book, maybe this trailer can help. The streaming giant has released an animated trailer for The Magic Order by Mark Millar's comic book empire, which Netflix snapped... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix orders King Arthur series from comic legend Frank Miller

Netflix's fondness for comic book industry veterans isn't cooling off any time soon. The streaming giant has ordered Cursed, an Arthurian drama based on an impending novel co-authored by comic legend Frank Miller (of 300 and Sin City fame) and produ... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix's comic books are a preview of potential franchises

Netflix recently announced its first-ever acquisition: Millarworld. The company was built by successful comics creator Mark Millar, known for works that easily translate to cinema. The movies Wanted, Kick-Ass and Kingsman are all based on his graphic... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix's first comic book is Mark Millar's 'The Magic Order'

When Netflix acquired Mark Millar's comic book empire in August, many assumed the streaming service would just adapt his various works for the screen. That isn't quite the case: Netflix announced today that it will publish The Magic Order as a comic... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Nonplayer' comic series is being turned into a movie

You might not be familiar with Nonplayer right now, but if Legendary does it right, then everybody might know the name "Dana Stevens" in the future. According to Deadline, Legendary has acquired the movie rights to the beautifully drawn comic book se... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A new 'Rocko's Modern Life' comic book series is on the way

Exclusive: Ryan Ferrier and Ian McGinty announce their upcoming "Rocko's Modern Life" comic book series. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Millar's superhero rise from comic book nerd to Netflix winner

How Scotsman made multi-million pound leap from page to screen with sale of Millarworld titles to US streaming giantLike many comic book writers and artists, Mark Millar’s love of comics began as a young child when his older brother would take him to comic book shops. But now the Scottish author... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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