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Hulu Lands Graphic Novel ‘A Calculated Man’

Hulu Lands Graphic Novel ‘A Calculated Man’

Via Deadline: EXCLUSIVE: A Calculated Man is the latest graphic novel that could make its way to the small screen. Hulu has acquired the rights to AfterShock Media’s book and is in the very early stages of developing a series based on the crime story, which is set to be published in June. Peter Calloway, a co-exec producer on series including Freeform’s Marvel series Cloak & Dagger and FX’s Legion, has signed to write and serve as showrunner on the project. He has previously worked with the comic company on the book Shadow Doctor, which was set in Prohibition-era Chicago and drawn from the real world experiences of Calloway’s...

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Ennis and Braun Return With “Jimmy’s Little Bastards”

Ennis and Braun Return With “Jimmy’s Little Bastards”

via Multiversity Comics: AfterShock Comics have announced “Jimmy’s Little Bastards,” a sequel to Garth Ennis and Russ Braun’s 2017-18 James Bond parody “Jimmy’s Bastards.” The follow-up, which will be published as an oversized, three-part prestige miniseries, will see British superspy Jimmy Regent on extended leave, and settling down into middle aged life, while his illegitimate daughter Nancy takes on the role of battling his old foes. “But a mysterious message starts Jimmy looking into his family’s murky past… where he finds a clue to a strange and deadly new danger.” The comic will be colored by John Kalisz, and lettered...

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AfterShock First Look: Samurai Doggy #1

AfterShock First Look: Samurai Doggy #1

via AIPT: ‘Samurai Doggy’ #1 is a story of loss, revenge and the journey to defeat the greatest empire of machines and robots that has ever existed. During the Fourth War of the Sun, a small dog named DOGGY experienced an irreparable trauma: his mother was brutally murdered, and his eight brothers, still puppies, were kidnapped by a mysterious man. To save them, Doggy fought bravely against the terrible killer, but all his efforts were in vain, and he was left for dead. What nobody imagined was that a technological vulture scavenging the region for corpses would be the one...

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Hawkins & Kivelä invite readers to THE VINEYARD

Hawkins & Kivelä invite readers to THE VINEYARD

via The Beat: AfterShock Comics has announced The Vineyard, a new series set to debut in August. The mythological horror series comes from writer Brian Hawkins, artist Sami Kivelä, colorist Jason Wordie, and letterer Taylor Esposito. Kivelä & Wordie provide the main cover for the first issue, which also features an incentive variant cover by Francesco Francavilla. Here’s how the publisher describes The Vineyard: THE VINEYARD is a family-owned winery that sows and reaps by the blessing of the great god of wine and revelry, Dionysus. However, the Vines family’s patron god requires complete devotion in the form of four sacrificial killings a year before each harvest. This has...

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Thompson & Marron introduce you to THE BROTHER OF ALL MEN

Thompson & Marron introduce you to THE BROTHER OF ALL MEN

via The Beat: AfterShock Comics has announced The Brother of All Men, a new historical horror series debuting this summer. The series, which follows a World War I veteran and P.I. as he tries to rescue his brother from a cult, comes from the creative team of writer Zac Thompson, artist Eoin Marron, colorist Mark Englert, and letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou. Marron & Englert provide the main cover for the series’ first issue, with Hayden Sherman providing an incentive variant cover. Here’s how AfterShock describes The Brother of All Men: It is 1928. Veteran of the Great War and part-time private eye Guy Horn travels to a remote community in Western...

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