Home Comics J. Michael Straczynski Strikes Deal With Darkish Horse Comics

J. Michael Straczynski Strikes Deal With Darkish Horse Comics

J. Michael Straczynski Strikes Deal With Darkish Horse Comics


Darkish Horse Comics introduced to The Hollywood Reporter that it has struck a cope with celebrity author, J. Michael Straczynski, creator of the acclaimed TV collection, Babylon 5 and Sense8, and longtime comedian e-book author (maybe finest identified for his best-selling run on Wonderful Spider-Man), to do new creator-owned comedian e-book collection for the award-winning comedian e-book firm finest identified for publishing the creator-owned work of celebrity comedian e-book creators like Frank Miller and Mike Mignola (plus present stars like Brian Michael Bendis, Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV).

Most not too long ago, Straczynski had been doing creator-owned works for Artists, Writers and Artisans. It’s unclear if he’ll proceed his AWA work on prime of his Darkish Horse comedian work, simply but.

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What sort of comics will Straczynski be doing at Darkish Horse?

Straczynski defined that the primary mission he shall be doing for Darkish Horse was, “a world, geopolitical thriller that blends science fiction with the superhero style in a method we actually haven’t seen earlier than. It’s going to be an enormous story with large international and private stake. This shall be balanced by particular person character tales designed to problem the tropes of the superhero style, constructing on what I did with books like Supreme Energy, Midnight Nation and Rising Stars and taking it to the subsequent degree.”

Straczynski famous that Darkish Horse has principally given him carte blanche on writing no matter he desires. He added that he shall be working in numerous genres, “There shall be titles within the trendy darkish fantasy and historic fantasy genres, alongside the traces of Neil Gaiman’s Chivalry, additionally from Darkish Horse. Tales about robust characters which might be difficult and enjoyable, not nihilistic or too terribly darkish. To that finish, I’m proud to be a part of the Darkish Horse household of writers, artists, and different ne’er-do-wells.”

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What did Darkish Horse head, Mike Richardson, say in regards to the deal?

Mike Richardson, one of many longest tenured comedian e-book executives in all the trade, spoke in regards to the deal, “I’ve identified Joe and have been a fan of his work for years. He’s had nice success as a author in each comics and tv, and I’m very excited that he’s determined to convey his newest creator-owned tasks to Darkish Horse. We’re all wanting ahead to seeing what he’s received up his sleeve–we all know it’s going to be one thing particular.”

Straczynski’s work for Darkish Horse will are available a wide range of codecs, from graphic novels to miniseries to ongoing collection.

Supply: Hollywood Reporter



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