Former Marvel editor Christian Cooper became a familiar name on social media and cable news networks a few months ago when he was harassed by a woman while birdwatching in Central Park, and now he's turning his experiences into the free lead story for a new DC anthology titled Represent! … [Read more...] about DC tells stories of “personal experiences, unheard voices, and social revolution” in Represent!
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My bugbear, however, was always going to be around Dontnod’s extremely vocal efforts at doing trans representation right – and on that, Alice reckons the handing of trans character Tyler is fine enough, if ultimately forgotten by the time episode 2 rolls around. It’s a relief to see it not pan out a trope-ridden mess, but responses fellow queer critics has been mixed. Kotaku’s Riley McLeod was completely won over by the relatable awkwardness of returning home after transitioning, while Sam Greer and Dia Lacina both felt the game pulled too many punches in attempting to play its representation safely. … [Read more...] about Tell Me Why’s third and final act is out now
Johnson: There are definitely some intense and hard-to-watch moments, and of course when the characters getting pulped are your beloved heroes, it all feels that much rougher. The editors and I tried to strike the perfect tone of 'it's still a Marvel book' with 'but also a real horror book.' It's not a hard R, but there are more than a few things we couldn't have gotten away with in the movies. … [Read more...] about Marvel Zombies: Resurrection is a “true horror story set in the Marvel Universe”
The new series is co-created by Angela Kang and Scott Gimple--who is also developing an anthology series with the working title of Tales of the Walking Dead. Previously, Kang has been a writer and producer on the main TWD series. She'll be the showrunner of the Carol and Daryl show. "I look forward to digging in with our brilliant writers, producers, directors, cast and crew to bring this epic final chapter of Robert Kirkman's story to life for our fans over the next two years," said Kang. "The Walking Dead flagship series has been my creative home for a decade and so it's bittersweet to bring it to an end, but I could not be more excited to be working with Scott Gimple and AMC to develop a new series for Daryl and Carol. Working with Norman Reedus and Melissa McBride has been a highlight of my career and I'm thrilled that we get to keep telling stories together." … [Read more...] about The Walking Dead Is Finally Coming To An End, New Spin-Off Announced
Reedus said of the news: "I feel incredibly honored to be a part of The Walking Dead. This show changed my life and career and everyone involved has truly been a family for me over the last decade. I’m thankful for AMC’s love and support and know there’s so much more story to tell and so much more to bring the best fans in the world. Daryl’s relationship with Carol has always been my favorite relationship on the show (sorry Rick). I love the way these characters interact and relate to each other on so many levels and can’t wait to see where their ride goes from here.” … [Read more...] about Two Walking Dead spin-offs announced as main series comes to an end