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Descender, Ascender TV Rights Land at NBCUniversal's Lark Productions
Co-created with artist Dustin Nguyen (Batman: Streets of Gotham), Image Comics' sci-fi graphic novel series Descender and sequel Ascender now have their television rights resting exclusively in the hands of Lark Productions The Canada-based member of NBCUniversal International Studios is developing and producing the series, with Lemire and Nguyen executive producing (Variety exclusive reporting) "The world[...]
An Early Look At The Tenth Issue Of Descender
This week brings us to the tenth issue of Descender, written by Jeff Lemire, with art by Dustin Nguyen. The rollercoaster continues as TIM-21 dives deeper into the mysteries of the Machine Moon During his quest on the amazing artificial world of the robot resistance…Andy, Driller, and Bandit come face to face with a startling new group called[...]
The Super Awesome Comic Review Show – Weird World, Tokyo Ghost, The Goddamned, Descender, We Can Never Go Home & More!
[youtube][/youtube] The Super Awesome Comic Review Show returns to Bleeding Cool, recorded at the one and only Astro-Zombies Comic Shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They say: John Morgan is back to help Foxi delve deep into the heart of the top 5 new single issues out this week of Wednesday December 16, 2015. Books featured: Image Comics : Tokyo Ghost[...]
The Super Awesome Comic Review Show – Airboy, Thought Bubble, Autumnlands, All-New All-Different Avengers And More can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: NEW COMIC REVIEWS! Airboy, Thought Bubble, Autumnlands, All-New All-Different Avengers, Descender ( The Super Awesome Comic Review Show returns to Bleeding Cool, recorded at the one and only Astro-Zombies Comic Shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They say: Foxi's Top 5 single issues for the week of Wednesday November 11, 2015. Books Featured: Image Comics : Thought[...]
Talking Comics – Discussing This Week's Upcoming Titles From DC Comics Bombshells To JLA Gods And Monsters, Phonogram, Harrow County And More!
Two detectives are hot on the trail of a sexually transmitted disease that is making people beautiful…but at what cost? Another cult-like fan-favorite series resurfacing this week from Image Comics is Phonogram: The Immaterial Girl #1, by Gillen and McKelvie, fan-favorite creators of Young Avengers! Explore the world of phonomancy as told by the creators that[...]
Dreaming Of Impossible Things In Descender #3
Descender is unlike any other comic I've read before Maybe you could argue that there have been similar titles if you're a sci-fi expert, but for me, this book is a cut above the rest From Image Comics, Descender #3, written by Jeff Lemire, with art by Dustin Nguyen continues the tale of Tim-21 and[...]
A Comic Show – Secret Wars Battles Convergence
I'm loving what they did with Alfred, Dent, Croc, and Riddler! Image has a few continuing series issues out like Descender and Jupiter's Circle that have my attention, as well as the second collections for Southern Bastards and Rat Queens And Afterlife With Archie is back! Here's Juggy! Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando,[...]
Talking Comics – Discussing This Week's Titles From Secret Wars To Roche Limit: Clandestiny, Convergence & More!
02 04:42 Convergence #5 05:26 Convergence Batgirl #2 05:45 Convergence Batman & Robin #2 06:09 Convergence Harley Quinn #2 06:20 Convergence Justice League #2 06:32 Convergence Nightwing Oracle #2 06:46 Convergence Speed Force #2 06:59 Convergence Superman #2 07:26 Convergence Atom #2 07:52 Convergence Question #2 08:09 Convergence Titans #2 08:48 Hulk #16 09:26 Jupiter's Circle #2 09:58 Ant-Man #5 10:35 Nailbiter #12 10:54 Amazing Spider-Man #18 11:38 Descender #3 Contact Links: Site –[...]
Descender #2 Will Leave You On The Edge Of Your Seat
After reading the first issue of Descender last month, I could hardly wait to get my hands on the next installment We were introduced to two main characters, Dr Quon and Tim-21 While we mostly only witnessed Dr Quon in his past, our time spent with Tim-21 was in the present, and very emotional From[...]
A Comic Show – It's Domesday For Deadpool!
Nameless, Birthright, The Walking Dead, Rat Queens, Saga, and Descender made this week Image's! Brian Wood's Rebels made me enjoy the American Revolution Zander Cannon's Kaijumax was super cute with heart It's basically Orange is the New Black with Godzilla monsters! Death of Deadpool is Marvel's biggest book of the week, but his death isn't what[...]
Turtles And Descender Top This Week's Advance Reorders
The second print of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #44 hits the top of the advance reoders, and TMNT #45 is also getting heavy reorder activity as well, courtesy of a certain dead/injured Donatello…. But it's Descender #2 that tops the charts on new products getting an advance reorder kick, as a result of the performance of[...]
Orbital In Conversation With Dustin Nguyen On Descender And More!
By Chris Thompson [audio:] After last week's Angoulême BD Festival special (which you can still listen to here), this time I'm back with the incredible Dustin Nguyen to discuss his exciting new sci-fi series, Descender, from Image Comics. Dustin and I discuss how he started out, the way his art has changed and evolved over time, what it's[...]
A Comic Show – From Warrior Princess To Robot Boy!
Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen's Descender #1 is a sci-fi epic that actually about a little boy and his dog (well a robot boy and a robot dog) Nameless #2, Saga #26, and Black Science #12 all reminded me why Image is the number one publisher out there Birthright volume one is out for just[...]
Princess Leia And Descender Top Advance Reorders
While Jeff Lemire's upcoming Descender on second place also grabs tenth place too Also strong places for All New Hawkeye, Nameless and Dying And The Dead… TOP 25 ADVANCE REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPs (RETAIL) Product Price Publisher PRINCESS LEIA #1 (OF 5) $3.99 MAR DESCENDER #1 CVR B LEMIRE VAR (MR) $2.99 IMA PRINCESS LEIA #1 (OF 5) ACTION FIGURE VAR $3.99 MAR BATMAN EARTH ONE HC VOL 02 $24.99 DC ALEX +[...]
Exclusive Look: Sean Murphy's Variant Cover For Lemire And Nguyen's Descender #1
The 40 page first issue of the new Image series Descender arrives on March 4th, bringing together the powerhouse team of Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen, a match it feels like only Image could produce in their current fan-astonishing mashups. It's a beautiful book that's already getting rave advance reviews, and also an endearing and frightening[...]
Lemire And Nguyen's Descender Optioned By Sony
A month before the first issue is published and Sony Pictures has already acquired the film rights to Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen's upcoming Image comic Descender. Lemire is the creator of the acclaimed graphic novels Sweet Tooth and Essex County as well as having written for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse and Valiant. Nguyen has worked on American Vampire, Batman[...]
Preview Descender #1 By Jeff Lemire And Dustin Nguyen
From creators who collectively brought you Trillium, Sweet Tooth, and Little Gotham, comes a grand space opera entitled, Descender This March, Image Comics will release the new book written by Jeff Lemire, with art by Dustin Nguyen The story follows one young robot's struggle to stay alive in a universe where all androids have been[...]