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Home: Immigration, Border Patrol and Superpowers from New Image Comics
"Home is an attempt to channel those complicated feelings about what it means to be an American into a story about empowered Latinx characters dealing with the cruelty of our modern immigration laws." Page from "Home," Image Comics Valenza told THR: "I rarely get the opportunity to color cartoon-inspired art like Anna's It's been a joy to use colors[...]
Roswell: Vampire Diaries' Michael Trevino Joins CW Reboot Pilot
Credit: Vague on the How/ [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia CommonsIn what we're choosing to refer to as a "Peaches & Herb announcement", The Vampire Diaries star Michael Trevino is reuniting with director Julie Plec on the CW's immigration-theme-with-a-twist sci-fi reboot pilot Roswell Joining leads Jeanine Mason (Grey's Anatomy) and The Originals' Nathan Parsons, Trevino is set to[...]
Roswell: Grey's Anatomy's Jeanine Mason to Lead CW Reboot Pilot
Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com Grey's Anatomy's Jeanine Mason is set to trade EKG's for UFO's, tapped to lead the CW's immigration-theme-with-a-twist sci-fi reboot pilot Roswell Mason will taking on the role of Liz Ortecho, a biomedical researcher and daughter of undocumented immigrants who must deal with secrets new and old as a shocking truth turns her[...]
The CW Orders Roswell Reboot, 5 Other Projects to Pilot
Though the network had formally expressed interest in the project in October 2017, the CW has officially given a pilot order for a reboot of popular sci-fi series Roswell. Still intended to be based on the "Roswell High" book series from Melinda Metz, Carina Adly MacKenzie will pen the series; and executive produce with Justin Falvey[...]
American Alien: NBC To Develop Space Comedy From Superstore's America Ferrera
Credit: SAMHSA via Flickr The creators behind American Alien are taking the concept of the "immigration experience" to a more planetary level, with NBC set to develop the space alien comedy from Superstore co-executive producer Sierra Teller Ornelas (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Happy Endings), star and producer America Ferrera (Ugly Betty, The Good Wife), Teri Weinberg (The Office,[...]
The CW's 'Roswell' Reboot To Address Immigration Issues
Still intended to be based on the Roswell High book series from Melinda Metz, Carina Adly MacKenzie will pen the series; and executive produce with Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank (Amblin Television), Lawrence Bender and Kevin Kelly Brown (an executive producer on the original series). As the series overview shows, the new Roswell will directly address the[...]
Archie Comics Artist Refused Entry To USA From Canada Over Her Sketches
She was planning to drive down to Chicago to attend this weekend's C2E2 exhibition. But immigration officers at the US border had other ideas. The reasons for denying her entry into the US were down to the incomplete commissioned sketches she had in the car Working on them while in the country would be considered working in[...]
Comic Books – Immigrants Are Welcome Here
Art by Adam Hughes Writer Greg Pak has raised an excellent point on twitter in response to the #MuslimBan, the controversial Executive Order from President Donald Trump that bans immigration from seven countries of largely Muslim population The ban is affecting refugees from war-torn regions, ideological or social refugees who would face recriminations and death in[...]
Friday Morning Runaround – A Very Deadly Valentine
Not an uncommon story. Shudder… There has been strong reaction to the Australian use of comic books as anti-immigration tools, we reported yesterday. LET IT SNOW… And Heidi MacDonald doesn't make it to Jay And Silent Bob's Secret Stash. I'm calling it, @michaelzapcic @mingchen37 Too many train delays BUT I promise to come visit the store when there isn't a[...]
The Illegal Superheroes Of California
"Hello, you've reached the Illegal Super Heroes Department for the San Francisco Immigration Customs Enforcement Field Office This is the report hotline for illegal super hero Superman. Superman, perhaps the most notorious of all illegal super heroes, is known to have entered the U.S countless times illegally since his first appearance in Action Comics #1 (1938)[...]
Could V For Vendetta Could Really Happen In Britain?
However the country is thrown into economic chaos and from it emerges Norsefire, an anti-immigration, anti-miscegination, anti-gay, anti-semetic party who are elected and enact a fascist state. Years late, Alan Moore stated that the most fantastic thing there was to suppose that not only could we survive a worldwide nuclear war just because we weren't fighting[...]