You Can't Kill Snake Plissken...
I wondered if we'd ever see this again after Cross-Gen
collapsed. At last, we will...
But will this mean still more new adventures for Snake
Plissken? Hurricane Entertainment seems to be awfully busy
with getting a Chassis film off the ground.
And by the way, Alias also mentions that the first
quarter of 2006 will see their long-awaited Dabel Brothers'
adaptation of The Wheel of Time: New Spring.
Fresh on the heels of San Diego Comic-Con International,
Alias Comics has found a new partner in Hurricane Entertainment.
The first co-production out of the gate: JOHN CARPENTER'S
SNAKE PLISSKEN CHRONICLES.
set to solicit for this November, SNAKE PLISSKEN CHRONICLES
will collect the wildly popular four issue mini-series originally
published by Cross-Gen and Hurricane. "The sales on
the title were strong from start to finish," stated
Mike S. Miller, Executive Director and co-founder of Alias
Comics, "It was a no-brainer to agree to publishing
the trade. Then when I saw that one of my favorite artists
of all time was doing the cover, I just about fell out of
my chair. Drew Struzan is a modern day master of the craft!".
whose artwork has adorned movies posters ranging from the
Star Wars series to Indiana Jones and innumerable other
high profile films, is no stranger to painting Kurt Russell,
the actor who gave life to the fictional Snake Plissken.
The poster to one of the biggest cult hit movies of all
time, Big Trouble in Little China, was also painted by Mr.
cover alone is worth the price of the trade, but luckily,
people will get a killer story with some fantastic artwork
by fan favorite penciler Tone Rodriguez to boot!" added
Miller. "We're getting a LOT of really great properties
coming through our doors lately, but I have to admit that
this is a big one for me, personally."
Carpenter's Snake Plissken Chronicles will be available
for to order in the September issue of Previews for November
release from Alias Comics.