Syfy has renewed its darker than dark comics adaptation Happy! for a second season.
Based on Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson’s graphic novel of the same name, HAPPY! follows Nick Sax (Meloni) – an intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man – who is adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex and betrayal. After a hit gone wrong, his inebriated life is forever changed by a tiny, relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged horse named Happy (Oswalt).
Happy!’s first season finale airs on Wednesday, January 31st (10/9).
The only way a Grant Morrison comic could ever possibly work on television would be if he directly involved – his work is just not in the purview of the average (or even quality) TV writers/producers.
Happy! Was developed by Morrison and Brian Taylor (from the graphic novel by Morrison and Darick Robertson) – who just happens to be one of minds behind the Jason Statham hit Crank. It’s a writing marriage made in every heaven and several of the seven hells.
When an evil Santa from an alternate dimension uses Christmas to build profits for his soda corporation, Pola-Cola Corp., it’s up to Klaus to see things put right in Grant Morrison and Dan Mora’s Klaus and the Crisis in Xmasville.
Klaus and the Crisis in Xmasville continues the BOOM! Studios tradition of new installments in the Klaus Saga every Christmas.
The Klaus and the Crisis in Xmasville one-shot will be in comics shops in December.
Bobby Moynihan has joined the cast of the Syfy pilot, HAPPY! – providing the voice of the titular blue, winged horse.
HAPPY! follows Nick Sax – an intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man — who is adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex and betrayal. After a hit gone wrong, his inebriated life is forever changed by a tiny, relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged horse.
CW Seed is debuting a new superhero series, The Ray, in 2017. What sets The Ray apart from other entries in The CW’s DCTV Universe is that he is the first gay lead character.
Raymond ‘Ray Terrill was a reporter who discovered a secret government project to weaponize light but was found out and exposed to a ‘genetic light bomb’ before he could expose it. Instead of killing him, the bomb gave him light-based powers.
The Ray first appeared in Justice League of America #107 (October 1973), but the character was reworked by Grant Morrison In his crirically acclaimed Mulitversity series. For more follow the jump.
Last year about this time, BOOM! Studios announced that superstar comics writer Grant Morrison would be working on a project for them. Hands up anyone who immediately thought, ‘Santa Claus!’ (Didn’t think so…)
But yes, Grant Morrison’s BOOM! Studios project is Klaus – ‘an all-ages fantasy starring one of the most well-known figures in the world.’ Seriously! (And it sounds pretty cool, too!) Follow the jump for details.
Details are scant but BOOM Studios – home to comics adaptations of such top franchises as Farscape and The Muppets – has acquired a six-issue miniseries based on the British hit series The Avengers.
Written by Grant Morrison [a leading force behind DC Comics’ recent reboot] and drawn by Ian Gibson [Judge Dredd, The Ballad of Halo Jones], the miniseries presents new adventures of The Avengers most popular duo, John Steed and Mrs. Emma Peel. The miniseries premieres in January, 2012.
Beyond the featured poster, though, that’s all we know, but as a longtime fan of the British Avengers, I’m hoping for something wonderful here.