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.
Dark Horse will be going behind the scenes of Adult Swim’s hit series with Go Team Venture!: The Art and Making of The Venture Brothers.
The hardcover volume will cover every episode of the series from the pilot to the sixth season, with an in-depth interview ith series executive producers Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer; the earliest sketches of Hank and Dean; pitching the series; learning the ins and outs of animation, and more – plus an introduction from Patton Oswalt, who notes that, ‘The Venture Brothers is one of those shows, like Archer, 30 Rock, and Arrested Development, that stands up to repeated viewings. It practically demands them. And this book more than enriches your repeated visits.’
Go Team Venture!: The Art and Making of The Venture Brothers will be in stores on August 23rd, 2017. Pre-orders are now being taken.
The eight-episode third season of Adult Swim’s The Heart She Holler will premiere on Monday, December 1st (12:30 am/11:30 pm C) and run weeknights through Wednesday, December 10th – and will, it is claimed in the press release, ‘officially ruin Christmas.
In light of the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Tuesdays, 8/7C) are about to undergo some changes. On April 15th, ABC will air an encore of the episode Turn, Turn, Turn leading into the game changer, Providence, which finds Phil Coulson’s hand-picked team without anyone to trust – and a traitor in their midst!
Providence introduces the show’s take on Hulk comics regular, Col. Glenn Talbot (Adrian Pasdar). Bill Paxton returns as Agent Garrett and Patton Oswalt guests as Koenig.