TNT, Dark Horse team up for Falling Skies
Dark Horse announced plans to team up with TNT to create a comic-book prequel to Noah Wyle’s new series “Falling Skies.” The comic will appear in a convention-exclusive print edition and a web edition.
In “Falling Skies,” aliens have invaded, and a handful of survivors must battle for the fate of humanity.
This fall at New York Comic Con (Oct. 8-10), TNT and Dark Horse will distribute a 12-14 page comic book that tells the harrowing backstory of the alien invasion. And starting Nov. 1,. fans can download an extended webcomic version through tnt.tv, darkhorse.com and iTunes, with new installments posted every two weeks.
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JULY 22ND, SAN DIEGO, CA–TNT is teaming up with publisher Dark Horse Comics to create a comic book and webcomic prequel to FALLING SKIES, the eagerly anticipated new series starring Noah Wyle (ER, TNT’s The Librarian movies) and produced by DreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg. The comic book and webcomic are slated to be unveiled at New York Comic Con in October. FALLING SKIES, which is set to premiere on TNT in summer 2011, is a gripping drama that envisions a world where aliens have invaded, and the fate of humanity lies in the hands of a few survivors.
During New York Comic Con (Oct. 8-10), TNT and Dark Horse will distribute an exclusive, special-edition 12-14 page comic book that tells the harrowing backstory of the alien invasion. Beginning Nov. 1, fans will be able to download an extended webcomic version through tnt.tv, darkhorse.com and iTunes, with new installments posted every two weeks.
“The FALLING SKIES comic book and webcomic provide a great way for TNT to ramp up excitement for FALLING SKIES, while also providing a thrilling backstory to the series’ intriguing premise and characters,” said Tricia Melton, senior vice president of entertainment marketing for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM). “We look forward to working with Dark Horse Comics as we begin the FALLING SKIES invasion.”
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