Paramount Pictures has acquired the rights to Daniel LuVisi‘s art book and graphic novel, Last Man Standing: Killbook of a Bounty Hunter. This has been a hot property lately, sparking a bidding war that Paramount emerged from as the victor.
The title comes from Heavy Metal Publishing and tells the story of Gabriel, a bounty hunter on a path of bloody revenge in a parallel universe land known as New Amerika filled with wild and dangerous creatures and characters. The 230-page first book in the series will be released on September 7, 2010, and will act as a prologue to the story, teaching us the history of this world while offering numerous character artwork and biographies among other features. You can pre-order the book at the Heavy Metal website.
Instead of trying to explain what exactly is going on, I’ll just let the gentleman main character, Gabriel, explain it to you by way of a detailed letter. You can read the whole thing by clicking over to the other side now.
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