Runaways was first introduced to the Marvel universe by comic creator Brian K. Vaughan (Saga) in the summer of 2003. The story follows a group of teenagers who discover that their parents are evil masterminds.
For years now, particularly since the creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, an adaptation of the series for both film and television have been rumored; however, nothing has come to fruition — that is, until now.
The Deal of the Day over at Things From Another World today is Marvel’s Runaways: Pride & Joy premium hardcover by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona for only $5.00 (that’s 75% off of the regular price of $19.99).
Note – The sale at TFAW is valid only for today, Thursday, May 10, 2012, til 11:59PM PST while supplies last (and there’s a limited supply, so it will sell out, so hurry!). Visit the TFAW’s Deal of the Day page to view the hours left in the sale as well as quantities left on the item.
If the deal version of Runaways: Pride & Joy sells out, you can also buy a “nick and dent” slightly used copy for $7.99 (that’s 60% off).
ComiXology is running a sale today on issues #1-18 of Runaways for only 99 cents each.
Note, the sale is only for today, Monday, July 11, 2011 and ends at 11pm EST in North America.
You can download the digital versions for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android devices for issues #1-18 of this Marvel comic book series by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona for only $.99 each at the ComiXology App.
For those who are not aware, Brian K. Vaughan is one of the best minds out there when it comes to comic books and graphic novels. Vaughan was also a writer on the hit show Lost during seasons three through five (arguably some of the best seasons) and has some original screenplays in development, meaning he could be one of the best overall writers on the planet before too long.
Of Vaughan’s many brilliant titles, two of them have had movie adaptations in development. His Y: The Last Man has been in the news quite often, though the movie struggles to survive in development hell, leading many to wonder if we’ll ever get to see it. The other one is an adaptation of Runaways, where a group of teens and kids discover that their parents are part of an evil organization known as the Pride. The kids eventually realize that they too share their their parents’ special abilities, which they use to rise up against their parents and the unspeakable acts that they’ve committed.
For a while it was unclear where that movie stood, but now it appears to be moving forward with the hiring of Drew Pearce to write the screenplay.