Fear Agent #31 Out of Step Part 4 (of 5)
Written by Rick Remender
Pencils by Mike Hawthorne, Tony Moore
Finishes by John Lucas
Colors by Lee Loughridge
Letters by Rus Wooten
Cover by Tony Moore Dark Horse Comics
Released October 5th, 2011
Fear Agent has always been a series that I think would appeal to a lot of Geeks of Doom readers who maybe don’t read comics. It doesn’t deal with any of the standard superhero tropes of other comics, instead focusing on sci-fi action with smart writing and excellent art. Fear Agent has been chugging along for a few years, and is coming to an end next issue (at least for a while), so it is amazing to see that Fear Agent #31, part four of the Out of Step mini-series, is the best issue of the series so far.
A new poster has been created for the indie horror–comedy, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil. The poster comes from comic book artist Tony Moore, who’s worked on everything from Punisher, Ghost Rider, and Venom, as well as The Walking Dead, which has nabbed him two Eisner Award nominations.
The movie tells the story of Tucker and Dale (Firefly‘s Alan Tudyk and Reaper‘s Tyler Labine), two hillbillies who are on vacation at their secluded mountain house in the middle of the woods. When a group of preppy college kids come to their area as for a getaway, they automatically assume Tucker and Dale are dangerous serial killer types. But when one of their friends has an accident and Tucker and Dale try and help, the kids’ assumptions of their murderous intent only grows, which only leads to messy consequences.
You can see the Tony Moore poster as well as the red band trailer (NSFW), by clicking on over to the other side now.
Way back in December some controversial news broke that the entire writing staff for AMC’s hit new zombie series, The Walking Dead, had been fired. At the time, it sounded like showrunner Frank Darabont, who acts as a writer, director, and producer on the series, was having to do so many rewrites and make so many adjustments, it simply wasn’t worth having an entire writing staff. Instead, they would likely be hiring out freelance writers to handle the 13 episodes of the second season, one of which looked like it might be none other than Stephen King.
Now that you’re all caught up, delete most of that information from your memories. The Hollywood Reporter was able to have a little chat with The Walking Dead comic book creator Robert Kirkman, who set the record straight on the topic and offered some minor details to where things stand now with the show.
The Walking Dead, Season One Blu-ray | DVD
Based on the Comic Book Series Created by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore,
and Charlie Adlard, Developed for Television by Frank Darabont
Starring Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Norman
Reedus, Steven Yeun
Anchor Bay Entertainment
Release Date: March 8, 2011
When I first heard about AMC’s The Walking Dead, I was very intrigued. Not many networks take chances on comic book properties, let alone one that has nothing to do with tights or flights. I had read a few issues of the comic prior to watching the series and liked them very much, but for the most part I went into the series not really knowing what to expect, and I think that’s why I was so taken aback by what I saw.
From previews and television spots one could surmise that the show would be a relentless gore fest. While there is plenty of gore, The Walking Dead doesn’t rely on that to propel its incredible story. Producer Frank Darabont has an immense passion for this show, one that shines through in each episode on the recently released DVD/Blu-ray sets.
Monday afternoon brought us some disturbing words from artist Tony Moore, whose work has graced the pages of The Walking Dead, Fear Agent, and the new Venom series coming from Marvel Comics. Moore tweeted on Monday that some of the pages he sent out for the Venom series were damaged when they arrived at their destination, while other pages were missing.
“Box of Venom pages arrived at inker’s tampered with, half the pages missing. Others damaged. I think I’m gonna be sick.”
Earlier this evening, Moore posted that five pages of the art for Venom #1 had been stolen.
“5 of my Venom #1 pages have been stolen. Art dealers and collectors please keep an eye out as I would like to have them back. Please repost.”