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Pride and Prejudice the Comic

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Pride and Prejudice the Comic

Post by EC2 » Wed February 25th, 2009, 10:38 pm

Not sure if this should go in a different place, but I've put it here for now.
Yikes!

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Post by Mello » Wed February 25th, 2009, 11:13 pm

Well.. this is different! I think I may be tempted to buy - the artwork does look great!

Who would have thought that Jane Austen would have spawned such a mini-industry? There are sequels, prequels, spin-offs, movies, mini-series and now comics and I have even heard that there is a P&P zombie movie in the works :D

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Post by Misfit » Thu February 26th, 2009, 12:51 am

And I thought I'd seen it all......

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Post by Hunter » Thu February 26th, 2009, 1:12 am

There are two competing Pride & Prejudice zombie movies in the works, one of which is being produced by Elton John.

The art is not bad, but the second preview image with the Bennet girls at the top is pretty hilarious. They all look like current sexpots.

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Post by Divia » Thu February 26th, 2009, 1:55 am

The art is OK. I've seen better. I've seen worse. This is interesting and I would say its a gamble. The US industry is mostly superheroes so the idea that they would do this, a very female book, is shocking. I wonder what they're trying to do? Are they trying to get more female readers because so many of them have turned away from comics and have gone to manga? hmm.
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Post by LoveHistory » Thu February 26th, 2009, 2:08 am

I believe it's one Zombie P&P and one Aliens P&P. Though one is rumored to be a hoax. Not sure which.

Their Mary is all wrong. They're probably just trying to make it more accessible for today's youth.

I know someone who made her own P&P comic book. I think I like hers better.

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Post by diamondlil » Thu February 26th, 2009, 9:51 am

Comic books appear to be pretty popular right now. There are a number of books that are being converted (mostly in fantasy or urban fantasy) but there are other books, like Outlander for example where there is a graphic novel being made featuring the characters from a long running and successful series.
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Thu February 26th, 2009, 10:28 am

[quote=""Hunter""]The art is not bad, but the second preview image with the Bennet girls at the top is pretty hilarious. They all look like current sexpots.[/quote]

That's what I thought. The hair in particular looked wrong (not that I know much about such matters)

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Post by Divia » Thu February 26th, 2009, 12:15 pm

It might be popular but the industry is just doing OK. It hasn't hit that high since the 90s. I know Anita Blake was out for a while and Stephen King has a book. Tamara Pierce was also going to write something a few years back. Though I forgot what that was.

I'm not against it, its just weird.
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Post by Leo62 » Thu February 26th, 2009, 1:49 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]And I thought I'd seen it all......[/quote]

Just in case you thought you did...

There's also a Jane Austen Tarot :D

http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/cards/jane-austen/

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