So you’re Brian K. Vaughan and you experience that proud moment when you see Marvel and Hulu turn something you created into a TV show. EDIT: the leaked teaser is un-embed-able or has been removed. See the tease at Screenrant.com. Copy from Screenrant.com: As expected with a first teaser, the majority of the footage is used introducing Gregg Sulkin (Chase Stein), Virginia Gardner (Karolina Dean), Rhenzy Feliz (Alex Wilder), Ariela Barer (Gert Yorkes), Lyrica Okano (Nico Minoru), and Allegra Acosta (Molly Hernandez) in their new Marvel roles. Outside of the looks at these characters, the events that unfold follow closely to the start of the 2003 comic run by Brian K. Vaughn and Adrian Alphona. In this arc, the young, soon-to-be heroes stumble upon their parents doing unspeakable acts as The Pride, forcing them to runaway from their homes; hence the team name. With glimpses of The Pride’s rituals being shown, the power sets of the heroes are also not fully explored here either. There is a glimpse of Karolina’s powers of alien origin, but it is unclear …
2016 may have been a dumpster fire of sorts, particularly in the political ring, but you can’t deny some of the awesome things we got too. For one, it’s been a great year in genre entertainment. GLAAD took note of plethora mediums that highlighted positive representation of the LGBTQ community and announced their nominees for the 28th annual GLAAD Media Awards… via 10 Comic Books Are Nominated in the 28th GLAAD Awards — Welcome to the Legion!
Was re-reading the third issue of Image Comics’ awesome comics magazine, IMAGE+ (June, cover dated September), and in that issue there is an interview with THE FIX co-creator and artist Steve Lieber that I think is worthy of spotlight. I think his words here highlight one of the main issues many have with the company-owned comics, whether it’s the creators who work there or the disgruntled fans like myself who’s pretty much sworn off Marvel Comics for a few years now. Check it out below.