Eco-conscious fiction appears to be a rising style of late, and Jamie Lee Curtis, Russell Goldman and artist Karl Stevens are about so as to add eco-horror to the combo with Mom Nature. Solicited as a 176 web page full-color hardcover graphic novel with a market launch window of July 2023, it’s primarily based on the script from the forthcoming Comet Photos and Blumhouse movie co-written by Curtis and Goldman and which Curtis might be directing.
“Nova Terrell who, after witnessing her father die in mysterious circumstances on one of many Cobalt Company’s experimental oil extraction tasks, has grown as much as despise the seemingly benevolent firm that the city of Catch Creek, New Mexico, depends on for its jobs and prosperity. The rebellious Nova wages a marketing campaign of sabotage and vandalism towards the oil large, till one night time she by accident makes a terrifying discovery concerning the true nature of the Mom Nature undertaking and the long-dormant, vengeful entity it has woke up that threatens to destroy all of them.”
And sure, there’s a trailer:
Curtis’ flip to writing isn’t new for the multi-award profitable actor and director (and first-time Oscar nominee for All the pieces In all places All At As soon as) . She has written kids’s books since 1993, and blogged with the Huffington Put up from 2011 to 2017. The flip to writing comics, nonetheless, is moderately new.
Jamie Lee Curtis mentioned concerning the undertaking:
“I first considered this story after I was 19 years outdated. I’ve at all times been conscious of the very unbalanced relationship between people and nature, and although I used to be younger, I at all times knew that, inevitably, nature would win.”
On partnering with artist Karl Stevens for the undertaking, Curtis provides:
“I’ve lengthy admired and picked up Karl’s work, and I’m very excited he recommended increasing the concept to show it right into a graphic novel. The partnership with Titan has now given us a beautiful platform to start to inform our story.”
Stevens speaks about what drew him to the undertaking:
“I used to be instantly blown away by the depth of the characters, the right mix of motion and gore, the pressing ecological message, and the way all this stuff would translate fantastically right into a graphic novel. It’s a pleasure and privilege to work with Titan Comics and Blumhouse on this undertaking. I’m producing the perfect work of my profession!”
Mom Nature cowriter Russell Goldman additionally chimed in:
“We wished to succeed in deeper than the large image doom-and-gloom of local weather change narratives to inform a narrative particular to 4 Corners, New Mexico, an incredible a part of the world the place each main supply of vitality is mined, and the place the local weather and useful resource crises are acutely felt. We wished to make use of these themes to form a narrative that feels intense, trustworthy and unexpectedly aspirational.”
Try a preview of the forthcoming guide under, and search for it to reach in shops on July 18, 2023.