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DATELINE: Canada- A pair of sisters have come out with a new project where the main characters are the siblings and there are songs available providing the soundtrack composed by the characters..er, uh…the sisters. Let’s see if their press release makes sense of it:
What do you get when you cross a DJ/electronic music producer with a comic book-loving writer/artist? Add superheroes, a mutant army, a dash of rock and roll and you have sibling duo Sara Simms and Melle Oh and their ground-breaking graphic novel project,The Future Prophecy. What makes the project so unique? The sisters are story’s heroines, complete with magical superpowers and costumes to match. The villains and heroes are based on Canadian DJs, music producers & musicians.
This reporter appreciates the release’s intention to provide hilarious jokes without us having to add any…but can’t resist pointing out the obvious–
What other kind of prophecy is there besides FUTURE?
Is it a Canadian thing?
Do also say EDIBLE FOOD, WET WATER, BOSOMY COSPLAYER?
DATELINE: Hollywood- Morgan Freeman’s production company has optioned the Image comic book series PLANETOID by Ken Garing. The series is about an interstellar smuggler who fights giant robots. It’s not known what role Freeman will play, but if there’s a character who is an authority figure, with freckles and the voice of God…mystery solved
PHANTOM STRANGER- Equally phantom sales figures
BIRDS OF PREY- Estrogen overdose
BATWING- Jimmy Palmiotti is tired of wasting his writing talent on a series named after a lame Batman vehicle from the 1960s
PANDORA- She has been devoting far too much time to her glass bead jewelry business
SUPERBOY- Zack Snyder has signed to do a Superboy movie, and wants to base it on the 1988 television series, starring the always-hunky John Haymes Newton.
ALL-STAR WESTERN- Taking a lesson from the television networks, DC has cancelled their best title
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