27 October, 2006

Interlude 1:-

Recently I have managed to bump into 2 well known comic artists, funny what you find in comic shops.

Few weeks ago I met David Lloyd (V for Vendetta) and had a really long chat about everything, he's a really nice bloke but is having a hard time getting his new graphic novel Kickback promoted. The publisher, Dark Horse, had not done much with it and he's having to run around waving at people, not good for such a talented guy so I said I'd mention it as he doesn't have a web site. Of course only about 2 people read this blog, but its a start.

Second artist I met was Mike Collins (Rouge Trooper, Dr Who Magazine) he had just came up to Aberdeen to visit the local comic shop and sell some artwork, which was ace - very good original Dr Who and x-men stuff, nice. Didn't buy any of course as I'm a cheapskate but it was nice to see. He'd just seen the preview of new Dr Who spin off, Torchwood, and was pretty excited about it as its filmed near his place in Cardiff. After seeing it I must agree that it does look like a nice place, may have to go down there some day. I chucked him a copy of The Planet on DVD as he's a big SF buff, so I hope he likes it and shows RTD (Am I deluded? what do I mean "am I"?)

Just thought I'd have a little fanboy-et rant before getting onto film stuff again, which I will be rather soon as we now have budgets for 2 films. Now we are making a feature length remake of one of our old shorts, Removals, it will have Scott Ironside and Patrick Wight (The Planet) in the lead roles and hopefully be finished before Christmas. Its a good opportunity to use the new equipment and get the team together, it will be interesting I'm sure.

Off now to buy an old van and beat it up, doesn't get more fun than this.


Andrew Glazebrook said...

Good look with Removals !!

Andrew Glazebrook said...

I need some sort of update here ! :)

Michael G Clark said...

I'm a bad blogger I am. Too busy doing other stuff to update. Should start filming 'One Day Removals,' in the next 2 weeks. A feature length black comedy with a van full of corpses. Cool.

I'll try and update soon.

Andrew Glazebrook said...

U P D A T E !!!!! I can't say it much plainer than that ! :)