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AMC’s new Comic TV Series sounds great…

May 21st, 2016 by Shane Michael Comments

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Other than the The CW, no other network carries as many comic book shows as AMC.

Therefore it makes sense thematically that AMC have announced that they are moving forward with a documentary series on the history of comics which aims to air in 2017.

Each one-hour episode will go in-depth about the people and stories behind the medium we so dearly love, including the origins of famous superheroes and characters.

Robert Kirkman, writer of the Walking Dead comic and producer on the hot AMC TV series, will continue his working relationship with AMC and act as executive producer along with Skybound Entertainment’s David Alpert.

Tentatively titled ‘Heroes and Villains’ the six-part series will explore the comic book medium’s “pop culture, politics, race, gender and sexuality,” according to AMC.

Kirkman added: “At the end of the day I am a comic fan first and foremost. I am a lover of the medium and the stories it enables people to tell. I’m excited to partner with AMC once again to bring the stories of some the most influential people in comics to a television audience.”

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When not writing for FTN or revelling in his passions of comic books, gaming, music, TV or film, Shane can be found living out his days on a mysterious Island just like the one in his beloved TV show, LOST (in reality, the north of Ireland!). Always eager to meet new people and talk about anything nerd he can be found on twitter (@pranksterk) or on facebook! Just don't tell him what he can't do.. it's his destiny ;)