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Dead Man’s Run

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A comic book miniseries from acclaimed “Hulk” writer Greg Pak, legendary “Walking Dead” producer Gale Anne Hurd, and Tony Parker, penciller of the Eisner-nominated “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep.”

Buy the entire run, signed by Greg Pak, at the Greg Pak Shop!

More raves for “Dead Man’s Run” #0

“Dead Man’s Run” #0, written by Greg Pak with art by Tony Parker, picks up some more rave reviews. Check ’em out, and ask your local retailer to hold a copy for you today! The book hits stores on October 26.

“Supernatural overtones, check. Fascinating, if slightly goofy, high concept? Check. Terrifically fitting, “Twilight Zone”-type ending for this prelude? Check. A killer creative team to propel us along this insane journey? You bet.”
Gary M. Miller, Delusional Honesty
“…it’s clear that Pak and Parker will be bringing us a story with immense depth of character, an incredibly stylized take on the traditional jailbreak narrative and absolutely gorgeous art. All of that combined makes this book one to watch in 2012!”
— Joshua Mocle, Multiversity Comics
“There is so much promise in this issue alone that I cannot contain my excitement for what is to come!”
— Cassandra Rose, Daily Blam
“Dead Man’s Run is setting up to be the ultimate in prison break serialized fiction. Issue 0 builds the Hellish prison as a character in the story like Captain Romero or Sam Tinker. Pak sets the stage of the ongoing series by introducing interesting characters and an intriguing mystery to keep you hooked. Parker’s art is beautiful and highly detailed which gives the story its gravitas and instantly makes the world recognizable. ”
== David Suiter, LA Examiner
“I haven’t been so excited to have a mystery to dissect since first season of Lost.”
Team Hellions
“I think this book is rife with possibilities, and will certainly be plunking down the dough for it.”
The Mean Geek
“Parker’s art, with amazing color from Peter Steigerwald, really jumps off the page. The smoke, the fire, the shadows; Hell has been crisply translated to the page.”
Comic Book Informer
“…one hell of a story.”
Comic Bastards

PDX Comic Geek digs “Dead Man’s Run” #0!

An excerpt:
“..the set up is precise and highly entertaining. Should the premise that is established here continue for an ongoing series this’ll be on my buy list without doubt.”
Read the whole review.
“Dead Man’s Run” #0, written by Greg Pak with art by Tony Parker, hits comic stores on October 26. As your local store to hold a copy for you today!

Lettered preview for “Dead Man’s Run” #0!


First Comics News has posted a lettered preview of “Dead Man’s Run” #0, written by Greg Pak with art by Tony Parker. The book tells the story of a jailbreak from Hell and hits comic book stores on October 26. Ask your local retailer to hold a copy for you today!
Click here to view the preview.

Gale Anne Hurd interviews Greg Pak


Legendary producer Gale Anne Hurd interviews Greg Pak at the New York Comicon. Hurd and Pak are collaborating on “Dead Man’s Run,” a new comic series from Aspen. Here Pak discusses the project — and reveals his origin story.

Greg Pak and Gale Anne Hurd talk “Dead Man’s Run”

“Dead Man’s Run” #0 debuted this weekend at the New York Comicon. The book will be available in comic book stores everywhere at the end of the month. In the meantime, here are some excerpts from interviews with writer Greg Pak and legendary producer Gale Anne Hurd about the book:

What’s going on in this world that you’ve built with Valhalla? How is it different from our own and how did it get to be the way it is?
“Dead Man’s Run” takes place in our world, with one key difference: when they die, sinners end up in a maximum security prison buried beneath a giant pyramid in the middle of the California desert. No one can tell you if the cause of all of this is scientific or supernatural, but it’s real and it’s here and it’s not going away, so there’s an entire legal and political system set up around this prison, both above and below ground, accompanied by all the idealism and corruption you might expect from any human institution.
Read the whole Greg Pak interview: Greg Pak Sets Out on a “Dead Man’s Run”
“Hell is populated by the worst criminals and mass murders throughout time. So we get to deal with a whole host of villains and this especially interesting female warden,” said Hurd.
Read the whole Gale Anne Hurd interview: Gale Anne Hurd on “Dead Man’s Run,” “Walking Dead”

2011.10.14 – 10.16 – UPDATED! Greg Pak at the New York Comicon

“Astonishing X-Men” and “Dead Man’s Run” writer Greg Pak will attend the New York Comicon from Friday to Sunday, October 14-16. When he’s not at panels or signings, he’ll be at table N3 in Artists Alley, where he’ll give out free copies of “Vision Machine.” The rest of his schedule:
Friday, October 14
1:30 – 2:30 pm – The Comics HIstory of the World Panel, 1A02. Pak will discuss his historically-based Marvel books, “Magneto Testament” and “Red Skull Incarnate.”
3:00 – 4:00 pm – Signing at the Comics News Insider booth
Saturday, October 15
10:45- 11:45 am – Aspen Comics Panel. Pak will discuss his new Aspen book, “Dead Man’s Run.” The #0 issue will be on sale at the Aspen booth — check out the Tony Parker cover on the right!
3:30 – 4:30 pm – Signing with Fred Van Lente at the Hero Initiative Booth, #1059
5:00 – 6:00 pm – Signing at the Marvel Booth
11:59 pm – Upright Citizens Brigade “Matt and Brett Love Comics” show!
Sunday, October 16
1:30 – 3:00 pm – Signing at the Aspen Booth
3:30 – 4:30 pm – Marvel: X-Men Regenesis Panel. Pak will discuss “Astonishing X-Men.” His run with artist Mike McKone begins in November with issue #44.

2011.10.26 – “Dead Man’s Run” #0

UPDATE!
“Dead Man’s Run” #0, written by Greg Pak with art by Tony Parker, hits comic book stores a week early, on October 26 instead of November 2. Ask your local store to order a copy for you today!

“Dead Man’s Run” #0 debuts at the New York Comicon!

Greg Pak’s latest comics project, “Dead Man’s Run,” debuts at the New York Comicon this weekend. The book tells the story of a jailbreak from Hell — literally. Written by Pak with art by Tony Parker, “Dead Man’s Run” is produced in collaboration with Aspen Comics and Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment. The #0 issue can be bought at the Aspen booth at the NYCC this weekend, then hits comic shops everywhere in November.
Check out the covers below (from Micah Gunnell and Tony Parker) and ask your local comics shop to preorder the book for you today!

From Dead Man's Run #0 cover art

Greg Pak to write “Dead Man’s Run” for Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla and Aspen Comics

Greg Pak is writing a new comic book called “Dead Man’s Run” for Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment and Aspen Comics! An excerpt from the press release:

The property promises to show readers an entirely new vision of hell, the land of eternal damnation, through the imaginative mind of acclaimed writer Pak. Valhalla and Aspen describe the premise of Dead Man’s Run: “In a future where hell exists as an underground prison for the reanimated dead, a young man enlists a team of the damned to escape and save his innocent sister’s soul.

Pak will attend the Aspen panel at the San Diego Comicon on Friday at noon in Room 4 to talk about the project and reveal its artist.
And check out Valhalla’s +Ben Roberts right here on Google+!

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