You may have noticed Dynamite been announcing a fair number of writers who haven’t worked with the company before. Time to add another one. Joshua Fialkov is going to be writing a series called “The Devilers” for Dynamite in 2013.
Fialkov is probably still best known for his excellent Elk’s Run series. Currently he’s writing I, Vampire for DC, although he’s written for Marvel, Top Cow and Dark Horse, among others, over the last few years. He’s a go-to guy for dark thrillers and horror. Judging by the cover, I think we can expect a something along those lines.
Official PR follows:
DYNAMITE ANNOUNCES BRAND NEW SERIES – THE DEVILERS!
DYNAMITE SIGNS ACCLAIMED WRITER JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV TO WRITE!
October 13th, 2012, Mt. Laurel, NJ – Dynamite signs acclaimed writer Joshua Hale Fialkov! Dynamite’s new series = The Devilers will appear in comic stores in 2013!
“I’m thrilled to be working on such a fantastic book with the gang at Dynamite,” says writer Joshua Hale Fialkov. “It’s going to be an explosive thrill ride. Guaranteed.”
“Joshua has an impressive track record and I was really impressed with Elk’s Run and Tumor. His writing is crisp and smart. We’ve been developing the Devilers for quite a bit of time, and needed the write voice for the series. Joshua is the going to shine on this series. I also want to take a moment to thank Marc Silvestri for creating such an incredible visual to help take the series to a great artistic level.” States Dynamite President and Publisher Nick Barrucci.
Joshua Hale Fialkov is the creator (or co-creator, depending) of graphic novels, including the Harvey Nominated Elk’s Run, the Harvey and Eisner nominated Tumor, Punks the Comic, and the Harvey Nominated Echoes.
He has written Alibi and Cyblade for Top Cow, Superman/Batman for DC Comics, Rampaging Wolverine for Marvel, and Friday the 13th for Wildstorm. He’s writing the DC relaunch of I,Vampire, as well as debuting the new Marvel character The Monkey King. This fall sees the launch of The Last of the Greats from Image Comics with artist Brent Peeples.
He also served as a writer on the Emmy Award Nominated animated film Afro Samurai: Resurrection, and as Executive Producer of the cult hit LG15: The Resistance web series.
Elk’s Run, Tumor, and Alibi are all currently in development as feature films. He has written comics for companies including Marvel, Wildstorm, IDW, Dark Horse, Image, Tor Books, Seven Seas Entertainment, Del Rey, Random House, Dabel Brothers Productions, and St. Martin’s Press. He has done video game work for THQ, Midway Entertainment, and Gore Verbinski’s Blind Wink Productions. He also wrote a Sci-Fi Channel movie starring Isabella Rossellini and Judd Nelson. Unfortunately, at no point in the film does Judd Nelson punch the sky and freeze frame. Joshua grew up in Pittsburgh, PA, went to college in Boston, where he got a BFA in writing and directing for the stage and screen, and then worked in the New England film industry, until finally deciding to move to Los Angeles to do it properly. He lives with his wife, Christina, daughter, Gable, and their cats, Smokey and the Bandit.
Todd Allen wears a lot of hats. At various times he’s been (alphabetically), a bouncer, college professor, humor columnist, Internet producer and an NBA/WNBA Beat Writer, among other things. He’s the author of Economics of Digital Comics. You should probably read it.