Off-Panel: ESSEX COUNTY Headed for the Small Screen

This post originally appeared on Panels, which is now Book Riot Comics

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His trilogy of graphic novels, Essex County, is in development over at CBC in Canada. Aaron Martin (Killjoys) will write the pilot and exec produce the show. Lemire, IDW Publishing’s Ted Adams and Top Shelf’s Chris Staros will produce the adaptation, alongside First Generation Films’ Christina Piovesan.

My Canadian heart grew two sizes at the news that Jeff Lemire’s masterpiece is en route to the small screen.

And if you’re wondering just what Star Wars: Underworld is, then the best answer might be a seasonally inspired one: the Ghost of Star Wars that never was.

Underworld may not be as dead as everyone always thought it was, fellow nerdlingers.

a comic by Margaret Atwood

This Margaret Atwood comic is reprinted over at Comics Alliance as part of their feature on literary bigwigs who love comics.

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