James Hudnall’s “Ages of Heroes” heading for big screen?

Age of Heroes art by John Ridgway which featured on the cover of the first volume of STRIP Magazine.

Age of Heroes art by John Ridgway which featured on the cover of the first volume of STRIP Magazine.

(with thanks to James Hudnall): The Tracking Board is reporting that Superman Returns and X-Men: Days of Future Past director Bryan Singer is developing James Hudnall’s  fantasy comic Age of Heroes for film.

The strip, drawn by John Ridgway, has appeared most recently in the first volume of STRIP Magazine in the UK (available digitally on iTunes from ROK Comics), and James released a novelisation of the stories last yearHell’s Reward, intended to be the first in a series.

The comic follows a group of misfits in a fantasy land ruled over by gods. When the gods disappear, the misfits are brought together to protect the land against the monsters and arcane magic that now roam loose.

Tracking Board reports that Singer has brought on Alex Hollister to write the script, and Marc Berliner to co-produce with David Engel and Stephen Emery, representing Circle of Confusion.

Read the full story on Tracking Board here

Back Issues of STRIP are available through the ROK Comics Ultra app on iTunes, or as single issues

By Age of Heroes – Hell’s Reward (Paperback)

By Age of Heroes – Hell’s Reward (Kindle Edition)

• James Hudnall’s Official web site: TheHud.com 

• James Hudnall is also on Twitter, Google+ or Facebook

• James has a online comics series, Blue Cat, with Val Mayerik which features on acesweekly.co.uk

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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