NEWS WATCH: Rogues’ Gallery sets trade paperback release date amid TV adaptation announcement
The image confirms that Thieves Gallery first arc, which ended this week with issue #4, will be collected into a trade paperback. The collection is slated for release on December 5, collecting issues 1-4 of the series. The series is written by Hannah Rose May, based on a story developed by May and Declan Shalevy, with art by Justin Mason (Spider Punk), colors of Triona Farrell (Shang Chi), and letters from Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou (The rush).
Thieves Gallery is also slated for an upcoming TV adaptation thanks to an option from Don Cheadle’s This Radicle Act production company, as previously reported by Deadline. The report stated, “Cheadle has a first look with Industrial Media and the plan is to adapt Rogues’ Gallery into a TV series…May will serve as EP and executive produce the series through her Weird Neighbor Productions banner alongside Cheadle, Karyn Smith. – Forge and This Radicle Act.
The series is a high-octane, genre-bending look at the toxicity of fandoms as Maisie Wade, an actress playing one of TV’s biggest superheroes, is forced to fight back against ‘fans’. who cosplay as their characters are villainous during a home invasion. The series is full of twists and turns as Maisie realizes there’s more going on than just an attempted robbery by these cosplayers, and must fight harder and harder to get anything back from her life and her life. previous passions.
The image provided a synopsis and preview of the upcoming trade paperback:
The series is perhaps best described as The Purge meets Scream. It’s a thrilling story that follows disenfranchised television superhero actress Maisie Wade as she’s terrorized by a group of unhinged intruders cosplaying the villains of her day job. If Maisie wants to survive the night, she’ll have to be the hero she despises.
Thieves Gallery, Flight. 1 (ISBN: 9781534324503, Diamond Code OCT220060) will be available at local comic book stores on Wednesday December 7 and at independent bookstores, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, Indigo and Waterstones on Tuesday December 13.
Thieves Gallery will also be available on many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books and Google Play.