A Little Too Juvenile and Uninspired for my tastes, but I have to admit it can find its audience. However, veteran comic book fans will be better off looking elsewhere. Good News is: it gives the movie a lot of room to improve on the concept and premise. So the movie can be better....
I know there has been a lot of ‘hype’ surrounding the upcoming film “Cowboys and Aliens” so I figured perhaps it is time for me to review the actual graphic novel written by Fred Van Lente and Andrew Foley, with art illustrated by Luciano Lima. When I first saw the trailers for the film, I have to admit I wasn’t very excited since the source material created by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg (the chairman of Platinum Studios and co-producer of the Jon Favreau film) needed … more
Taking place in 1873, Zeke and his female partner Verity are aiding a convoy heading to Silver City, Arizona. They're attacked by Apache Indians who make their mission difficult to carry out. A flying object appears in the sky and crash lands in the area their battle is taking place. When a squad of Indians investigate, they are killed on sight by an alien race who's mission is to takeover the planet. -summary Well, I'll just come right out and … more
Cowboys and Aliens: Worlds at War (or Cowboys & Aliens II) is a 2007 online-only extension of the graphic novel. It is written by Alana Joli Abbott.
Inspired by a Gary Larson cartoon, the title matches that of a 1995 16-page ashcan, published by Tom Arvis and Sureshot Comics. In 1998 Platinum Studios trademarked the name, and in 2004, through a separate agreement, negotiated all rights to the title from Arvis, who changed the name of his book to Wayout West