Award-winning executive producer/writerRodney Barnes(The Boondocks,Everybody Hates Chris) teams up with acclaimed comics creatorAlan Robertto develop an animated television series based on Robert’s hit IDW Publishing graphic novelKillogy. Barnes and Robert will serve as executive producers on the series, with Barnes penning the screenplay for the pilot. CelebritiesFrank Vincent(Goodfellas,Casino,The Sopranos),Marky Ramone(Rock and Roll Hall of Fameinductee, theRamones) andBrea Grant(Heroes, Dexter), who all appeared as main characters in the graphic novel, will now lend their voices to the show. ProducersChris White(My Super Psycho Sweet 16franchise) andJeff Mazzola(Descent) are also on board.Killogyleverages a unique mix of humor, horror and pop culture to tell the unique tale of a group of murderers who inadvertently unleash an ancient voodoo curse upon New York. “For me, it’s all a bit surreal,” says Robert. “I basically get to mash-up some of my favorite childhood heroes, throw them into these outrageous situations, and sit back and imagine what happens next. The series practically writes itself!”
Additionally, Ex-Misfitshorror-punk legendDoyle Wolfgang von Frankensteinwill star in a special Halloween edition ofKillogy. The one-shot comic
continues where the graphic novel left off. It introduces new character, Doyle, as humanity’s last hope in a post-apocalyptic world flooded by an ocean of blood. Thebook will also feature a 10-page exclusive first-look at Robert’s forthcoming IDW seriesThe Shunned One.Killogywas nominated for Best Mini-Series at the 2013
Ghastly Awardsand picked up a Horror
Comic Award for Best Scene from ComicMonsters.com. Bloody Disgusting listedKillogyat #4 on their Top 10 Best Mini-Series of 2013. TheKillogygraphic novel was recently licensed out to territories outside of the U.S. and will see a Brazilian release this summer from publisher NFL ZINE. The book will be translated in Portuguese. Visit the official website for more info:
http://www.killogycomic.comAbout Alan Robert
Alan Robert is best known for being the primary-songwriter and bassist for the respected hard rock groupLife of Agonyfor over two decades.LOArecorded several studio albums for Epic/Sony and Roadrunner Records developing a cult following in the process. The band has shared the stage with the biggest names in rock, includingMetallica,Black Sabbath, andThe Red Hot Chili Peppers. The group has headlined to audiences as large as 500,000 people in Europe and will appear on several festival dates this summer.
In recent years, Robert has made quite the name for himself in the world of comics with three critically acclaimed series under his belt;Wire Hangers(2010),Crawl to Me(2012), andKillogy(2013). Robert’s much anticipatedThe Shunned Oneis expected for a 2015 release. His hit seriesCrawl to Meis in development to become a live-action feature from the makers ofThe Orphanage. Barcelona-basedRodar y Rodarwill produce along with Robert’s production companyWasted Talent Entertainment, based on a screenplay written byTJ CimfelandDavid White.