God Country: Sweet Tooth director to helm comic book adaptation

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God Country, Jim Mickle, Donny Cates, Image Comics, Legendary

I want that you would see the sh*t-eating grin on my face proper now. Certainly one of my favourite comedian guide tales of all time, God Nation, is ready to be tailored by Candy Tooth‘s co-writer and director Jim Mickle. For starters. have you ever seen Candy Tooth? It is positively sensible, superbly shot, and epic past measure. The considered Mickle laying arms on God Nation has me freaking out as a result of I do know he’ll kill it.

Okay, relax, Steve. Let’s fill all people in on the main points, lets?

Mickle is partnering with Legendary and Aftershock Media for the difference. He is accountable for directing the characteristic primarily based on the 2017 graphic novel of the identical identify revealed by Picture Comics. God Nation was written by Donny Cates (Venom, The Paybacks, Buzz Kill, Thor, Crossover) with artwork by Geoff Shaw (Crossover, Buzz Kill, Revenge of the Cosmic Ghost Rider), colours by Jason Wordie (The Butcher of Paris, Black Hammer: Visions), and letters and design by John J. Hill (The Ghost Fleet, Crossover, Unusual Adventures).

Per Image Comics, right here is the official description for God Nation:

Southern Bastards meets American Gods in a high-stakes fantasy sequence that masterfully blends high-octane motion and jaw-dropping worldbuilding. In God Nation, readers meet Emmett Quinlan, an outdated widower rattled by dementia. Emmett is not only a downside for his youngsters—his violent outbursts are greater than the native cops can deal with. When a twister ranges his residence—in addition to the encircling West Texas city—a restored Quinlan rises from the wreckage. An enchanted sword on the eye of the storm provides him greater than a sound thoughts and physique, nevertheless. He is now the one man who can face these otherworldly creatures the sword has drawn all the way down to the Lone Star State… In God Nation, salvation is a double-edged sword.

Cates is adapting the screenplay. Lee Kramer and Jon Kramer from AfterShock Media will produce alongside Jim Mickle and Linda Moran.

Now, when you’ll excuse me, I’ve bought some main fist-pumping to do. The second I learn God Nation again in 2017, I instantly needed to see it tailored for the silver display. Not solely am I getting my want, however a inventive who helped make one among my favourite comedian guide diversifications ever is on the helm. As we speak is a superb day to be an indie comedian guide nerd. Let’s go!

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