Friday, April 23, 2004
The WB has released images and descriptions for the final two episodes of the third season of Smallville.
"Forsaken" will air Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 8 p.m.
Here's how the network describes the episode:
"Clark (Tom Welling) decides to tell Lana (Kristin Kreuk) his secret so they can finally be together. Meanwhile, an errant FBI agent (guest star Gary Hudson) kidnaps and tortures Pete (Sam Jones III) to try and force him to reveal Clark's secret. Also, Lex (Michael Rosenbaum) panics after the FBI gives him 24 hours to turn over information on his father (John Glover) or face jail time, but help arrives from an unexpected source."
Terrence O'Hara directed the episode, which was written by Brian Peterson and Kelly Souders.
"Covenant," the season finale, will air Wednesday, May 19 at 8 p.m.
Here's how the network describes the episode:
"Things come to a head in Smallville when Kara, a beautiful girl (guest star Adrianne Palicki) with superpowers, who claims to be from Krypton, comes to entice Clark (Tom Welling) to fulfill his destiny. Overwhelmed, Clark turns to his parents (John Schneider, Annette O'Toole) for advice but is shocked when Kara forces Jonathan to finally reveal the deal he made with Jor-El. Also, Clark makes a discovery that ultimately redefines his relationship with Lex (Michael Rosenbaum), and Clark's relationship with Lana (Kristin Kreuk) takes a final turn."
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Titles include Transformers: Generation One #4, Conan #3, Usagi Yojimbo #74, Steve Rude's The Moth #1 and Tales of the Vampires #5.
AVATAR'S YUGGOTH CREATURES
Avatar Press has announced the debut of Yuggoth Creatures, a new saga of Lovecraftian monsters and madness set to debut in July with story by Antony Johnston and artwork by Juan Jose Ryp, Jacen Burrows, Mike Wolfer, Sebastian Fiumara, Matt Martin and others.
Yuggoth Creatures becomes the the most recent project with ties to the Lovecraft mythos from Avatar, following Alan Moore's The Courtyard and Alan Moore's Yuggoth Cultures.
"I've been a big Lovecraft fan since I was a teenager," said Johnston, who wrote the sequential adaptations for Moore's The Courtyard and Yuggoth Cultures. "And William (Christensen, Avatar's editor-in-chief) and I had talked about doing something set in the Mythos for a while. But we wanted to come up with something compelling, that would set it apart from being just another Lovecraft pastiche. Then William suggested a bestiary, something that would showcase a great variety of art, while also being a kind of 'Lovecraft primer' for comic readers who might not be overly familiar with the Mythos."
"So I thought, well, what if we presented a bestiary written from one man's personal experience, an extraordinary man who'd seen almost the entire Lovecraft Mythos and lived to tell the tale...? We continued to bounce ideas off one another, and eventually came up with the "memoirs" format that we have now - an intense rollercoaster ride through the whole Mythos from one man's viewpoint, all weaved into a larger tapestry of horror, discovery and the fate of mankind.
"The artists have been consistently great, especially considering the enormous visual compression needed to tell these "memoir entries" in only four or five pages. And you can tell they've all really sunk their teeth into it, with fantastic creature designs and strong, spooky atmospherics. I think all horror artists love the challenge of drawing the utterly alien, something completely beyond human ideas of life. Yuggoth Creatures definitely presented those challenges, and every artist has tackled them head-on."
Yuggoth Creatures will be three 40-page issues.
VIPER COMICS FOR JULY
Following is Viper Comics' solicitation for July:
Written and art by Josh Howard.
Just when Nara thought things couldn't get any worse, all hell breaks loose. She has lost her life and her family, and now Nara stands to lose the one thing she has left - her friends. It's Violet vs Nara in the ultimate showdown...don't count on a happy ending.
32 pages, $2.95.
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