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Comic-Con Pitch 2005: 'Hurricane Kids'

By Rob M. Worley     June 28, 2005

The countdown toComic-ConInternational in San Diego continues and Comics2Film is here withanother tip for producers who will be heading down to the show lookingfor the next coolness.


Today we get the scoop on"Hurricane Kids" from Ryan Cody.

Q: Describe "Hurricane Kids"in two sentences or less.

The Hurricane Kids is a throwback to everything that is fun aboutcomics and cartoons, the good guys doing what's right regardless oftemptation and the ease of taking shortcuts. Think big action, goodmorals.

Q: If you were to compare"Hurricane Kids" to a movie or TV show what would it be?

A less campy "Teen Titans"with the style of "Samurai Jack" with alittle coolness of Fleisher's Superman.

Q: Why do you think"Hurricane Kids" would translate to film/TV/animation?

It has a solid moral base andbuilt in superhero history providing awide range of stories and heroes. It can also be topical spanning anyevent over the last 50 years or more. It also features a wide range ofcharacters including a very strong female lead, a traditional Irishmanand a strong African American role model. Not very many shows featurea superhero team led by 2 very positive minority characters.

Previous Pitches

Matt Haleyon 'G.I. Spy'
Otis Framptonon 'Oddly Normal'
David Hopkinson 'Karma Incorporated'

Q: Why should movie folksseek you out at Comic-Con?

To learn more about TheHurricane Kids and see promotional artwork sothey can really get a greatinsight into the characters and theirstory.

Q: How can folks find youat Comic-Con?

I'll be the guy wearing aHurricane Kids tee-shirt and hauling arounda bag of goodies! Or you can contact me via the website atwww.hurricanekids.com


Are you a comics creatorattending Comic-Con with a conceptHollywood types should check out? E-mail your responses to the questionsabove, along with your booth number, tonews@comics2film.comand we'll send them over.

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