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Comic-Con Pitch 2005: 'Living in Infamy'

By Rob M. Worley     July 07, 2005

It's less than a week untolComic-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 hear from veterancomics scribe Ben Raab about his new book, "Living in Infamy".

Q: Describe "Living in Infamy"in two sentences or less.

On the surface,"Living In Infamy" is about a Federal Witness ProtectionProgram for reformed super-villains. But really it's a series aboutthe secrets people hide from their friends and families and how thosesecrets can come back to haunt you when you least expect it?

Q: If you were to compare"Living in Infamy" to a movie or TV show what would it be?

As a TV series, it's"'Desperate' Supervillains". As a movie, it's "The Incredibles"meets "Goodfellas".

Q: Why do you think"Living in Infamy" would translate to film/TV/animation?

We've approached the book likean hour-long TV drama. The characters aren't moustache twirling baddies intights trying to dominate theworld. They're simply ordinary people with extraordinary -- ifsomewhat chequered -- pasts looking for a new lease on life.Unfortunately, as they're about to discover, you can't always get whatyou want...

Previous Pitches

Matt Haleyon 'G.I. Spy'
Otis Framptonon 'Oddly Normal'
David Hopkinson 'Karma Incorporated'
Ryan Codyon 'Hurricane Kids'
Steve Buccellatoon 'Weasel Guy'
Steven A. Roman on 'Lorelei'

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

Because this is going to be BIG.Comic Con may be their one and onlychance to get in on the action.

Q: How can folks find youat Comic-Con?

We're crashing with ourfriends at Antarctic Press, booth #2307.That's where we'll be debuting our first issue, published byLudovico Technique,and giving out FREE promoposters featuring John Cassaday's amazing artwork from the cover toLIVING IN INFAMY #1. We invite anyone and everyone to come check itout! And if you can't make it to the show, but want to see more, dropus a line at LUDOVICOCOMICS@aol.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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