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Comic-Con Pitch: HERO HAPPY HOUR

By Rob M. Worley     July 21, 2004

We've arrived at the week of Comic-ConInternational 2004 in San Diego! Hollywood will be coming to the show, andComics2Film aims to help Hollywood find the good stuff.


Today Dan Taylor sits down topitch "Hero Happy Hour."

Q: Describe "Hero HappyHour" in two sentences or less.

Taylor: After a toughday of saving the world and defending justice, even superheroes need a place torelax and unwind - a place where everyone knows your name, secret identity ornot.

Q: If you were to compare"Hero Happy Hour" to a movie, TV show (or movies or TV shows) whatwould it be?

Taylor:"Cheers", but with capes and masks - along with "Seinfeld",but with superhero neurosis.

Q: Why do you think"Hero Happy Hour" would translate to film/TV/animation?

Taylor: Actually,"Hero Happy Hour" is already in the early stages of making it's way tothe small screen as an animated series. Hero Happy Hour is a different kind ofsuperhero property. It offers a different, albeit skewed, look at superheroeswhile remaining grounded. Even non-comic book fans can relate to the characterarchetypes.

Q: Why should movie folkscome by your Comic-Con booth?

Taylor: While the wheelsare in motion for "Hero Happy Hour" it might be a good time forinterested parties to jump on board. "Hero Happy Hour" is just the tipof the iceberg as far as properties go that we've got brewing at GeekPunk.

GeekPunk, publishers of"Hero Happy Hour" will be at Cold Cut Distribution's Indy Island atbooth 1901.


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

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