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In between is...The Comics2Film Elevator.
Five simple questions. Five quick answers. Just enough to start the ball rolling as you ride from ground to roof.
Today's guest in The Elevator is comics writer Jimmie Robinson, creator of 'Bomb Queen'
ELEVATOR (E): Describe 'Bomb Queen' in two sentences or less.
JIMMIE ROBINSON (JR): Comic adventures of a super villain who rules a remote society of criminals and how the "normal" world reacts to her administration. (deal with it, control it, destroy it).
E: If you were to compare 'Bomb Queen' to a movie or TV show what would it be?
JR: 'Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome' meets 'Escape from New York'
E :Why do you think 'Bomb Queen' would translate to film/TV/animation?
JR: A dark twist on the current super HERO film genre that provides social satire and commentary.
E: How can folks find your comic?
JR: The book can be found at your local comic shops. You can also purchase the trade paperbacks from an book store:
(Vol. 1) ISBN 1-58240-631-6
(Vol. 2) ISBN 978-1-58240-768-5
(Vol. 3) ISBN 978-1-58240-819-4
(Vol. 4) ISBN: 978-1582409214
(Vol. 5) Coming in late 2008
E: How can folks learn more about you and your work?
You'll find more about 'Bomb Queen' at Wikipedia, ComicSpace and MySpace
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