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J. Michael Straczynski's Midnight Nationby J. Michael Straczynski
J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5, Rising Stars) has joined the growing ranks of screenwriters that have moved to the less constraining field of comics. With Midnight Nation, JMS has crafted a compelling tale of loss and redemption. Join David Grey and his guardian angel as they travel a hidden America in search of his lost soul.
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J. Michael Straczynski's hit series, Midnight Nation, follows the adventures of David and Lauren, two "walkers" who are on a quest to retrieve David's soul from the terrifying "men"...before he becomes one of them!
David and Lauren's travels are frequently unnerving as they inhabit a world between the living and the dead, a netherworld that is neither good nor evil, but all the shades in between...
"Highly recommended....9 [out of] 10....[A]rguably Straczynski's best contribution to comics to date....[A] good script is nothing without a good artist, and Frank proves himself one of the best." Randy Lander, TheFourthRail.com
"[A] rare accomplishment....Midnight Nation will be remembered as one of the most absorbing and emotionally moving sagas in modern comics history." Arnold T. Blumburg, senior editor, Cinescape.com
"With its engaging script and thoroughly effective artwork, Midnight Nation draws you in and leaves you wanting more....Straczynski has written a clever and fast-paced script that keeps you guessing....[Gary Frank's art] works perfectly with the demands of this script....[A] definite must-buy." Minh Ta, IGN.com
About the Author
A resident of Los Angeles, J. Michael Straczynski is best known as the creator, writer, and executive producer of the Emmy and Hugo-award winning television series Babylon 5. He is the author of over 200 produced episodes of television ranging from Murder, She Wrote to the new Twilight Zone. He has also published three novels, short stories in Amazing Stories and elsewhere, over a hundred articles for national and regional publications, and writes comics for Marvel (The Amazing Spider-Man) and Top Cow (Midnight Nation, Rising Stars) via his Joe's Comics imprint. He is currently writing and producing Jeremiah, a televsion series for Showtime.
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