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Young John McClane explored in Die Hard: Year One Comic


BOOM! Studios (the studio behind the Blade Runner Comic) is releasing a prequel to the Die Hard trilogy in comic book form called Die Hard: Year One.

Every great action hero got started somewhere: Batman Began. Bond had his Casino Royale. And for John McClane, more than a decade before the first DIE HARD movie, he’s just another rookie cop, an East Coast guy working on earning his badge in New York City during 1976’s Bicentennial celebration. Too bad for John McClane, nothing’s ever that easy.

I’m not sure what I think about this.  In comic book form, prequels and spinoffs are easier to digest.  Hopefully no movie is put in the works.  The last thing we need is another Die Hard movie.  The originals will do just fine.

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Blade Runner: The Comic Book hits in June


Boom! Studios‘ new 25 issue series is a word-for-word comic version of Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep. Which, of course, was brought to the screen as Blade Runner in 1982 by Ridley Scott, and remains one of the most praised Science Fiction films of all time.

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