New ‘Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets’ Poster

I know there’s a certain cheesiness to it, but I’m also excited to see a new franchise launch from material I hadn’t been familiar with before. If it looks familiar, it’s because so many comics creators have been influenced by the original French comics by Jean-Claude Mézières — and now we have a chance to discover it in the mainstream. I figure that by July 21, I’ll have seen Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 enough times that I’ll be ready for something else…

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In addition to running Fanboy Planet, Derek has written for ActionAce, Daily Radar, Once Upon A Dime, and The Wave. He has contributed stories to Arcana Comics (The Greatest American Hero) and Monsterverse Comics (Bela Lugosi's Tales from the Grave). He performs with ComedySportz San Jose and ShakesBEERience, in addition to occasional screenwriting and acting jobs. If you ever played Eric's Ultimate Solitaire on the Macintosh, it was Derek's voice as The Weasel that urged you to play longer. You can buy his book "I Was Flesh Gordon" on the Amazon link at the right. Email him at