October 2014 – Animal
Planet Developing The Other Dead Scripted Series!
Planet Developing ‘The Other Dead’ Animal
Zombie Scripted Series!
Animal Planet is the latest cable
network to dip into graphic novel fare, optioning the
zombie animal story “The
Other Dead” to be developed as a scripted series.
Read the full article on Variety!
2014 – The Other
Dead Hardcover Now Available!
The first six issues of the critically
acclaimed horror series The Other Dead are now available
in hardcover! Find
it at your local comic shop or your favorite online retailer...here's
your chance to get the complete Zombie Animal™ epic
and find out what the buzz is all about!
“How has this brilliant
premise not been done yet? Just when we’re inundated
with “zombie this, zombie that,” Ortega,
Digger, and Eastman come along with a rip-roaring adventure
that provides the most unique spin on the zombie apocalypse
Creator of Gears of War
“The Other Dead has the perfect combination
of action, emotional impact, and brooding/building horror. I kept turning the
pages to run from the impending doom.”
– Kevin J. Anderson
New York Times bestselling author of the Dan
Shamble, Zombie P.I. series.
and subversive with snark–the only problem
with this book is that I didn't come up with the
– Hugh Sterbakov
Emmy-nominated writer of Robot Chicken, Freshmen, and City
Under the Moon
Dead finds space to be itself in a genre where
most practitioners stick to the tried and true.
Original and genuinely scary.”
– Mike Carey
Eisner Award-winning writer of Unwritten, Suicide Run, and X-Men
Dead has restored my faith in a tired sub-genre
with a tongue-in-cheek premise, compelling
characters, and a devilishly fun world. I’m
anxiously awaiting the moment when Obama picks
up a shotgun.”
– TJ Fixman
Writer of Ratchet & Clank and Legends of the Dark Knight:
A Game to Die For
“The basic conceit of this story, that
nature, not our neighbors, is the real threat, harkens back to Hitchcock’s
The Birds and Spielberg’s Jaws, only taken to the next level…Just
when you thought the zombie genre had been strip mined, The Other Dead proves
– Robert Napton
Writer of Battlestar Galactica, Warlord of Mars, and Dark
Wraith of Shannara
“A twisted new
angle that will resonate far and wide. I really enjoyed
– American McGee
Creator of American McGee’s Alice
“The Other Dead starts with a great premise,
a zombie tale that tugs our emotion and sympathy like no other. The book itself
is beautifully executed, with grisly, splattered art and frenetic writing…can't
wait for more!”
– Mike Capps
Executive Producer of Gears of War and writer of Gears of War:
The Other Dead, Ortega, Digger, and
Eastman finally answer the THE zombie
genre question–what about the
animals!?–with equal parts wit
– Steve Johnson
FX Artist on Ghostbusters, The Abyss, and Spider-Man
The Other Dead Devours the Internet!
Check out the links below for exclusive interviews and
articles on The Other Dead and the latest scoop on the
Obama cover controversy!
8/12/13: Comicbook.com: http://comicbook.com/blog/2013/08/12/exclusive-interview-gears-of-war-and-teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles-unite-for-the-other-dead/
8/12/13: Comicbooktherapy.com: http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/exclusive-joshua-ortega-and-digger-mesch-talk-the-other-dead-157194
7/2/13: Newsarama: http://www.newsarama.com/18253-obama-brandishing-firearms-returns-to-comic-book-cover.html
7/1/13: The Blaze: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/07/01/armed-angry-obama-graces-cover-of-new-comic-slated-for-9-11-13-release/
7/1/13: Bleeding Cool: http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/07/01/obama-is-packing-for-the-other-deads-911-variant-cover/
5/31/13: CBR: http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=45765