You’d be forgiven for thinking that US TV network FX’s adaptation of the Brian Michael Bendis’s Powers was dead. After all, the network made a pilot back in 2011 starring Jason Patric … and then nothing. But it seems the show could still make it to air, although not in a form based on that pilot. IGN has revealed in an interview with FX’s president, John Landgraf that the show is being completely retooled and that horror author Charlie Huston (Joe Pitt Casebooks) could be the new showrunner…

This Spring, IDW hopes lightning can strike twice as cartoonist and Thor: The Mighty Avenger writer Roger Langridge and X-Statix and Super Friends artist J. Bone team for The Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror. The mini tells a tale of of Cliff Secord, a stunt pilot who discovers a prototype rocket-pack in 1938 and uses it to fight crime, and his adventures while investigating a potentially supernatural cult in the hills of Hollywood.

On Wednesday January 16th at 7:00p.m. Dark Delicacies will host the Blue-Ray DVD release signing of Lightning Bug. Writer/Director Robert Hall plus cast members to be announced will be attending. Dark Delicacies is located at 3512 West Magnolia Blvd in Burbank, CA and can be reached via telephone at (818)556-6660 or email at darkdel@darkdel.com.

As a matter of interest, Surreal Grotesque has just done its first podcast. Give it a listen: Surreal Grotesque

Dark City, F. Paul Wilson’s Book Two of the Early Years of Repairman Jack Trilogy, is now available ro preorder from Gauntlet Press. Just past his 22nd birthday, in an attempt to save his favorite bar from being sold to Julio’s worst enemy – a scam artist named Zaleski – Jack is running a game to scam the scammer. Dark City

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