Cowboys and Aliens

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Diamond Comic Distributors, Dec 6, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 112 pages
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In the Old West, settlers and Native Americans wage a bloody battle for control of the land. But when the Earth is threatened by conquerors from the stars, these sworn enemies must work together to save all humanity.

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User Review  - AVoraciousReader - LibraryThing

Book source ~ Library Itís 1873 in Arizona and Zeke and his partner are protecting a caravan trying to reach their destination of Silver City. Attacked by Indians, Zeke rides off to the Fort for help ... Read full review

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The poorly-received film of the same name was based on this graphic novel; from the novel, it's hard to imagine how anyone thought it would make a good movie. The entire enterprise is built around a ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Andrew Foley is professor and head of the department of English in the School of Education at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa).

Jiba Molei Anderson is the owner of Griot Enterprises and creator of its flagship property The Horsemen. He has also written the educational text Manifesto: The Tao of Jiba Molei Anderson, and maintains The Afrosoul Chronicles a blog dedicated to the discussion of race, politics and the business of popular culture. Mr. Anderson is also a part of the fine art community having various one-man and group shows including being featured in the book Black Comix and guest lecturing at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art with The Horsemen's inclusion in The Smithsonian's permanent library. In addition, Mr. Anderson has been interviewed for various publications such as GQ Magazine and the New York Times and has written articles for various magazines such as LaRana de Sevilla and online journals. Currently, Mr. Anderson is a Part-Time Lecturer at Chicago State University, teaching courses in Animation, Multimedia and Video Game Design and speaks across the country promoting comic books and graphic novels as tools for education in the exploration of race, culture and identity. Christian Beranek has worked as a writer for years, including a stint at Disney creating comics. She wrote Dracula vs. King Arthur and is currently working on a number of projects including the webcomic Validation. She is also a producer, musician, consultant and adventurer.

Crystal Skillman is the award-winning author of Wild (IRT Theater/SanguineTheatre in NYC; Kid Brooklyn Productions in Chicago); Geek (Vampire Cowboys/Incubator Arts, NYT and TONY Critics Pick); Cut (The Management, New York Times Critic's Pick); The Vigil or The Guided Cradle (ITG/The Brick Theater, NYIT Award Outstanding Play), Drunk Art Love (First Breath Reading Series, finalist for Harold Clurman Residency), and Another Kind of Love. Fred Van Lente is the Harvey Award-nominated, New York Times-bestselling comics Incredible Hercules, Marvel Zombies, and Cowboys & Aliens, the basis for the feature film, as well as the American Library Association- and Xeric Award-winning Action Philosophers. His other comics include Archer & Armstrong, The Comic Book History of Comics, Taskmaster, X Men Noir, The Amazing Spider-Man and Resurrectionists.

Scott Mitchell Rosenberg is chairman of Platinum Studios, and creates, produces, and develops comic book properties for all media, including a slate of high-profile, live-action feature films, television series for major networks, direct-to-DVD features, and direct-to-web content.

Fred Van Lente is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Incredible Hercules (with Greg Pak) as well as the award-winning Action Philosophers.

Andrew Foley has written numerous comic books, including the critically acclaimed Parting Ways, the satirical webcomic The Holiday Men, and the series Done to Death, created in collaboration with Eisner Award-nominated artist Fiona Staples.

Luciano Lima has worked for Dark Horse on Grifter and The Mask, for Marvel on Wolverine and X-Force, and for the French publisher Semic.

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