Psychic Movie Pushes Into Comic BooksUpcoming Dakota Fanning psychic warfare movie Push doesn't have to wait until next year to get the nosebleed action started. DC Comics' November solicitations, released today, reveal that they're publishing a six-part prologue to the movie co-written by Entertainment Weekly's Marc Bernardin. We've got the details and cover to the first issue (by 2000AD and Losers artist Jock) under the jump.Psychic Movie Pushes Into Comic BooksSThe solicitation reads,
In anticipation of next year's blockbuster new movie Push, comes this action-packed prequel miniseries! A secret war is about to begin, fought on battlefields obscured in shadow . . . and the weapons in this new conflict will be the human mind! The United States government set up the ultra-secret Division to fight this war and take the forefront in this unique arms race. Enter agent Ezra Lowe, an operative in the Division trained from an early age in psychic warfare, until one mission went horribly wrong... From writers Marc Bernardin and Adam Freeman (THE HIGHWAYMEN, Genius) and newcomer Bruno Redondo comes a brutal tale in the first chapter of a secret war!
The first issue hits stores on November 12th, with the second arriving two weeks later. Although the image accompanying the official soliciation is a generic placeholder, Jock's artwork for the first issue, above, premiered on the Standard Attrition blog. Push #1 (of 6) [DC Comics]