Composer Jefferson Friedman Discusses His Score to DC Universe’s New Animated Series ‘Harley Quinn’

By: Dan Moore When DC fans remember David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, they probably first think of Margot Robbie’s incredible portrayal of Harley Quinn. This wasn’t the first time we have been introduced to this character, Harley Quinn originally appeared in the 1992 show, Batman: The Animated Series, and was voiced by Arleen Sorkin.  Since Suicide Squad, the character has reached a new level of popularity, spawning Halloween costumes and a whole new sense of punk style for young girls among many things.  Ahead of the follow-up, spin-off titled Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn, due out in February, DC Universe has just released an animated series solely dedicated to the frequent accomplice and lover of Joker, titled Harley Quinn.  One of the many standout elements of the new streaming series is the score by composer Jefferson Friedman, which he has described as “power punk crossed with carnival music”.  Jefferson is no stranger to DC Universe, he scored the 2017 Vanessa Hudgens series Powerless.  To get a better idea of Jefferson’s scoring process for Harley Quinn …

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Holiday Party at Big Apple Comic Con’s New Home, The New Yorker Hotel

Holiday Party at Big Apple Comic Con’s New Home, The New Yorker Hotel Celebrate Our Spectacular Holiday Party at Big Apple Christmas Con on December 14 Big Apple Comic Convention, New York City’s longest-running premier boutique comic books and popular culture show, is celebrating its move to the New Yorker Hotel with the Big Apple Christmas …

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Legendary Comics And WEBTOON Announce The Return Of ‘Acursian’

 Legendary Comics and the WEBTOON hit series Acursian starring John Barrowman (“Arrow,” “Torchwood,” “Doctor Who”) returns with the first weekly chapter leading up to the anticipated conclusion of Season One, now available exclusively on WEBTOON. The series, rooted in Celtic lore, is a unique fusion of mythic storytelling from co-creators John Barrowman, Carole Barrowman (Torchwood: Station Zero, Hollow Earth, Conjuror, Exodus Code), and Erika Lewis (#Guardian, Game of Shadows, Firebrand: The Initiation of Natali Presano, The 49th Key), with art by Beni Lobel and designs by Tommy Lee Edwards. Readers can visit WEBTOON.com for more information. In Acursian, Charlie Stewart, the man who had it all, falls victim to an ancient Celtic curse. Every decision he makes, every relationship he has, every choice he’s given is doomed to fail spectacularly, and sometimes comically, no matter what he does. Embarking on a quest for the truth behind the supernatural forces re-writing his destiny, Charlie discovers that his ancestor Bonnie Prince Charlie made a deal with the ruthless Celtic God of War, Bregon, and his Three Sisters have cursed the family line. After losing everything he holds dear, Charlie, along with …

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Bela Lugosi To Star In ‘Bram Stokers’s Dracula’ Graphic Novel From Legendary Comics

Legendary Comics, in partnership with the Lugosi Estate and Kerry Gammill, announced Bram Stoker’s Dracula, a new graphic novel starring iconic film and stage actor Bela Lugosi, with art by El Garing, set for release in late 2020. In the late 19th Century, Dracula, an ancient Transylvanian vampire, moves to England to find fresh blood and spread his evil contagion. There, he encounters two women, Lucy and Mina, who become the targets of his dark obsession. Aided by a group of brave men, Professor Van Helsing arrives on the scene to take on the Vampire Prince in the ultimate battle between the forces of light and dark! Follow Facebook.com/LegendaryComics for the latest news and updates about Bram Stoker’s Dracula and more. “There have been great Dracula graphic novels, but to unite Bram Stoker’s novel in a faithful adaptation with the definitive Dracula in the form of screen icon Bela Lugosi is a dream come true,” said Robert Napton, Senior Vice President of Legendary Comics. “I am grateful to the Lugosi Estate, artist El Garing and art director Kerry Gammill for bringing their passion to this project.” “On behalf of the Lugosi Family, I want …

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Legendary Comic Announces New Original Graphic Novel ‘The Witches Of Silverlake’ From Singer-Songwriter Simon Curtis

Legendary Comics announced today a new graphic novel, THE WITCHES OF SILVERLAKE, from singer-songwriter and actor Simon Curtis, with art by Stephanie Son, set for release in early 2021. The original story follows Elliot Green, who, after his dad dies, moves across the country to Los Angeles where his mother has accepted the position of Vice-Principal at one of the most prestigious private schools and where he is currently enrolled. He is quickly taken in by the school’s outcasts—the scholarship kids, the queer kids, and the ones who just don’t fit in with the glossy trust fund babies—and they let him in on their little secret: they’re witches. He ventures out into the world of crystal stores and occult shops in Silverlake, until one fateful day, he encounters an elderly shop owner who delivers a prophecy, warning him not to tap too deeply into real magic. The next morning, as Elliot and his coven use a stolen initiation candle to cast a spell to activate their abilities, they unknowing open a gate, unleashing a magic that is powerful, real, and might be even more …

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New Starset Album “Divisions” Launched With Live Demonstrations

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STARSET‘S NEW ALBUM DIVISIONS OUT NOW FORBES OFFERS A LOOK INTO THE MAKING + MARKETING OF THE ALBUM  BILLBOARD PREMIERES “SOLSTICE” SPACE ASCENT VIDEO  LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS TAKING PLACE NOW Visionary media collective STARSET have carved out a unique path as part cinematic rock band, part conceptual storytellers, weaving an intricate narrative through multimedia and redefining the concept of a truly immersive …

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New Trailer Revealed For ‘Birds Of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn)’

From what we learned in the new trailer for “Birds Of Prey” it is fairly obvious that Harley Quinn and The Joker are no more and she appears to have joined forces with quite the array of female friends. Harley Quinn was without a doubt a huge highlight in the 2016 film “Suicide Squad” fantastically played by actress Margot Robbie. The trailer shows that Harley is up to a variety of different shenanigans and it appears that screenwriter Christina Hodson has done a fantastic job of creating a Harley-centric storyline based on the original comic book series “Birds Of Prey” which only occasionally brought in Harley Quinn as a character. In the film, Harley Quinn appears as quite the loose cannon and she teams up with Black Canary (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), and Renee Montoya (Rosie Perez) a former police detective to protect a young girl named Cassandra Cain (Ella Jay Basco) from sadistic crime lord Black Mask (Ewan McGregor). Harley Quinn will be popping up on the big screen quite a bit in the near future, as …

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‘Eden: A Skillet Graphic Novel’ Is A Must-Read For Both Comic And Music Fans!

Z2 Comics partnered up with rock band Skillet to release a graphic novel titled “Eden: A Skillet Graphic Novel” and we have to say that it is an absolute must-read for both comic and music fans alike. The story surrounded the main characters John and Korey along with the help from ex-soldier Seth and cyborg Jen on their quest to protect their loved ones from a group of zealots that steal a machine that served as a protection device and eventually lead them all into redemption. The story sucked us in from beginning to end with its amazingly vivid imagery and immersive storyline. While many of us are most familiar with Skillet’s musical works, it is fascinating to see what they were able to bring to the table when working in another creative medium. “Eden: A Skillet Graphic Novel” was co-written by John Cooper of Skillet along with Random Shock Studio writers Alex Paknadel and Dan Watters and Chris Hunt served as the graphic artist. The story kept us on the edge of our seats while reading as you feel …

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Does ‘Genesis 1: A Poppy Graphic Novel’ Shed Some Light On The Enigma Of Poppy?

Many of you are most likely familiar with the enigmatic android-like persona that is musician Poppy. Undoubtedly, you were left curious like most of us attempting to figure out her story and the origins behind the repetitive “I am Poppy” and just what it all means and just how Poppy became such an internet phenomenon. “Is she a girl? Is she a machine? Is she humanity’s redemption, or its damnation? Don’t be scared — either way, she is Poppy…and you love Poppy.” Recently, we were thrilled to come across the graphic novel “Genesis 1: A Poppy Graphic Novel”published by Z2 Comics ,authored by Poppy, herself, along with Titantic Sinclair and Ryan Cady and illustrated by artists Ian McGinty and MinoMiyabi that attempts to shed some much-needed light into Poppy’s origins, motivations and more. “Genesis One: A Poppy Graphic Novel” is a must-read for all Poppy fans, as well as, others who are looking for a deeply fascinating and engrossing spiritual sci-fi journey. Another amazing aspect tied to this graphic novel is that it is bundled with a brand-new album from …

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First Look: Snowpiercer Graphic Novel That Inspired the New TV Series Continues with a Prequel Story From Titan

Titan Comics are thrilled to be publishing Snowpiercer: Extinction, a brand-new prequel graphic novel set before the extinction incident that led to the events of the original Snowpiercer graphic novel trilogy. Titan’s next instalment in the critically-acclaimed and award-winning Snowpiercer graphic novel saga will be released in September 2019, written by Matz (Triggerman, The Assignment), with art by the original Snowpiercer graphic novel artist Jean-Marc Rochette. Debuting alongside Titan’s new graphic novel, the Snowpiercer franchise will also welcome the hotly-anticipated TV adaptation. Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the TV adaptation of Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival are questioned in this riveting television adaptation. The TV series, starring Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind) and Daveed Diggs (Hamilton, Black-ish), will air in the U.S. on TNT and internationally on Netflix (excluding China). The series is a co-production of Tomorrow Studios (a partnership between Marty Adelstein and ITV Studios) and Turner’s Studio T, along …

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DC And Warner Bros. Super Friends Unite To Create An Epic Digital Mega-Booth For Comic-Con 2019

For the first time ever, Comic-Con titans DC and Warner Bros. will join forces on the convention floor in a digitally revamped, two-story combination DC Warner Bros. booth (#4545, located near Artists’ Alley). With more than 6,500 square feet across two levels, this iconic space produced by Vision Events will host nearly 40 signings featuring not only the stars and creative teams from Warner Bros., HBO series and New Line Cinema films, but also almost 50 legendary DC writers and artists, proving to be the ultimate DC and Warner Bros. fan destination. Utilizing constantly evolving digital signage on towers and screens, the DC Warner Bros. booth will serve as a must-experience environment, including an Arkham Asylum Activation that delves into the world of Harley Quinn; a re-creation of one of Riverdale’s Pop’s Diner booths; an Instagram-worthy station with the Central Perk couch from Friends; actual costumes and props from The Dark Knight film trilogy, in celebration of Batman’s 80th anniversary, and more! Always a destination for Comic-Con fans, the DC and Warner Bros. booths will now unite to become a one-stop shop delivering constant activities for fans to enjoy, …

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IDW Announces Signing Schedule, Panels, and Exclusives For SDCC

George Takei’s They Called Us Enemy, All-New Locke & Key, the Wynonna Earp Cast, and Many More Comic and Entertainment Icons Appear at Booth #2729 SAN DIEGO, CA (July 9, 2019) – Next week, IDW Publishing will celebrate its 20th anniversary at San Diego Comic-Con with sensational booth appearances by such fan-favorite talents as George Takei, Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodríguez, Kim Dwinell, Magdalene Visaggio, B. Dave Walters, Stan Sakai, Walter Simonson, Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Eastman, Sam Maggs, Rod Fergusson, the cast of Wynonna Earp, and so many, many more! Our complete list of booth guests, panels, and show exclusives can be found below. Be sure to visit Booth #2729 for IDW’s coolest Comic-Con signings and swag! Of special note, IDW is now taking Comic-Con preorders on special They Called Us Enemy items: the Hardcover and Signed & Numbered Hardcover editions, to be picked up at Booth #2729 during show hours. A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei‘s childhood imprisoned at American concentration camps during World War II, this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love – by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, and Harmony Becker – allows readers to experience the forces that shaped an …

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