TIMOTHY CHOSEN BY THE GRATEFUL DEAD TO DO THE COVER ARTWORK TO KICK OFF THEIR NEW 7" VINYL SINGLES PROJECT!
From Dead.net: "The kick-off of our 7" singles collection is just around the bend! We're pleased to reveal longtime family member Tim Truman's original hand-drawn artwork for the first single. each release will be individually numbered." (More info Here.)
THE ORIGINAL ARTWORK IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE IN TIMBO'S ART STORE!
SCOUT OPTIONED FOR FEATURE FILM DEVELOPMENT
Big News: STUDIO 8 HAS JUST ACQUIRED THE FILM OPTION RIGHTS FOR THE TIMOTHY TRUMAN'S ACTION/ADVENTURE COMIC SERIES SCOUT. Chris MacBride (The Conspiracy) is set to adapt and direct for the big screen. Truman will serve as a consultant through the development of the big-screen version of Scout, which follows an Apache ex-Army Ranger who, while on a personal/spiritual mission, uncovers a far-reaching conspiracy involving local gangs, human slavers, oil companies and corrupt government officials. Braden Aftergood at Eighty Two Films is attached to produce. Jon Silk, Executive VP of creative at Studio 8 brought the project into the company and will oversee along with Greg Self.
Truman established himself over two decades ago as one of the most unique voices in mainstream and independent comics with such titles such as Grimjack for First Comics, Conan and Star Wars for Dark Horse Comics, and Hawkworld for DC Comics. He is repped by Brian Lipson at IPG.
See the official press release at DEADLINE.COM. Feel free to share the news!
RELEATED SCOUT NEWS:
Timothy and Ben Truman are now at work on SCOUT: MARAUDER, the long-promised sequel to the original series. The father and son team is currently investigating several publishing options for a print version of the new series. Additional plans include launching a companion online site which will feature a behind the scenes look at their creative process, original art, video tutorials, new digital comics and more.
MORE NEWS SOON!