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COMIC NEWS DEC. 9TH: TRUE BLOOD GETS NEW CO-WRITER

 

‘True Blood’ Actor Michael McMillian To Co-Write ‘True Blood’ Comic Book

splashpage.mtv.com: If you haven’t been reading the “True Blood” comic book series, perhaps the direct involvement of a “True Blood” cast member might push you over the fence.

IDW Publishing and HBO announced in a press release today that actor and “Lucid” creator Michael McMillian, who stars on “True Blood” as the nefarious Reverend Steve Newlin, is lending his talents as a co-writer to the television-turned-comic book series. He’ll co-author the second arc of “True Blood” alongside writer Marc Andreyko, with Joe Corroney tapped for art duties.

“Co-writing the ‘True Blood’ comic is a dream come true both as a performer on the show and as a longtime comic fan,” McMillian said in a statement. “It’s a real privilege to build on the rapidly growing ‘True Blood’ mythology.”

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It’s really interesing to hear this. If he loves comics, has been on the tv show and liked it the True Blood comic could turn out to be really interesting. The design is also really good.

Have you read the comic? What do yout think of this?