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In The Not Too Distant Future, Dark Horse Partners With Mystery Science Theater 3000

Written by Tim Midura on Thursday, February 16 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

In The Not Too Distant Future, Dark Horse Partners With Mystery Science Theater 3000

They'll produce a comic series and merchandise.


Source: Dark Horse

Mystery Science Theater 3000, the cult hit about a janitor trapped against his will by two mad scientists on the Satellite of Love and forced to watch a series of B movies as a part of the scientists' plot to take over the world, first aired in 1988, in a loving, but funny, send-up of old B movies. Now, Dark Horse is taking that premise to a new medium with a new comic series based on the show. It'll be interesting to see how well the visual gags translate to the page.

Original co-creator Joel Hodgson ran a Kickstarter in 2015 to show there's still an audience for the show, generating enough money to have 14 episodes airing this year on Netflix.





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Born in the frozen tundra of Massachusetts, Tim Midura has long possessed a love for comic books and records. After stealing the beard of Zeus and inventing the pizza bagel, a much more heavily tattooed and bearded Tim Midura has finally settled in San Diego. He's the world's first comics journalist who doesn't want to become a comics writer. Find him on twitter, facebook or by email.


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