Hard candy director david slade took the helm for this adaptation of steve niles terrifying comic book series of the same name. Fear of the dark by tim lebbon marty volk has a guardian angel. The film is directed by david slade and stars josh hartnett and melissa george. Almost a year has passed since barrow, alaskas population was decimated by vampires. Sam kieth is a comic book writer and illustrator, best known as the creator of the maxx and zero girl. The comic was written by steve niles, and illustrated by ben templesmith. Raising the stakes in an already perilous situation, the elite members of a clandestine government sect have taken it upon themselves to become the arbiters of pain and violence against one of the most terrifying forces humanity has ever encountered. While books such as the twilight series have received critical acclaim the 30 days of night series seems to have passed unnoticed by many. Steve niles born june 21, 1965 is an american comic book author and novelist, known for works such as 30 days of night, criminal macabre, simon dark, mystery society and batman.
This is a list of comics in the 30 days of night series. Dark days continues a year and a half later, stella has written a book and has gone on a book tour, but she has an ulterior purpose to this tour, a revenge filled one. An original novel in the nationally bestselling book series set in the world of the criticallyacclaimed graphic novels 30 days of night rating. Otherwise i can take or leave outandout horror books and i have no desire to see. October 19, 2007 paramount sheriff eben josh hartnett and his wife melissa george are forced to defend their quiet community from mysterious outside elements. Stella joins the quartet that is armed and ready to battle against the evil vampires. The series takes place in barrow, alaska, so far north that during the winter, the sun does not rise for 30 days. Dark days is a fair, but not great horror sequel to a fair but not great horror film. Xfiles30 days of night is copublished with dcwildstorm, for 6 issues in 2010. Well, they tried to adapt the comic book sequel to 30 days of night, but it did not live up to the precedent. First problem is the alteration to the comic book plot, by adding more random deaths.
The sixissue limited series is written by 30 days of night creator steve niles and tool guitarist adam jones and drawn by tom mandrake. Three tales 01 by niles, steve, wickline, dan, jones, nat, milx, templesmith, ben isbn. Dark days is an implausible sequel of 2007 30 days of night. Given its roots as a comic book, 30 days of night has always been a visual production first and foremost.
The world of the undead is a vast one, with many stories remaining to be told. For the past five years, since he was twelve years old, it has saved marty. Dark days is a 2010 directtovideo american horror film based on the comic book miniseries of the same name. It will have a few minor defects and will generally appear to be in slightly used but not roughly used condition. The book club, illustrated by cocreator and original 30 days of night artist ben templesmith. It is sad because there is a few interesting scenes and ideas which are not so bad, however, the plot is way too basic and the all movie is about a handful of people shooting way too many vampires to be true. Stella, mourning her husbands murder, has been travelling the world trying to. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read 30 days of night. First problem is the alteration to the comic book plot. Dark days 2010 is a 1h 32min rate r american thriller horror film that was based on steve niles 2004 graphic novelcomic book miniseries, 30 days of night. See the complete 30 days of night series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Released in 2010 and set one year after the events of the first film, it sees stella on a mission to expose and eradicate the vampire menace that decimated the alaskan town of barrow. It was directed by and written by ben ketai, alongside cowriter steve niles.
I have to say i like the 30 days of night world, but i still just cant get into the artwork all that much. Bloodsucker tales, volume 1 30 days of night, book 4 v. Dark days video 2010 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. I always appreciated that the actual show didnt go the more obvious route of things like zombies and vampires. The movie did not end the 30 days of night series which continued on fearnet in two series. Cowriters steve niles writer and cocreator of 30 days of night and rockstar turnedwriter adam jones the band tool team with the amazing, moody artistry. By stripping away ben templesmiths art or the liveaction performances of the movies actors and actresses, you unfortunately lose an awful lots of this books appeal. It has a fair amount of violence that can be attributed to the franchise of 30 days of night. The original 30 days of night was kind of a good vampire movie that made vampires scary again when movies like twilight and the vampires assistant and the awful anne rice books were turning them into imaginary gay boyfriends for wannabe goth girls. Niles pairing of the xfiles with 30 days of night is a bit predictable. Gotham county line he is credited among other contemporary writers as bringing horror comics back to prominence, authoring such works as 30 days of night, its sequel, dark days idw publishing, and criminal.
These novels are based on the 30 days of night comic book series and on the movie of the same name which was also based on the comics. A movie clip from the vampire film 30 days of night. The sixissue limited series is written by 30 days of night creator steve niles and tool guitarist adam jones and drawn by. Dark days from 2010 starring kiele sanchez, rhys coiro and diora baird. Dark days is a sequel to the 2007 horror, 30 days of night and an adaption of the graphic novel of the same name. Dark days follows stella olemauns efforts to warn the world about the threat the vampires pose the vampires who overran barrow, alaska, killing her husband and most of the town. This movie treats the story of a survivor group running away from a crew of vampires, summoned in the darkness of an inevitable night. Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher. The story focuses on an alaskan town beset by vampires as it enters into a thirtyday long polar night. As the sun sets over an isolated alaskan townshipnot to rise again for a montha new evil emerges from. This optic more likely belongs to a class a zombie, where they always run from their chasers, so expect changes.
In the series, vampires, being vulnerable to sunlight, take. Dark days starts with another brilliant premise to exploitthe polar pun intended opposite of the first film. The 30 days of night book series by multiple authors includes books 30 days of night, dark days, 30 days of night. Cowriters steve niles writer and cocreator of 30 days of night and rockstarturnedwriter adam jones the band tool team with the amazing, moody artistry of industry legend tom mandrake the spectre, batman to unleash the ultimate comic culture crossover. The story begins when a group of vampires flock to barrow, alaska where the sun sets for 30 days, allowing them to feed without the burden of sleep to avoid lethal sunlight. This, dear reader, is a damn shame as it offers up a fresh perspective on our bloodsucking friends. Dark days 2010 is a sequel to the 30 days of night 2007 and is a prequel to 30 days of night. One month every year, this town is plunged into darkness for 30 days due to its location far north of the arctic circle. This small, secluded town is located so far north that in the winter there is a span of thirty days when the sun does not rise above the horizon. Dark days 7 items picking up from the literal ashes of 30 days of night, 30 days of night.748 1529 71 184 47 1463 22 912 1642 547 1232 1363 1600 1160 199 1085 403 179 263 794 453 385 595 17 1512 675 1101 223 182 148 1454 297 1016