Staple! In Motion

'Intergalactic Nemesis', 'Sundown' trailers

If you missed day one of Staple! the independent media expo, don't worry. There's still day two, with a special first peak at chapter one of volume two of live-action graphic novel The Intergalactic Nemesis.

This is not quite the first time Austinites have had a chance to see what happens next in this two-fisted, multi-media extravaganza. Director/producer Jason Neulander gave the audience leaving the third performance of volume one at the Long Center a quick tease on the way out (watch the video above), but he was positively giddy today about being able what is in store for Sunday. Don't forget, this local best-kept secret hits the road for a national tour this fall, so catch it before the world knows what a Zygonian is.

That's not the only attraction on the agenda. The Chronicle's own Wayne Alan Brenner will be moderating a Q&A with Alex Robinson (Box Office Poison, Too Cool to Be Forgotten) after a talk with Scary Godmother creator Jill Thompson There are also two dealer rooms packed with local artists (including Neulander's long-time collaborator Tim Doyle), visiting small press guests like Monica Gallagher (creator of roller derby comic Bonnie N. Collide, Nine to Five), and big names like James O'Barr.

The creator of The Crow helps explain why this is called a media expo and not a comic convention: His latest work, Sundown is a piece of digital storytelling. He described it as a "Gothic Spaghetti Western. … It very much has a Sergio Leone look to it, so I'm painting it all in these wide Panavision panels." The first chapter, 'White Birch,' will be available through Motionworks Entertainment in March for Android, iPhone and iPad.


Staple! The Independent Media Expo, March 6. noon-6pm. $10. The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35 #3100. www.staple-austin.org

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for over 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

READ MORE
More Staple!
Staple! Lives!
Staple! Lives!
Indie media expo adds three big names to guest list

Richard Whittaker, Dec. 3, 2013

Crows, Frankensteins and Danger at Staple! 2013
Crows, Frankensteins and Danger at Staple! 2013
Local indie media con mixes webTV innovators with comic legends

Richard Whittaker, Feb. 7, 2013

More The Intergalactic Nemesis
Kickstart Your Weekend: 'The Intergalactic Nemesis'
Kickstart Your Weekend: 'The Intergalactic Nemesis'
The coffee shop theatre show turned live extravaganza heads to the Web

Richard Whittaker, March 28, 2014

Kickstarting Another Chapter for the 'Intergalactic Nemesis'
Kickstarting Another Chapter for the 'Intergalactic Nemesis'
Double bill at Stateside before book three begins

Richard Whittaker, Jan. 5, 2013

More by Richard Whittaker
Everything Evil: How <i>Longlegs</i> Is Osgood Perkins’ Popcorn Movie
Everything Evil: How Longlegs Is Osgood Perkins’ Popcorn Movie
Channeling Silence of the Lambs for his horror club sandwich

July 12, 2024

Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person
A Québécois teen grapples with the ethical ramifications of bloodsucking

July 12, 2024

KEYWORDS FOR THIS POST

Staple!, The Intergalactic Nemesis, Sundown, James O'Barr

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Keep up with happenings around town

Kevin Curtin's bimonthly cannabis musings

Austin's queerest news and events

Eric Goodman's Austin FC column, other soccer news

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle