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Memoir

Imagine waking up one day with no idea who you are. You don't recognize the person sleeping next to you. You don't know the kids in the room next door. You've forgotten everything, and you're not the only one — everyone in your town has drawn a collective blank, and that's just the beginning of the freakiness.

That's the core premise of "Memoir," the Image Comics series from writer Ben McCool and artist Nikki Cook about the people living in Lowesville, a sleepy Midwest town where every resident lost their memory in one inexplicable evening… well, almost everyone.

If you're not already familiar with the imaginative series, now's a good time to start brushing up, because "Memoir" is just the latest comic book to receive a live-action adaptation.

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Immortals

"Immortals" Mondays launched here on MTV Movies earlier in the week, but your next clash with the titans and gods of Tarsem Singh's fantasy epic won't have to wait until next week.

Today, we have an exclusive first look at a full chapter from "Immortals: Gods and Heroes," the original graphic novel from Archaia Press. Featuring ten different stories from some of the best minds the industry has to offer, this exclusive "Immortals" chapter — titled "The Pride of Prometheus" — comes courtesy of Ben McCool ("Pigs," "Memoir") and Trevor Hairsine ("Captain America," "Judge Dredd").

Check out the full chapter past the jump!

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Green LanternCritical disputes rage on in the Twitter feed this week over "Green Lantern." Adam Hughes gave it a thumbs up, and Kody Chamberlain is stoked to see actor Nick Jones play John Stewart, but Chris Burnham has at least one big costume concern, and Mark Millar and Alejandro Arbona both sound a little scared.

Gail Simone, meanwhile, is still caught up on "Thor." Some of the tweets she contributed to a thread about the Son of Asgard's naughty bits may not be safe for work, but the one included below, as well as Ben McCool's reaction to "X-Men: First Class" and Rick Remender's thoughts on professionalism have been safely retweeted for your reading pleasure.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for June 17, 2011. Read More...

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The Green HornetGeeks are gearing up for "The Green Hornet" and info about Verizon iPhone this week, and both showed up on the minds of creators in the Twitter Report feed today. Ben McCool posted a micro-review of the film, while others who haven't been lucky enough to see it yet focused mainly on what they're expecting. Meanwhile, at a desk near a pot of coffee somewhere, R. Stevens is awaiting a mass iPhone exodus from his AT&T network.

In other posting, it's been a lively week on Twitter for both Mark Millar and Brian Michael Bendis. Today, the relationship between movie pitches and comic book were front and center, though ultimately Bendis just wants Millar to get back to work. Check out these tweets that captured the zeitgeist of our times, and find out whose pinball machine Brad Meltzer might have already stolen down below.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is your Twitter Report for January 11, 2010. Read More...

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Grilled CheesusA "Glee" episode tackling religion attracted gobs of tweets last night, and "FoxTrot" creator Bill Amend thinks he has a big-money idea for a Grilled Cheesus licensing opportunity. Phil Jimenez checked out the episode as well and offered his thoughts

NFL followers in the Twitter Report feed were quick to offer their reactions to the Randy Moss trade that will send him back to the Minnesota Vikings. Chris Eliopoulos thinks he knows why it happened, while Frank Tieri just wishes that New England could have waited until after the Vikes had played the Jets. You'll find their posts, Jason Aaron's thoughts on Darren Aronofsky directing "Wolverine 2" and more after the jump.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is your Twitter Report for October 6, 2010. Read More...

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Alan Moore"Watchmen" co-creator Alan Moore lit up Twitter accounts in the comics industry this week with comments he made in a Bleeding Cool interview about the rights to the book, the creative state of the medium and other topics. Skottie Young, Rob Liefeld and a few others spoke their piece in response, and there hasn't been a whole lot of sympathy for Moore broadly.

Other men failed to grab sympathy on Twitter as well yesterday, including Tom Brady and Brett Favre. Jason Aaron and Ben McCool were keeping tabs on them, while Jimmy Palmiotti made a "Jonah Hex" pitch to the world and Gail Simone explained what it will take to get her to go see the Spider-Man musical.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for September 10, 2010. Read More...

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InceptionA couple of comics luminaries fulfilled their dreams this week, as Brian Michael Bendis was recognized for calling in to Howard Stern's show and Bill Amend announced that he has completed the campaign mode in "StarCraft 2." Elsewhere, "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" continued to win over movie-goers, even if it didn't win in the weekend's box office rankings.

Accomplishments in creativity were recorded, too, as Mark Millar received something impressive from Leinil Yu and Simon Spurrier wedged something unique into a Marvel story he's been working on. Find out what that was after the jump along with a belated "Inception" appraisal.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for August 17, 2010. Read More...

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The first issue of "Choker," the new comic book series from award-winning artist Ben Templesmith ("30 Days of Night," "Welcome to Hoxford") and writer Ben McCool, hit shelves this week and is already generating a lot of positive buzz around the comics world.

A moody detective story set in a dark, technology-fueled world, "Choker" follows private investigator Johnny Jackson as he tracks down an escaped killer. McCool and Templesmith kicked off a nationwide tour promoting the six-issue Image Comics series this week, with signings this weekend in New York City, then moving on to Orlando, Seattle and various other cities around the U.S. The pair dropped by MTV News yesterday to chat about the project and offer an introduction to the gritty world of "Choker."

"'Choker is essentially what might have happened if Raymond Chandler went out on a 10-day bender with Philip K. Dick," laughed McCool. Read More...

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