Chopper (comics)

Chopper is a horror comic book mini-series written by Martin Shapiro , illustrated by Juan Ferreyra (Who Was later Replaced by Cliff Richards from issue # 3 onward), and published by Asylum Press in 2011. [1] [2]

The series is a modern-day reimagining of the headless horseman from ” The Legend of Sleepy Hollow ” that takes place in Daytona Beach, Florida during Bike Week .

Plot

In the story, a police officer’s rebellious teenage daughter takes a strange new ecstasy-like drug at a party that causes her to see ghosts – and one of them is a headless Hell’s Angel on a motorcycle who collects the souls of sinners in the afterlife he wants her tainted soul.

Chopper HAS Elements of the movies A Nightmare on Elm Street and Candyman . Instead of being killed in your dreams, you’re vulnerable while you’re high on the supernatural drug.

Adaptations

Web Series

As share of an ambitious transmedia launch strategy, a prequel to the hand Chopper storyline Was Produced as a web TV series [3] starring actors Tyler Mane ( Halloween , X-Men) and Andrew Bryniarski ( The Texas Chainsaw Massacre , Batman Returns ). [4]

Movies

A film adaptation of the book is in the works. The screenplay was written by Martin Shapiro . [5] [6]

References

  1. Jump up^ “New Chopper Comics Series” . Fangoria.com . Archived from the original on 2013-04-10 . Retrieved 2013-03-11 .
  2. Jump up^ “Chopper” . ComicBookDB.com . Retrieved 2013-03-11 .
  3. Jump up^ “Rolling Chopper to Viral Status Upon Launch” . DreadCentral.com . Retrieved 2013-03-11 .
  4. Jump up^ “Chopper” . Internet Movie Database . Retrieved 2013-03-11 .
  5. Jump up^ ” ‘ Chopper’ comicbook gets a ride with Dilemma” . Variety.com . October 31, 2012 . Retrieved 2013-03-13 .
  6. Jump up^ “Horror Chopper Expands Series From Web to Feature Movie” . ComingSoon.net . November 1, 2012 . Retrieved 2013-03-11 .

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