Saturday, December 19, 2009

"Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep ?"

'Deckard' has a task ahead of him. 'Retire' six escaped 'NEXUS-6' androids'...
From the book that inspired director Ridley Scott's "Blade Runner", comes the Boom! Studios comic book adaptation, based on author Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel "Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?"
BOOM! Studios is presenting the complete novel 'transplanted' into the comic book medium, mixing all new panel-to-panel continuity with actual text from the book in a 24-issue 'maxi-series' illustrated by Steven Dupre."...San Francisco lies under a cloud of radioactive dust. The World War has killed millions, driving entire species to extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remained coveted any living creature, and for people who couldn't afford one, companies built incredibly realistic fakes: horses, birds, cats, sheep... even humans. 'Rick Deckard' is an officially sanctioned bounty hunter tasked to find six rogue androids, machines from the Tyrell Corporation, that look, sound and think like humans..."
The light that burns twice as bright burns for half as long - and you have burned so very, very brightly, Roy. Look at you: you're the Prodigal Son; you're quite a prize!
I've done... 'questionable' things.Also extraordinary things; revel in your time.Nothing the God of biomechanics wouldn't let you into heaven for....