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Sneak Peek: "Pushing Daisies" Comic

Pie and a comic book?

Only a few more days to go to Comic-Con and, while I've already seen the pilot for ABC's Pushing Daisies about a zillion times (check out a new promo here), I cannot wait to attend the Q&A panel after the pilot screening with the cast and crew of Warner Bros. Television's new drama.

Along with giving out pie to the first 300 attendees (the pie is an in-joke that those of you familiar with the series will already get), Warner Bros. has unveiled the cover (shown left, thanks to the good folks at Warner Bros. Television) for the comic book companion to Bryan Fuller's super-saturated supernatural drama Pushing Daisies.

It's a Comic-Con exclusive, which means you can only get the Pushing Daisies comic book next week in San Diego at the Warner Bros.' booth.

Supplies, as they say, will be extremely limited so be sure to drop by and get your Pushing Daisies comic before they're gone!

Comments

Anonymous said…
I SOOO want one of these. Can I get in line now?
Anonymous said…
Get in line behind me, Wes. Do we know if this is going to be based on the pilot eppie or whether it is a standalone story with the PD characters? Either way I want a copy.
Anonymous said…
Can you get this if your not going to Comic Con? I want one and its not fair that you have to go there to get it.
The CineManiac said…
So giving away at the booth only or also at the panel?
Anonymous said…
What about everyone not able to go to Comicon even if we want to, how do we get a copy of the comic?! Not fair.
Anonymous said…
Why is it not fair? It's a Comic-Con exclusive, so if you want it you have to go to Comic-Con. I don't understand what's so hard to understand about that.
Anonymous said…
Not everyone can go to Comicon and are still interested in the show and the comic book. Why shouldn't any fan of the show be able to get the comic book? What's so hard to understand about that? Maybe the premiere of the show only should be aired in NY and everyone who wants to see it has to go there. It's just stupid.
Anonymous said…
So... you're saying that if an event was giving out gift bags to people attending, you'd feel you were entitled to one even though you didn't attend? I fail to see your logic at all.

As for your specious "analogy" about the show only airing in New York, that's ridiculous. We're talking about a promotional tie-in for a series that's being handed out at a promotional event/convention. Did you think you should have gotten a CW t-shirt last year when the network promotional team was touring the country?
The CineManiac said…
Anonymous,
I'm sorry I have to agree with Owen. It would be hard to give this out for free to every fan who wanted one.
As for you, if you really want one I'll try to pick up an extra one and then you can buy it from me.
Or check eBay.
Anonymous said…
Like Cinemaniac said...if you want one badly enough I'm sure you can find it on eBay.

The comic is such a fun idea. I really hope this show makes it. It's one of the few original pilots out there.
Anonymous said…
I agree with Owen too. This is a promotional give-away. If you want one that desperately, I am sure you can find it online. Or go to Comic-Con yourself and get one. Those are your options, Anon.
Anonymous said…
okay see... here's what is not fair... what about the fans that live in Europe? I can't just fly over to attend the comic-con! you know what that would cost me? but I still want the copy of that comic... they have to create it soon... I'm in love with they way they drew Olive! She rocks :D
Anonymous said…
Damn - I am going to be on the wrong coast this weekend. I guess I will just have to steal yours, Jace.

Expelliarmus!

(Sorry, spent all weekend reading Harry Potter...)
Anonymous said…
There's an EXTREMELY limited run with an alternate cover drawn by none other than Tim Sale... and it's beautiful. You didn't hear that from me.

To answer Maggie's question, the book covers some back story for the pilot, and sets up a new story that will be followed in books to come.
Anonymous said…
A t-shirt is not the same thing, at all. This is a comic that ties in with the show. It's part of promoting the show, but why not promote it even further and make the comic available for those who want it. I'm not asking for a free copy, I want to buy it and support the show (and not overly priced on eBay).

It's not a stupid comparison with the show airing in only one city, if you don't live there or can go there - you miss out on a part of the story. Same thing with the comic book. That's what's ridiculous. You don't miss out on the story with a t-shirt.

And there's more comics to come?
The CineManiac said…
I got two copies of each of the covers. Can't wait to read it!
And the Tim Sale cover kicks some serious tale!
Jace Lacob said…
Yep, I got my two copies...with both the original Pushing Daisies cover and the Tim Sale variant and have read it. Nicely sets up two separate stories. More to come on that front...

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