Friday, July 25, 2008
Immediately, everyone stood up and cameras started flashing. Comics legend Stan Lee
entered the room
. Lee immediately embraced author
. In the high-spirited banter that followed,
the two revealed they were collaborating on a project
based on Moore's novel
, about a gay teen superhero. Lee and Moore danced around the specifics of exactly what form their project would take, but in May,
New York Magazine's
Vulture blog reported that
Moore's novel was coming to television
Moore said later in an interview with KPBS videographer Erica Simpson that he hopes to see it on the screen within a year.
Just minutes before Lee's entrance, Jeres asked, "When will we have our Brokeback Mountain moment for comics?"
The answer may be: soon