About: "Apocalypse Now" meets “Peter Pan” through the lens of Jules Verne. A fantastic spin on the historical struggles and landscapes of the Indian sub-continent circa 1865. Created by Mitch Breitweiser and Patrick Stiles, “The Futurists” is intended to be an ongoing comic book serial with an ensemble cast in an epic journey that culminates around issue 24.Plot: Desperate to prove she’s worthy to join in the adventures of her estranged father, a restless aristocratic girl escapes her controlling mother and braves civil wars, murderous cults, and treacherous mysteries of ancient India to find the fabled lost city of Shangri-La.
Status: The series is in development under the Merry Muse production umbrella. It’s slated for a 2016 release, but is not yet attached to any publisher.