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A Look at Issue #2 of the New 'X-Files' Comics

The first issue of the new IDW X-Files comics is released on June 19th, 2013. Newsarama recently published the covers that we can expect from to see from Issue #2 in July. We've already seen sneak peaks of  Lone Gunmen artwork, and now we know how that artwork will be incorporated into the cover. There are two additional covers as well, one also featuring the Lone Gunmen and the other with an old school promo photo of Mulder and Scully.

Included in the write-up was this synopsis of the issue:

'Believers,' Part 2 of 5. Dana Scully has survived abduction, cancer, motherhood by mysterious means, and surrendering her “miracle” baby. But she’s never encountered anything like these 'Acolytes' before, or the mysterious 'Deacon' who’s saved her from them. Plus, Mulder follows a lead to Arlington National Cemetery and the final resting place of the 'Lone Gunmen.'

This gives us some information we didn't have before. We've got a title for Issue #2: "Believers". And apparently we'll be seeing five issues in this series (that we know of so far anyway). We also have a better idea of where this story is going.

If you need a refresher on the original details of the comics, check out this article. Joe Harris is the writer and Michael Walsh, the artist. And of course, Chris Carter is producing them, as well. 

So how does this all fit into the post-IWTB lives of Mulder and Scully? Well the truth is out there...until June anyway. (Click the photos below to view larger images of the covers.)










Chris Carter to Attend Hero Film Fest

Fans already excited about the The X-Files' 20th Anniversary night at the fourth annual Hero Complex Film Fest this May just got a new reason to be excited. Series creator Chris Carter will be in attendance!

The festival runs from May 10th to May 12th at the TCL Chinese Theaters at Hollywood and Highland.

The X-Files will close out the night on May 12th with a special 20th anniversary tribute which will include the screening of three episodes: "Pilot," "Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose," and "Jose Chung's From Outer Space."

Head over to the LA Times event section to purchase tickets before they run out! Tickets are $20, or $50 for a festival pass.

Here's to once again celebrating The X-Files at Hollywood and Highland. We have a feeling it won't be the last.

Gillian Talks 'Hannibal'

NBC's Hannibal premiered last night, introducing to the small screen the newest Dr. Hannibal Lecter. The series follows the character from Thomas Harris' books before he was captured, and according to showrunner Bryan Fuller, will eventually come to adapt the novel Red Dragon in season four. If the series can gain the rights to use the characters from Silence of the Lambs, we may even come to see Clarice Starling at some point.

However, before all of that happens, Dr. Lecter will have his head shrunk by Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier, played by none other than Gillian Anderson. As tweeted by Bryan Fuller, she will appear as Hannibal's psychiatrist in episodes 7, 8, 12, and 13. When Gillian spoke to Fangoria, she had this to say about her character:

'The X-Files' started shortly after 'Silence of the Lambs' came out, and Chris Carter told me shortly after we began that Scully was in fact based on the character of Clarice Starling. And although this character is different, something about it feels like we’re on the same conversations, you know. It has come full circle. The relationship here is somewhat elusive. My character knows its serving a purpose, being with Hannibal and I think she feels protective over him. We learn that she is retired but he wouldn’t accept that, so now he is her only patient. They feed off each other, if you will.

It will be awhile before we see her character, but if you want to be prepared and keep up with the show, you can watch the pilot on NBC's website. You can also catch a glimpse of Dr. Du Maurier in this promo released last night:

Hero Complex Film Festival - X-Files Back on the Big Screen

The fans keep talking about it. Chris Carter, Frank Spotnitz, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson keep talking about it. We keep telling FOX The X-Files franchise is not dead yet. If this does not show how big the X-Phile audience is out there, we don't know what else to say.

The Chinese 6 Theater in Hollywood is bringing our beloved show back to the big screen for one night only. In honor of the show's 20th anniversary this year, there will be a special closing-night event during the Hero Complex FIlm Festival with a special tribute to The X-Files. Fans will vote on what episodes they wish to see and the top 3 will be screened at the closing-night event. You can choose from a list of 11 episodes including Pilot, Post-Modern Prometheus and Home!

They are also announcing there might be a special guest present at the special event to discuss the series.

The Hero Complex Film Festival will take place in Hollywood, May 10-12th. For more information on this event, please check their website here.

To cast your vote for which episodes you would like to see on the big screen click here. Which will you choose?

Two Weeks to 'Hannibal'

NBC's Hannibal premieres in just two weeks! Gillian Anderson won't be appearing until later in the season; however, that won't stop Dr. Lecter from starting in on dinner early. We've all seen The Silence of the Lambs, but Hannibal takes place before Clarice Starling met the good doctor. 

The series will center around FBI profiler Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) and his relationship with Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen):

FBI Agent Will Graham hunts the most notorious serial killers. What he doesn't know is his new partner is the most notorious serial killer of all.

Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him with a highly respected psychiatrist – a man with a taste for the criminal-minded – Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

Gillian will play Lecter's therapist, Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier. Talking to TVLine, Mads Mikkelsen described the relationship between the two characters as “very kinky, but very interesting. There is a strange chemistry going on there. And there is definitely something that has happened between those two that we will know later… we’re not really dealing with it yet, but you know it’s there.”

The 13 episode season will premiere on April 4th at 10pm on NBC. For more on Hannibal, follow them on Facebook and Twitter, or head over to the show's website.  

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