WGN Bringing DC Comics' Scalped to TV
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 04.14.2014
A new comic book TV show...
WGN America is getting on the comic book TV series bandwagon. THR reports that the network is developing a pilot for Scalped, published by DC Comics under their Vertigo line.
The series was created by Jason Aaron and R.M. Guera in 2007 and had for sixty issues, focusing on the Oglala Lakota inhabitants of the fictional Prairie Rose Indian Reservation in modern-day South Dakota. The series took a look at real-world issues like organized crime, rampant poverty, drug addiction and alcoholism, local politics and the preservation of their cultural identity.