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#SDCC 2013: Shadow Walk Creators Talk Their Inspiration, Creative Process, and More

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#SDCC 2013: Shadow Walk Creators Talk Their Inspiration, Creative Process, and MoreOn November 27th Legendary Comics will be releasing the new graphic novel Shadow Walk, and during the recently concluded San Diego Comic-Con its creators discussed their upcoming original project.

The heavyweight talent behind Shadow Walk includes Max Brooks (World War Z), Mark Waid (Daredevil, Kingdom Come), and Shane Davis (Superman: Earth One); and in the below video they share the inspiration, story development, and creative process behind project.

Synopsis:
“As I Walk Through the Valley in the Shadow of Death.” Is the Shadow of Death a metaphor, or could it be a real place? Three separate incidents – in 1914, 1948, and 1968 – in a valley near modern day Iraq seem to give credence to those who believe it’s real. In each instance, all occurring during a time of war, a group of soldiers disappears and is never heard from again. Satellite photos over the Valley display images that seem to defy the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Firsthand accounts and video – previously never before having seen the light of day – from all three incidents portray remarkably consistent tales of men being mutilated and god-awful shrieking that could only be from a demon or monster.

Now, two weeks ago, another photo taken over the area hints at some kind of new energy source the U.S. wants to mine. A small group of Special-Ops soldiers is sent into the Valley with two potential tools – the skull of John the Baptist and a shard from the actual cross on which Jesus was crucified. Led by John Raines, an efficient killer with a strong code of ethics and the only man to ever make it out of the Valley alive, they head into battle against a whole roster of inhuman creatures. Now they will find out once and for all if the road to Hell has just opened up.

#SDCC 2013: Shadow Walk Creators Talk Their Inspiration, Creative Process, and More

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