June 18, 2003:
I've made some minor updates to the Links section, adding a link for a new Yahoo based Legion mailing list. We've been unable to fix the missing moderator problem on the original list, so there is some small migration starting. The orignial Yahoo list is not closing down. I've also added a link to Mainframe's Alien Legion page. Not much there yet, but check it out - there's some interesting potential. Ever wanted your own toy Hell Gun?
Here's the latest from Carl Potts, in an email to the original Yahoo list, in case anyone missed it:
"Here's the latest on the efforts to get the Alien Legion TV series. We
finished the pitch bible recently and Mainframe has been pitching the show
to potential US broadcast partners, generating very positive reactions. It
is, unfortunately, a slow process with lots of small steps.
"I also just signed a deal with UK publisher Titan for the next two Alien
Legion trade paperback collections. One (probably out late this year) will
collect the three 48 pg. issues of On The Edge. The second volume will
collect the Tenants From Hell two 48 page issues along with one or two rare
Alien Legion short stories.
"If any of you are attending the San Diego Con this year, it looks like I'll
be there but roaming the aisles. I won't be "setting set up shop" at a
table. If some of you are attending and would like to visit for a bit, let
me know and I'll see if we can arrange a time and place to meet one of the
days. Check Dixon will also be attending but he will be stationed at the
November 22nd, 2002:
Mainframe Entertainment picks up the rights to create an Alien Legion animated TV show! Read the press release here... This is really exciting!! Hopefully I'll be able to post some 'insider' news and info as details emerge.
Amazon.com posts second Checker book on Alien Legion (Alien Legion: Peacemaker)! Noticed this November 23rd. They say availability is 7-8 days, but have not seen the official press release yet.
September 13, 2002:
www.foot-sloggers.com massive redesign goes live!!
July 14th, 2002:
www.alienlegion.org has moved to www.foot-sloggers.com
February 16th, 2002:
With permission from Carl Potts and Fantagraphics, I have posted the Alien Legion® story from Amazing Heroes #44 today. See the Data Center for the link.
February 5th, 2002:
Carl Potts has given me permission to use Alien Legion® and its images in this fan site on a limited basis. Thanks Mr. Potts! The changes to the site you requested have been completed.
February 2nd, 2002:
I've added a gallery section, and updated some of the issue guides.
January 21st, 2002:
Bruno found a fan fiction story! Follow the new fanfic link to read it.
December 12th, 2001:
alienlegion.org 1 year birthday.
November 15th, 2001:
Renewed alienlegion.org for another year!
November 9th, 2001:
Official Alien Legion® Reprints Coming! This bodes well for a future movie deal:
Completed the set! I now have a complete set of Alien Legion comics.
alienlegion.org goes live.
Site goes live!
October 11, 2000:
Dimension Enlists Alien Legion®
(From The Hollywood Reporter) Dimension Films has bought the feature-film rights to Carl Potts' SF/action comic book series Alien Legion and hired J.D. Zeik (Ronin,Witchblade) to adapt the comic for the big screen, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series is described as "the French Foreign Legion in outer space" and tells the story of a young man disowned by his wealthy family who joins up with the "Alien Legion" to prove himself. Potts will co-produce and Zeik will executive produce the film. Alien Legion is being developed as a live-action feature that will use both computer and physical effects, sources told the trade paper. The comic book series was created by Potts and published between 1984 and 1992 by Epic Comics, the creator-owned arm of Marvel Comics. Potts was executive editor at Marvel Comics and editor-in-chief of the Epic Comics imprint.