The Ground-Breaking Graphic Novel Wins Prestigious Award
DangerKatt Creative Studio is pleased to announce that Daniel Corey‘s Moriarty has won the Best SciFi or Horror Graphic Novel Award from the Philip K. Dick Film Festival.
The PKD Fest, now in its 10th year, celebrates the themes of Philip K. Dick by screening films that explore elements familiar to his writing: the nature of humanity, the meaning of reality, speculative technology and dystopian landscapes. At Sunday’s awards show, festival director Dan Abella told the crowd that the PKD Fest has recently added writing categories to celebrate the writer’s role in the process, including various screenplay genres, as well as the graphic novel competition.
Moriarty author Daniel Corey was present at the New York City-based festival to receive the award, which he accepted on behalf of the entire Moriarty team: artists Anthony Deicidue, Mike Vosburg, Dave Lanphear and Perry Freeze. “It is an honor to receive an award that bears the name of the author whose work originated such cultural standards as Blade Runner, Minority Report, A Scanner Darkly, Total Recall, and so many other seminal classics,” Corey said. “I accept this accolade for the entire Moriarty team. I’m very proud of the work that we did, and I know that the Professor will continue to lead us on to new adventures in the years to come.”
Moriarty, which tells the tale of Sherlock Holmes’ arch nemesis, was originally published and distributed worldwide by Image Comics. Twenty years after the death of Holmes, a beleaguered Professor Moriarty finds himself back in the game, matching wits with a new villain who threatens to surpass his legend.
Author Daniel Corey has plans to re-release his Philip K. Dick Award-winning Moriarty series in 2023. More announcements to follow.
Learn more about Daniel Corey via his homepage: DangerKatt.com, and find him as @thedangerkatt on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and TikTok.
Praise for MORIARTY:
“MORIARTY is a book that should be mentioned in the same breath as THE WALKING DEAD, CHEW and HACK/SLASH when it comes to the best comics coming out of Image.” – Horror Haven Reviews
“To me, the book is what I imagine Kubrick’s take on Holmes lore might be.” – The Daily BLAM!
“Daniel Corey not only gives us a fresh and fascinating take on one of the most legendary
villains in literary history, but he does it with such skill that you’ll find yourself rooting for the ‘bad guy.’ An absolute ‘must read!'” – Jenna Busch (Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Legion of Leia)
“MORIARTY is such a brilliant mix of villain and hero living in the same character’s heart. A
fresh, sympathetic, witty, action-packed exploration of a literary figure who lived in the
shadows…until now.” – Doug Jones (Star of Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, F4: Rise of the Silver Surfer)
Daniel Corey is an award-winning screenwriter who has created for comics, film, live theatre and virtual reality. His Image Comics publications Moriarty and Red City have been enjoyed by a worldwide audience, and he was recently ranked #2 on Onalytica’s Top 100 VR Influencers list. He has also worked in broadcast news for NPR and ABC, serves on the Creative Writing Program Advisory Committee at Full Sail University, and speaks at pop culture conventions around the country. More about Daniel at his website: DangerKatt.com.
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