Well, actually these tales have indeed been told, but only in-house at Marvel Studios and the now defunct FoxKids Network because the scripts all were written early in 1999, during and shortly after the first season of The Silver Surfer Saturday morning cartoon series and intended to be produced and aired during Season Two.
Except that Season Two never happened. The show was canceled for reasons that remain unclear to me even to this day.read article
About a year ago I started what I intended to be a weekly column answering your questions about TV writing and the TV biz in general. I would’ve gladly answered questions about a ton of other things, but TV writing and TV biz aren’t just areas I know a lot about, they’re probably the only areas I know anything about.
The weekliness of said column didn’t last long because I didn’t get enough questions. Which, btw, was very disappointing. Recently, however, I’ve received a couple of inquiries that I think might be of interest to others, so here we go with the latest Glad You Asked.
Today’s question is about one of my favorite topics, the animated SILVER SURFER series that I ran back in the waning days of the 20th Century. It’s from JB (writing from France, which of course proves the wonderfulness of the interwebs when it comes to expanding our communication horizons). Where was I? Oh, right. JB’s question:read article