The 2001 Dark Horse comic book by Peter Lenkov, R.I.P.D. is at long last hitting film, starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds (trying to give Chris Evans a run for his money in the multiple-comic-roles department). The supernatural version of Men in Black, the pair play undead cops who seek to take out dead creeps and beasties roaming the mortal world. The movie hits July 19, 2013.Conveniently, Dark Horse also has a brand-new R.I.P.D. trade hitting stores May 1, 2013! The solicitation and cover follow. R.I.P.D.: CITY OF THE DAMNED TP Jeremy Barlow (W), Peter Lenkov (W), Tony Parker (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Dave Wilkins (Cover) On sale May 1
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TP, 7" x 10"Just because Roy Pulsipher and Nick Walker are dead, that doesn’t mean their time in law enforcement is over. Roy and Nick are officers in the Rest in Peace Department, sworn to serve the Almighty and protect the living from evil’s foul corruption. Their current case has them chasing a ghostly fanatic determined to undo all of creation—a threat with very personal connections to Roy’s past, stretching back a hundred years. Collecting the four-issue miniseries. • Prequel to the upcoming film starring Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges!