REmake/REmodel: Bakterev

Si Spurrier’s Instructions:

Bakterev is a nutty scientist created by Pavel Perov for his 1925 pulp novel Bratstvo Viia. I quote the ever-magnificent Jess Nevins:

Bakterev is “a collaborator of the Jewish conspirators who have brought about the Bolshevik Revolution” in Russia. He is a leader of the Brotherhood of the Vii and has for years been summoning “dead souls” and implanting them into ectoplasm extracted from living humans. The resulting beings are called “mortomats” and are controlled by the Brotherhood’s machines.

There’s more – like how an Irish-American Reporter, a white-cavalry officer and a Cossack servant ultimately bring down the evil Brotherhood in the Baltic Forests after defeating a legion of Mortomat Roman Soldiers – but I think the angle we want here is purer than that: it’s Soviet Political Skulduggery at the hands of Ectoplasmic Soul-Monsters animated by an Insane Bolshevik Scientist. Only on R/R, baby.

Modernise or futurize. Hollywood just decided to remake Bratstvo Viia for today’s feckless audience, and you’re part of the concept team.

@allistermac

bakterev_by_allistermac-d5y6nwn

@Herr Hussein

@kosmograd

@Paul Sizer

@Clone Artist

@Kmcleod



Full thread here:

And the new thread (don’t say the “R” word) is here:

guardians-of-the-galaxy-hed-2014

Kevin Feige Let Slip The Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 Title And James Gunn Confirmed

Shutter_13-1

Shutter Is The Beautiful Comic That Doesn't Coddle You - The Bleeding Cool Double Interview With Joe Keatinge & Leila Del Duca

New Avengers Brings You The Avengers Idea Mechanism From Al Ewing And Gerardo Sandoval #MarvelOctober (UPDATE)

starwars1313

Visceral's Star Wars Game Is Like Uncharted And Is Not 1313

shield

Marc Guggenheim And Mike Norton Relaunch Agents Of SHIELD #MarvelOctober

ARROW

Warner Bros Have 14 Bags To Give Away For SDCC

Uncanny Avengers Relaunches With Gerry Duggan And Ryan Stegman #MarvelOctober

Grant Morrison And Dan Mora Tell Us The Origin Of Santa Claus, From Boom

38528-Nintendo-Flying-Cloud-item-box-closed_medium

Nintendo Explain Why They Have Been So Quiet On The NX So Far

Silk-1-review-spoilers-3

Silk Goes Supervillain With Robbie Thompson And Stacey Lee #MarvelOctober