TV: Apocalyptic End to Potential ‘DMZ’ Series?

Comic book writer Brian Wood updated his blog this week regarding television a adaptation of his Vertigo comic series “DMZ,” which is set in the near future, where a second civil war has turned the island of Manhattan into a demilitarized zone, caught between forces of the United States of America and secessionist “Free States.” It has apparently been scrapped:

We also had a near miss with setting DMZ up as a television show, at a verrrry respectable network, and its a bit crushing. I had hoped the whole new “DC Entertainment” meant they’d be better about this sort of thing… and this deal seemed like a gift from heaven… but apparently not.

Here is an appropriate bit of art (leo fernandez, the plague widow)


DMZ