The Indestructibles Book 4 is a space/cosmic adventure centering around an alien invasion, so I've got astronomy on the mind all. The. Time. Right now. Which is pretty cool considering the Super Blood Moon and lunar eclipse last night (which I watched while working on a scene literally taking place on the Moon... I didn't plan it, I swear). And today NASA announced they've found evidence of liquid water on Mars. Such a great time to be looking up into space.
But because we're talking Mars today, I have been, of course, making a LOT of Martian Manhunter jokes. I love J'onn J'onzz. Martian Manhunter is my jam. And so I want to, just for kicks, link to my old blog post where I proposed making Martian Manhunter a TV show, essentially as a reverse Orphan Black--J'onn comes to Earth and learns to be human by being different people every episode, male, female, different races, different life experiences, so he can get a real feel for what it means to be human, and he first-hand sees how ugly and beautiful humanity can be.
It was the first in my "why they'll never let me write..." blog posts (I've done Aquaman and Fantastic Four posts as well). I've got this proposal for Poison Ivy and Teen Titan series I want to write up at some point as well... Maybe when I need a day off from Book 4. Which is about halfway done, guys. If I can keep myself on track, we're looking at a release not long after the holidays, maybe early February.
Matthew Phillion is the writer of "The Indestructibles," part-time actor, occasional filmmaker. Currently on the lam in Salem with his trusty dog, Watson.