For some early cyberculture items the franchise- and adaptation-roundabout seems to spin forever. The 1982 silverscreen-movie ↑Tron was followed by Bally Midway’s ↑identically named arcade game in the same year. 1983 saw the computergame ↑Discs of Tron, and, more recently, in 2004, ↑Tron 2.0 and its ports/spinoffs ↑Tron 2.0 Killer App. A comic book series based on Tron 2.0 was cancelled due to licensing issues with Disney. But now Slave Labor Graphics (↑SLG) ↑seems to pull it through:
by Landry Walker, Eric Jones and Louie De Martinis
This new comic series continues where the TRON 2.0 video game left off, chronicling the adventures of Jet Bradley, a talented young programmer who is trapped in a computer mainframe.
Issue #1 is tentatively scheduled for April 2006.