John Hervey II

April 29, 2014 | 4:26 p.m.

‘Black Tiger’ creator John Hervey on indie comic, short film trials

“Black Tiger,” an independent comic book created by John Hervey II, has not been on any bestseller lists or received an Eisner nomination. Yet at WonderCon earlier this month, Hervey celebrated a milestone for his project — the premiere of the short film adaptation “Black Tiger: Hunter Hunted” at the UltraLuxe Anaheim Cinemas at GardenWalk represented the culmination of 10 years of effort. Angela Fong stars as Jenn Fong, a female vigilante known as the Black Tiger, who is investigating the murder of her father, the original Black Tiger. (Watch the trailer for the short above.) Hero Complex caught up with comics creator and co-screenwriter (with director Patricio Ginelsa) Hervey to discuss his indie comics-to-film journey. Hero Complex: When did you create “Black Tiger”? John Hervey: It all started back during Memorial Day weekend 2002. Priscilla and I had recently started […]
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