There was a long white cardboard box there, and what was in it was the literature the would shape my future. Continue reading The Passion of Comic Books
Jason Contini and Taylor Pietz on Fox2 Morning Show talking about Four Color Eulogy and local talent. Taylor plays the title track “Color Me” that was written by Taylor specifically for the film. Featuring Jake Brookman (cello) and Kevin Koehler (guitar). Continue reading Fox2 Morning Show – Jason & Taylor
Jason and John Contini were featured on Great Day St. Louis, a local morning TV show, discussing the origins of FOUR COLOR EULOGY and the upcoming theatrical release. Continue reading Great Day St. Louis
St. Louis is a city with a lot of character. The neighborhoods each have their own personality. One thing we are proud of with FOUR COLOR EULOGY is how much of a character St. Louis plays in the film. It is set in South St. Louis, and the film depicts aspects that are unique to that part of the city. There are things that make … Continue reading FCE Loves St. Louis
As we have said before, Four Color Eulogy is a film about comic geeks… but what is great about it is that we show the Real side of the geeks – not the Hollywood stereotypical, non-social, living-in-your-mother’s-basement type of geek. But real people, with real problems and real lives, who just happen to Love comic books. One thing I am learning as we get further … Continue reading Breaking the (Geek) Mold
As the producer of a film that is all about Comic Books and those that love them, I have been spending a lot of time during our pre-production meetings, location scouts, and fundraising efforts with some hardcore comic geeks. The writer and lead actor in “Four Color Eulogy,” Jason Contini, has worked for years in a comic store. Writer and Co-Producer, Nicholas Hearne, is not … Continue reading Am I a Comic Book Geek?
FOUR COLOR EULOGY is about comics and comic book collectors. But, to me, it is much more about family. What makes up someone’s family? What stories do families build for themselves over the years? And, of course, how comic books connect to family. Well, in honor of Friday the 13th, I thought I’d share a comic book horror story for you that pertains to my … Continue reading FRIDAY THE 13TH – A Four Color Horror Story
When I grew up, I lived in The Four Color World. As a kid I was more concerned about whether Spider-man was going to stop Doctor Octopus and Venom this time than whether America was entering Iraq for Operation: Desert Storm. I was more focused on Marvel’s Secret Wars and DC’s Crisis on Infinite Earths than anything dealing with The Cold War. The history I focused … Continue reading THE FOUR COLOR WORLD