Millennium – This Is Who We Are – Graphic Novel by Joe Harris

Millennium – This Is Who We Are – Graphic Novel by Joe Harris
1990s series revisited with Frank Black and Fox Mulder team up…

Review by Walt Frasier @waltfrasier

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By far the greatest gem I stumbled upon this year at New York Comic Con 2018 is the Millennium comic – truly a Graphic Novel in all meaning.

Millennium – This Is Who We Are – Graphic Novel by Joe Harris

Laurice wanted the “No Collusion” poster Joe Harris had promoted on Twitter. She had met him at least once before. This was my first time.

While Laurice and Joe talked about the poster, I noticed the comic. T

he cover art alone grabbed my attention. The brilliance of comics, their entire nature is to sell themselves off the shelf with eye catching art.

Upon seeing I had interest, Joe told us the premise. I was immediately sold.

To set up this book, let us go back to September 10, 1993, The X-Files Pilot. We see Agent Dana Scully in Section Chief Blevin’s office. When asked if she is familiar with Agent Fox Mulder, Scully replies, “By reputation only… he wrote a monograph on serial killers and the occult that helped catch Monte Propps back in 1988…”

Chris Carter never again mentions Monty Propps in 25 years of The X-Files.

Joe Harris starts this new graphic novel – after a brief scene showing a terror plot unfolding in 1999 seven days before THE Millennium- with Mulder at the parole hearing for Monte Propps. Immediately my mind returns again to season one images of John Barnett trial from 1989. Another pre X-Files case that would later haunt Mulder as an X-File.

  • SIDE BAR – I always loved those early episodes showing Mulder and Scully dealing with their past lives together.

Their are some very harrowing, creepy images of how Monte Propps victims perished. A series of drowning deaths – with supernatural  / demonic – causes – these deaths were deemed to be indirectly caused by Propps, but lacked evidence to be considered outright murders.

Frank Black was their too. He is hearing voices, seeing visions.  His gifts are a curse for sure.

Mulder and Frank loosely team up to uncover who/what did not let Propps survive his first night of freedom.

This book is compelling me to return and binge the original series.

We never see Scully but we hear Mulder checking in, and leaves Franks asking “… not to mention whatever happened back there between me and Lucy to my partner of the TRUE fiery red hair and inner fury…”

Did Mulder just call Scully an angry woman?

Either way, this is an amazing tale of a warrior fighting past his prime, while dealing with his own demons.

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Spooky Empire X-Files Panels Duchovniacs Activities October 26, 27, 28 Orlando #thexfiles #comiccon

Spooky Empire X-Files Panels Duchovniacs Activities, Orlando Florida,  October 26, 27, 28

Here is our basic plan. Follow us on twitter as we will be posting bars, restaurants and other hang out activities.  @waltfrasier @lauricef @duchovniacs on twitter

PS Join us Monday Nights this fall for X-Files rewatch and live discussion of some of our fave episodes. Monday September 24 8pm Tunguska/Terma rewatch and live tweeting back to back with LIVE Discussion at https://www.youtube.com/superimprovgal

Spooky Empire

Spooky Empire October 26, 27, 28

We will be arriving to Orlando Friday morning. Let us know if you will be at Spooky Empire this year. We would love to see everyone. Here is where you will be able to find most of us.

FRIDAY October 26

Laurice and I will be at Spooky Empire this evening. Many of our friends will be checking out Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney World, Orlando, Fl.

8:00pm Pavillion Room Panel with

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Robert Patrick

As an actor, and wannabe film maker, I also plan to do the following panels Friday
5pm HORROR: Then & Now
6pm Horrific Beasts
7pm WHERE WOLF? THERE WOLF! Horror Comedy Crossover Discussion

SATURDAY October 27

David & Gillian are only in town Saturday so leave time for photos and signatures this day TBA times.

3pm X-Files Cast Panel with

I hope to get to the 1pm Panel with Elvira and the 2pm Panel with Carl Weathers –  but again Saturday will depend on group photo times (OH BOY THIS WILL BE FUN!!!)

11am THE SCULLY EFFECT
Professional women who grew up with Dana Scully’s example reflect on how she (and Gillian Anderson) influenced their lives, careers, and feminism.

12pm IMPROV 4 KIDS Workshops
Duchovniacs founder, Walt Frasier, teaches is intro to Improv workshop with a focus on scifi and horror characters. Learn some fun theater games, develop self confidence and public speaking skills. This same workshop has been taught to 100s of New York corporate team and 1000s of Schools, Camps and Community Centers.

1pm Pavillion Room X-Files Cast Panel with

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Mitch Pileggi

MONDAY October 28

Universal Studios depending on weather, etc

Coming to Florida next month. Let us know and we will make sure to include you as we plan hang outs etc.