• The Leading Man (comics)

    The Leading Man (comics)

    • The Leading Man
      Cover to The Leading Man #1 (Jun. 2006).
      Publication information
      Publisher Oni Press
      Schedule Irregular
      Format Standard
      Publication date Jun. 2006 - Jan. 2007
      No. of issues 5
      Creative team
      Created by B. Clay Moore, Jeremy Haun
      Written by B. Clay Moore
      Artist(s) Jeremy Haun
      Inker(s) Jeremy Haun
      Colorist(s) Dave Bryant
      Collected editions
      The Leading Man Volume #1 (2007) ISBN

      The Leading Man is a 5-issue limited graphic novel created by B. Clay Moore and Jeremy Haun for Oni Press in 2006 and later compiled in one volume in 2007. Also is known as the first full-color series from the publisher.Universal Pictures is working on a film adaptation with Justin Lin as director.

      Nick Walker, a successful Hollywood movie actor is also a superspy working for The Agency, a secret security organization, as a double agent. Nick is filming a movie in France, when he gets the mission to perform reconnaissance on an underground base that belongs to Code Black, a terrorist organization, close to the place where he is filming his latest movie. But he didn't count on various unexpected problems: the actress and his co-protagonist Kim Carlisle followed him in his recon mission, Alison Frost, who's also an actress of his film, is revealed as other The Agency spy, and he's captured by Code Black. Now, Nick has to get free and stop Code Black to accomplish their plans.

      Nick Walker: Nick is a famous Hollywood actor who has a double life: in one side, he's a successful movie star, and for the other, he's a secret spy working for The Agency. He approached the filmation of his last movie to recon a Code Black secret underground base close to the set, but things goes wrong and he was caught by Code Black members and taken as hostage, but finally manages to escape.

      Kim Carlisle: Kim is a television actress who co-starred the film and has a crush with Nick. Enough of being rejected by Nick to go out with her, Kim followed him to the cave where Nick has to recon the underground base, when she was caught by Nick, who was unaware of her presence. After that incident, she involves more with Nick and later helps Travis and Alison to rescue Nick when he was caught by Code Black.

      Alison Frost: Alison is the other actress apart from Kim which works with Nick in the movie they're filming in France. But after a while, is discovered that she's another secret agent for The Agency as well Nick is. With the help of Conrad and Sarah, they planned how to rescue Nick after being prisoned by Code Black squad.

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