Lost episodes of 'Lost in Space' are finally coming in comic book form
Attention, Will Robinson! Two long-lost scripts of the 1960s TV show are being turned into a comic miniseries.
Carey Wilber is an unsung hero of science-fiction. The television writer penned scripts for the earliest of all sci-fi shows, Captain Video and His Video Rangers. The scribe also crafted the script for the Star Trek episode "Space Seed," best known as the introduction of Khan. The TV vet earned credits for dozens of series, everything from Rawhide to Wonder Woman.
Lost in Space
- 6/11 1:00AMA Day at the Zoo"A cave boy appears and attempts to lure Penny away, but she refuses, and is instead caught in a net. She is transported to an intergalactic zoo, where she will be put on show. Meanwhile Dr. Smith tries to take over the zoo."
- 6/18 1:00AMTwo Weeks in Space"Two aliens, who are actually intergalactic bank robbers, transform themselves into Earthlings. They revive a man named Zumdish who operates a tour agency and they pretend to be his clients. When the Robinson's are absent, Dr. Smith decides to turn the ship into a hotel, but he doesn't realize how dangerous his guests are."
- 6/25 1:00AMCastles in Space"The Robinsons take in a Princess who is fleeing from a bounty hunter. However, when Will is captured by the bounty hunter, he asks to make a trade of Will for the Princess."
He also worked as a writer on six episodes of Lost in Space. Though the number could have been eight.
Two unproduced Lost in Space teleplays by Wilber were discovered in the Irwin Allen Archives. Now, half a century later, we will get to see them brought to life, in two dimensions at least.
American Gothic Press will publish Lost In Space: The Lost Adventures as a six-issue comic book series in March 2016. The first story arc adapts Wilber’s “The Curious Galactics.”
The first issue is available for preorder. That's part of the cover artwork above.
That's not all of the good news for fans of the Robinson Family. Netflix is reportedly developing a remake of the series.
Start dreaming of who should play Dr. Smith.