Newswire: Back To The Future to get a jolt from new comic-book series

Someone must have managed to harness 1.21 Gigawatts, because Back To The Future’s DeLorean is about to roar back into action. After writer and director Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale recently gave the whole “over our dead bodies” speech about the possibility of a remake or sequel in their lifetime, it now looks like that ban doesn’t extend to comic books. io9 reports Bob Gale himself is set to help pen a new comic—but rather than a retelling or a sequel, the stories will focus on filling in the gaps in the narrative of the trilogy.

Published by IDW and assisted by veteran comic writers John Barber (Transformers) and Erik Burnham (Ghostbusters), the series is taking a somewhat unusual tack. It will “embed itself into the ongoing events of the films, filling in gaps from the different time periods Doc and Marty visit and offering explanations …

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