A crash course before Prime Video Adaptation

KJ, Mac, Erin and Tiffany standing in the window

picture: Prime Video / Amazon

Here’s everything you need to know Prime video‘s paper girls The hotly anticipated YA sci-fi adventure show is adapting the Image Comics series from Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang. recently streamed First appeared sexy look In the exhibition that will arrive next month. Keep reading for a quick crash course!

What is the paper girls Around?

In the late ’80s, a group of teenage girls encounters a group of teenage boys who don’t look like they’re from their hometown Stony Stream, or even from their time. Erin, who is new to the road of handing papers to girls, doesn’t know who to trust as the group is in danger and in the future when she stumbles across a time machine hidden in the basement. Transported to the late 2010s, these careless girls get to know each other as they escape two warring time travel factions.

Their energy in the ’80s reminds us of Amblin-esque tough kids facing up against teams, sent by “Old Timers” time cops Set to seize it in order to restore the order of the schedule as they see fit. They also run into teenage boys bent on breaking the rules of time travel who claim they want to help them but tend to point them toward more danger. Erin ends up meeting her adult self as she takes it upon herself to protect the girls who are out of time as they search for clues on how to get home to their childhood.

Erin and Mac outside the window

picture: Prime Video / Amazon

Who are the Paper Girls?

Riley Lai Nelet plays Erin Tang, the character the comic follows in its first volume. We capture her experience as a new girl in town on her first morning on the paper delivery road when she meets other paper girls. They don’t get off on the right foot because they clash so hard with rude boys and need some savings when the other girls happily step in. She was considered weak by McQuayle, played by Sophia Rosinsky; Mac was the first girl to hand out the paper and is the de facto leader of the group, whose members take care of each other in the early hours of the morning when they are on their way. The rest of the core group includes Tiffany Quilkin (Camryn Jones), a gamer and tech geek who outfits them with walkie-talkies, and sports smart KJ Brandman (Fina Strazza). in trailer We see adult Erin (Ali Wong) playing a big role in engaging with the timely displaced teens.

Should you read comics?

In short: yes! Brian K. Vaughan wanted to write a women-focused script about a science fiction story about coming of age in the context of stand by me And the war of the worlds After his time at Marvel’s fugitives. The resulting time travel puzzle mixes nostalgia with Robert Zemeckis’s futuristic scenarios. Back to the future Movies. illustrated by Clifff Chiang, and published by Image Comics. It went live on October 7, 2015 and ended on July 31, 2019 when the thirtieth and final issue was released. It is currently unknown to what extent the show will benefit from the first 10 releases of the series’ first season.

KJ, Erin and Tiffany in a tunnel

screenshot: Prime video

When does it come out?

Paper Girls is set to start streaming on weekly Prime Video starting July 29. The series has been modified by Stephany FolsomAnd the Which is also in the next hot property of the broadcaster The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power; Folsom was originally set to co-run the series, but stepped down last yearLeaving Christopher C Rogers (Stop and catch fire, Lodge 49) as the only exhibitor.


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