Adrian Loudermilk’s Venture Management has optioned graphic novel “Dioramas” by comicbook author and illustrator Mark Ricketts.
Published by Image Comics last year, “Dioramas” centers on a serial killer who displays his victims in true-life dioramas in order to impress the girl of his dreams. That woman also happens to be the police detective who’s hot on his trail.
Ricketts wrote the graphic novels “Nowheresville” and “Lazarus Jack,” and he penned “Iron Man” for Marvel Comics. He’s writing a short story for Michael Chabon’s “The Escapist” at Dark Horse and “Night Trippers,” a graphic novel for Image Comics.
Loudermilk’s exec producing the graphic novel “Firebreather” for Nickelodeon Films and is developing a feature about punk band the Clash.