After collaborating on four novels already, Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga are teaming up again for another four book Walking Dead series, the first of which is titled Descent and will be released by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press on Oct. 14. And we’ve got the exclusive first look at the cover for you right here. (Zombies in a tunnel are always a scary sight…unless Maggie Greene is around, I suppose.) READ FULL STORY
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Amazon launches new comic imprint with titles from George R.R. Martin, Hugh Howey, and more -- EXCLUSIVE
Get ready to see one of George R.R. Martin’s “strangest, darkest, and most twisted” short stories in comic book form.
Amazon Publishing has announced the launch of Jet City Comics, a new imprint devoted to comics and graphic novels, and they already have an impressive lineup of titles on deck. First up is Symposium #1, adapted from the fantasy book series The Foreworld Saga, and October will bring original adaptations of George R.R. Martin’s short story “Meathouse Man” and Hugh Howey’s sci-fi self-publishing phenomenon Wool. Jet City issues will be available as Kindle downloads and print editions.
“My fans have been clamoring for the return of Dunk & Egg ever since the graphic novels of ‘The Hedge Knight’ and ‘The Sworn Sword’ went out of print several years ago,” said author George R.R. Martin in a press release, “so I am delighted to announce that Jet City Comics is bringing them back — newly formatted for digital readers, and in paper for those who still prefer the traditional formats. And Jet City will be bringing you something new as well: the graphic novel ‘Meathouse Man,’ adapted from one of my strangest, darkest, and most twisted short stories by the amazingly talented Raya Golden. I’m pleased and excited to be a part of Jet City’s takeoff. May they fly high.”
Here are full details about forthcoming Jet City comics: READ FULL STORY
Remi Aubuchon announced last month that he is stepping down from his post as showrunner for TNT’s Falling Skies before the expected fourth season in order to focus on his debut novel. The TV job was simply “all-consuming” and left little time for writing a novel.
Ahead of the alien-invasion show’s season 3 premiere tomorrow, Aubuchon provided some details about the yet-untitled book: It will take place in a steampunk civilization on a Pangea-like supercontinent. “It imagines a world in which there’s one solid continent, but it’s in the middle of breaking up, so that’s causing a lot of havoc, [including] political havoc,” Aubuchon explains. READ FULL STORY
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