If you’re a fan of Stephen King and his Dark Tower series and if you’ve been anxiously awaiting each issue of the comic based on that series to hit store shelves, then this announcement is for you. Marvel and Stephen King are teaming up once again for a new comic sries based on his novels: Dark Tower: The Gunslinger.
Check out all the info from Marvel’s official press release. And, as always, be sure to check out some larger art for this new comic after the jump.
Marvel, in collaboration with Stephen King, is proud to announce a new chapter in the Dark Tower graphic fiction adaptation—Dark Tower: The Gunslinger. Beginning in 2010, The New York Times Best-Selling creative team of Peter David, Robin Furth and Richard Isanove return for a new arc exploring the life of Roland Deschain, revealing how and why he began his pursuit of the man in black across Mid-World’s Mohaine Desert!
Beginning another epic tale, told over multiple limited series, Dark Tower: The Gunslinger marks another milestone for the graphic fiction sensation that’s captivated fans worldwide. The Dark Tower collaboration between Marvel and Stephen King has drawn accolades from all corners, revolutionizing the comic book industry with previously unprecedented mainstream media coverage and the first worldwide midnight openings for a graphic fiction series.
“We are extremely excited to continue our epic journey into the Dark Tower universe with The Gunslinger,” says Ruwan Jayatilleke, Senior Vice President, Strategic Development-Acquisitions & Licensing. “And we are equally ecstatic to continue our collaboration with Stephen King as well as keeping comic book fans on their toes!”
Following the climactic Battle of Jericho Hill, Roland Deschain now begins the most important journey of his young life in Dark Tower: The Gunslinger. Stay tuned to www.marvel.com and www.stephenking.com for more news on this momentous new Dark Tower series.