Writers are always the last to know and me more than most.
Strahd von Zarovich, one of my favorite bad boys, is getting his own comic from Devil's Due Publishing--and I got to script it!
I turned the script in some while back. Never heard if they liked it or not.
Guess they did. Here's the cover:
The book will be out in August!
I expect that the more 'puter and comic savvy among you will be able to order early. Let me know how that goes, as I don't know if I'm still in their Rolodex!
Have to let you know that THIS IS A BIG THING to me. I've always wanted to be in the comic books. I grew up with those things and still have much of my kiddie collection, all battered, tattered, and much loved and read.
Yikes--this reminds me that I've got to finish a script for another one. Along with a novella for St. Martin's, a novel for Baen, another novella for...
Frequency of Publication: Monthly Ongoing Series
Intended Audience: Teen Readers: TR 12+
Genre: High Fantasy / Adventure
Format: Standard Comic, 48 pgs, FC, Saddle Stitched.
Retail Price: Cover A - $5.50 Cover B - $9.50 (Prestige Cardstock cover)
UPC Code: Cover A - 882142-00155-00601 Cover B - 882142-00155-00602
Authors: R.A. Salvatore, P.N. Elrod
Adapted by: Mike O’Sullivan, P.N. Elrod Artists: Juanfran Moyano, Ricardo Sanchez
A – Francis Tsai
B – Rafael Kayanan
The R.A. Salvatore classic “Guenhwyvar” unveils the origin of the magical black panther that would become companion to the legendary drow hero, Drizzt Do’Urden, while in the Ravenloft tale “Caretaker,” the vampire lord Strahd von Zarovich demonstrates the nightmarish methods by which he maintains dominion over the cursed realm of Barovia.
- A double-sized monthly anthology exploring the worlds of Dungeons & Dragons!
- Adapting the works of best-selling authors R.A. Salvatore and P.N. Elrod, with scripts by Elrod and Mike O’Sullivan (G.I. Joe)
- Interior art by Juanfran Moyano (Dragonlance Legends) and Jerry Beck (Evil Ernie, Something Wicked), and cover art by Rafael Kayanan (Conan, Star Wars, Spider-Man) and Francis Tsai (Heroes for Hire, Marvel Adventures).