V.E. Schwab is jumping into the comics world.
The author is set to produce a brand-new prequel series to her very popular phenomenon Shades of Magic, EW can solely reveal, and it will remain in graphic type. The very first book shows up in October.
Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince, from Tor Books and Titan Comics, includes art by Andrea Olimpieri ( Dishonored). The comic will explore the thrilling backstory of Kell’s adoptive dad, prince Maxim Maresh, prior to he ended up being the king of Red London. When Maresh is sent out to a uncontrollable and violent port city far to cut his military teeth on stringent orders from his dad, King Nokil Maresh, he comes across a rowdy band of soldiers, a lawless landscape, and a recently returned pirate queen.
The comic series is set prior to the very first Shades of Magic unique, A Darker Shade of Magic, initially released in2015 Deep space consists of parallel variations of London, which vary from dull to magical to harsh.
“I grew up wanting to tell stories, but never sure what form they would take. From short fiction to drawings, scripts to animation, I wanted to tell stories people could SEE, inside their heads or on a screen,” Schwab stated in a declaration. “Or, as it ends up, on a page. I’ve been a devoted reader of comics for more than a years. I’m over the moon to state I’m formally ending up being an author of them, too. I am so grateful to the group at Titan Comics for assisting me bring this dream to life– and inform a brand-new story from the Shades of Magic world. I cannot wait on readers to see Andrea Olimpieri’s sensational illustrations, and fulfill Maxim Maresh prior to he was king. This is the story of the Steel Prince, the Blood Coast, and the Pirate Queen.”
Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince strikes racks on Oct. 8. Have a look at special art for the approaching comic listed below.Related youtube video: (not from post)