Comic Book News
Devil’s Due to publish comic adaptation of Salvatore’s Crystal Shard
By Patrick Luce Jun 28, 2006, 21:54 GMT
This August, Devil’s Due Publishing, Inc. travels to Forgotten Realms to present The Legend of Drizzt Vol. IV: The Crystal Shard #1 (of 3). R.A. Salvatore’s fantasy hero Drizzt is back in a new 48pg, in this three-issue comic book adaptation.
The Crystal Shard (cvr A JUN063049E, cvr B JUN063050E) retells the fourth installment of Salvatore’s bestselling series of novels published by Wizards of the Coast Inc., a subsidiary of Hasbro. Expertly adapted by Andrew Dabb (Dragonlance, Atomika), and illustrated by Val Semeiks, the series is available in two stunning covers, and is sure to be a fan favorite for years to come.
“It’s exciting to be adapting the fourth novel in R.A Salvatore’s Legend of Drizzt series series. Man, time flies when you’re having fun! The response to our fantasy adaptations from reviewers and fans alike have been nothing short of amazingly positive.” said Josh Blaylock, president of Devil’s Due Publishing. “In our fourth installment, Drizzt has found home in the Iceland Dale which brings our hero new dangers. With every new page, even die-hard fans will be pleased with the way we’ve put this stunning piece of work on the comics’ page. ”
Also in August, previous installments of the popular Forgotten Realms series, Vol. III Sojourn Trade Paperback, (JUN063052E), and Vol. II – Exile Hardback Edition, (JUN063051E), hit store shelves - featuring a dust jacket and limited print run, are a must-have for any fantasy collector
“August is Forgotten Realms month, so to speak,” said Susan Bishop, VP of Marketing. “All of these books will be available in time for everyone at GenCon Indy.”
Visit Devil’s Due for more information on this and other available titles.