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| A message from Marvel|
April 4th, 2007 12:31:20 pm
The first chapter of Stephen King's magnum opus, The Dark Tower, arrived last month in graphic fiction form from Marvel Comics to great response across the country. Despite an incredibly healthy overprint, the demand for this issue has been greater than anticipated and the issue has sold out. But fear not, King fans, Marvel is pleased to announce that we will be going back to press on the first issue, with a brand new cover by Marvel Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada.
Following the adventures of young Roland, Stephen King's Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born continues to win over fans both new and old. Says Quint of AintItCool.com, "Get to the comic store and pick this up!" Issue 3 of the series will be in stores on April 4th.
Please note, the first printings of this title may still be available at the retailer level. To find a comic shop near you, call 1-888-COMICBOOK.
For more on Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born, visithttp://www.marvel.com/darktower
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| New Mist Production Log Content|
April 4th, 2007 12:29:13 pm
A new picture and video have been added to the Mist Production Log
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| Marvel's The Gunslinger Born - # 2|
March 4th, 2007 12:28:16 pm
Picking up from last issue's startling cliffhanger, DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER BORN #2 keeps the action going as well as gives readers their first glimpse at some of the epic's most popular- and important- characters. Learn the fate of Roland and his ka-tet as they head East to avoid the scheming of Marten, fear the introduction of the deadly Big Coffin Hunters, and meet the young woman who will always be in Roland's heart- Susan. But it is the first terrifying glimpse of the deadly Crimson King that will truly haunt you after reading! All of this, plus a map of the Barony of Mejis, a short story describing the creation of Maerlyn's Rainbow, and an open letter from the Master himself, Stephen King!
Don't miss DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER BORN #2, on sale Wednesday, 3/7.
Call 1-888-COMICBOOK to find a retailer near you!
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| Update on Mist|
February 22nd, 2007 12:27:14 pm
- Filming began this week in Louisiana on the long-awaited movie adaptation of The Mist. Frank Darabont, who directed Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile, is also heading this project.
Cast members include:
Andre Braugher as Norton
Jeff DeMunn as Dan Miller
Marcia Gay Harden as Mrs. Carmody
Laurie Holden as Amanda
Thomas Jane as David
Toby Jones as Ollie
Bill Sadler as Jim
Dimension has this currently scheduled for release in theaters in November.
We will continue to bring you updates as they become available.
| Blaze to be published by Scribner|
February 19th, 2007 12:26:19 pm
Scribner has announced that they will be publishing the first-written but last-recovered Richard Bachman novel titled BLAZE, on June 12, 2007.
For a sneak preview, you can read the first 2 chapters (posted previously)here.
More details will be announced as they become available.
| Haven Foundation Book Store News|
February 16th, 2007 12:25:28 pm
The February selection of a signed book through The Haven Foundation will be Hearts in Atlantis (hardcover). The price will be $60 plus shipping. The books will go on sale beginning at 12 noon Eastern Time on February 23rd. We have a total of 25 copies available and will be offering them in small lots at random times throughout the day so that they will not sell out within the first 2 minutes of going on-sale as they did in January. We do not take pre-orders or telephone orders.
The March selection will be Dreamcatcher (hardcover), also at $60 plus shipping, and the April selection will be Black House (hardcover) signed by both Stephen and Peter Straub for $80 plus shipping.
PLEASE NOTE: Anyone who has purchased a signed Stephen King book through The Haven Foundation will not be eligible to purchase another signed copy. We have a one signed book per household lifetime limit in order to give as many people as possible the opportunity to get a signed book.
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| Dark Tower Launches at Midnight|
February 6th, 2007 12:23:24 pm
Be the first to get Stephen King's The Dark Tower: Gunslinger Born #1 at these participating stores
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To celebrate the launch of the ground-breaking new comic book series adapted from Stephen King's magnum opus, The Dark Tower, Marvel Comics will offer a first-ever midnight release of The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #1 the night of Tuesday, February 6, 2007. Nearly 150 retailers across the country will open at midnight on Tuesday (effectively 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, February 7, 2007) so Stephen King fans can get their hands on the debut issue of this historic comic.
Want to know how close you are to any of the nearly 150 stores who've signed up to participate in the midnight launch of Stephen King's Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #1? Check out the full list here, organized by state and then store name and visitMarvel's Dark Tower sitefor all things related to the Gunslinger!
| Interview for Lilja's Library fan site|
January 12th, 2007 12:21:37 pm
Lilja atLilja’s Librarywill be posting a 3-part interview with Stephen on his site beginning Tuesday, January 16th. Among the many topics in the interview, they will be discussing DUMA KEY and BLAZE as well as plans for the follow up with Peter Straub to BLACK HOUSE.
UPDATE:Scribner has announced that the U.S. On-sale date for Duma Key will be January 22, 2008.
| Update on The Mist:|
January 12th, 2007 12:20:48 pm
We have received news from Frank Darabont's office that Dimension will be producing The Mist along with Darkwood Productions. Shooting is scheduled to begin February 20th in Shreveport, LA. Casting choices will be announced soon.
| Award nominations for Nightmares & Dreamscapes|
January 12th, 2007 12:20:00 pm
The Writers Guild of America has nominated "The End of the Whole Mess" from NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES for Best Episodic Drama (any length)
The Broadcast Film Critics nominated NIGHTMARES AND DREAMSCAPES as Best Television Movie 2006
The Screen Actors Guild nominated William H. Macy for "Umney's Last Case" as Best Actor in a Telefilm or Miniseries