Now, more than ever, comics companies will do literally anything to sell you their product. Variant covers, blank covers, crossovers … you name it! Well, the latest addition to these methods is called the “adult coloring book.” Apparently, you buy the comic, bring out your crayons and markers, then go to work as your own colorist! Yes, really! THE LATEST ADDITION TO THIS LINE How this caught my attention was through a press release from Marvel announcing that James Patterson’s comics (converted from his novels) will be turned into Color Your Own James Patterson during 2016. “Marvel and James Patterson
Max and the Flock are back! Today, Marvel and international best-selling author James Patterson are pleased to announce the continuation of the Max Ride saga with JAMES PATTERSON’S MAX RIDE: ULTIMATE FLIGHT #1, a brand new series set to debut this November!
It’s so often true of comics as it is of movies: A project based on a novel or series of novels often has a good, solid story with it. Granted, there will be changes to make the story fit the format, but it will hang together very well. Marvel recently printed a miniseries based on James Peterson’s Maximum Ride books, and I enjoyed it a lot! Some folks might immediately be turned away when they find out these are “young adult” books, but don’t let that fool you. The tale is a good one, worthy of finding an audience among
Press Release Announced at Marvel’s New York Comic Con Panel, Cup O’ Joe, international best-selling author, James Patterson, will be teaming with Marvel Comics to ignite his young adult novel series, Maximum Ride, into an all-new comic book series, James Patterson’s Max Ride: First Flight, scheduled for release in the spring of 2015.
Press Release IDW Publishing is thrilled to announce an exclusive partnership with worldwide bestselling author James Patterson to publish original comic stories and graphic novel adaptations of his top-selling novels. This groundbreaking alliance launches in May 2010 with a spellbinding, five-part story spinning out of Pattersonâ€™s acclaimed young adult novel, Witch & Wizard.
Variety has reported that Avi and Ari Arad are set to produce the young adult novel series Maximum Ride for Columbia Pictures. The protags are six children who have been genetically altered to be 98% human and 2% bird. The kids, who are bred to fly, escape a lab-rat existence and are then pursued by their scientist creators, who send a pack of part-human part-wolves called Erasers to hunt them down. If this series seems new to you, then you are behind the times, my dear Harry Potter fan, Maximum Ride has four books under its belt, with the fifth