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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

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comic conventionMarvelNew York Comic ConPress Release

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.

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Sneak Peek

Gil Lawson is releasing his first superhero graphic novel next week, and to drum up interest, he has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Charlatan: Preludes, that you can see after the jump.

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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

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