What is better than reading a comic? Coloring it! Marvel has announced a new wave of coloring books that are scheduled to arrive this fall, that feature some of your favorite Marvel characters.
What is it about the “adult coloring book” market that suddenly has everyone scrambling to get a book on the shelves for grownups to buy and stay within the lines?
“The Adult Coloring Book market has become a pop-culture phenomenon,” says David Gabriel, SVP Sales and Marketing, Marvel. “With Marvel’s first wave of Adult Coloring books, fans added their own personal style to classic Marvel stories. And now, with our latest editions coming this year, fans will be able to bring their personal artistic style to some of Marvel’s most recent and epic events.”
This fall, the new additions to the Marvel adult coloring book include, Color Your Own Women of Power, showcasing some of the company’s high profile female characters.
Then, Marvel’s magical maestro, Doctor Strange, casts a spell and comes to life in COLOR YOUR OWN DOCTOR STRANGE featuring a tome of classic and contemporary depictions of the master of the mystic arts as he traverses the visually awe-inspiring world of the enchanted. This is one you won’t want to miss!
Finally, Marvel offers up a chance to color the Star Wars universe with Color Your Own Star Wars, where you can add your own colors to the adventures in a galaxy far, far away….
At the moment, Marvel has only released the pricing and page count for Color Your Own Women of Power – 120 pages for $9.99. The book arrives in September 2016, with the other books following in October.
I know several of you are big coloring book fans, and Spoilerite Karl has written several times about the psychological impact of these books, but I want to know why YOU enjoy “adult coloring books.”