George R.R. Martin‘s A Game of Thrones, the first novel in his A Song of Ice and Fire series, is worthy of many re-reads, and now there’s one more way to read it, as it’s getting a comic book adaptation from Dynamite Entertainment!
A Game Of Thrones #1, which adapts the prologue and first three chapters of the novel, will be released September 21, 2011. Check out this 5-pages of the first issue here below, along with the art for the various covers. This new comic book series should hold us over while we wait for the awesome HBO television series adaptation to return for its second season.
George R.R. Martin has been called “the American Tolkien” by Time Magazine, and now his landmark fantasy series is being adapted to a graphic format, starting with the first book of the series: A Game of Thrones. The premiere issue introduces readers to George’s world, adapting the prologue and first three chapters of the novel, and bringing onto the graphic stage such iconic characters as Eddard and Catelyn Stark, Jon Snow, young Bran Stark, and Daenerys Targaryen. This novel has also been adapted as a major miniseries by HBO – with HBO’s highest ratings to date, since having premiered on April 17, 2011!