October 29th, 2005


Stephen King writing for Marvel

Stephen king breaks new ground at Marvel with original comic series based on his epic, The Dark Tower.

Spring 2006---Stephen King and Marvel Comics join forces to launch a ground-breaking new comic book series adapted from King’s magnum opus,The Dark Tower. King’s unparalleled storytelling power will provide old and new stories that delve into the life and times of the young Roland.

“As a lifelong fan of Marvel comic books, and as an adult reader who’s seen comics “come of age” and take their rightful place in the world of fantasy and science fiction,” says Stephen King. “I’m excited to be a part of Roland’s new incarnation.”

The series will be illustrated by Eisner-award winning artist Jae Lee (Inhumans).

“My life changed overnight when I learned I'd be working with Stephen King!” exclaims Jae Lee. “I know how special The Dark Tower series is to him. I'm incredibly honored that he would allow me to be a guest in his world.”

Officiall Marvel.com Press Release
Press Release on NEWSarama.com
Marvel Editor in Chief Joe Quesada discusses how Marvel and Stephen King were matched up, as well as hints about the story and much more...

Thanks for the links yes_that_tonya. Cool stuff.