A Game of Thrones (comics)

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A Game of Thrones
Author Daniel Abraham
Country United States
Language English
Series A Song of Ice and Fire
Genre(s) Fantasy
Publisher Dynamite Entertainment
Released 21 September 2011 – ongoing
Cover Artist Steve Youll

A Game of Thrones is an ongoing comic book adaptation of George R. R. Martin's fantasy novel A Game of Thrones, the first in the A Song of Ice and Fire series.

Production

The comic book series is scripted by fantasy author Daniel Abraham and drawn by Tommy Patterson. It is intended to follow the story and atmosphere of the novel closely, at a rate of about a page of art for each page of text, and is projected to cover 24 issues of 29 pages each. Martin advised Abraham on aspects of the adaptation.[1]

Publication history

The initial issue was published by Dynamite Entertainment in September 2011.[2] New issues are published at a rate of one per month. The initial six issues are set to be published as a trade paperback that is marketed as a graphic novel[3], published by Bantam Books. As of March 2012, 8 out of 24 comics issues had been published.

Covers of the first 9 issues:

Publications

A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel Volume 1
Author Daniel Abraham
Country United States
Language English
Series A Song of Ice and Fire
Genre(s) Fantasy
Publisher Bantam Books
Released 27 March 2012
Cover Artist Stephen Youll
Media Type trade paperback, E-book
ISBN ISBN 978-0440423218

The first six issues were published as a trade paperback, marketed as a graphic novel,[3] on 27 March 2012. It took first place on the New York Times best-seller list for graphic books the day after its publication.[4] The second volume was released on June 11, 2013 and featured issues 7 though 12. Issues 13 through 18 were released in a third volume on March 11, 2014. A fourth volume containing the last six issues is forthcoming.

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