"Dark Tower" #5 Ups The Ante For Roland!

Thu, May 17th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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It's been a wild four issues thus far, as young Roland Deschain has set down the path to become the Gunslinger of his dreams, and in Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #5 (of 7), our young hero faces his greatest challenge yet. The popular protagonist from Stephen King's acclaimed Dark Tower series of novels must contend with the forces of evil amassing powerful weapons to be used for nefarious means…that may just cost Roland's father his life! Written by Peter David and Robin Furth, with art by Jae Lee & Richard Isanove, Dark Tower: Gunslinger Born has become the series that the critics won't stop raving about!

ComicsShouldBeGood's Brian Cronin praised the "nuanced writing of Peter David" and said, "With the beautiful artwork of Jae Lee, it is almost like watching a stage play being performed for me, with the dialogue and the artwork mixing together wonderfully."

PopSyndicate.Com called Dark Tower: Gunslinger Born "a book of undisputed quality" and praised the creative as "some of the best writing and artistic talent in the business."

Troy Brownfield of Newsarama.Com exclaimed "David nails every inch of it" and praised the series' "resoundingly" beautiful art, adding that it's "career-defining work."

For more information on Dark Tower: Gunslinger Born make sure to visit www.marvel.com/darktower and don't miss the newest chapter of this hit series!

DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER BORN #5 (of 7) (APR072274)

Written by PETER DAVID & ROBIN FURTH

Art and Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE

Variant by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

Sketch Variant by JAE LEE

Parental Advisory …$3.99

2007 Stephen King. All rights reserved

FOC-5/17/07, On Sale-6/06/07

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