Official Press Release
Marvel Comics’ new prose novel, CIVIL WAR, will be adapted to GraphicAudio®…A Movie in Your Mind® audio productions. The Cutting Corporation and Marvel Entertainment have entered into a licensing agreement where four of Marvel’s prose novels will be released in the GraphicAudio®…A Movie in Your Mind® unique audiobook format. GraphicAudio® audio productions are six hours on average of action packed audio entertainment with sound effects, cinematic music, narration and a full cast.
CIVIL WAR adapted by Stuart Moore (Wolverine) is a story that altered the Marvel Universe. “In the wake of a tragedy, Capitol Hill proposes the Superhuman Registration Act, requiring all costumed heroes to unmask themselves before the government. Divided, the nation’s greatest champions must each decide how to react — but will you side with Iron Man or Captain America? And just which heroes will pay the ultimate price?”
CIVIL WAR, the Prose Novel was released in June 2012 and CIVIL WAR in GraphicAudio® will be released in March of 2013 and initially available at graphicaudio.net and graphicaudiointernational.net. Two titles featuring The Ultimates and one title featuring a Spider-Man prose novel in GraphicAudio® will follow.
Anji Cornette, Executive Producer at GraphicAudio® says, “We are very excited to be working with Marvel and to have this opportunity to publish CIVIL WAR in our GraphicAudio®…A Movie in Your Mind® audio entertainment format and I know with certainty that our fans are going to be looking forward to the release.”
“CIVIL WAR is one of the most popular and resonant Super Hero stories of all time, full of the action, drama and intrigue that make it so perfect for the GraphicAudio format,” said Ruwan Jayatilleke, Associate Publisher & Senior Vice President, Print, Animation and Digital Media, Marvel Entertainment. “Working with The Cutting Corporation allows us to deliver this epic conflict between the heroes of the Marvel Universe, led by Iron Man and Captain America, in a way fans haven’t ever experienced before!”
About Marvel Entertainment:
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. Visit Marvel.com.
About GraphicAudio®…A Movie in Your Mind®: GraphicAudio®…A Movie in Your Mind® is an imprint of The Cutting Corporation. Since 2004, GraphicAudio® has published approximately 725 titles and 45 different series in their GraphicAudio®…A Movie in Your Mind® audiobook entertainment format. GraphicAudio® has adapted other comic prose novels in GraphicAudio®…A Movie in Your Mind®. Previously, in 1983, The Cutting Corporation worked with Marvel Comics on CLASSIC COMICS: Deluxe Comic Book and Tape through Fisher Price. For more on GraphicAudio®…A Movie in Your Mind® visit: www.graphicaudio.net or www.graphicaudiointernational.net. Join the conversation on www.facebook.com/graphicaudio and www.twitter.com/graphicaudio.