Devil's Due to adapt R.A. Salvatore's Demonwars

Fri, September 1st, 2006 at 12:00am PDT

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Official Press Release

Chicago, IL – Top selling fantasy author R.A. Salvatore (The Dark Elf Trilogy, The Icewind Dale Trilogy), among the foremost writers of fantasy today, and Devil's Due Publishing join forces to launch the groundbreaking adaptation of the wildly popular DEMONWARS novel series! Though a release date for the project has not yet been set, Devil's Due has agreed to adapt all seven DEMONWARS novels. Readers can look for information in the next few months and the new series in early 2007.

Devil's Due premiered its first DEMONWARS story as a prologue supplement in the latest FORGOTTEN REALMS trade paperback, THE LEGEND OF DRIZZT BOOK III: SOJOURN, illustrated by Tim Seeley (THE LEGEND OF DRIZZT, G.I. JOE) and written by R.A. Salvatore and Geno Salvatore. The trade paperback is available in stores now (Diamond Code JUN063052E/ ISBN 1932796576).

"When I created the world of Corona, I anticipated that it would be a great place for multimedia - including games and comics," says creator R.A. Salvatore, noting his approval of DEMONWARS return to comic books. "A little trial and error hasn't done anything but make me more certain that the world is going to work beautifully in these formats."

ABOUT DEMONWARS:

In the world of Corona, populated by elves, goblins, humans, centaurs, and giants, where religion overshadows all, a dark menace awakens in a torrent of magma and scorn… Those who would battle this new power must do so aided by powerful gemstones, gemstones that have enormous potential for magic, both good and evil.

Best-selling novelist R.A. Salvatore returns to the world of comics with his very own DemonWars –A new world full of new threats, all from one of the greatest minds of modern heroic fantasy!

Devil's Due: Reminding everyone that pop culture IS our culture.

 
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