Kirkus Review: Game of Thrones the Graphic Novel

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I have a new gig over on Kirkus Reviews talking about graphic novels tied to literary works.

For the first piece, I decided to do Game of Thrones Vol 1 from Dynamite / Bantam. Here’s a clip:

Making the leap from print to a visual medium isn’t always easy. Everyone has a favorite book adapted to film that, in his or her opinion, fell short of the original material (The Dresden Files on SyFy comes to mind). Not only has A Game of Thrones been adapted into a successful TV show, there’s also a graphic novel/comic book series by Daniel Abraham (author of The Dragon’s Path), illustrated by Tommy Patterson (Farscape). A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel, Volume One brings together in hardcover the first six issues of the comic originally published by Dynamite Entertainment.

Please take a few minutes and click through to the full article.

~P