Michael Moorcock's Elric: The Ruby Throne Trailer Released
Titan Books have released a first look at the upcoming Elric: The Ruby Throne comic, based on characters created by best-selling author Michael Moorcock, from the catalogue for upcoming product out this week. In addition to a few preview pages, a trailer has been released to give fans a taste of the series. The trailer for the comic, which is an adaptation of the classic Elric of Melniboné novels, debuted last week at the Diamond Comics Distributors retailer summit. The comic will be written by Julien Blondel and feature art by Didier Poli and Robin Recht. You can check out the trailer, the preview pages and solicitation text below. The issue is available in the current issue of Previews and will street on September 12.
Writer: Julien Blondel Artists: Didier Poli, Robin Recht Volumes in Series: 1 of 4 Genre: High Fantasy/ Horror Format: Hardcover Collection Page Count: 64pp Full Color, B&W, or partial color: FC Cover Dimensions: 211 x 282 Retail Price: $12.99/$14.99/£10.99 Street Date: September 16, 2014 The ancient island of Melniboné has been ruled by Elric, the albino emperor, for millennia. Reliant on magic and herbs for his strength and prolonged life, Elric's grip on Melniboné is crumbling, as his people slide into decadence. Now his envious cousin Yyrkoon, Prince of Melniboné, plots to overthrow him and claim the Ruby Throne for himself! Lavishly illustrated, this new comic adaptation has been produced with the full and enthusiastic endorsement of Moorcock himself, who has written an original introduction for this edition.0comments