It’s no secret that “THE DARK TOWER” is one of the single best sci-fi series to ever grace the hands of its readers no matter what form it is in. And even though the movie rights have come and gone through producer after producer’s fingertips, leaving fans both disappointed and annoyed, the titular ongoing Marvel series has been something of a band-aid for those wounds. Many had speculated however that with the latest arc “BATTLE OF JERICHO HILL” that the series might be saying its farewell. But fear not Dark Tower faithful, because today Marvel revealed the cover and story for the yet another arc in the journey of Roland Deschain as he continues the fight against Farson and his followers! But this time he’s alone. Read on for the skinny.
WRITTEN BY: ROBIN FURTH & PETER DAVID
ILLUSTRATIONS AND COVERS BY: SEAN PHILLIPS & RICHARD ISANOVE
VARIANT COVERS BY: JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE
“A BOLD NEW CHAPTER IN STEPHEN KING’S THE DARK TOWER SAGA BEGINS HERE! Twelve years have passed since the fateful Battle of Jericho Hill and the fall of the gunslingers. Since the Affiliation’s resistance against John Farson became little more than a faint memory. Since the friends that stood by young Roland Deschain burned to ash in the Good Man’s razing of Gilead. But Roland survived…and now he stalks the desert, hunting the spectral Man in Black in his quest for the Dark Tower. Join Robin Furth, Peter David and Richard Isanove as they welcome superstar artist Sean Phillips (INCOGNITO) into the ka-tet of creators entrusted by Stephen King himself to bring the adult adventures of his most personal creation to life!”
‘THE DARK TOWER’ Issue #1 Hits Stores This May! (MSRP-$3.99)