19th Time’s the Charm: ‘The Dark Tower’ Picked up by Sony and MRC

Earlier today, I was tagged in a Facebook post by a friend who knows I’m such a huge fan of Stephen King’s ‘The Dark Tower.’ Her post linked to The Hollywood Reporter’s story announcing the latest in an endless line of studio homes for the screen adaptation of King’s magnum opus. Sony Pictures and MRC have called dibs this time around, choosing to adapt ‘The Gunslinger,’ the first book of the series. They’re going with a revamped script from Akiva Goldsman and Jeff Pinkner.

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The Graphic Canon

Serious Comics, Part 6: Fancy Fiction

Most of the comics I’ve listed in my serious comics posts are ones that I would argue qualify as capital-L Literature. Of course, there are plenty of non-comics books that qualify as Literature already—and some of those have been turned into comics. Here are a handful of literature-based or literature-inspired comics that we think are worth reading. My recommendation: if you like these, then seek out the source texts as well.

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