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DEL REY Announces Massimo Carnevale as Cover Artist of Stephen King & Peter Straub's The Talisman by ( 24 June 2009 / ) - NEW YORK, NY – June 16, 2009 – Del Rey, an imprint of Ballantine Books at the Random House Publishing Group, announced today the cover artist and colorist of The Talisman comics series by Stephen King and Peter Straub.

Cover art will be created by Italian artist Massimo Carnevale, best known in the U.S. for his cover art for Y: The Last Man under DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint, and for his covers of the series Northlander. Born in Rome in 1967, Carnevale has done cover art for numerous Italian comics as well as created his own complete stories. He has received numerous awards for his work in both painting and cover design. (more ...)

Alastair Reynolds lands £1m book deal by ( 23 June 2009 / ) - Space opera supremo Alastair Reynolds scores unprecedented 10-year, 10-book deal from Gollancz for his 'mean line in alien cultures and technology'

Richard Lea, guardian.co.uk, Monday 22 June 2009 17.00 BST
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ACE BOOKS AND DABEL BROTHERS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO PUBLISH NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR PATRICIA BRIGGS IN COMIC BOOK AND GRAPHIC NOVEL FORMATS by ( 11 June 2009 / ) - Briggs's popular Alpha and Omega series to debut as Dabel Brothers comic books in August 2009 followed by the graphic novel from Ace in November 2009

New York, NY, June 11, 2009- Ace Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), announced today the publication of #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs' Alpha and Omega: Cry Wolf, Volume 1 in graphic novel form. The Dabel Brothers, who previously partnered with Briggs to create comic adaptations of her bestselling Mercy Thompson series, will now adapt her first Alpha and Omega novel, Cry Wolf, into a comic series starting this summer. Ace Books will then publish a graphic novel edition of the first four installments of the Dabel Brothers comic series this fall. The publication of Alpha and Omega: Cry Wolf, Volume 1 marks Ace's first foray into the graphic novel market. (more ...)

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