I know, I know – that gets said a lot. Today, it’s being said over on the Kirkus Reviews Blog, where I’m starting a new series on Graphic Novel adaptations of literary works.
Making the leap from printed word to a visual medium isn’t always easy. Everyone has a favorite book adapted to film that, in their opinion, fell short of the original material (The Dresden Files on SyFy comes to mind). A Game of Thrones has not only been adapted to a successful television show, there’s also a Graphic Novel / comic book series adapted by Daniel Abraham (author of The Dragon’s Path) with art by Tommy Patterson (Farscape (Boom! Studios)), A Game of Thrones Volume One brings together in hardcover form, the first 6 issues of the comic originally published by Dynamite Entertainment.
Check out the full article over on the Kirkus Reviews blog.