"The Man in Black fled across the desert...and the gunslinger followed."
Whether you are a collector of the Dark Tower comics, you bought a few of the Dark Tower graphic novels, or you have been looking for a gift for Stephen King fan, The Dark Tower comics Omnibus will make an excellent addition to nay Stephen King fan’s collection.
This is the ultimate Dark Tower graphic novel collection. It’s an oversized, hardcover bound, collection of the first five volumes of Marvel’s Dark Tower series, plus a superb bonus volume of additional material.
It all began with those immortal words: "The Man in Black fled across the desert...and the gunslinger followed." From the first short story that was published in Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Stephen King began to tell us the story of the Roland Deschain and his quest to track down the Man in Black and find the Dark Tower.
In 2007, Stephen King joined forces with the mighty Marvel to bring his fantasy Mid-World to a brand new generation of readers with the publication of a series of comics based on Stephen King’s Dark Tower novels.
The Dark Tower graphic novel omnibus includes all the comics in the first arc of the series: Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #1-7, The Long Road Home #1-5, Treachery #1-6, The Sorcerer #1, The Fall of Gilead #1-6 and the battle of Jericho Hill #1-5.
The Dark Tower omnibus also includes a companion volume that is brimming with insights into Stephen King’s fantasy world and unlocks some of the secrets of the Gunslingers, Roland Deschain, and Gilead.
Of course, the order that you read The Dark Tower books and the Dark Tower comics is a topic of much debate. Is there a correct order to read any of Dark Tower stories, or any of the other Stephen King books for that matter?
The Stephen King Dark Tower comic series acts as both a prequel to the Dark Tower book series and as retelling of the some of the familiar tales. Events in the Dark Tower books and comics also have links back to earlier works of Stephen King.
The answer then is that, read before or after the Dark Tower books, The Dark Tower comic series will enthral you as a standalone work or as a companion to the books.