Gods and Heroes

By Ben McCool; David Gallaher; Jim McCann; Jim McCann; Ben Templesmith (Illustrator)
(Archaia Entertainment, Hardcover, 9781936393329, 112pp.)

Publication Date: October 2011

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Archaia Black Label and Relativity Media are proud to present an all-new, epic collection based within the world of the upcoming Tarsem Singh-directed film Immortals, starring Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke, and John Hurt. This OGN is not an adaptation of the film, but rather an anthology of original tales that expand the mythology and introduce fans to the exciting world featured within the movie. Witness the epic battle between Gods and Titans, with the future of Mankind in the balance Featuring two painted covers by superstar artist David Mack (Kabuki), this unique hardcover flips, separating the book in two: half dedicated to tales of the Gods, the other half showing Man's struggles to claim the Earth as their own. These amazing myths are brought to you by some of the greatest creators in comics: Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray (Jonah Hex), Chris Roberson (Superman, iZombie), Jock (The Losers, Detective Comics), Ron Marz (Green Lantern, Artifacts), Dennis Calero (X-Men Noir, Batman), Jim McCann (Return of the Dapper Men), Steve Lieber (Whiteout), Francesco Francavilla (Detective Comics, Black Panther), Jeff Parker (Hulk, Thunderbolts), and many more

About the Author

F. J. DeSanto began his career in show biz as an assistant to Michael Uslan, one of the original producers of the Batman film franchise. He went on to produce The Spirit, directed by Frank Miller, and is currently working on a couple of TV pilots and comic book scripts.
David Gallaher: Named “Breakout Creator of 2008” by Comic Foundry Magazine, David has received multiple Harvey Award nominations and won The Best Online Comic Award for his work on High Moon. David has written Johnny Dollar for Moonstone and Darkstar & The Winter Guard for Marvel Comics.
Ron Marz has been writing comics for two decades. He has worked for virtually every major publisher and compiled a long list of credits, including Green Lantern, Witchblade, Star Wars and Magdalena. He also writes three creator-owned series.
Ben Templesmith: Ben Templesmith is best known for his artwork on Fell with writer Warren Ellis and 30 Days of Night with writer Steve Niles. He was nominated for multiple Eisner Awards from 2005-2008, and book covers, movie posters, trading cards, and concept work for film.

Praise For Immortals

“Boasting 10 all-new, untold tales, Immortals: Gods and Heroes avoids the trappings of the usual lackluster film-to-comics adaptation and actually enriches the world of story soon-to-be presented on the screen.” — Nostalgic Books and Comics

“Almost every page is graphically top notch in its own way. The medium is truly visually varied and this is a great display of that.” — The Daily Blam!

“Awesome.” — Nerd Rage

“If only more publishers of film-to-comics adaptations, prequels or sequels were to take the approach of Relativity Media and Archaia Entertainment, graphic novel companion pieces would surely fortify rather than subvert the films they spin out of." — Nostalgic Books and Comics

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