Media release — worldwide bestselling author Anne Rice’s critically acclaimed novel, Christ the Lord: The road to Cana, receives a graphic spin as recently established publishing house, Sea Lion Books, obtains the around the world rights to this graphic book publication. The book will be adapted by the author Anne Rice as well as comic creator Anne Elizabeth as well as will function artwork by Siya Oum. This graphic book is arranged for release in time for Easter 2012.
“Christ the Lord: the road to Cana, I think about one of my personal favorites,” stated Rice. “The composing of it took less time than the research study since I feel driven to recreate authenticity in the narrative. The characters must see what people saw in very first century Palestine since I want my visitors to see the same. any type of creative effort short of that fails not only for me however likewise for the actual figures I endeavored to recreate in my novel. Today this work is being reinterpreted with the marvelous medium of graphic novels. The visual imagery will provide my characters a new dimension that cannot be captured in words alone. Sea Lion books will equate The road to Cana into a style that will do as I have done: Recreate very first century Palestine with the women as well as guy who altered the program of human history. The characters you understand will be there — Jesus, Mary, Joseph — in the rich colors as well as gorgeous develops that only artists can draw. This is going to be a thrilling experience for my characters, for me, as well as I believe for you visitors as well as viewers as well.”
The book is the second within a series dramatizing the life of Jesus Christ. based on the four Gospels, present new Testament research, as well as studies of Jewish culture, Rice produced as well as described the early stage in Jesus’ life before his baptism in the Jordan as well as the miracle at Cana. faced with a winter of no rain, endless dust, as well as talk of difficulty in Judea, Jesus must face his destiny. The book’s power derives from the profound feeling Rice brings to the composing as well as the method in which she summons up the existence of Jesus Christ.
“Working on such a spiritually gorgeous book is a remarkable experience! Not only is it an chance to work with brilliant storyteller Anne Rice as well as skilled artist Siya Oum, however it is a possibility to check out my own faith,” stated adapter Anne Elizabeth, whose graphic book The Pendulum is likewise being released by Sea Lion Books.
Derek Ruiz, Vice president as well as publisher of Sea Lion Books, said, “It’s an honor to be working with Anne Rice, one of my all time preferred authors. We at sea Lion books are excited to introduce the Christ the Lord series to the graphic book Market. Anne Rice as well as the Christ the Lord series are fantastic additions to the lineup we have been building at sea Lion Books. With each new statement we continue to show that we want to bring high quality stories to the visual medium we love.”
The full-color Christ the Lord: The road to Cana graphic book edition, ISBN: 978-0-9836131-4-5, will be offered April 2012 as well as will offer for $24.99. For more information, please go to
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About Anne Rice:
One of America’s most checked out as well as celebrated authors, Anne Rice is understood for weaving the visible as well as supernatural worlds together in epic stories that both entertain as well as difficulty readers. Her books are rich tapestries of history, belief, philosophy, religion, as well as compelling characters that examine as well as prolong our physical world beyond the limits we perceive. Anne lives as well as works in California. Anne’s life experiences as well as intellectual inquisitiveness provide her with constant motivation for her work. You can go to Anne Rice on the Web at:
About Sea Lion Books:
Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Sea Lion books LLC is a recently established publishing home which specializes in all formats—hardcover, trade paperback, as well as mass market as well as in metropolitan fantasy as well as young adult genres. Sea Lion books LLC recent roster of authors include: worldwide Bestselling author, Paulo Coelho, new York Times Bestselling authors, Richelle Mead, Richard A. Knaak as well as F. Paul Wilson, Becca Fitzpatrick, plus more to be announced in the upcoming months.