League of Legends Graphic Novel revealed
Recently, it’s been revealed that Riot Games will collaborate with Marvel for an interesting project. In fact, they’re releasing a graphic novel of League of Legends titled Ashe: Warmother.
That's right: we're teaming up with @Marvel to bring you brand new League of Legends comics, starting with ASHE: WARMOTHER, which will release monthly on digital platforms beginning December 19! pic.twitter.com/3SQv2cmxTE
— League of Legends EU (@loleu) November 19, 2018
A match made in Heaven
“Many fans of the Marvel Universe and comics share their interests and passion for storytelling with the gaming community,” said C.B. Cebulski, Editor-in-Chief of Marvel. “League of Legends is one of the most well-known games in the industry, and their unique world and extensive roster of rich characters and are a perfect fit for comic books. We’re excited to partner with Riot and help build the Universe for fans and players around the world.”
Seeing something in a different light
“We love comics as a way to tell stories because it gives League of Legends fans an opportunity to see the world of Runeterra and not just read about it,” said Greg Street, Head of Creative Development at Riot Games. “We see similarities between the League of Legends Universe and the Marvel Universe, as both of them feature an array of characters with compelling and diverse backgrounds. Marvel’s success at developing a world through comics and creating great stories is industry-defining, and we’re thrilled to be working with them to bring our own stories to life.”
Additionally, Odin Austin Shafer of Riot Games will debut as a writer on the series. Not to mention, Nina Vakueva of Heavy Vinyl will provide the artwork. Of course, the comics will be released digitally on a monthly basis starting on December 19th. Eventually, leading to the graphic novel being released in May 2019.
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