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Preview: Ender’s Game: Battle School #1

Posted by Luke Brown On October - 7 - 2008

Orson Scott Card has been writing a few Marvel stories, but now Marvel is bringing an adaptation of Card’s Ender’s Game to comic shops. Hit the jump for a look at the first issue.

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Ender’s Game: Battle School #1 (of 5) brings the legendary sci-fi epic from New York Times Bestselling author Orson Scott Card to graphic fiction for the first time—and it’s on-sale this week! Acclaimed writer Chris Yost and red-hot artist Pasqual Ferry bring you the tale of Andrew “Ender” Wiggin and his rise to tactical supremacy. Earth was meant to be destroyed and now, the return of the ant-like Formics is looming over humanity’s head. The international military, still feeling the effects of the last attempted invasion has put all hope in the youth of the nation…but can they achieve victory?

What is Battle School? And just what fate lies ahead for eight year old Ender Wiggin? Well, here’s your chance to find out– Ender’s Game: Battle School #1 (of 5) hits comic shops this week!

Plus, click over to http://marvel.com/digitalcomics/titles/Ender%7Eapos%7Es_Game_Sketchbook.2008.1 and get your look at the creative process behind the graphic fiction adaption of Orson Scott Card’s award winning novel!

For more on Orson Scott Card and Ender’s Game, please visit http://www.hatrack.com and www.marvel.com/comics/Enders_Game.

ENDER’S GAME: BATTLE SCHOOL #1 (of 5) (AUG082296)
ENDER’S GAME: BATTLE SCHOOL #1 (of 5) SYMBOL VARIANT (AUG082297)
ENDER’S GAME: BATTLE SCHOOL #1 (of 5) FERRY SKETCH VARIANT (AUG082298)
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST
Pencils & Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
Sketch Variant Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
Parental Advisory …$3.99
On-Sale—10/8/08
© 2008 Orson Scott Card. All rights reserved.



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