Titan Comics fifth volume of the classic comic adaptation of Michael Moorcock‘s bestselling fantasy saga Elric – The Vanishing Tower – goes on sale in all good bookshops today.
With his reluctant companion Moonglum in tow, the albino emperor embarks upon a perilous quest in search of the dark sorcerer Theleb K’aarna. But in order to achieve his goal, he must first prove himself against the many horrors of the Young Kingdoms and form an unlikely pact with the beautiful and mysterious, Myshella – the Empress of the Dawn. Based on Michael Moorcock’s most popular work.
Collecting the classic adaptation of Michael Moorcock’s bestselling fantasy saga, this series offers a wonerful interpretation of the iconic antihero, his fabled blade, Stormbringer, and his harrowing adventures.
Adapted by former Marvel Comics editor, Roy Thomas, and beautifully rendered by longtime comics illustrator Jan Duursema (Star Wars Legacy), this definitive collection marks an essential read for all fans of sword and sorcery and brings Moorcock’s epic tales to life with luxuriant imagination.
THE MICHAEL MOORCOCK LIBRARY: ELRIC – THE VANISHING TOWER
Writer: Roy Thomas
Artist: Jan Duursema
Publisher: Titan Comics
HC – FC – 168pp
On sale now in all good bookshops and comic shops
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.