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In the last few years before his death, Robert Jordan worked closely with Chuck Dixon and Mike Miller on the graphic adaptation of New Spring.

The eight full-color issues of New Spring, released between 2005 and 2010, tell the story of the search for the infant Dragon Reborn and of the adventures of Moiraine Damodred, a young Aes Sedai, and Lan Mandragoran, the uncrowned king of a long-dead nation.  Adapted by noted comics writer Chuck ...
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New Spring: the Graphic Novel

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Overview


In the last few years before his death, Robert Jordan worked closely with Chuck Dixon and Mike Miller on the graphic adaptation of New Spring.

The eight full-color issues of New Spring, released between 2005 and 2010, tell the story of the search for the infant Dragon Reborn and of the adventures of Moiraine Damodred, a young Aes Sedai, and Lan Mandragoran, the uncrowned king of a long-dead nation.  Adapted by noted comics writer Chuck Dixon with the full cooperation of Robert Jordan, and illustrated by artists Mike Miller and Harvey Tolibao, New Spring will delight any of Robert Jordan’s millions of readers.

Tor is proud to collect all eight issues of New Spring in a single volume, which will also include developmental art, script pages, and correspondence between Jordan and Dixon.

At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781466840485
  • Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
  • Publication date: 6/25/2013
  • Series: Wheel of Time Other
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Illustrated
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 506,127
  • File size: 103 MB
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Meet the Author

Robert  Jordan

Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina. He taught himself to read when he was four with the incidental aid of a twelve-years-older brother, and was tackling Mark Twain and Jules Verne by five. He is a graduate of The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Army; among his decorations are the Distinguished Flying Cross with bronze oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star with "V" and bronze oak leaf cluster, and two Vietnamese Gallantry Crosses with palm. A history buff, he has also written dance and theater criticism and enjoyed the outdoor sports of hunting, fishing, and sailing, and the indoor sports of poker, chess, pool, and pipe collecting.Robert Jordan began writing in 1977 and went on to write The Wheel of Time®, one of the most important and best selling series in the history of fantasy publishing with over 14 million copies sold in North America, and countless more sold abroad.Robert Jordan died on September 16, 2007, after a courageous battle with the rare blood disease amyloidosis. Chuck Dixon writer of New Spring: the Graphic Novel, has written many comics for DC, Marvel, and most other major comics publishers.  Considered one of the best writers of Batman of the last decade, Dixon worked closely with Robert Jordan on the adaptation of New SpringMike Miller has worked for Marvel and DC and on other Dabel Bros. projects, including The Hedge Knight.  Harvey Tolibao draws Darkhawk for Marvel Comics and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic for Dark Horse Comics.

Biography

Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina, where he lived with his wife, Harriet, in a house built in 1797. He taught himself to read when he was four (with the incidental aid of a twelve-years-older brother) and was tackling Mark Twain and Jules Verne by five. After graduating from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics, he served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Army, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star with "V", and two Vietnamese Crosses of Gallantry. A history buff, he also wrote dance and theater criticism. In September, 2007, Jordan died from complications of a rare blood disease. He was 58 years old.
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    1. Also Known As:
      James Oliver Rigney Jr. (real name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      October 17, 1948
    2. Place of Birth:
      Charleston, South Carolina
    1. Date of Death:
      September 16, 2007
    2. Place of Death:
      Charleston, South Carolina

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  • Posted December 28, 2010

    Finally - I can see what happened in the comic books I never received!

    My husband subscribed to the individual comics of this when they were first announced back in 2005 and over the last 5 years they have arrived spurraticly and I am missing a few - I'm glad to see them all being released in a Graphic Novel.
    The art in these have been spectacular. I love how the artist envisioned each of the characters. I loved reading the novel when it was release several years ago, but there is something about SEEING the characters you have grown to love drawn out on paper.
    The story of Moraine's journey to find the Dragon Reborn and how she met up with Lan is a favorite of mine.

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    Great Book

    Loved the graphics and the story. Great Book

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