Wyrms

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Marvel, Mar 12, 2008 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 144 pages
Patience might look like she's merely a teenage girl, but in truth, she's an assassin for the King ... and the rightful heir to the throne, if secrets be known. Now, a strange visitor makes his intentions known: to help her usurp the throne and rule over their world as the one true Heptarch. Patience knows her every move is being watched and her life is in jeopardy whatever choice she makes. But she also knows that she is destined to one day encounter a strange creature called "Unwyrm," and that she will ultimately become its mate... or its destroyer! As Patience and a small band of companions travel across the world towards a place called Cranning, they experience an out-of-this-world adventure that reveals the truth behind the origins of humanity on their world... and the true source of the power that the Heptarch wields. Based on the popular novel by New York Times Bestselling author Orson Scott Card (Red Prophet), Wyrms is a science fiction epic with mythological style that is sure to enchant readers with its unique world and premise. Collects Wyrms #1-6.

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Orson Scott Byron Walley Card, was born in 1951 and studied theater at Brigham Young University. He received his B.A. in 1975 and his M.A. in English in 1981. He wrote plays during that time, including Stone Tables (1973) and the musical, Father, Mother, Mother and Mom (1974). A Mormon, Scott served a two-year mission in Brazil before starting work as a journalist in Utah. He also designed games at Lucas Film Games, 1989-92. He is best known for his science fiction novels, including the popular Ender series. Well known titles include A Planet Called Treason (1979), Treasure Box (1996), and Heartfire (1998). He has also written the guide called How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy (1990). His novel Ender's Game and its sequel Speaker for the Dead, both won Hugo and Nebula awards, making Card the only author to win both prizes in consecutive years. His titles Shadows in Flight, Ruins and Ender's Game made The New York Times Best Seller List. He is also the author of The First Formic War Series, which includes the titles Earth Unaware, Earth Afire, and Earth Awakens.

JAKE BLACK is a writer with credit on Supergirl, Cartoon Network Action Pack, Legion of Super-heroes in the 31st Century, and Smallville for DC; Wyrms and Ender's Game for Marvel. He has written episodes of animated series Ben 10: Alien Force, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, and Chaotic. A recent cancer survivor, he lives in Utah with his wife and son. Morgan Luthi, born in San Francisco, California is an American comic book artist that's been heavily influenced by a steady diet of comics and 80's cartoons. Luthi's first published work and solo graphic novel, Snow Volume 1, was released by Tokyopop in 2006. Boom! Studios' Wall*E marks his second published effort and first collaboration.

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