Tron inspires comic book releases
As comic books continue to be adapted to film, from Green Lantern to The Avengers, Marvel will reverse this order by releasing comics based on the original 1982 Tron movie.books Updated: Aug 25, 2010 16:25 IST
As comic books continue to be adapted to film, from
, Marvel will reverse this order by releasing comics based on the original 1982
The books will be released before the film
starring Jeff Bridges is released December 17. Also, Marvel Comics'
Tron: The Betrayal
will be released in October. The two-issue miniseries is a prequel, explaining what happened between
The story starts with videogame developer Kevin Flynn, who is in charge of Encom, the world's largest video game company. After building
, a digital world filled with living programs, this virtual world needs to be controlled, so Flynn seeks the help of
In anticipation of the high-tech adventure film, another Marvel Comics book,
Tron: Movie Adapation #1
, is being written by Peter David (
X-Factor, The Dark Tower
) with art by Mirco Pierfederici (Dark Wolverine) and covers by Olivier Coipel and Salvador Larroca. It arrives in stores November 3
A series of six Tron comics were previously published by SLG, Tron: Ghost in the Machine.