The host is a virtual SDCC panel Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson who spoke to several guests who worked on different Dune projects. Attended by Bill Ransom, Christopher Morgan of Tor Books, Charlotte Greenbaum of Abrams ComicArts, Jonathan Manning of BOOM! Studios and audiobook narrator Scott Brick. At the beginning, Anderson and Herbert shared details about the latest trilogy that was presented last year’s San Diego Comic-Con @ Home.
The trilogy focuses on the Atreides family on their home planet of Caladan before Arrakis and is designed to run into the events of Frank Herbert Dune. Duke of Caladan focused on Duke Leto Atreides, while the second novel, A lady from Caladan, talks about Lady Jessica, and should come out in September. Finally, at the end of the trilogy, we get a story focused on Paul Atreides, Heir of Kaladan, which will be presented in the fall of 2022. The panel also spent some time teasing the upcoming Dune graphic novels. Charlotte Greenbaum, editor of the graphic novels series at Abrams ComicArts gave an overview of what is expected from a comic adaptation of Frank Herbert’s work.
First part Dune a series of graphic novels was published last fall and was illustrated by Raul Allen and Patricia Martin. The book is a national bestseller and was named the third best graphic novel in 2021 by the Book Authority. With such a positive reception, Abrams is performing a major luxury edition coming out in October 2021. The second volume in the series debuts in July 2022. The next was Jonathan Manning, editor Dina: House of Atreides in the Boom studio. He discovered variants of comic book covers – issue no. 8 It shall soon fall, and the last of the second bow. In August 2021, Boom will begin work on the third port, which exists with the number 9.
Of course, a film adaptation of the film Dune is coming to theaters this year, and these titles can only benefit from the extra attention of the franchise. The film stars Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides, with Rebecca Ferguson as Lady Jessica and Oscar Isaac as Duke Leto. The the film is delayed from December 2020 to October 2021 due to a new coronavirus pandemic. If you want to see the board for yourself, you can find it below.
A lady from Caladan comes out Sept. 21. Villeneuve’s Dune finally arrives in theaters and HBO Max on October 22nd.
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