William Shatner’s ‘Man O’ War’ Graphic Novel Lands on iTunes, Comixology & Vimeo OD

William Shatner's original novel, Man O' War is true to the tradition of action-adventure space opera

Following a successful launch at this year’s Comic Con International in San Diego, California, the first eight episodes of the Cinematic Graphic Novel William Shatner’s Man O’ War are available on iTunes, ComiXology and Vimeo.Based on Wiliam Shatner’s original novel, Man O’ War is true to the tradition of action-adventure space opera, brought up-to-date for the internet. The characters are crisp, the action is set far into the future and the visuals are breathtaking. For lovers of Star Trek and similar science fiction, Man O’ War opens windows to the possibilities for humankind and its potential place in the universe. This series is a must ‘view.’

ointly developed by Los Angeles-based LNL Partners and Panelfly along with executive producer Shatner, Man O’War is a “Cinematic Graphic Novel” – a digital comic that combines moving panels, a new stylistic dimension in animation, in-story sound effects and a music soundtrack.

“It’s a cross between a movie and a comic book,” explained science fiction icon Shatner,  best known for his role as Captain Kirk in Star Trek. “It’s in-between and I think, unique.”

“Showcasing Shatner at his best, William Shatner’s Man O War Cinematic Graphic Novel’ features humanistic storytelling based on his more than 50 years of performance and his lifetime of understanding power and people,” said LNL Partners co-owner Mariano Nicieza. “With the surge of popularity for mobile devices, and with new devices in the pipeline, he believes the time is ripe to introduce a new product channel into the market – and we are thrilled to be part of his vision.”

Each episode of Man O’ War runs approximately nine minutes and there are eight episodes per season. Season one is complete and debuted at San Diego’s Comic Con July 9-12, 2015. Season two will be released at the New York Comic Con, October 8-11, 2015.
You can check out more preview materials at: www.shatnersmanowar.com

Ian Cullen is the founder of scifipulse.net and has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy from birth. In the past few years he has written for 'Star Trek' Magazine as well as interviewed numerous comics writers, television producers and actors for the SFP-NOW podcast at: www.scifipulseradio.com When he is not writing for scifipulse.net Ian enjoys playing his guitar, studying music, watching movies and reading his comics. Ian is both the founder and owner of scifipulse.net You can contact ian at: ian@scifipulse.net
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