Under the supervision of Stephen King, Marvel has expanded upon the Dark Tower stories in a series of comics, which have been beautifully illustrated by Jae Lee and Richard Isanove with stories written by Peter David and Robin Furth. The series is first published in individual monthly installments and then collected in a hardcover edition. Each version contains material unique to its format.
Below is a short summery of each series.
The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born
Originally published in 7 installments, this series expands upon the story told in Wizard & Glass of Roland’s early ka-tet. It is written by Peter David & Robin Furth, and illustrated by Jae Lee and Richard Isanove, under the direct supervision of Stephen. Now available as a hardcover edition.
The Dark Tower: The Long Road Home
The story picks up following the events of The Gunslinger Born and the consequences of the showdown between Roland’s tet and the Big Coffin hunters in Hambry. The series will consist of 5 monthly installments which will later be compiled in a hardcover edition. The team of writers and illustrators who collaborated for The Gunslinger Born were called on again for The Long Road Home.
The Dark Tower: Treachery
Treachery is the third arc in Marvel’s Dark Tower series. Roland and his Ka-tet have returned to Gilead. Unfortunately, Roland has held onto the evil Maerlyn’s Grapefruit and grown obsessed with gazing into its pinkish depths regardless of the negative effects it has taken on his body.
The Dark Tower: Fall of Gilead
The Fall of Gilead is the fourth arc in Marvel’s Dark Tower series. – Steven Deschain learns that the deadly seeing sphere called Maerlyn’s Grapefruit has been stolen from his chambers! Far worse, when he enters his wife’s rooms to arrest her for the theft, his son Roland is standing over her body with a gun in his hand.
The Dark Tower: Battle of Jericho Hill
Battle of Jericho Hill is the fifth arc in Marvel’s Dark Tower series. Beginning a bold new story arc featuring Roland Deschain and his beleaguered ka-tet on the run following the complete destruction of their beloved city of Gilead! And when such as Gilead falls, the pillars of reality itself-the six beams holding all of existence together-begins to crumble. The satanic plan of the Crimson King to return all of existence to the primal state of chaos is nigh.
The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger – The Journey Begins
The Man in Black has laid ruin to everything Roland Deschain holds dear and today, the Lone Gunslinger embarks on an all-new quest to avenge his fallen gunslingers in The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger. Will Roland finally reach the Dark Tower? Can he avenge his fallen comrades? Its all starts here.
The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger – Little Sisters of Eluria
Little Siters of Eluria is the seventh arc in Marvel’s Dark Tower series. Near death from an attack by Slow Mutants, Roland Deschain is taken in by a group of Sisters who specialize in anything but the healing arts.